Calorie Consumption Calculator

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Daily calorie consumption to maintain current weight:

Daily calorie consumption to lose 1 pound per week:

Daily calorie consumption to lose 2 pounds per week:

Knowing how many calories one needs to maintain their current weight, lose or gain weight, is a key insight. 49.1% of Americans in between 2013-2016 stated that in the twelve months leading up to the survey they tired to lose weight at some point (1). We are all in this together, informed eating habits are a necessary aspect to leading a healthy life. More than losing weight or strict calorie dieting, food/drink poses a chance to interact with our bodies and provide proper nutrition. Humans have developed from hunter-gatherers, a lifestyle at odds with our modern world of readily available food, frequently processed foods.

Understanding the caloric intake necessary to fuel your body on a daily basis is a great start to any health goal. And this calculator, based on your bodily measurements and current lifestyle, estimates that amount of calories.

1. Martin CB, Herrick KA, Sarafrazi N, Ogden CL. Attempts to lose weight among adults in the United States, 2013–2016. NCHS Data Brief, no 313. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2018.

*This is not to be taken as medical advice, or to diagnose, treat, or cure any illness. These statements have not be approved by the FDA. This calculator and content is for informational purposes only.