The recommended calories per day for people in the age group between 19-50 years are almost the same. For women belonging to this age group, the recommended calorie intake is about 1,940 calories per day. Of course, this depends upon the age, lifestyle, health and activity level of the woman. The recommended calorie intake for men is about 2,550 calories per day while for children in the age group of 4 to 10 years, it is around 1,500 calories per day.
The daily calorie intake drastically increases in the age group 11-14, as the body undergoes some changes. The daily calorie intake of boys increases to a gigantic 2,220 calories per day and for the girls it increases to 1,845 calories per day. A similar increase is again observed for the age group of 15-19 where the daily calorie intake for boys is about 2,755 and for girls it is about 2,110.