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Nutrition Calculators

Just choose one or more calculators, enter in your information and get the information you need to plan a healthier life. Assess your weight, your calorie needs, and which activities burn how many calories.

Body Mass Index (BMI)
The Body Mass Index calculate a healthy weight range for adults based on weight in relation to height. If your BMI above 25, you should try to lose weight, as it is associated with increased health risks. If you have other risks factors for chronic diseases as well, you will benefit even more from weight loss. Exceptions to a high BMI score include competitive athletes and body builders, whose BMI is high due to increased muscle mass, and women who are pregnant or lactating. The BMI is also not intended for use in measuring growing children or frail, elderly individuals. For children, use the Height-Weight Tables.
Waist-Hip Ratio (WHR)
Waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) measures the proportion of fat stored on your body around your waist and hip. The apple shape (or carrying extra weight around the middle) places you at a higher health risks than the pear shape or (carrying extra weight around their hips or thighs).
The Calorie Calculators
This is an estimate of the calorie intake you need every day to maintain your current weight. The first part calculates the calories required to maintain basic body functions (such as breathing, digestion, etc.) at complete rest. Then add on activity factor to your resting calorie requirement to derive your daily energy requirements. Note that the more active you are, the higher your energy requirements.
Activity Calculators - Daily Activities - Gym - Sports - Occupational
The Activity Calculators estimates the amount of calories your body burns for each type of activity depending on your weight. These calcultors will help you find out how you can expend more energy to help you lose weight. You should not only cut back on calorie (food) intake when trying to lose weight, but also increase your activity.
Target Heart Rate
Target Heart Rate is a way of telling how hard you are exercising. You do not want to exercise so hard that you cannot sustain it, yet you want to work hard enough to gain benefits from it. The American Council of Sports Medicine recommends an exercise target heart rate ranging from 60% to 85% of your maximum heart rate.
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