How Many calories does my body need?

How Many calories does my body need?Calorie Range Children                                        Sedentary                     Active 2-3 years                                      1,000                               1,400 Females 4- 8 years old                              1,200                               1,800 9-13 years old                             1,600                               2,200 14-18 years old                           1,800                               2,400 19-30 years old                           2,000                              2,400 31-50 years old                           1,800                               2,200 51 plus                                             1,600                               2,200

Males 4- 8 years old                                 1,400                               2,000 9-13 years old                                1,800                               2,600 14-18 years old                              2,200                              3,200 19-30 years old                             2,400                              3,000 31-50 years old                             2, 200                            3,000 51 plus                                               2,00                               2,800

By the USDA Sedentary means a lifestyle that includes only the light physical activity associated with typical day to day life Active means a lifestyle that includes physical activity equivalent to walking more than 3 miles per day at a 3 to 4 mile per hour, in addition to light physical activity associated with typical day to day life. These are guild lines and the numbers may vary on the individual. Health and other factors can also raise or lower the calorie intake number.