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A 16-year-old female asked:

Im 16 female 5'8.5 and 153 pounds. i eat a very healthy diet and exercise 2-5 times a week. am i over weight? and i cant lose weight no matter what i

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
You're perfect!: Your body mass index is 22.9. Normal is 19-25. You're right in the middle. It doesn't get better than that!! Now, your mission, should you choose to accept it: stay 153 for the next 40 years (that's easier said than done!). But keep doing what you're doing (good diet and exercise). (this message will self destruct in the usual manner in 10 seconds).
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