Calories consumption in a day and healthy food

Calories consumption in a day and healthy food

To get a healthy life you need to know how much food you can eat in a day. It depends on many factors such as:

  • Your weight
  • Age, sex
  • A general state of health
  • Job and leisure time activities.
  • Physical activities.
  • Genetics
  • Body size, body composition
  • Environmental factors.

Calories control your body weight. For example, if you eat more food in a day than you need, your weight will gain.

If you consume fewer calories in a day than you need for energy, your weight will lose.

There has a chart of some general daily calories requirement for males and females.

  • Daily calories requirement for males:
Age Sedentary Level Low active level Active level
2-3 years 1100 1350 1500
4-5 years 1250 1450 1650
6-7 years 1400 1600 1800
8-9 years 1500 1750 1000
10-11 years 1700 2000 2300
12-13 years 1900 2250 2600
14-16 years 2300 2700 3100
17-18 years 2450 2900 3300
19-30 years 2500 2700 3000
31-50 years 2350 2600 2900
51-70 years 2150 2350 2650
71+ years 2000 2200 2500

 

  • Daily calories requirement for females:
Age Sedentary Level Low active level Active level
2-3 years 1100 1250 1400
4-5 years 1200 1350 1500
6-7 years 1300 1500 1700
8-9 years 1400 1600 1850
10-11 years 1500 1800 2050
12-13 years 1700 2100 2350
14-16 years 1750 2700 3100
17-18 years 1750 2100 2400
19-30 years 1900 2100 2350
31-50 years 1800 2000 2250
51-70 years 1650 1850 2100
71+ years 1550 1750 2000

 

 

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