Calories Information
Calorie Needs to Maintain Weight, Calories Burned in Exercise, Diet Nutrition, Weight Loss Diets

Calorie Needs to Maintain Weight
Calculate Daily Calorie Requirements
Number of Calories Needed to Maintain Weight

Calories Information - Calories In Food
Exercise Advice For Calorie-Burning - Calories Burned by Exercise

Calorie Needs to Maintain Weight

Calorie Needs Calculator

Calculating our Daily Calorie Requirements

Our calorie needs - meaning the number of daily calories we require to maintain our weight - depend on a number of factors.

Our age, gender, weight, height and exercise routine are the main variables in assessing calorie-needs.

But body composition is important, too. Because lean tissue (muscle) is more metabolically active than fat, the higher our body fat percentage, the fewer calories we require.

Calorie-Calculator for Adults

To calculate your calorie needs, click Calorie Calculator

The calorie-calculator uses the Harris-Benedict formula. This formula does not account for body fat percentage. Therefore, this calorie calculator will be accurate for most people except the extremely muscular (who need more calories) and the extremely obese (who need fewer calories).

Calorie-Controlled Diets

For reviews of weight reduction diet plans, click Weight Loss Diets or Reviews of Diets.

For calorie details of 2500 Foods, see Calories in Foods

Benefits of Regular Exercise

Daily physical activity, especially fitness workouts performed on specific exercise equipment, builds muscles, burns extra calories, loses weight and body fat tissue. In addition to reducing weight, and burning body fat, regular physical workouts raise metabolic rate and help to tone the stomach.

Dietary Calories In Types of Foods

Calories in Alcohol - Calories in Bacon/Pork - Calories in Bagels - Calories in Beans - Calories in Beef - Calories in Beer - Calories in Bread - Calories in Breakfast Bars - Calories in Breakfast Cereal - Calories in Butter - Calories in Cakes - Calories in Candy - Calories in Cheese - Calories in Chicken - Calories in Coffee/Creamers - Calories in Condiments - Calories in Cookies - Calories in Croissants - Calories in Deli Meat - Calories in Donuts - Calories in Dressings - Calories in Eggs - Calories in Fast Food - Calories in Fats/Cooking Oils - Calories in Fish/Seafood - Calories in Frozen Entrees - Calories in Fruit - Calories in Game Meat - Calories in Herbs/Spices - Calories in Ice Cream - Calories in Jelly/Jam - Calories in Juice - Calories in Lamb - Calories in Mexican Food - Calories in Muffins - Calories in Milk/Yogurt - Calories in Noodles - Calories in Nuts - Calories in Pancakes - Calories in Pasta - Calories in Pies - Calories in Pizza - Calories in Popcorn - Calories in Potatoes - Calories in Pretzels - Calories in Rice - Calories in Sauces - Calories in Snacks - Calories in Soft Drinks - Calories in Soup - Calories in Soy Food - Calories in Sugar - Calories in Toppings - Calories in Turkey - Calories in Veal - Calories in Vegetables - Calories in Whole Grains - Calories in Wine

Caloric Information

Definition of Calorie - Definition of Kilocalories (kcals) - Definition of Kilojoules - Calorie Needs to Maintain Weight - Calorie Needs for Children - Calorie Needs for Teenagers - Calorie Intake per Day - Calorie Intake and Age - Calorie Intake and Expenditure - Energy Burned by Exercise - Calories and Exercise - Fat Calories - Calories in One Pound of Body Fat - Calories in Gram Carbs - Calories in Gram Protein - Calories and Water - Exercise: How Many Calories to Burn - Energy in Food

Dieting and Weight Management

Calorie Controlled Weight Loss Diet - Diet Calories Advice - Diet Nutrition - Empty Calorie Foods - Guide to Calories in Food - Low Calorie Diets - Low Calorie Recipes - Calories and Carbohydrates - Fat Replacers - Calorie Free Sweeteners - Food Labels - Negative Calorie Diet - Calorie-Counting to Lose Weight - Basal Metabolic Rate - Calories Needed to Lose Weight - How to Reduce Calories - Low Calorie Foods and Weight Loss - How to Reduce Fat Calories - Weight Loss and Calories - Weight Loss Diets

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