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- Calorie intake
The average man should be consuming 2,500 calories per day and the average woman should consume approximately 2,000. Men tend to need more calories than women not only because they are generally bigger but also because they have a greater muscle mass and therefore burn more calories.
The amount of calories you need will obviously depend upon your height and general size and how many calories you are burning throughout the day. If you are unsure as to how many calories you should be consuming every day you can use an online calculator such as calorieneedscalculator.com
It is a quick and simple device whereby you will be asked to enter you height, your weight, your age, your gender and your activity level. This will work out a rough approximation of how many calories you should be consuming.
- Loosing weight through calorie control
If you would like to lose weight you need to combine calorie control with regular exercise. Websites such as www.healthyweightforum.org can calculate how many calories you should consume in order to lose a certain amount of weight.
You will be asked to enter similar details as the Calorie Calculator with the additional details of how much weight you would like to lose and in what amount of time you would like to lose it.
The Calorie Counter will then form a table of the amount of calories you should consume on a weekly basis. The calories will decrease gradually every week as you lose weight.