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With New Year finally upon us, many might have made resolutions to kick start new year with health goals and with around two-thirds of adults over-weight and obese, this goal revolves and sharply points at weightloss diet. The easy and swift way to lose weight is to lower the excess calories in our body. Before planning to reduce calorie intake it is mandatory to learn what these calories are and how many calories are required for an adult per day?

What are calories? Calories are a form of energy required to perform any activity. Calories act as fuel for our body. In scientific terminology, 1 calorie is the amount of heat energy required to raise the temperature of 1KG of water by 1degree centigrade. How many calories a day? The average calories a day for men are 2500 and the average amount of calories required per day for women for active body counts to around 2000. The average calorie intake per day to lose weight depends on various factors like current weight, height, age, activities performed and many more. How to count calories consumed and burnt? There are 2 ways in which one can count the calories intake. They are: 1. Counting manually and 2. Tracking with a gadget 1. Counting Manually: This method starts with collecting the list of food items together with the number of calories added when they are taken in. The calories intake per day is achieved by manually counting the amount of calories intake by summing up calories added for each item taken. This is a tedious way as it is very difficult to count number of calories consumed for each and every item. With this method we may count the calories intake but when it comes to calories burnt, the task becomes impossible. The only advantage with this method is, it is done without any expense of money, but above all, the valuable time is wasted and finally with incorrect results. 2. Tracking with a Gadgets: This is the simplest and perfect way to count the calories consumed and burnt. The only thing that is to be done is to enter your details like age, sex, weight, height and a few more things for more apt results. The


fitness scales widely available in the market, will give the details of current body weight and the target weight to be reached. The list of various best rated fitness scales available are collected and made accessible under one roof at FitDango. There are other gadgets like fitness monitors and activity trackers which gives the complete details of calories burnt, calories consumed and the net calories to be burnt to reach the target. Pick a best fitness gadget from the various gadgets available on one click at FitDango online store. How to lose weight? Finally, the best way to lose weight is to lower the excess calories in body. This can be achieved by decreasing the intake of calories than what is actually needed for the body, so that the extra energy needed to work is made by burning the unwanted fat that will result in good body shape and size. Burning more calories than what is consumed will result in weight loss in a healthy way. Whereas, to increase the calories burnt below is a list of simple tasks to be performed: 

Around 30 minutes of brisk walk

More water consumption

Avoiding sugar, alcohol and caffeine to a maximum extent

Budget food as you do your valuable goods

Pick stairs rather than an elevator

Choose to walk other than a taxi for short distances These tasks when performed under monitoring of a fitness gadget will yield fruitful results. The table below shows the estimation of how many calories we should allow our body to have per day. Daily calorie allowance Table Women Weight Super Active Very Active Active Moderately Active Less Active sedentary 80

1600

1440

1280

1120

960

800

90

1800

1620

1440

1260

1080

900

100

2000

1800

1600

1400

1200

1000

110

2200

1980

1760

1540

1320

1100

120

2400

2160

1920

1680

1440

1200

130

2600

2340

2100

1820

1560

1300

140

2800

2520

2240

1960

1680

1400

150

3000

2700

2400

2100

1800

1500

160

3200

2880

2560

2240

1920

1600

100

2600

2350

2100

1850

1600

1350

110

2800

2530

2260

1990

1720

1450

120

3000

2710

2420

2130

1840

1550

130

3200

2890

2580

2270

1960

1650

140

3400

3070

2740

2410

2080

1750

150

3600

3250

2900

2550

2200

1850

160

3800

3430

3060

2690

2320

1950

170

4000

3610

3220

2830

2440

2050

180

4200

3790

3380

2970

2560

2150

Men Weight


Fitness gadgets will better support in tracking all the activities and in calculating the calories consumed. How many calories you intake and how much workout you do, will decide how fast and healthy you lose your weight. Burning more calories than what you consume will let you lose weight, this is how simple it is. Decreasing the calories intake and maintain the desired shape and size of body is all in your hands, the only thing needed is to have a strong determination to eat as what is planned.


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