# Top 40 Doctor insights on: Ideal Weight Calculation Formula

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## 1 Want legit formula to calculate body mass index?

Kg/m2: Bmi is a calculated value of your weight in kilograms (1kg=2.205 lbs) divided by you height in meters squared (1 meter=39.37 in). To square your height, multiply it by itself. I.E. 1.7 x 1.7. It's much easier to use one of the online bmi calculators where you just put in your height and weight and it does all the conversions and calculations for you. ...Read more

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## 2 What is the formula for calculating body mass index and ideal body weight?

BMI: The body mass index is equal to the person's weight divided by the square of their height. Ideal body weight will vary with age, sex, muscle/fat ratio, height and bone density. Bmi is only a rough guide of a person's ideal body weight which is usually a range and not an absolute number. Generally a bmi less than 18 is underweight, 18-25 is ideal, 25-30 is overweight and over 30 is obese. ...Read more

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## 3 My weight is 165 lbs. Age 24. Height 5'.6''.What is ideal weight according to my height?

130lbs...: For women: an easy formula to use for determining a healthy weight range based on height: calculate 100 lbs for the first 5 ft. Then add 5 lbs for every inch over 5 ft. So 100 + 30 = 130. Give or take 10% depending on the size of your frame. Small frame: 117 lbs med frame: 130 lbs large frame: 143 lbs. ...Read more

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## 4 Breastfeeding,always on diet since delivery(2y) atkins,calories etc,can't lose weight,wanna lose weight,like pre pregnancy weight(15kgs),have pcos ?

Exercise: Eat small frequent high protein meals,drink a lot of water and start to exercise--it will come off--continue to breast feed. ...Read more

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## 5 Is eating 1200 calorie to lose weight healthy?

It depends...: This depends on your size, activity level and the type of calories (low-glycemic foods help the most). Most people will lost weight on a 1200 calorie diet but weight loss on such a diet will be temporary unless you make long-term changes in your diet. You are more likely to become deficient in vitamins and minerals so should take a multivitamin. Please see http://bit.Ly/19csbtw and my comment:. ...Read more

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## 6 Consuming 1,250 calories daily. Background burn rate estimated 1,600-1,700 online. Weigh 140 lbs, goal 125. 5'6". Feel fine—gradual weight loss. Safe?

Usually : Need to see primary care physician or do Healthtap to visit for a specific recommendation ...Read more

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## 7 Is consuming 920 calories a day ok? I'm trying to lose weight by exercising & counting calories. I'm 140 lbs, ideal weight is my prebaby weight of 122

Many more ?s: It is possible to eat around 1, 000 cal per day to loose weight. The trick is getting the proper nutrition and vitamins into that constrained calorie count. I would also say that exercise at that calorie level would need to be temporarily halved or stopped, depending on what you are doing and how intense the workout is. A better approach may be a few more calories with moderate exercise. ...Read more

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## 8 How to calculate body mass index formula please?

See below: Bmi = [ weight in pounds divided by (height in inches) x (height in inches) ] x 703 for example, a person who weighs 150 pounds and is 5 feet 3 inches tall has a bmi of 26.5. [ 150 lbs. Divided by (63 inches) x (63 inches) ] x 703 = 26.5. ...Read more

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## 9 How to weight gain?? what is diet plan for weight gain??

Foods to help with: healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, Avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, protein bars, lean meats, poultry, fish, Smoothies (with added silken tofu or powdered milk), Greek yogurt (full –fat), pasta/ bagels & use of juice rather than soda. Some people add whey proteins. ...Read more

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## 10 How to lose my wieght 90 kg to 75 .. Diet chart?

If you: Increase your exercise, daily activity, eat frequent small meals, get restful sleep about 7-8 hours, minimize processed, fried and high glycemic carbonhydrates. Lean meat and fish is okay. ...Read more

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## 11 What is healthy pregnancy weight gain?

Depends.: Depending on your pre-pregnancy weight for height, you may be best off not gaining any weight, or 10-40 lbs (more for twins). ...Read more

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## 12 1600 calorie south indian style diet chart for weight loss ?

Diets: In general, with regard to weight loss, the calorie content of the diet is more significant than the nutrient content of the diet. Health benefits like improvements in diabetes and heart risk appear to be more related to nutrient content. In general, data seems to be pointing to moderation in simple carbohydrates and saturated fats and high in omega 3 fats, lean protein, and fiber. ...Read more

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## 13 Doses of L-carnitine for weight loss(with exercise)? Weight 91kg , height 174 cm

Carnitine: L carnitine is an Amino Acid that helps the body build protein, muscle. So working out with muscles and taking a protein supplement can help build muscle. Muscle dictates metabolism and helps burn calories. ...Read more

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## 14 Is rapid weight gain or slow weight gain better for Anorexic recovery? Current BMI at 17.7. Had BMI of 15 around early March...

Slow and steady: It sounds like you are making good progress. Slow weight gain will not tax your body and is more likely,to become a healthy way,of,eating. Rapid weight gain is more likely to overly tax your,body,which can be dangerous. Manage your exercise as well. Keep it moderate if you have been exercising. It is important to be followed by your doc, a nutritionist, and,therapist during,this process. ...Read more

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## 15 Weight 78 kg , height 5 feet 3 inches , age 23 . How much weight should I loss ?

About 18 kg: Your ideal weight based on bmi should not be more than 60 kg. Better if 50 kg. So you have a lot of work to do. Do slowly. It will be a good idea to consult your doctor to supervise and advice you. Diet in a nutshell is to eliminate all sweets and minimize starches. Good luck. ...Read more

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## 16 Height 5,"5 weight 65kg age17 How much calories would gave burned(approx) in 50 minutes workout?

Depends on exercise: Using a calorie burner calculator, the numbers range from 150 to 400, depending on the intensity of your workout. Try using a similar app to find out exactly. ...Read more

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## 17 Lose inches off the bust - weight watchers?

Well, here's the: Thing. Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be bust fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Weight watchers is a reputable organization if you wish to lose weight. ...Read more

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## 18 Weight lost weight the best diet?

Too many..: There are so many effective diets that you must find the one that takes in fewer calories than you expend in a day, contains proper percentages of carbohydrates, protein and fat (60-40-20 is target), and that you can follow long term. Don't forget aerobic(cardio-pulmonary) exercise. ...Read more

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## 19 What weight gain milkshake to use?

Basics: Drink more milk and eat well. Avoid unhealthy foods. ...Read more

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## 20 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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## 21 Is it true that you can determine your body frame with index finger and thumb for ideal weight calculation? Or regardless of the frame, BMI rules?

Bmi : The thumb and index measurement are a rough guide. Bmi should not be taken as an absolute standard it does have to be adjusted slightly for your frame. ...Read more

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## 22 What is my ideal weight?

Healthy weight range: At one's routine check-up, he can ask about his "ideal" weight, which usually means his "healthy weight range". The best weight for a person varies, depending on amount of muscle, body build, any medical problems, etc... For a guy, a quick estimate is 106 pounds for the first 5 feet of height, plus 6 pounds for each additional inch. So, for a 68" person, an estimate can be 106+48 = 154 pounds. ...Read more

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## 23 The ideal weight for 6 ft.

There is a range: Ideal weight or a healthy weight for this height would be about 80 kg (175-180 pounds). ...Read more

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## 24 What is an ideal weight for a goal?

NOT a goal: Please forgive me -- the goal is to enjoy life, be healthy and do the things you enjoy, not to pursue a number. And in fact, your weight will set itself when you are doing the things that are most enjoyable and healthy. Your "ideal weight" is whatever looks & feels right to you while you can keep up with peers at fitness activities. All the rest is sub-science. Enjoy your life & be wise. ...Read more

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## 25 What is the ideal weight for 1m68cm?

Build other factors: but.... http://www.nhs.uk/livewell/loseweight/pages/height-weight-chart.aspx pretty reliable source

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## 26 What is ideal weight for 5'2" female ?

ideal weight: A bmi (body mass index) in the low 20's is desirable/ideal. Using a bmi chart 120-125lbs would give you a bmi of about 22 which is very good. At 140lbs you would be near 25 which is considered overweight. Of course everyone is different and people can have very different builds and bone structure. Hope this was helpful. ...Read more

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## 27 How do you determine your ideal weight?

BMI table: Search online for a bmi (body mass index) table and see where you fall in. The tables are self-explanatory as far as what is considered normal, overweight, and obese. Good luck! ...Read more

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## 28 What is the ideal weight for 5'2" female?

Varies: At a height of 5'2", a weight of between 101 and 136 lbs will give you a normal body mass index (bmi) of between 18.5 and 25. However, this number does not account completely for other factors like skeletal frame and muscle mass. People with large frames and high muscle mass will have higher bmis that are normal, and therefore can weigh more. ...Read more

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## 29 What should you consider an ideal weight?

YOU decide: The "ideal weight" charts are subscience / entertainment & even "body mass index" was a measure of post-wwii populations, not people. A person's best weight is whatever looks and feels right to that person while he / she is able to keep up with peers at the fitness activities that he / she enjoys. I hope you've chosen a smart, fitness-focused lifestyle. ...Read more

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## 30 Male age 61 - 5' 9" what is ideal weight ?

160: The ideal weight is 160 plus or minus 10% so 144 to 176 would be the range. ...Read more

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## 31 What is the ideal weight for a 5 ft person?

Body mass index: We use body mass index (http://www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/guidelines/obesity/bmi/bmicalc.Htm) to determine underweight, normal weight, overweight & obese based upon height in adults regardless of gender. Normal weight for 5' is 95#-128# but doesn't take into account body composition. Better to have more muscle than fat. Being skinny fat isn't healthy either. So 128# of muscle healthier than 95# of fat. ...Read more

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## 32 What is the ideal weight by age and height?

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

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## 34 What is the ideal weight for an adult female?

Please be specific: Desired weight range for any person of any gender and any age will depend on their height. When you input questions on the public site, please include enough information on which to develop an answer. This is not a chat room. so the questions are not linked. ...Read more

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## 35 What is the best way to know the ideal weight?

Few ways: There are some rough estimates available, but the best ways are to be evaluated by someone who does this sort of thing to take into account height, weight, and body fat percentages. This can be done with calipers, water dispersion, etc. ...Read more

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## 36 Whatnis the ideal weight for. 5'4 teen female?

Varies by age: You can go to the cdc website and download a growth chart and plot the height and weight at any given age. The percentile of weight should correspond to the percentile of height. (a 75% tall person should be 75% weight) www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts. ...Read more

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## 37 What is the ideal weight for 5'0 Asian female?

90 to 110 pounds.: Smack in middle is 100 pounds.

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## 38 What is my ideal weight for age 37 5'3 female?

111 TO136LBS: Ideal weight depending on your frame which can be small/medium/large is anywhere from 111 lbs to 136 lbs. ...Read more

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## 39 What is the ideal weight for a certain heighth?

BMI calculator: Check out bmicalc.Org or some other body mass index calculator. More than just weight, you want your body mass index in a healthy zone and there is a range. ...Read more

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## 40 What's ideal weight for 5"4 28 year old female ?

126 lb/57.5 kg: If you put the two measurements into the bmi scale or cdc growth charts, the ideal weight comes out 126 lb or 57.5 kg. A weight of 115-140 lb would also be considered within expected range of normal. ...Read more