The number of calories we need each day depends on how much we weigh, how much muscle mass we have and how active we are.
A Pound = Approximately 3,500 Calories
To Lose Weight
To Maintain Weight
If you are a woman:
If you are a man:
*Source: Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2005. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).