Originally Posted by Melodiemomma
Take your current weight and multiply by 11. This should give you enough of a deficit to lose a pound a week or more. You don't want to go too low with calories because then your body will hold onto fat. This is a simple way to calculate.
That sounds reasonable. Just now I did the calculation, and it works out to about the lower limit of calories
if I were trying to lose weight (but I'm not, I'm maintaining now).
Where did you get this from? Do you have a reference?