previous topic · next topic
mmfamily68

Joined: May 12
Posts: 6

      quote  
Posted: 03 Jun 2012, 00:05
Where do I go to find out how to use this and what it means? I am getting a % but I'm not sure what it means exactly.
Amberji

Joined: May 12
Posts: 11

      quote  
Posted: 03 Jun 2012, 03:10
Hi, Your RDI is your Recommended Daily Intake, so that's the total amount of calories you should be consuming in a day.

If you look under the box where you have the % figure you will see your RDI. Yesterday you ate 1335 cals and that was 58% of your allowance which is 2300.

One thing I noted is that your RDI has gone up quite a bit since back in May so have you changed it unintentionally?
paperiniko

Joined: Jul 11
Posts: 343

      quote  
Posted: 03 Jun 2012, 06:02
as mentioned it is the amount of calories you should consume to achieve your weight loss (or gain) goal based on your activity level.
You should not go over a 1000 deficit daily long term and that is why RDI is useful. So you are probably eating too few calories at present, although I would probably not add regular activities like sitting or driving to the exercise side, since it tends to overestimate the burn.



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Should you weigh yourself with or without clothes?
It's in the Publix lobby on their public scale 'naked' of course, first thing in the morning. Give those 'Seniors ' a look they won't soon forget. You are one funny 😂 lady. I& ...
by paulanavarette on 20 Aug 17 07:05 PM
No loss at all after 2 1/2 weeks
Thank you for your reply. I am in this for the long run. I will keep on keeping on.
by LHH on 20 Aug 17 05:15 PM
Daily Calorie Target Seems High
I elected to set my own calorie goal based off the data I collected from Fatsecret and the results I obtained. I did 1600 calories a day to loose weight. Once I reached my goal, I was able to increase ...
by John10251 on 20 Aug 17 05:12 PM
confused about serving size in food and recipes
Am I missing something? I can't figure out why some foods and recipes only say "serving" or 8 "servings", but they don't tell you what size the serving is. I don't want ...
by Patti Y on 20 Aug 17 03:26 PM
PROTEIN=ENERGY!!!!!!😁😁😁😁
Hi Stacey...great start to your fat loss journey. Don't be discouraged if the losses start tapering off to 1 or 1/2 pound a week though after the first two or three weeks, as this is still really ...
by Steven Lloyd on 20 Aug 17 02:23 AM