# How much calories are consumed per day?

A person, even when at rest, loses calories, as these energy elements are spent on breathing, sleeping, heartbeat and blood circulation through blood vessels.

In this regard, many people are interested in how many calories a day we spend. Of course, everything depends on the person and his way of life.

## Burning calories

As already noted, calories are consumedpractically on any kind of human activity: from breathing to physical exertion; the number of calories consumed while doing this, can vary from 70 to 2500. This can be visualized as follows (the number of calories depends on the physical load):

### Number of calories (kcal) per day

Sedentary work 550
Moving work 1100
Physical work from 1500 to 2500

### Number of calories (kcal) per hour

Walking slow 200
fast 300
Run 400
Biking or roller skating 200 - 600
Rest or sleep 70
homework 100 - 250
Cooking 75
Shower 40 (10 min)
Doing sports 200 - 800
Dancing 400
Work on the plot 160 - 400

Precisely say how many people burn calories induring the day, it is quite difficult, it all depends on the daily load (the more the load - the more calories burned), on average, consumes from 1500 to 2000 kcal. If you want to calculate the calories that you spend, you need to analyze all the work done for the day, and add up the received indicators.

If you want to remove the extra pounds, thenThe consumption of calories should be less than their consumption, by about 20%. In this case, the body will burn calories and fat deposits. You also need to remember about proper nutrition and healthy lifestyle, and also calculate how many calories your body needs per day.