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mmfamily68

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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
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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
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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.



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