How Many Calories You Actually Need

 

The number of calories you need to eat each day depends on several factors, But lets keep in mind that women and men both have different calorie requirements:

Women calorie requirement:

On average a moderately active women require about 1,800 to 2,200 calories each day for healthy weight.

 

Equation for Women

OK. So if you do want to figure out how many calories you should eat, a good place to start is by determining your basal metabolic rate, or BMR.

And here's the equation for women:

Men calorie requirement:

On average a man require about 2,000 to 3,000 calories per day for healthy weight.

Equation for Men

Here's the equation for men:

Once you have figured out your BMR and want to figure out how many extra calories you have gained, multiply BMR with 1.2 (BMR x 1.2)

This may be a lot to digest but the main thing is to find out how to incorporate these tips in a way that are smart and able to maintain and won’t make your life miserable.

 

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Fareeha Imdad

Assistant Editor/ Columnist, Existentialist, Shopaholic, Feminist killjoy, fareehaimdad9@gmail.com

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