# How many calories should I eat a day if I weigh 185?

## How many calories should I eat a day if I weigh 185?

(Note: These following sample calculations are for a 185-pound person.) Multiply your weight by 10. (At 185 pounds, that’s 1,850 calories a day.)

How many calories should an active 180 pound man eat?

A 180-pound male who’s moderately active will need 2,836 calories to maintain their weight (equation: 1829.8 (BMR) x 1.55 (activity level) = 2,836 calories).

### Is 1400 calories too low for a woman?

As a rough guide, a woman will need a minimum of 1200-1400 calories each day, whereas a man who generally has more muscle mass will need 1400-1800 calories. To lose 0.5-1kg of body fat each week, you will need to create a calorie deficit of 200-300 calories each day.

How do I figure out my calorie deficit?

To perform a manual calculation, moderately active people can multiply their current body weight by 15 to estimate how many calories they would need each day. Then, to determine how many calories they should consume for a healthful calorie deficit, they can subtract roughly 500 calories from that number.

#### What is the best calorie deficit for weight loss?

A good rule of thumb for healthy weight loss is a deficit of about 500 calories per day. That should put you on course to lose about 1 pound per week. This is based on a starting point of at least 1,200 to 1,500 calories a day for women and 1,500 to 1,800 calories a day for men.

How many calories does it take to lose 5 pounds?

Weight loss works differently for persons of average weight, for the obese and for the extremely obese. Losing 5 pounds is also different than losing 50 pounds. You can read more on this in our “how many calories to lose weight” section below.

## How to calculate how many calories to eat to lose weight?

To use the calculator, select your gender, enter age, current weight, goal weight, height and activity level. Click on calculate to find out how many calories to consume daily for maintaining weight, losing 1 pound a week or a 2 lb a week weight loss.

How many calories do you need to lose 145 pounds?

The number of calories you need to maintain a body weight of 145 pounds depends on your age, your height and how active you are on a regular basis. To lose weight, you need to take in fewer calories than it takes to maintain your weight.

### What’s the normal weight for a 5 foot 5 inch woman?

Set a healthy weight goal within the normal range on the body mass index, or BMI, table. A body weight of 145 pounds is considered normal for a 5-foot 5-inch woman, as well as for a 6-foot woman.

Weight loss works differently for persons of average weight, for the obese and for the extremely obese. Losing 5 pounds is also different than losing 50 pounds. You can read more on this in our “how many calories to lose weight” section below.

How much weight can you lose in a week with calorie calculator?

Forget about “quick weight loss” promises. Plan on shedding about a pound or two a week. Slow and steady weight reduction is the healthiest approach. Take a minute, plug your information into the weight loss calculator and discover the maximum daily calorie amount that will help you lose 1 pound per week.

#### How many calories should I eat to lose 50 pounds?

NB: Any (-ve) negative values are shown in red, ie trying to lose 50 pounds in 1 week is not possible. Values in yellow indicates a very low calorie intake. As a rule of thumb you should not eat below 1200 calories for female and 1600 calories for male.

How tall do you have to be to use a weight loss calculator?

This is due to the fact that those under the age of 18 are most likely still growing and weight fluctuations are to be expected. If you are under the age of 18, less than 5 ft. tall and 7 ft. and over, please do not use the calculator.