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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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 »

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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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 »

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 »

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 »

For a person with stable weight to lose 100 pounds in six months, that person would have to cut 1,945 calories per day. One pound is equivalent to 3,500 calories, so 100 pounds equals 350,000 calories, divided by 180 day... More »