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Calorie Consumption
Posted by: John
Date: February 8, 2001 2:50 AM

Is there a formula to determine one's caloric output? I read somewhere a sedentary man burns around 2000 calories a day, but would this differ depending on size and weight?

RE: Calorie Consumption
Posted by: Ron Kennedy, M.D.
Date: February 8, 2001 3:46 AM

At rest one burns one calorie per hour per kilogram of body weight.

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