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Normal Basal Metabolic Rate
BMR

70 kcal/hour
1680kcal/day just to be alive.

With light physical activity:
2600 kcal/day

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Amount of wieght loss when malnutrition is suspected

BMI below which malnutrition is suspected

unintended 10% weight loss in 3 months

Body mass index BMI < 18.5 kg/square meter

Body mass is less than 90% of normal ideal.

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Definition of obesity

BMI > 30 kg/square meter