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Doctor insights on: Height Weight Age Ratio Chart

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Do you suggest a weight chart for height and age?

Do you suggest a weight chart for height and age?

Found on internet: Here's a handy site for that... http://www.halls.md/ideal-weight/body.htm. ...Read more

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Is a height and weight and age chart useful?

Is a height and weight and age chart useful?

Yes: For kids this is how we track normal growth: http://www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts/charts.Htm. ...Read more

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Reaching Your Optimal Height (Checklist)

Get adequate nutrition
Once
Get plenty of sleep while growing
Once
Get plenty of vitamin D and calcium
Daily
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Is a height and weight chart by age suggested?

Yes : Please see this cdc website for the charts: http://www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts/charts.Htm. ...Read more

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Is an age to height to weight chart accurate?

Is an age to height to weight chart accurate?

In terms of?: There are growth charts with reference norms to determine if growth rate is normal. The chart isn't the problem if there is concern about accuracy. Kids have to be measured with a stadiometer (shoes off) to get accurate height info. If it still doesn't seem right the stadiometer may need to be calibrated to make sure it's accurate. ...Read more

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Reaching Your Optimal Height (Checklist)

Eat a well-rounded healthy diet
Once
Get plenty of sleep (growth hormone is released during sleep)
Once
Do stretching exercises
Daily
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Is there a height to weight to age chart for men?

Is there a height to weight to age chart for men?

The BMI chart: Age is only used for pediatric/youg adults, often calculated to age 18 or so. After this point, we only use height and wt to determine healthy vs not-healthy-wt ranges for both men and women. It is a rough estimate and provide you a guide to keep "ideal body wt" for better health. If you have specific concern about your wt/height vs age (we shrink in height with age), consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Where can I find a weight by height and age chart?

Where can I find a weight by height and age chart?

Found on internet: Here's a handy site for that... http://www.halls.md/ideal-weight/body.htm. ...Read more

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Reaching Your Optimal Height (Checklist)

Eat a healthy balanced diet
Once
Treat any bone injury to growth plates promptly and properly
Once
Know a healthy diet in early childhood is important
Once
Have regular check-ups with a pediatrician
2x year

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