How many calories should you consume per day? This post answers a question asked on Y! Answers here.
This information varies greatly by gender, height, metabolic ability as well as daily exercise levels and other factors. As such, it can be difficult to put a baseline number to it! However, we’ll do our best.
You can always give online calculators a try – they offer pretty accurate information sometimes. Here’s an example of one:
A good way to calculate your own caloric needs is to utilize the following formulas for varying genders:
655 + (4.3 x your weight in lbs) + (4.7 x your height in inches) – (4.7 x your age in years)
66 + (6.3 x your weight in lbs) + (12.9 x your height in inches) – (6.8 x your age in years)
Daily Caloric Intake Chart
As said before, the numbers vary so much that it is difficult to put a table together with values, but according to the above information, the following results are achieved:
|Calories per Day|
|Age||Height (inches)||Weight (lbs)||Male||Female|
So there you have it! Until next time!