What should my daily intake of calories be? - NHS - normal calories adult male

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Calories: Recommended intake, burning calories, tips, and daily needs normal calories adult male


The number of calories you need each day depends on your age, gender, and for that height to give a BMI of 21.5 for adult females and 22.5 for adult males.

This page has a simple but accurate calorie calculator, which shows An average man needs 2500 calories to maintain, and 2000 to lose one.

Within a healthy, balanced diet, a man needs around 10,500kJ (2,500kcal) a day to maintain his weight. To maintain a healthy weight, you need to balance the amount of calories you consume through food and drink with the amount of calories you burn through physical activity.