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5ft 6 Inches Healthy Weight
About 140-180 lbs: I can't stress enough that overall healthy habits (not smoking, physical inactivity, heart disease, etc.) are often shown to be more important than absolute weight; however, to answer your question, the "normal" range for a 6' tall male is about 140-180 pounds. "overweight" is considered 185-215 pounds. "obese" is considered greater than 220 pounds. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Variable: Ideal body weight should be a range not a specific number. It can vary based on a number of issues such as race, ethnicity, physical characteristics... Weight is only one aspect to consider. Body mass index is another and bmi should range from 18 to 25. An acceptable range for a 5ft 3 in female is 105-140 pounds. ...Read more
I'm 42 years old male diabetic patient in 10 years. my weight 57kg height166 cm. i need weight gain 6 to10 kgs.glucose under control. ple. ur opinion.
BMI: Your BMI calculates out as 20.7 which is in the normal healthy range. There is no clinical reason in the information given that you need to intentionally gain weight. It is also possible that a weight gain would decrease the control you have on your sugars. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Proper height and weight for 15 year old irish male. My height is 5 foot 9 weight is 133 pounds. Thanks?
This indicates that: Your are 13 years old. Please consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more
Diet/exercise: Assuming you don't have any medical problems, you need to eat less and exercise more. 3 meals/d; no snacks; at least 30 min/d of exercise. Avoid supplements and other gimmicks. At 3500 calories/to gain or lose a pound, you will need to restrict your daily total dietary intake to 1300 calories or less plus the exercise to lose 1/2 pound per week. Get started. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stones?: Most of us on this side of the pond think of stones as "mick and the boys", not as 14 pounds! generally speaking, 8-10 stones would be fine for 5 feet 4 inches of height. Each individual is different, and some have good reason to stay on the slimmer side (such as a person with pre-diabetes or high cholesterol problems). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ideal weight: 167 pounds with a 20 lb variation up or down for bone build. ...Read more
137-184 lbs: According the the "quartlet index", more commonly known as the body mass index (bmi) your ideal weight range would be between 137-184 pounds. Studies by the major life insurance companies find that people of your height at that weight range, tend to live longer, better quality lives. 185-221 is overweight, greater than 221 moves into categories of obesity for your height. ...Read more
Ideal weight: Healthy weight is variable and depends on fitness, muscle, and body type. ...Read more
You decide: Ideal weight" charts are based on fallacies. If we believed them, then most triathletes would be "underweight" and most professional football players -- fantastic athletes -- would be "overweight." your ideal weight is whatever looks and feels right to you and enables you to perform your chosen sport(s) best. ...Read more
I'm 20yo female.5 feet 2".38 kg weight. Bmi : underweight.How can I gain weight & get my BMI to healthy weight? I walk 1 hr everyday.Is that a problem
To lose weight: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water /day. Try for 8 hrs of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Use whole grains. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Loosing weight without really trying, labs norm, sonogram& cat norm. Male 6'3" BMI is 40". Gut hurts when I eat bread. Lost 6 lbs in two weeks. ??????
Gluten Senstivity: You are likely to have gluten sensitivity (this is why you can't eat bread). Because of the inflammation caused by the bread and gluten you are not absorbing so that is why you are loosing weight. Being that you BMI is 40 it would be recommended that you lose weight by avoiding all bread, pasta, flour, cereal, oatmeal, beer, etc. You will actually feel lighter and have more energy. ...Read more
Weight: Ideal weight for you would be approximately 110. Caloric intake is about 1500 gms. ...Read more
525,000: 150 lbs of fat represents 525,000 calories. To lose this amount of weight in a sustainable and effective manner should take you about a year and a half. You want to limit your calories and increase your exercise. Ideally you will be losing 1-2 lbs per week. Crash diets and exercise programs usually cause water and muscle loss instead of fat loss. Talk with a nutritionist and your doctor. ...Read more
My weight is 105 kg waist 47 inch and height 5 foot 6 inch please suggest me diet plan in detail please?
Eat less than needed: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Take drinks without calories. Surely avoid sugar or simple starch calories. Eat fewer calories than the body needs, each day. ...Read more
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