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How Many Calories Does an Average Person Need?

Your personal calorie needs are unique, depending on such factors as age, gender, body size and activity level. A number of calori...

Calories in a Reuben Sandwich

The typical Reuben sandwich is loaded down with corned beef, melted cheese, sauerkraut and dressing, making it anything but low in...

Calories in a Tablespoon of Peanut Butter

From crunchy to creamy and from unsalted to flavored, seemingly endless variations exist for this classic nut spread. First develo...

Calorie Intake To Gain Muscle

Gaining muscle is hard work. You need extra calories to energize your heavy lifting workouts and to support muscle repair and grow...

Formula for Caloric Intake

There are several different formulas for determining estimated caloric needs. All are based on the principles of energy balance: E...

Low-Calorie Meals for One

When you are trying to lose weight, eating low-calorie meals is a must. It takes creativity and planning to come up with a reperto...

How Much Calcium Does a Growing Child Need Per Day?

Calcium helps build healthy bones during childhood and adolescence. Ensuring a child gets enough calcium during this critical time...

The Effects of a 500-Calorie-Per-Day Diet

Very low calorie diets, or VLCDs, have calorie intakes of less than 800 calories per day, with a few going up to 1,000. They are t...

How Many Calories Does a Bowl of Oatmeal Have?

Oatmeal is a nutrient-packed breakfast, filled with healthy fiber and complex carbohydrates that can reduce your risk of diabetes,...

How Many Calories a Day Does a 7-Month-Old Child Need?

Your seven-month-old is growing at a rate of 1 to 1.25 pounds each month, according to KidsHealth. In order for him to grow and de...
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