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# BMR Calculation for Female

How do you calculate BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate) for female?

## How to Calculate Basal Metabolic Rate for Female?

BMR also termed as Basal Metabolic Rate used to find the calories lost in your body while at rest using a simple formula. You need to measure your weight and height to find it.

For Female, the amount of calories lost can be calculated using the formula,
Formula for Calculating BMR for Female :
BMR for Women = 655 + (9.6 x Weight in Kgs) + (1.8 x Height in cms) - (4.7 x Age in Years)

Step 1: Consider a 25 years old woman weighing 50 kilograms and 155 cm high.
Age = 25 years
Weight = 50 kilograms
Height = 155 centimeters

Step 2: Substitute the given values in the formula,
BMR for Female = 655 + (9.6 x 50) + (1.8 x 155) - (4.7 x 25)
= 655 + 480 + 279 - 117.5
= 1296.5 kilocalories / day

So, the Basal metabolic rate of 25 years female weighing 50 kgs is 1296.5 kcal / day.
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