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how much should i weigh if im 51

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Betancourt
10 years experience Family Medicine
About 115 Pounds: If you're asking what the ideal body weight is for a girl your height, the answer is 115 pounds. Ideal body weight for females is calculated by gettin ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Less than 155lbs: To keep BMI (body mass index) below 25 i would recommend 155lb or lower.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Cromwell
33 years experience Clinical Lipidology
136 - 164 pounds: At healthy male, 5 feet 8 inches tall, should weigh approximately 136 - 164 pounds. Mean weight would be approximately 147 pounds.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
At least 130 pounds: A healthy weight can vary depending on a person's natural body build, how much muscle there is, how much fat there is, how much exercise she does, etc ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
340-452 Calories/day: It is recommended to eat an additional 340 calories/day in the second trimester and 452 calories/day in the third trimester.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Do nothing, to start: A 400 pounder is morbid and dangerously obesity. Genetics, emotional trauma usually when young, and a fat encouraging culture are among he causes.The ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 years experience Dentistry
Depends : It is best to follow the directions on the bottle from the doctor who prescribed the medication for you. Do not take other people's prescriptions bec ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Body mass index: Use http://www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/guidelines/obesity/bmi/bmicalc.Htm to calculate body mass index which gives normal weight as 101-136 pounds. However, thi ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
1200 to 1500 per day: Eat healthy and exercise daily. You should cut down on sugars, sweets and fats. Eat plant based foods including vegetables and fruits. Use good protei ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Ideal body weight for a male 5' 3" tall (using 2 formulas) is 125.4 - 126.1 lbs. Bmi at those weights would be in the middle of normal range (18-25): ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience Bariatrics
Underweight: There is a broad range for a normal weight at that height. Anywhere from 158lbs to 202lbs is considered within the normal range.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: The amount of supplemental protein intake is dependent on your diet, body size, general health, and work out regimen. University of maryland has a ne ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin O'neil
27 years experience Urogynecology
No safe amount.: There is no research that has identified a 'safe' amount of alcohol in pregancy. You have to consider that everything you put in your mouth, you give ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
ASK YOUR OB: That is the job of your OB to answer your questions about that after you have had an exam and your OB has done an assessment of you, but generally eat ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: If you are overweight then i would stress eating a largely plant based diet of unprocessed food. The majority of your diet should be fruits and veget ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Eat healthy high: calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rishi Kumar
7 years experience Anesthesiology
30mg/day: The recommended allowance for pregnant and breastfeeding women is 30mg/day. Iron absorption is actually enhanced during pregnancy, but because of a re ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chenette
37 years experience Fertility Medicine
27 mg per day: In pregnancy a woman needs 50 % more iron. 27 mg is more than most diets supply. Good idea to supplement iron in pregnancy.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
32 years experience Bariatrics
30 mins: 30mins until you can increase your time in 15 mins blocks ...It depends also what are you trying to achive? Weigh loss? Muscle? Cardio? That makes a ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
5 lbs weight loss: In one week is dangerous. You should strive for about 2 pounds per week for a healthy and sustainable weight loss. Depending on your caloric needs now ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Height missing: If 63 inches about 120-125 pounds maximum.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience Dermatology
Use formula below: There are several different formulas that can be used to calculate your body weight. If you're a female, allow 100 lbs for the first 5 feet and 5 lbs ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Varies: The amount of weight you may lose after surgery depends on many things. It depends on your motivation, your diet, exercise,... Studies have shown that ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
About 120 to 130Poun: There is a range of weights which would be healthy for you. I would suggest that a weight of 120-125 pounds would be fine. Anything over 130 pounds wo ... Read More

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