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Calculate Calories Needed Per Day

The following guidelines will help you estimate the number of calories you need per day to achieve or maintain a healthy body weight.

Determine a recommended weight for you by using this guideline:

Women: 100 pounds for the first five feet of your height, plus five pounds for each additional inch
   
Men: 106 lbs for the first five feet of your height, plus six pounds for each additional inch

If you would like to lose weight, use your desired or recommended weight for the following calculations.  If you wish to maintain your weight, use your current weight.
Weight: pounds
Age:
Activity:

Estimated Daily Calorie Needs:

 
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