CALCULATE YOUR CALORIES
How To Find Out The Number of Calories You Need To Lose Weight
Do you know what calorie diet to follow? Most people have no idea what calorie diet they are supposed to be following to lose weight.
This website will help you figure out the calorie diet you need to follow by giving you the Harris-Bennedict equation in any easy to use formula to plug your height, weight, age, gender and activity level into to get your calorie number so you can get on the right calorie diet to lose weight.
Everyone has a certain number of calories needed per day to keep going. This can be calculated with a formula called the Harris-Benedict equation that uses your age, gender, height, weight and activity level. Then, 500 calories is subtracted from what your body needs every day to give you the number of calories you will need to consume every day in order to lose weight in the order of one pound of fat per week.
To calculate your calories, simply plug your information into the following formula to find out the number of calories your body needs on a daily basis in order to lose weight (1 lb of body fat) per week.
TO FIGURE OUT YOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL USE THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES:
SEDENTARY- no exercise,minimal activity, couch potato
MODERATELY ACTIVE- light exercise or walking 1 to 3 times weekly
ACTIVE- moderate exercise 3 to 5 times weekly
VERY ACTIVE- moderate exercise 6 to 7 times weekly
VERY STRENUOUS ACTIVITY- daily moderate exercise and a physical job