Metal DRI (μg/day) Type of tea Intake (μg/day) Contribution to the DRI (%)
Cr 20-35 Black 0.5130 1.466-2.565
Green 0.0645 0.184-0.322
White 2.2400 6.400-11.200
Red 5.1200 14.629-25.600
Cu 700-900 Black 2.4590 0.273-0.351
Green 3.8472 0.427-0.550
White 10.9200 1.213-1.560
Red 15.5200 1.724-2.217
Fe 8000-18000 Black 20.5732 0.114-0.257
Green 14.3139 0.080-0.179
White 180.0000 1.000-2.250
Red 454.8600 2.527-5.686
Mg 240000-420000 Black 58.7264 0.014-0.024
Green 26.3860 0.006-0.011
White 284.6600 0.068-0.119
Red 199.9800 0.048-0.083
Zn 8000-11000 Black 0.9677 0.009-0.012
Green 6.2642 0.057-0.078
White 14.7000 0.134-0.184
Red 14.4000 0.131-0.180
Metal PTMI (μg/day) Type of tea Intake (μg/day) Contribution to the PTMI (%)
Cd 3.17 Black - -
Green 0.0022 0.069
White 0.0764 2.410
Red 0.0620 1.956
Metal PTWI (μg/day) Type of tea Intake (μg/day) Contribution to the PTWI (%)
Pb 250 Black 0.0305 0.012
Green 0.0055 0.002
White 0.3081 0.123
Red 0.2048 0.082
Table 9: Contribution to the DRIs from intakes of chrome, copper, iron, magnesium and zinc and to the PTMI and PTWI of cadmium and lead.