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Calculating calorie needs

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Various national and international Committees have recommended allowances for different nutrients and the total calorie needs for different age groups with different activity levels like the Human nutritional requirements, FAO /WHO; Food and Nutrition Board, National Research Council USA; Nutrition Expert Committee I.C.M.R India etc are some of them. 

Besides the standard recommended allowances set up by the Committees, there are certain ways you can calculate your specific calorie needs. You can roughly calculate the amount of calorie needed for your body by multiplying  your weight in kilograms by 30. But if you are overweight, this calculation may over estimate your calorie requirements. 

A more accurate way to calculate your daily calorie needs is to determine basal metabolic rate (BMR) using multiple factors, including height, weight, age and gender, then multiply the BMR by an activity factor to determine your total daily energy expenditure (calories).  Metabolic rate is the basic rate at which you burn calories. The metabolic rate differs from individual to individual. Some people have a faster rate of metabolism while others have a slower rate. 

One calculation method is the Harris Benedict formula where we first determine the BMR and then multiply by the activity factor. 

Calculate your Calorie Needs

Gender:- Height(incm)- Weight(inkg):- Age:-

Activity:-    Your Calorie Needs :-  KCal

How to calculate:-

For Women

BMR = 655 + (9.6 X weight in kilos) + (1.8 X height in cm) - (4.7 X age in years).

To determine your total daily calorie needs, now multiply your BMR by the appropriate activity factor, as follows:

  • If you are Sedentary - little or no exercise
    Calorie-Calculation = BMR X 1.2

  • If you are Lightly Active (light exercise/sports 1-3 days/week)
    Calorie-Calculation = BMR X 1.375

  • If you are Moderately Active (moderate exercise/sports 3-5 days/week)
    Calorie-Calculation = BMR X 1.55

  • If you are Very Active = BMR X 1.725 (hard exercise/sports 6-7 days/week)
    Calorie-Calculation = BMR X 1.725

  • If you are Extra Active (very hard daily exercise/sports & physical job or 2X day training)
    Calorie-Calculation = BMR X 1.9

For Men

BMR = 66 + (13.7 X weight in kilos) + (5 X height in cm) - (6.8 X age in years)

To determine your total daily calorie needs, now multiply your BMR by the appropriate activity factor, as follows:

  • If you are inactive - little or no exercise
    Calorie-Calculation = BMR X 1.2

  • If you are Lightly Active (light exercise/sports 1-3 days/week)
    Calorie-Calculation = BMR X 1.375

  • If you are Moderately Active (moderate exercise/sports 3-5 days/week)
    Calorie-Calculation = BMR X 1.55

  • If you are Very Active = BMR X 1.725 (hard exercise/sports 6-7 days/week)
    Calorie-Calculation = BMR X 1.725

  • If you are Extra Active (very hard daily exercise/sports & physical job or 2X day training)
    Calorie-Calculation = BMR X 1.9





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 1.  Posted on : 28.10.2015  By  :  vivek , Navi Mumbai View Answer (0) Post Answer
 

I m 21 years olg i m gymaholic my wet is 69 kg, per day how much protein i need for lean muscle gain?

 
 2.  Posted on : 3.2.2015  By  :  Ramji , Hyderabad View Answer (0) Post Answer
 

I am 77trs had cabag 15 years ago my blood sugar 90/118 take anti diabetics regularly do 2 km of cycling on cardi cycle my hbagvaries from 6.5to7 my wt is 67kgs please prescribe Diet sheet for me.

 
 3.  Posted on : 6.5.2014  By  :  Shashi Borah , Assam View Answer (1) Post Answer
 

I am a 26 years old and 5'6" feet indian man my weight is 76 kg. I want to loss my weight. Please give me suggestions.

 
A1: 

According to the weight chart, you are over weight by 10kg. In order to reduce weight you have to either increase your activity by excercise or decrease your food intake. please refer following links Calorie Needs https://www.webindia123.com/health/diet/calorie/calorie.htm , Weight Chart https://www.webindia123.com/health/diet/calorie/weight.htm , Calorie Calculation https://www.webindia123.com/health/diet/calorie/calculation.htm, Calore to gain/lose weight https://www.webindia123.com/health/diet/calorie/gain.htm

  Posted By :Admin , | On 26.5.2014
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