BMR 1,659 Calories per day
Your daily calorie requirements are: 1,659 calories per day.
Your BMR is 1,659 calories (or 6.946 Kilojoules). It’s the minimum number of calories your body needs to sustain vital functions such as digesting, breathing, and keep your heart working. You can use your BMR calculation along with your activity level and calorie intake to help determine how many calories you need to lose or gain weight.
The BMR formula takes several variables like height, weight, age and gender to calculate your calorie needs as if you did not do any exercise. Your Basal Metabolic Rate is the number of calories required to keep your body functioning at rest, also known as your metabolism.
Calorie needs to to Lose Weight
To lose weight, you need to reduce your caloric intake below your total daily calorie requirements indicated by your Basal Metabolic Rate + your activity level.
Putting yourself in a 500-calorie deficit per day should result in the lost of one pound (0.5 Kg) per week.
In order to keep the weight off, you want to lose it slowly. This will help you develop lasting lifestyle changes that will help ensure the weight stays off.
Calorie needs to Maintain Weight
Once you have determined your BMR (1,659), you can multiply this number by the activity level that most suits your lifestyle, to determine the appropriate number of calories you need to consume to maintain your weight.
The more active you are the more calories you will require. This is because you are already burning the calories you need in order to sustain life.
How Many Calories to Gain Weight
If you ingest more calories than you expend, you will gain weight regardless of the types of calories you ingest.
To gain 1 pound of body weight (0.5 Kg) a week, you must increase your caloric intake by 3,500 calories per week (+500/day).
A steady, gradual weight gain is an easier adjustment for your body, making it safer for you.