How do you know if you are at your healthiest weight? There are several tools to help with calculating your ideal body weight and managing your weight. If you are above your ideal weight, a calorie calculator for weight loss will help you calculate your daily energy needs and nutrient requirements according to your weight management goals.
With the help of these free tools, you can maintain your health and well-being by achieving a healthy body weight in 5 steps:
1. BMI Calculator
Your Body Mass Index (BMI) is an indicator of whether your weight is within the healthy range.
BMI = Weight (Kg)
Height 2 (metres)
2. Daily Energy Requirements Calculator
Your body’s daily energy requirements vary with gender, age, body weight and physical activity levels.
If you are aiming to maintain your current weight, use your current (actual) body weight in the calculator below.
If you are aiming to lose weight, use your ideal body weight in the calculator below. This will give you a lower estimated energy requirement to help you to start losing weight.
3. Daily Nutrient Requirements Calculator
Even while trying to lose weight, you should continue to eat healthily. The daily nutrients calculator will estimate how much of each nutrient is needed per day to maintain your health and well-being according to your gender and age requirements.
4. Average Recommended Number Of Serves Calculator
This information provides an approximate amount of food from the 5 food groups to help you plan balanced and nutritious meals with lower calories to achieve or maintain your ideal body weight.
5. Calorie Calculator
Calulate the energy content (kilojoules) of a Standard serve of food from the 5 food groups.
I hope that you will find these tools useful in managing your calorie intake. If you have any questions or want to leave your own tips, please leave a comment below.