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Table 3 A comparison of the protein intakes recommended by FAO/WHO/UNU 1985 and FAO/WHO/UNU 2007 report

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

Age FAO/WHO/UNU 2007 Report FAO/WHO/UNU 1985 Report % change between 2007 and 1985 safe levels of protein intake
Years Safe level (+1.96SD) Safe level (+1.96SD)  
  g/kg/day g/kg/day  
 0.5 1.31 1.75 −25%
 1 1.14 1.57 −27%
 1.5 1.03 1.26 −18%
 2 0.97 1.17 −17%
 3 0.90 1.13 −20%
 4 0.86 1.09 −21%
 5 0.85 1.06 −20%
 6 0.89 1.02 −13%
 7 0.91 1.01 −10%
 8 0.92 1.01 −9%
 9 0.92 1.01 −9%
 10 0.91 0.99 −8%
Girls
 11 0.90 1 −10%
 12 0.89 0.98 −9%
 13 0.88 0.98 −10%
 14 0.87 0.94 −7%
 15 0.85 0.87 −2%
Boys
 11 0.91 0.99 −8%
 12 0.90 0.98 −8%
 13 0.90 1 −10%
 14 0.89 0.97 −8%
 15 0.88 0.96 −8%