The idea of counting calories became popular around the turn of the 20th century when American scientist Wilbur Atwater revealed that a “bomb calorimeter” could measure how much “energy” was present in a particular food. Since then, calorie counting has been a part of health, fitness and diet plans across the world. Apart from losing weight, counting calories is recommended for anyone who wants to build mass, increase strength and boost endurance.
Daily calorie requirements depends on your lifestyle. Use our above application to make a diet plan after calculating your daily average calorie intake for your height and weight.
A typical Indian diet contains more carbohydrates then proteins. Among the urban Indians there is a tendency to lead a sedentary lifestyle and hence obesity is on the rise.