Table 2

Calculation of the allowed energy intake based on body height and sex

Boys

Girls

Height [cm]

Energy intake per day [kcal]

Height [cm]

Energy intake per day [kcal]


≤ 145

1250

≤ 155

1250

146-170

1500

156-180

1500

≥ 171

1800

≥ 181

1800


Rank et al. BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:30   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-12-30

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