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Doctor insights on: Healthy Weight Vs Height

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What is a good way to calculate a healthy weight for your height?

Check With....: Check with your doctors or look at the cdc ( center for disease control ) website for standard numbers.Remember that there is a large variation. ...Read more

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If im in the 1% of naturally skinny women what is the healthy weight for my height 1, 82 ? Its very hard for me to gain !

If im in the 1% of naturally skinny women what is the healthy weight for my height 1, 82 ? Its very hard for me to gain !

You decide: "ideal weight" is subscience and entertainment. A woman needs only a little bit of body fat sufficient to keep her hormones able to sustain the monthly cycle. Your best weight is what looks and feels right to you and allows you to take part successfully in the fitness activities that you enjoy. Most women would be very glad to find it "hard to gain". Stay fit & your body will stay right naturally. ...Read more

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A healthy weight for my height of 5 feet?

A healthy weight for my height of 5 feet?

104 - 137 pounds: It depends on your "frame" size, but height and weight charts are all over the internet. These give recommendations, but differ for each person based in age and level of activity as well. http://www.healthchecksystems.com/heightweightchart.htm. ...Read more

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What is my healthy weight for my height of 6 feet?

What is my healthy weight for my height of 6 feet?

149 - 188 pounds: It depends on your "frame" size, but height and weight charts are all over the internet. These give recommendations, but if i saw a 6 foot tall guy that wieghed 149 pounds, i would wonder why? http://www.healthchecksystems.com/heightweightchart.htm. ...Read more

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What is a healthy weight-to-height ratio?

See below: http://www.disabled-world.com/artman/publish/height_weight.shtml here is a website that has a healthy weight to height ratio for men and woman. ...Read more

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What is a healthy weight for my height if i'm 6 feet tall?

What is a healthy weight for my height if i'm 6 feet tall?

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

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Tell me what a healthy weight for my height of 5'11" at 13 (girl)?

Tell me what a healthy weight for my height of 5'11" at 13 (girl)?

135 - 176 pounds: It depends on your "frame" size, but height and weight charts are all over the internet. These give recommendations, but differ for each person based in age and level of activity as well. http://www.healthchecksystems.com/heightweightchart.htm. ...Read more

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What is the normal or healthy weight/bmi for a woman of 24yrs & Height of 5'4?

What is the normal or healthy weight/bmi  for a woman of 24yrs & Height of 5'4?

About 120 lbs: One easy equation for weight is to be 100 lbs for 5 feet and then add about 5 lbs per inch. So for 5'4'' an average weight would be 120 lbs plus or minus about 10 lbs. If you are severely overweight you should not expect to get down to that weight though. ...Read more