ENERGY REQUIREMENTS OF THE BODY

Group Sex Age/Profession Required Calories
Babies - 0-12 months 100-120 / kg body weight
Children - 2-6 years 1200-1800
7-12 years 1800-2000
Adolescent Boys 13-15 years 2500
Girls 13-15 years 2200
Adult Man Sedentary Work 2400
Moderate Physical Work 2800
Heavy Physical Work 4000
Women Moderately Active 2400

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