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A 24-year-old male asked:

I'm a 24-year-old male who is 5 foot nine and 185 pounds, how overweight am i?

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Dr. Olatokunbo Archie
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
About 25 pounds: You can use this quick calculation to estimate your ideal weight: Men are "allowed"106 pounds for the first 5 feet . Then 6 pounds are "allowed" for every inch above 5 feet. Using this calculation, your ideal weight about 160 pounds. (25 pounds lower than your current weight. ) You can also use your find out your BMI or body mass index calculator.
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