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A 48-year-old member asked:

I am 18 and female. what is the recommended calorie intake per day?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Depends on wight/hei: Depends on your weight and height and based on that we can calculate your basal metabolic rate(calories needed if there is no activity) and we add to it the calories burnt by daily activitiers and exercise that gives you the number of calories you need to maintain your present weight as it is.
Last updated Nov 27, 2013

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