Due to reductions in basal metabolic rate that occur with aging, calorie needs generally decrease for adults as they age. Estimated needs for young children.
Estimated Calorie Requirements 18 years of age and median height and weight for that height to give a BMI of for adult females and for adult males.
This is a simple but highly accurate scientific calorie calculator, along with 5 evidence-based tips on how to sustainably reduce calorie intake.
An average man needs around calories a day to maintain his weight. Generally, the recommended daily calorie intake is 2, calories a day for women.
Calorie needs for adult women range from 1, to 2, per day. For men, the estimates range from 2, to 3, per day. Aim for the low.