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Table 15 National folic acid requirements in general population (non-PKU) pregnancy [489]

From: The complete European guidelines on phenylketonuria: diagnosis and treatment

Country Average nutrient level μg/day Individual nutrient level μg/day
Australia and New Zealanda 520 600
Austria, Germany and Switzerlanda   600
Denmark, Ireland and Swedena   500
European Community   400
Mexico   750 (safe level)
Polanda 520 600
The Netherlandsa   600 (safe level)
USAa 520 600
UKa   300
FAO/WHO/UNU 520 600 (safe level)
  1. a400 μg folic acid supplementation given in addition to folic acid requirements