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how many calories does a person typically burn in a day without exercise?

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Dr. Shevy Drora
32 years experience Neurology
BMR, daily activity: An average person burns 1,600 to 2,500 calories in a day. men burn between 1,900 and 2,500 calories /d women burn between 1,600 and 2,000 calories /d. other factors size, age and the level of activity are important. MEN, BMR = (9.99 x weight in kg) + (6.25 x height in cm) - (4.92 x age) + 5; WOMEN, BMR = (9.99 x weight in kg) + (6.25 x height in cm) - (4.92 x age) - 161; SedentaryBMR = BMR x 1.2
Answered on Jan 21, 2017
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It varies somewhat: Depending on the extent of routine movements around your home/job, the number of calories burnt per day can vary between 1,000( during bed rest or Basal metabolic rate) to 1,500(which includes activities of daily living such as job and around your home.
Answered on Mar 17, 2020

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