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
Female Male
Age: ages 22-35 ages 35-45 ages 45-55 ages 55-65 ages 65-75 over age 75
Activity: Sedentary (no activity or exercise 1/week Light to Moderate (exercise 2-3/week) Moderate (exercise 4-5/week) Strenuous

Estimated Daily Calorie Needs: