Calories Needed Calculator

GENDER:
AGE: years.
WEIGHT: lbs.
HEIGHT: ft.
inch

YOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL:

Sedentary: Activities of daily living only (dressing, cooking, walking to and from the car, etc.). No purposeful exercise.
Lightly Active: Activities of daily living, plus the equivalent of walking 2 miles (or about 4,000 steps) per day.
Moderately Active: Activities of daily living, plus activities like brisk walking (15-20 minutes per mile), dancing, skating, leisurely bicycling, golfing, doubles tennis, mowing the lawn, or yoga 3-5 days per week.
Very Active: Activities of daily living, plus moderate exercise or vigorous exercise (jogging, running, swimming, singles tennis, soccer, basketball, digging, carpentry) most days of the week.
RESULT:To maintain your current weight, you can eat approximately ... calories per day.

How much calories should you eat?

The calorie counter below can help you get in shape and stay healthy. Fill in your information and you will get an estimate of how many calories you need to maintain your current weight. If you need to lose weight, take in fewer calories than you use through exercise and your everyday activities.

*This tool is designed for HEALTHY ADULTS over age 19. If you're overweight or obese, do not use this tool.