*We use the Harris Benedict equation to determine your daily calorie requirements. With the exception of the very muscular (it will under-report calories) and the very obese (it will over report them), it's an accurate tool.
*Weight loss involves many factors. This calculator provides an approximate caloric value to use as a benchmark for acheiving your goals. Attempting to lose more than 1-2 pounds a week through calorie restriction is not practical.