A person should take in an average of 2000 calories each day. However, the exact amount of calorie intake for a body varies by age, height, weight, level of activity and gender. More »

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The amount of calories needed in the morning is based on an individual's daily caloric intake. Many experts agree that morning is the best time for the largest meal of the day, according to About.com. A person requiring ... More »

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According to WebMD, the number of calories a person should consume per day ranges from 1,800 to 3,000 calories, based on age, gender and daily activities. In general, men require more calories than women due to their lar... More »

It is recommended for females between the ages of 9 to 13 to consume around 1,600 calories a day, which will also have to be adjusted depending on the child's level of daily physical activity. This figure is based on the... More »

To lose weight, a person must consume fewer calories than he uses each day. A safe amount to lose each week is 1 to 3 pounds, which would be between a half a pound and 1.5 pounds in three days. Creating a caloric deficit... More »

A person can lose weight by eating fewer calories than he exerts each day. It takes 3,500 calories to create or burn a pound, so eating 500 calories per day below the maintenance amount for a person's current weight resu... More »

A person can lose anywhere between 16 to 20 pounds in two months by shedding 500 to 1,000 calories a day or more, according to Adrianne Weeks for JillianMichaels.com. Losing a consistent 1 to 2 pounds a week is a steady ... More »