31 rows · Print this section Appendix 2. Estimated Calorie Needs per Day, by Age, Sex, and Physical Activity Level. The total number of calories a person needs each day varies depending on a number of factors, including the person’s age, sex, height, weight, and level of physical activity. Estimated Calorie Requirements. and weight for ages up to 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.
How many calories do adults need? Knowing your body's daily calorie needs can be an important first step in adopting a realistic diet and physical activity plan that can help you attain and maintain a healthy weight. Based on the National Academy of Sciences 2002 Energy Recommendations for Adults. A Weight Management Tool for Adult Cats If the daily intake is unknown, the auto-calculate will estimate the initial daily caloric intake based on weight management of the estimated ideal weight. Close Any daily calorie recommendation is a starting recommendation. Please monitor the pets body weight and adjust as needed to achieve ideal weight.
The answers for all these questions and more are present in our online calories requirement calculators.This calculator gives you the basal metabolic rate (BMR), daily requirements of calorie, carbohydrates, proteins, and fats in terms of calories and grams/day in adult males and . Although energy requirements vary greatly, protein needs are fairly constant, with adult dogs generally needing at least 1 gram per pound, and adult cats at least 2 grams per pound. Younger and geriatric pets may need more; young pets for growth, and old pets because they appear to be less able to utilize dietary protein than are younger animals.