A woman should consume an average of 2,000 calories a day. Average calorie intake will change based on each individual woman's lifestyle, activity level, age and metabolic rate. More »

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While the exact number of calories to maintain a woman's body weight depends on many factors, including age, activity level and current weight, women of average stature between 18 and 50 should consume 2,000 to 2,200 cal... More »

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The amount of calories a person has in a day depends on many factors, including activity level, weight, height, age and gender. Women need to take in at the very least 1,200 calories daily when dieting, according to Shap... More »

While the exact number of calories to maintain a woman's body weight depends on many factors, including age, activity level and current weight, women of average stature between 18 and 50 should consume 2,000 to 2,200 cal... More »

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The Institute of Medicine recommends that people get an average of 130 grams of carbohydrates each day. The amount is different based on an individual's weight, gender, physical activity and caloric requirement. Carbohyd... More »

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Most people that consume a mere 500 calories per day lose weight and lose it very quickly. The average weight loss on a very low calorie diet, defined as 500 to 800 calories per day by About.com, is 3 to 5 pounds per wee... More »

Subtracting 500 to 1,000 calories from required calories per day indicates how many calories to consume to lose 1 to 2 pounds per week. One needs to consume 3,500 less per week to lose 1 pound or 7,000 less per week to l... More »