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Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) - Daily Calorie Needs

In an adult, the basal metabolic rate (BMR) is the amount of daily calories needed to maintain the basic functions of your body.
In 1919, James Arthur Harris and Francis Gano Benedict present a method to calculate the BMR, known as the Harris-Benedict method. Subsequently, other methods appear as the mathematical equations: Mifflin-St Jeor, Owen and WHO / FAO / UNU. In these equations are used for the calculations, the personal components: the weight in kilograms, sex, age in years and height in centimeters, except the latter, that use the meter as a measure of height.
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Daily Calorie Needs
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