"It's easier to get up the will-power to turn down a 900 calorie double-burger with cheese and sauce and opt for a 400 calorie chicken sandwich or salad when you know your entire daily needs are about 1600 calories," says Joan Carter, a CNRC registered dietitian and instructor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
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Estimated Calorie Requirements. age 18 years of age and median height and weight for that height to give a BMI of 21.5 for adult females and 22.5 for adult males. 2019 WebMD LLC. All.