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Healthy Bmi For Women Over 50
Not healthy: Normal blood pressure (BP) is <120/80. Hypertension (HTN) is >140 on top or >90 on bottom measured on 2 separate occasions regardless of age, gender, height & weight. BP readings inbetween normal & HTN are considered pre-hypertension which still deserves improve in lifestyle before organ damage sets in. Proper nutrition & regular exercise are useful. ...Read more
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
130-170 pounds.: By BMI calculations, your weight should be in the 130-170 range to be considered healthy. Granted the BMI is not an ideal index as it doesn't take into account body composition (muscle versus fat) or coincident medical conditions. But that would be your range strictly based on your height. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No such thing: Even for young adults, these are subscience. At any adult age, the best weight is what looks and feels right to the person and enables them to do the things they enjoy -- hopefully including some fitness activities. An older person needs adequate muscle but fat isn't an asset. Don't target a number, target a level of fitness and function. ...Read more
Pediatric BMI: A "healthy" weight is one that will result in a Body Mass Index (BMI) between the 5th and 85th percentile for a child's age and sex. For a 16 year old female, this BMI range is approximately 16.75 to 24.6. At 5'5", this translates roughly into a range of 101 - 148lbs. Please consult with your doctor if you have specific questions regarding your child's weight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
20-25: At 5' 1 " and 100 pound you are at a very healthy weight. You could easily gain 20-25 pounds, and do very well. ...Read more
Yes!: For most people who are not overweight, it is a good goal to gain about 20-25 lbs throughout the course of a pregnancy. That being said, it is a goal and most of my patients gain 25-30 lbs, which is fantastic! for patients overweight, they shouldn't gain that much weight, nor should they try to lose weight while pregnant. ...Read more
Eat light, walk daily, gain no more weight than in pregnancy (23 lb) over lifespan. Is this a healthy lifestyle?
Not physically active
Eats 1500kJ per day
Is this BMI too low ?
What is considered anorexia BMI?
No: As long you are in good health, performing your daily activities, not obsessed with your weight, it is okay. You will gain weight, as you age, do not get too worked up if your BMI goes up to 20 or so. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What's a good body wt for african american female? I'm 68in, 198lbs, slight muscular build (prefer not to be < 190lbs. Don't agree w standrd BMI recs.
Is Overall Cholesterol Level 231.24517 mg/dl (5.98) OK
Mother, History Hardening of the Arteries
concern for a slim 50 yr old Male with good BMI?
Concerns: I am surprised that your doctor has not been more involved in your care. You might want to see a different primary doctor and/or see a Cardiologist. Things should turn out OK but please let me know. ...Read more
Is the 3 day (military) diet better than doing the atkins diet for faster results and more weight loss? 14 years old 250 pounds.
Diet and Activity: Key is to burn more calories than you take in. Body likes to use carbohydrates (sugar/pasta/bread/potatoes) Decreasing carbohydrates helpful. Eat more lean protein like chicken, fish, nuts, beans. Avoid saturated fats (animal fats). Need some fat so plant based fats best. Vegs and fruits have fiber which reduces hunger. Lastly need exercise, 30-40 min walking 5x/wk to start. 1500-1800 cal/day ...Read more
How many calories should a 5" 6, lightly active, 41 year old woman with a weight goal of 145 consume?
Metabolism drops: Remember after age 40 your metabolism begins to slow so it is very good you are active. Now you will need to eat 2000 cal oer day to maintain your weight. Your at is appropriate for your height. Now if you desire to lose wt though you should not. You should exercise 1 hour per day and eat 1800 cal per day. Hope this helps ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good calorie intake for a 21 yr girl who [email protected] least 1hr daily & weighs 205 trying to get to a better weight? 5'6" tall, & muscular, flat tummy
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