This tool helps you determine a daily caloric intake based on equations used by dietitians and nutrition professionals. Don't live and die by this number. Why?
It uses your physique, gender, and age to accurately estimate how many calories your body metabolizes and uses for optimal function. Can you live on consuming less calories? Absolutely.
This is meant to be a break-even or neutral number so you can avoid weight gain and have an idea of where you stand in the scheme of things. Enjoy!