Calorie is one of the most frequently used words by all the age groups these days. I don’t even remember whether I knew this word as a child but these days the children are extremely conscious and well acquainted with the meaning of this word.
Calories are the units of energy which are contained in the food products and the drinks we consume. Many people have to keep a track of the units of calories that they have consumed in a day to lose weight.
Every person has a different maximum limit of calories to intake to lose weight. The calorie intake of a person to lose weight depends on various different factors. There are a number of factors on which your calorie intake to lose weight is dependent.
How much Weight to Lose
If a person wants to lose weight rapidly he/she will consume much less calorie in comparison to the person who wants to lose weight slowly. It also depends on the present weight of the person. If a person is healthy and wants to lose weight he/she will consume much less calorie than a thin person who wants to lose weight.
A diet chart containing the amount of calories to be consumed by a person shall be prepared by a dietician. It will contain the correct amount of calories that shall be consumed by the person keeping his/her present weight and the number of kilograms he wants to lose.
Your Activity Level
If you have a high activity level then you will consume more calories than a person who does not have a high activity level. It is very important to burn the calories that you consume. A person shall always intake that much calories as he can burn.
So, always remember that you shall have an activity level which at least burns out the calories that you intake. If you are not burning the calories that you are in taking then you are gaining weight instead of losing it.
Ideal Body Weight Calculator
If you want to know what will be the ideal healthy weight for your body, use an ideal weight calculator. This will help you to determine the correct weight for your body and most importantly, a healthy weight for your body.
Then you can calculate the weight you need to lose and the amount to cut down in your calorie intake. This will help you to decide and conclude on two very important factors, how much calories to consume and how much weight is to be lost. Hence, you can decide accordingly about your weight and calorie intake.
It is very important to stay healthy even if you want to lose weight. It is of utmost importance that you decide how much weight is to be lost healthily and how much calorie intake you can do. Calorie intake of all persons differs due to different body mass, constituent, physical activities etc. of a person.
Every person shall consult a dietician or a doctor before deciding on the calorie intake. A person shall always be sure and not have any problems later. So, be confident and start your calorie intake plan.