Approximate energy requirements

Approximate Energy Requirements

Approximate energy requirements of different types of people according to their age, sex and activity levels.

Males

Females

age

weight

kcal

weight

kcal

1 yr

10.0

1090

9.5

1035

3 yrs

14.5

1385

14.0

1330

5 yrs

18.5

1700

17.5

1540

10 yrs

31.5

2115

32.5

1885

15 yrs

56.5

2655

53.5

2155

25 yrs

65.0

 

55.0

 

light activity

 

2530

 

2040

moderate activity

 

2905

 

2145

65 yrs

65.0

 

55.0

 

light activity

 

2060

 

1830