How do i calculate total daily caloric intake?

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How do i calculate total daily caloric intake?

Post by bob » Sat Jul 19, 2008 11:48 am

I calculated my BEE (basal energy expenditure) at 1765 Kcal and my maintenance Kcals at 2118. Do i add the two together to come up with needed intake for the day, or do i use the maintenance calories as my goal?

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Post by stuward » Sat Jul 19, 2008 12:48 pm

If you're using the calculator on this site, you get BMR + Activity = Total required.

http://www.exrx.net/Calculators/CalRequire.html

What calculator are you using?

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Post by bob » Sat Jul 19, 2008 1:26 pm

The Harrison- Benedict caculator.

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Post by bob » Sat Jul 19, 2008 1:29 pm

I came up with nearly the same calculations as my teacher, so she may have used the same assessment formula. It looks like i add the BEE and maintenance calories together to come up with my total caloric intake per day.

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Post by stuward » Sat Jul 19, 2008 6:35 pm

bob wrote:The Harrison- Benedict caculator.
You mean "Harris and Benedict".

Yes this just calculates the BMR. You then have to add activity calories. The Harris Benedict Equation uses a multiplier or "activity factor" according to how active you are.

http://www.bmi-calculator.net/bmr-calculator/

BEE and BMR mean the same thing.

BMR = basal metabolic rate
BEE = basal energy expenditure

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Post by bob » Sat Jul 19, 2008 6:48 pm

Yes, it is Harris. I was thinking of my daughters in law nephew who's name is Harrison at the time i typed it

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Re: How do i calculate total daily caloric intake?

Post by kiranjohn » Sat Aug 11, 2018 10:21 am

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