What is my Recommended Daily Intake?

FatSecret calculates your Recommended Daily Intake or RDI to give you a daily calorie target to achieve your goal weight.

The RDI calculation is based on your unique factors including your age, weight, height, gender and activity level.

of RDI*
(1760 cal)
88% RDI
*Based on an RDI of 2000 calories

Once your RDI is set, all foods, as well as your food diary and diet calendar are displayed with your RDI in mind.

Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (48%)
Fat (32%)
Protein (20%)

You also get to see the calorie breakdown between fat, carbs and protein for all foods, and your food diary and diet calendar information. This can really help people who are targeting particular nutrition splits as part of their diet.

You can recalculate or change your RDI at any time and your future progress will then be based off your new RDI.

Calculate your Recommended Daily Intake (RDI)

Weight:  kg (Switch to lb)
Height:  cm (Switch to inches)
Diet Goal:
Activity Level*:
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* What Activity Level should I choose?

Sedentary – Primarily daily living activities such as resting, desk work or driving. May include moderate housework and standing but no light exercise performed.

Low Active – In addition to daily living activities, undertake more strenuous activities, such as longer periods of standing or housework. Some form of light exercise performed, such as slow walking, leisurely bicycling or gardening.

Active – Minimal sitting and/or resting and may work in an environment requiring standing and/or some physical work. Regularly perform moderate exercise, such as dancing, brisk walking or swimming.

Very Active – Physically intensive work environment such as construction and/or perform vigorous activities most days of the week, such as jogging, using gym equipment or participating in physical sports.
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