HEALTH AND TRAINING

# Calorie deficit calculator

Answers the question: How many calories should I eat to lose weight?

You can use this calorie deficit calculator to figure out how long it will take to loose weight and how many calories you can consume.

## Results

Daily calorie intake to reach target weight: 2260 kcal

Weeks to reach target weight: 1760

These results are just estimates. Please consult a medical doctor before using these results. Basal Metabolic Rate is calculated using the Mifflin-St Jeor equation.

## Our calculations

At Calculatorian, we are keen to share our knowledge, be transparent and open to feedback. Here are the calculations used to create this calculator. If you find an error or deficiency, contact us and we'll fix it in an instant!

### Daily calorie intake to reach target weight was calculated like this:

Step 1

First we need to calculate the variable BMR. BMR = Basal Metabolic Rate.

Step 2

Then we need to calculate the variable Cal. Cal = Calories used per day.

Step 3

Finally we put it together and calculate it like this:

### Weeks to reach target weight was calculated like this:

Step 1

First we need to calculate the variable kgLoss. kgLoss = Kilograms to loose.

Step 2

Then we need to calculate the variable calToLoose. calToLoose = Total calories to loose.

Step 3

Finally we put it together and calculate it like this:

### Variables used in this formula

h = Height in centimeters

t = Target weight in kilograms

Depending on your choice when selecting your activity level a constant is applied as the variable c in the formula.

Your activity level | c |
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Little to no exercise in a day | 1.2 |

Exercising 1-3 times/week | 1.375 |

Exercising 3-5 times/week | 1.55 |

Exercising 4-7 times/week | 1.725 |

Exercising very hard and physical job | 1.9 |

Depending on your choice when selecting gender a constant is applied as the variable g in the formula.

Depending on your choice when selecting calorie deficit per day a constant is applied as the variable deficit in the formula.

Calorie deficit per day | deficit |
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250 kcal | 250 |

500 kcal | 500 |

1000 kcal | 1000 |