Table of Daily Values

From: Health Canada


This document is a two-part table that sets out the reference values or recommended amounts of nutrients (the daily value) for specific age groups. These are the reference points upon which the % daily value in the nutrition facts table are based.

Part 1 of the table sets out the daily values for macronutrients and sodium for two age groups.

Part 2 of the table sets out the daily values for vitamin and mineral nutrients for three different age groups.

This document is incorporated by reference in the Food and Drug Regulations. This Table is the most current version and was published on October 20, 2022. A prepackaged product can continue to be labelled in accordance with the previous version of this document (dated December 14, 2016) until December 31, 2025.

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