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A Dietitian Explains How Many Calories You Should Eat in a Day to Hit Your Goals

If you've ever tried to count calories for weight loss, then you've probably felt confused by the numbers. The FDA recommends adults eat 2,000 calories a day, but many diets drop that number way down to 1,300 or 1,500 a day for women. As helpful as the FDA is trying to be, there's no easy answer as to how many calories everyone should eat in a day; it all boils down to personal metabolism, body composition, and activity level.

In general, your daily calorie needs are based on your resting metabolic...


Published By: popsugar - Saturday, 12 January