Jul 30, 2019 · The recommended dietary allowance, or RDA, for men is 56 grams of protein per day, according to the Institute of Medicine. However, men who exercise regularly may require up to 1.3 grams of protein per pound of their body weight each day, according to the Author: Erin Coleman, R.D., L.D.
For adults, the reference man is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 154 pounds. The reference woman is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 126 pounds. Estimates range from 1,600 to 2,400 calories per day for adult women and 2,000 to 3,000 calories per day for adult men.
RDA Chart for Adult Men and Women (19 Years and Up) RDA Chart for Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers. About RDA RDA stands for Recommended Dietary Allowance, also commonly known as Recommended Daily Allowances. It is the recommended daily vitamins and mineral intake considered adequate for healthy people.