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What is a healthy BMI for a 10 yr. old girl, 4ft. 11in. tall, 101.4 lbs. ?

What is a healthy BMI for a 10 yr. old girl, 4ft. 11in. tall, 101.4  lbs. ?

Lifestyle Changes: "10 yr old girl, 4'11", 101.4 lbs...healthy BMI? The Body mass Index is a tool to assess fat levels. Additionally, children must have their Ht & Wt assessed using standard growth charts. Your child's Ht, Wt, and BMI are at the 95th % for age. A BMI over 85th % falls into over-weight category. See your doctor for guidance to incorporate exercise & dietary changes into your child's daily routine. ...Read more

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Body Mass Index (Definition)

Body mass index (BMI) is a measurement based on a person's height and weight, to decide if a person is too heavy or too light for his height. The index is a number that can be in the underweight range, normal range, overweight range, or obese range. Children use different number ranges than adults do, ...Read more


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I've used BMI calculators online, which say my 10 yr.old has a healthy weight. She is a 10 yr.old girl 4 ft.11in.101lbs. Is she at a healthy weight?

I've used BMI calculators online, which say my 10 yr.old has a healthy weight. She is a 10 yr.old girl 4 ft.11in.101lbs. Is she at a healthy weight?

Yes: she is tall for her age but weighs a good amount for her height. this is true if she is 120 months old (just turned 10). at 10 yrs, 59 inches is 95th percentile for height and 101 pounds is 92nd percentile for weight. according to World Health Organization growth curves. she is well proportioned. ...Read more

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How would a 15 year old girl with a height of 5'3 and weighs 155 pounds achive a normal healthy bmi?

How would a 15 year old girl with a height of 5'3 and weighs 155 pounds achive a normal healthy bmi?

BMI 27.5: bit overweight, ideal BMI is between 20 -25, diet first and exercise are the best tactics, half of your plate would be green salad/vegetables/fruits and keep moving, 30 minutes a day of moderate exercise, stay healthy ...Read more

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Im a 5'8 18 year old girl with a BMI of like 23. And i eat a bag of skittles almost everyday. Is that too much?

Im a 5'8 18 year old girl with a BMI of like 23.  And i eat a bag of skittles almost everyday. Is that too much?

Big or little bag?: A small bag (not giant size) should not be too intrusive if offset with a well balanced diet and strong consistent hour of physical activity. Ensure 5 fruits, roots, or veggies are offerred too! ...Read more

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What is the right BMI for a 5 foot four 9 stone 3 fifteen year old girl?

What is the right BMI for a 5 foot four 9 stone 3 fifteen year old girl?

See BMI calculator: Bmi is calculated by entering height and weight (pounds or kg, not in stones) into a bmi calculator - you can find one at http://pediatrics.About.Com/cs/usefultools/l/bl_bmi_calc.Htm. For children, bmi is classified as "normal" (below 85th percentile), overweight (bmi 85th to 94th percentile) and obese (bmi at 95th percentile or above). Overweight and obese classes were changed several years ago. ...Read more

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I want to know the approx or suitable weight nd height according to BMI for 18 year girl?

The height is...: ....Whatever the height is. That is not something you control. The appropriate weight is determined by height, so what's appropriate for a short girl won't be appropriate for a much taller one. Bmi is only one way of determining if someone is over or under weight. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the average height/weight/bmi for a 10 year 8 month Asian girl?

Can you tell me about the average height/weight/bmi for a 10 year 8 month Asian girl?

Body mass index: There's a wide range of normal for weight & height that depends upon age, gender, ethnicity and other variables including nutritional status. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/bmi-calculator/itt-20084938 for a starting point. Also http://www.webmd.com/parenting/raising-fit-kids/weight/bmi/bmi-calculator. Finally, we talk in terms of BMI percentile in reference to kids so http://goo.gl/DP6uuv ...Read more

Bmi (Definition)

Bmi or body mass index is how we define if a person is under or overweight. It is calculated my taking your height in meters and dividing it by your weight in kilograms squared. Or using a bmi calculator. A normal weight is a bmi between 18-25. Obese is a ...Read more