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A 22-year-old male asked:

i am 22 years old woman and i'm 5'2". however i weigh 145lbs. am i overweight for my height?

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Dr. Scott Diede
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BMI: Using body mass index (bmi) as a guide, given your height and weight, your bmi is 26.5. This is considered overweight. Normal bmi is 18.5 to 24.9; overweight is 25 to 29.9.

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A 30-year-old female asked:

Is 64.5k already an overweight for a 30y/o lady with 5'1 in height?

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Dr. Hanford Yau
Endocrinology 16 years experience
BMI estimation: Your estimated BMI is 26.8 which is overweight (>/=25). However, BMI has limitations as it may overestimate body fat in athletes & others who have a muscular build while underestimate body fat in older persons & others who have lost muscle. Also, it does not take into account ethnicity. Other methods of assessment such as body composition may be an alternative approach

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