Resting Metabolic Rate

Do you know your metabolism?
Empower yourself with this knowledge for Weight-loss Success.

Estimate Resting Metabolic Rate using Revised Harris Benedict Formula as follows:

This calculation is provided for educational purpose only. Deviations from calculation of actual Resting Metabolism Rate are observed and a measurement may be helpful. 

Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) Measurement:

We have an in-office test called "Medgem Calorimetry" to calculate Basal Metabolic Rate.

RMR Measurement seen on ..

Information of BMR can empower you with data to tailor your diet and activity to your weight loss goals. As you lose weight, the Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) decreases and it is helpful to know your new lower calorie requirement to maintain the healthy weight you have achieved.

MedGem Calorimetry in San Jose


On the day of your appointment, make sure you adhere to the following conditions.
  • Do not consume any food products for 4-hours prior to your appointment.  
  • Do not consume any caffeinated beverages (i.e. coffee, soda, energy drinks, etc.) for 4-hours prior to your appointment.  Water is OK.
  • Do not perform any strenuous physical activities (i.e., vigorous running, strength training, etc.) for 4-hours prior to your appointment.
  • Abstain from all  tobacco products for 1-hour prior to your appointment.
  • Continue taking all prescribed medications as indicated.
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