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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