Mifflin-St Jeor Equation: Calculate Your Resting Metabolic Rate and Determine Daily Caloric Burn
Mifflin-St Jeor Equation
Using the mifflin-st jeor formula, you can calculate your resting metabolic rate and daily calorie burn.
What Is It?
What Is the equation for Mifflin-St Jeor?
This equation is one of the most accurate methods for determining your caloric needs.
How to Calculate
How to Calculate the Mifflin-St Jeor Formula
First, convert pounds to kilograms by dividing by 2.2.
Next, convert the inches to centimeters by multiplying by 2.545. For the most part, all moderately active people are generally advised to consume about 1.5 to 1.7 times the calculated resting metabolic rate (RMR).
|The Mifflin-St Jeor Formula|
|Formula for Men||RMR = 9.99 x weight (kg) + 6.25 x height (cm) – 4.92 x age (yrs.) + 5|
|Formula for Women||RMR = 9.99 x weight (kg) + 6.25 x height (cm) – 4.92 x age (yrs.) – 161|
- Mifflin-St Jeor Formula Example
- RMR= 2,180 calories per day (200 pound 43-year-old male):
- RMR= 9.99 x weight (100 kg) + 6.25 x height (222 cm) – 4.92 x age (43 yrs.) + 5
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