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A 19-year-old female asked:

How many calories should i be taking in daily? i'm a female, i'm 19, 5'5" & currently weigh 110 lbs. i understand that's under weight but i eat a lot.

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
You decide: Forget "overweight" & "underweight"; this is subscience / entertainment. Your best weight is what looks and feels right for you and lets you keep up with peers in competitive athletics & have a normal cycle. Every olympic lady sprinter has a body like yours and most women would do anything to look like you. Stay fit and eat what you like.

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Last updated Dec 9, 2013

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