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How many calories should we eat daily?

How many calories should we eat daily? I have always assumed that consuming 2000 calories daily is fine for the average person. A few years ago when restaurants were by law required to include calorie counts on the food they sell, things go scary.   That salad you thought was healthy may have been 1400 calories.  That milkshake and burger over 2000. A calorie is a measure of energy.  Women under normal circumstances require fewer calories than men with 1600-2400 daily calories being needed. Men can range from 2000-3000 calories daily. Imagine you found out that your three slices of pizza Read More »