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A 29-year-old female asked:

I am 29yrs, height: 5'4"(1.63m), weight: 172lbs(78.0kg) and my bmi is: 29.5 which shows i'm overweight. pls how much kg do i need to loose. thanks.

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Overweight: It would be wise for you to see a dietitian to help you control your weight. Won't happen overnight but good care from the dietitian will make you feel and look good! Your family and friends will recognize how well you are doing!
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