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how to calculate basal metabolic rate (bmr)

Your guide to basal metabolic rate (BMR)

how to calculate basal metabolic rate (bmr)
Female BMR = 655.1 + (9.563 × weight in kg) + (1.85 × height in cm) − (4.676 × age in years)
Male BMR = 66.47 + (13.75 × weight in kg) + (5.003 × height in cm) − (6.755 × age in years)

 

Female BMR = (10 × weight in kg) + (6.25 × height in cm) − (5 × age in years) - 161
Male BMR = (10 × weight in kg) + (6.25 × height in cm) − (5 × age in years) + 5

 

how to calculate basal metabolic rate (bmr)
Bhupesh Panchal

Author: Bhupesh Panchal

Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate

Joined Holland & Barrett: Apr 2019

Masters Degree in Toxicology and BSc Hons in Medical Biochemistry

Bhupesh started his career as a Clinical Toxicologist for Public Health England, advising healthcare professionals all around the country on how to manage clinical cases of adverse exposure to supplements, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, industrial chemicals and agricultural products.

After 7 years in this role and a further year working as a drug safety officer in the pharmaceutical industry, Bhupesh joined Holland & Barrett as a Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate in 2019.