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Dr. Guy DaSilva
34 years experience in Preventive Medicine
No: Optimal bmis for males could be in the teens (17%) while women require more body fat at around 24%, .
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
20-24: The target bmi for an adult female is between 20 & 24 (average 22) based ofn cdc & nchs statistics.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriaan francois Van wyk
Specializes in General Practice
Female, 26yr: I have an interest in wellness. It is important to note that too little body fat is extremely bad for your health, just as obesity. Exercise is good f ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
60's-70's: Not too bad. Are you checking your blood sugar. If so, why. It seems that your blood sugar is OK. If you have some concerns please let me know.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Nguyen
19 years experience in Bariatrics
Bmi should be 20-25: Your bmi should be anywhere between 20 and 25. Which for a 5'10" female should be between 130 and about 170.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Foreman
27 years experience in Bariatrics
Around 22-25: The "normal" range for body mass index is 18-25. This does not take into account body composition. When losing weight to reach this range you must ex ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Varies by age: You can go to the cdc website and download a growth chart and plot the height and weight at any given age. The percentile of weight should correspond ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
39 years experience in Anti-Aging Medicine
Around 120: Healthy weight may be different for all as genetic, familial and developmental issues affects it. For example the bone structure and size will influen ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends: It is depend on your frame structure -small, medium or large frame but with your age and height, i would think that 100-110 lbs . Check with your doct ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Anorexia BMI: You should try and locate a nearby diabetes educator and things should work out OK. Please keep me posted.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Around : 104 to 127 pounds.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Around: 90 to 110 pounds. 100 pounds is spot on.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Aerobic exercise: The best weight loss exercise for a 13 year old girl is aerobic/cardio and enjoyable so that she will continue exercising as a healthy lifestyle habit ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
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Weight: A rough guide is Your height in centimetres minus 100 +/- 10% So if your height is 182 cm. your ideal weight will sit between 74kg-90 kg You can find ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience in Pain Management
5-20: The leanest athletes are often distance runners. At an elite level male could have a bf of 4.7 and women 14.3.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience in Family Medicine
Look up "BMI": The Body Mass Index is a number based on only two things: weight and height. You can easily find a BMI calculator on Google. If your BMI is under 18, ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
About 134 lbs nude: If you are 66 inches tall in bare feet (most people slouch!) you would be considered to be at the 75%-ile in height. The same percentile in weight (wi ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience in Internal Medicine
Ideal: Ideal max for male is 15%. Ideal max for female is 20%
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Healthy BMI: The current accepted "normal" bmi is between 18.5-24.9.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
104-124: The average expected weight would be 112.However the healthy range is broader. Athletes would tend to be heavier.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
44 years experience in Endocrinology
BMI 20 - 28: B"sd Ideal weight conventionaly assigned based on BMI. There is more too it depending on your body shape and body composition. Most important is you ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience in Internal Medicine
Bmi: Depends on many factors, frame, muscle mass, fat but the average weight can be found on any body mass index chart. How much do you weigh?
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Normal: Your bmi is 22.1 which is normal (19.5-25 is normal).
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