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A 46-year-old female asked:

If you are 158cm in height and weighing 43 kilos, is this overweight. i am 46 and want to lose some weight , i feel very plump?

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Dr. Sudhir Bansal
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology 77 years experience
BMI: Your bmi is about 17 if your calculation is correct that is not overweight you can generate muscle mass which should help your body image weight loss is not suggested.
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Dr. Gregg Nishi
Bariatrics 24 years experience
overweight: 158cm and 42kg? You mean 62 inches tall (5 feet 2 inches) and 94 lbs. If anything you are underweight by a small amount. You do not need to lose weight at all. Between 65-75kg you would be overweight. 75-100kg would be obese, and over 100kg would be morbidly obese.
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Last updated Sep 29, 2016

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