For the moment, I have set up the kCal-culator to allow you to estimate your energy needs. As I work through the various programming elements, I hope to expand this to give you estimated nutrient needs and, then, allow you to look at your diet to see how it meets your needs.
BMR or basal metabolic rate is the energy requirement to maintain life. It is measured at rest, but not asleep in a thermo-neutral environment in the post-absorptive state. It can be measured directly or indirectly, or it can be estimated as we are doing here. We are using the equations of Harris & Benedict (1919) to estimate BMR.
To estimate your BMR, input:
URL to original JavaScipt web site... eMAIL... firstname.lastname@example.org
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