The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) which is part of the National Institute of Health (NIH) has a wonderful free tool to help you calculate your estimated daily energy (calories) needs in order to reach your body weight-related health and fitness goals. The formulas used were researched, developed, and validated by Kevin Hall and his team who are leaders in the area of this type of research. Keep in mind that this is just a tool and the calculations are only estimations to help you find a good starting point for your journey and inevitably will need to be adjusted over time throughout your progress.
[mepr-hide if=”rule: 159″]When the times comes to make adjustments, you can find valuable assistance from the Equipped to Thrive community where you can get help and recommendations from your coach and/or the community members![/mepr-hide]
[mepr-show if=”rule: 159″]When the times comes to make adjustments, make sure to check with your Equipped to Thrive community to ask for help from your coach and/or the community members![/mepr-show]