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julieboolie 07-15-2001 07:50 AM

Average calories per day?
 
I am 22, and I am 5'6". I currently wiegh 117. How many calories should I take in a day for someone my age/size?

Copper 07-15-2001 01:51 PM

Hi julieboolie, now this is NOT gospel because there are always individual needs to be considered. But, as a GENERAL, to maintain current weight, given a moderate amount of daily exercise, caloric req. is APPROXIMATELY 1,752. Like I said though, this is ONLY a generalization, NOT a prescription. ;)

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