Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin D, and Fluoride



This report on calcium and related nutrients is the first in a series of reports that presents dietary reference values for the intake of nutrients by Americans and Canadians. The overall project is a comprehensive effort undertaken by the Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI Committee) of the Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences, with the involvement of Health Canada.

Publication types

  • Review

Grants and funding

This project was funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (Grant No. 59-0700-6- 061), the National Institutes of Health (Grant No. N01-OD-4-2139, TO 19), the Food and Drug Administration (Grant No. 223-90-2223), and with assistance from Health Canada.