Question by  XanderDrax (16)

How many calories are required for good health?

I'm on a diet, and I don't want to go too low.


Answer by  stephenk2010 (293)

The answer varies according to weight, age and gender of the individual. For most adults the average number of daily calories is 1500.


Answer by  thattractorguy (2970)

On average, adults should consume at least 2000 calories daily to maintain enough nutrition. If you consume enough calories, your body will naturally be healthier. Make sure you follow the food pyramid. It is important to get enough nutrition so that your body can function adequately.


Answer by  diane23 (1167)

Your daily intake depends on a lot of factors, such as your current weight, gender, and rate of activity, but a minimum of 1200 calories is generally recommended.


Answer by  bluestar (100)

The number of calories required for good health varies, and is based on an individual's activity level, their weight and gender. An active man, 180 pounds requires approximately 3,780 calories.

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