The calorie calculator below will help you work out the number of calories you need to be healthy. We often talk about ‘calorie deficit’ at The Health Fairy: a calorie deficit occurs when you consume fewer calories than your body needs to maintain its current weight. This can lead to weight loss as your body burns stored fat for energy. The size of the calorie deficit required to lose weight varies for each person based on factors such as age, gender, activity level, and current weight. It is generally recommended to create a calorie deficit of calories per day for safe and sustainable weight loss. This can be achieved through a combination of reducing calorie intake and increasing physical activity levels.
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