How many calories need for a day?
An ideal daily intake of calories varies depending on age, metabolism and levels of physical activity, among other things. Generally, the recommended daily calorie intake is 2,000 calories a day for women and 2,500 for men.
How do you calculate your calorie intake based on your weight?
Formula used to calculate mens calorie needs is = 66.5 + 13.8 x (body weight in kilograms) + 5 x (body height in cm) divided by 6.8 x age. Meanwhile for women= 655.1 + 9.6 x (body weight in kilograms) + 1.9 x (body height in cm) divided by 4.7 x age.
What if I eat 500 calories a day for a week?
The greatest dangers associated with a 500-calorie diet relate to vitamin and mineral deficiencies. Vitamin and mineral deficiencies can lead to many health problems. In fact, most people cannot meet their vitamin and mineral requirements if they eat less than 1200 calories per day.