Calorie calculator

calorie calculator

What does the calorie calculator Tell Me?

Our calorie calculator will tell you how many calories you need to consume each day to maintain your current weight.

What are my daily calorie requirements?

Daily calorie requirements vary from person to person and are established by several factors: Resting metabolic rate is the amount of calories your body burns during quiet rest. RMR accounts for between 60-80% of the total calories burned daily. Physical activity is the second largest contributing factor to daily calorie requirements.

How many calories should I eat to lose weight?

General recommendations by Katch et al. suggest subtracting 500 kCal per day if your calorie requirement is estimated at below 3000 kCal, or subtracting 1000 kCal from your daily meals if it is higher. Of course, both of these recommendations and the results from the calculator should be thought of as general guidelines only.

How can I estimate the number of calories burned during activities?

Use the following calculators to estimate the number of calories burned during certain activities based on either activity duration or distance (only for walking, running, or cycling). To estimate the calories consumed each day, use our Calorie Calculator.

How does the calorie calculator work?

The calorie calculator uses physical characteristics (weight, height, age, gender), activity level and weight goals (gain, lose or maintain weight) to estimate daily calorie needs. The calorie calculator estimates how much to consume based on the weight goal selected. In addition to calorie estimations, the calculator provides:

How can I estimate the number of calories burned during activities?

Use the following calculators to estimate the number of calories burned during certain activities based on either activity duration or distance (only for walking, running, or cycling). To estimate the calories consumed each day, use our Calorie Calculator.

Why is it important to know how many calories you burn?

Knowing how many calories you consume and burn gives you the power to adjust weight. Body weight is a good indicator of overall health (through Body Mass Index and body fat percentage). A high body weight is associated with an increased risk of developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes, strokes and cancer.

What are calorie counts and how do they affect weight loss?

Calories are units that measure the energy content of foods and beverages. While many factors can influence weight loss, you generally need to eat fewer calories than you burn to lose weight.

How many calories do I need to burn to lose weight?

Burning or eliminating 500 calories from each day for one week will result in a 1-pound weight loss-in theory. To lose 2 pounds in one week, youd need to cut out or burn 1,000 calories each day. [Disclaimer: For healthy weight loss, EatingWell does not recommend a calorie goal of less than 1,200 calories per day.

How much weight can you lose in a day?

1 If you are in a deficit of 500 calories per day you will lose approximately 1 pound per week 2 A calorie deficit of 750 calories will help you lose about 1.5 pounds per week 3 A calorie deficit of 1000 calories will help you lose about 2 pounds per week (about 1 kg weight loss per week) More items...

How many calories should I eat to lose 20 pounds?

If you are in a deficit of 500 calories per day you will lose approximately 1 pound per week To lose 20 pounds in a year you will need to eat 200 calories less per day than you were eating when your weight was stable

How much weight can I lose in a calorie deficit?

If you are in a deficit of 500 calories per day you will lose approximately 1 pound per week A calorie deficit of 750 calories will help you lose about 1.5 pounds per week A calorie deficit of 1000 calories will help you lose about 2 pounds per week (about 1 kg weight loss per week)

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