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A 22-year-old female asked:

im a 22yr old female at 5'0, whats my ideal body weight while having a med body frame? i take daily walks(15-90mins), what can i do/eat to metabolism

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Dr. Susan Albow
Integrative Medicine 22 years experience
Ideal body weight: A simple formula for women is to allow 100 pounds for being 5 feet tall and add 5 pounds for every inch taller than 5 feet. A fluctuation of 10 pounds in either direction of ideal weight is considered healthy. Increase your metabolism by eating a healthy breakfast, including healthy fats in your diet, such as avocado, salmon, nuts, drinking green tea, regular exercise and regular sleep pattern.

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Last updated May 12, 2016

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