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i am 5 foot how much should i weigh

A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hanriet Minasian
17 years experience Internal Medicine
120 lbs +/- 10 %: Ideal body weight is calculated for women as 100 pounds for 5feet and 5pounds for each additional inch. You can give or take 10 % for variations of s ... Read More
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Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Healthy body weight: The healthy body weight range for you is 110-145 lbs based on body mass index. It does not take into account different body frames or build, muscle to ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Best Answer Yourself: Look up BMI chart online. 20-25 promoted as healthy, however, not individually reliable & LFHC foods, promoted since 1950s by Ancel Keys, McGovern ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Growth: about a hundred pounds
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Average =132lb: The regular range would be about 132 lb using cdc growth charts.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Plotkin
41 years experience Podiatry
Mildly overweight: Your bmi is 28, your approximate target weight is closer to 133.
A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Rodgers
27 years experience Emergency Medicine
Absolutely not!!!: You are well within normal range and because you swim competitively you have more muscle than fat. Muscle tissue weighs more than fat. Keep swimming ... Read More
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Dr. Adam King
Dr. Adam King answered
14 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
WHO Growth Charts: The world health organization (who) has done a wonderful job of standardizing normal. Check out this website to find your answer http://www.Who.Int/c ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
DIABETES RISKS: Have some factors other than genetics, the most important probably is being obese, with most of the excess fatty tissue being in the belly area. Exer ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
Drinking : Drinking heavy cream is probably not a good idea due to the high sugar content. The best way to go is to increase the protein in your diet (i.E protei ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Roughly: Between 99 pounds to 121 pounds. Possibly more if you are athletic with significant muscle mass. BMI is a better estimate though.
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