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A 37-year-old female asked:

what is an ideal weight for a 37 year old female who is 5 foot 3?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Ideal weight.: Roughly 110-140 pounds, although better estimate if u know your bmi (body mass index) which normally is 18-25 . Google the words bmi calculator & that can guide you.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
BMI: Use a BMI calculator to know. SEE: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm. BMI Categories: Underweight = <18.5 * Normal weight = 18.5–24.9 * Overweight = 25–29.9 * Obesity = BMI of 30 or greater. By checking your BMI you can get an idea of whether you are in a healthy range.

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Depends: A female of normal activity and body structure should have an bmi between 20-25 kg/m2. For you that would be between 114 - to 143 lbs.
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