How many calories should I eat each day to maintain my weight?
Use your Resting Metabolism (RMR) (also known as Basal Metabolism or BMR) then factor in your activity level to get about how many calories you burn in an average day. You can eat about this many calories per day to maintain your current weight. This calculator uses gender, height, weight, and age to determine your RMR, then makes adjustments depending on the activity level you choose.
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US/Metric: Choose US or Metric units.
Gender: Select your gender.
Weight: Your current scale weight.
Height: Your height. Use feet (ft) and inches (in) if units is US or centimeters (cm) if units is Metric.
Age: Your current age.
Activity Level: Choose the level that best describes how active you are throughout an average day.
Average Actual Metabolism: The average number of calories you burn per day and per hour.
Resting Metabolism: Resting Metabolism (RMR) (also known as Basal Metabolism or BMR) is the minimum calories your body needs each day just to perform its most basic functions.