BMR and your
Recommended Calorie Intake
In general, the recommended calorie intake for young
adults and men is about 2500 calories per day. For women, it is around
2000 calories per day. However, individual calorie requirements can
vary quite a bit. If you are sedentary, you need fewer calories.
Exercise heavily? You need more.
vegan weight loss plan and go for a walk
every day. Your calorie intake per day should naturally be close to the
amount. But it is still interesting to know your daily calorie
key factor in our calorie needs is our basal metabolic rate,
That is the number of calories we burn at complete rest: not even
digesting any food.
The BMR tells us the
calories our body uses
to run our vital organs. Because we eat and move around, the
calories we actually burn will always be greater
To use the calculator:
Select the English or metric system.
Enter your gender,
age, weight, height, and activity level. Ignore the box that
says ENTER YOUR WEIGHT AND HEIGHT - you have already done