Your Health Matters!!!
By: Krish Sheth
How many calories do I need in a day?
The calorie intake for every age group is different. For boys ages 11-13 the recommended amount is 2600 calories a day and a boy who is 14-18, 2200 to 3200 calories are needed. But if you're a girl the numbers go down, a girl who is 11-13 should get about 1800 to 2200 calories and a girl who is 14-18 should get 1800 to 2400 calories per day.
How much protein should I eat in a day?
How much physical activity should I get in a day?
What are three key things I can do in my life to keep me healthy?
2. A habit that I think that I need to work on is having more physical activity throughout the day. I think that I spend too much time indoors watching tv instead of doing something productive like playing outside or going for a bike ride.
Harvard Health Publications- www.health.harvard.edu/blog/how-much-protein-do-you-need-every-day-201506288096