In trying to lose weight, a question may arise. What is a good calorie intake for weight loss and obesity? Well the amount of calorie intake can vary from person to person. The average person should have a calorie intake of 1200 to 1400 calories. A person trying to lose weight should know that it takes approximately 3500 calories to lose 1 pound. For most women, a realistic energy intake is 1200-1600 calories per day, depending on age and energy expenditure. For most men, 1600-2000 calories a day should be sufficient.

So to guide you with your calorie intake, take these foods and their calorie count per serving.

Calorie Count Guide for Alcohol

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Bread, Biscuits and Cakes

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Breakfast Cereal, Chicken and Meat

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Fuits, Low Calorie and Low Fat Foods

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Sandwiches and Takeaway Food

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Vegetables

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Chinese Food, Chocolates and Sweets

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Crisps and Snacks, Drinks, Eggs and Dairy

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Fast Food, Nuts and Seeds

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