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The following is used to determine how many calories are needed to maintain current weight.

The following is used to determine how many calories are needed to maintain current weight.

AGE           WOMEN     MEN

UNDER 45      10             11

OVER 45         9                10

ADJUST CALORIC REQUIREMENTS FOR AGE BY SUBTRACTING 10 CALORIES FOR EACH YEAR OVER 25 (BASAL METABOLIC NEEDS)

ADD CALORIES FOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AS FOLLOWS (MULTIPLY)

SENDETARY = .3

OCCASIONAL ACTIVITY = .4

MODERATE ACTIVITY = .5

HEAVY ACTIVITY (COMPETITIVE ATHLETE) =1.0

ADD 10% FOR DIGESTION AND ABSORPTION OF FOODS

A 49 YEAR OLD WOMAN IS A SECRETARY AND WORKS OUT AT A SPA EVERY DAY FOR 1 HOUR. SHE WEIGHS 125 LBS

The woman’s Basal Metabolic needs in calories are?

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