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Hi, what is the ideal weight for a 45 year old woman who is 5 foot 3 inches?

Hi, what is the ideal weight for a 45 year old woman who is 5 foot 3 inches?

You decide: Dr. Harte has given you good advice. The "ideal weight" charts are from a bygone age and are subscientific. Your best weight is what looks and feels right to you, when you are able to take part in physical exercise successfully at a level competitive with your peers or above. It's good that you ask, and I hope you'll focus on a healthy lifestyle all around rather than a number. ...Read more

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What is the ideal weight for a five foot four 35 year old woman?

What is the ideal weight for a five foot four 35 year old woman?

It varies...: 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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Dr. Alvin Lin
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I'm 5 feet 4 inch female. My age is 35. My weight is 72 kg.. Do you tell how much weight I have to lose ? What is ideal weight with this high?

I'm 5 feet 4 inch female. My age is 35. My weight is 72 kg.. Do you tell how much weight I have to lose ? What is  ideal weight with this high?

Body mass index=27.4: Read this 1st: http://www.menshealth.com/fitness/the-problem-with-BMI. We technically define normal weight via body mass index (BMI), regardless of gender, age & ethnicity (so it doesn't matter that you live in Bangladesh). Go to http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmi-m.htm to calculate your BMI. Normal is 18.5-24.9. Theoretically you'd need to lose approximately 7kg. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Lehrman
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I am 5 foot 4 inches and 25yrs old. What should be my ideal weight.

I am 5 foot 4 inches and 25yrs old. What should be my ideal weight.

BMI: Ideal weight is determined by a normal bmi, body mass index. A normal bmi is between 18.5 and 24.9. For your height, that would come out to between 108 pounds and 145 pounds. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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I'm 20 years old and my height is 5 foot 7 inch. What should be the ideal weight at this age and height?

I'm 20 years old and my height is 5 foot 7 inch. What should be the ideal weight at this age and height?

Hmmm...: Hi. Your profile says you're 41 and you say you're 20. Not that I doubt you, but that's a hefty difference!Correct age and gender are important, as are the heights of your parents. In other words, not enough information! To your health. ...Read more

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
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I am 20 years old with a 3month old baby. I am 180 lbs after giving birth. I am 5 foot 6 inches tall. What is my ideal weight?

I am 20 years old with a 3month old baby. I am 180 lbs after giving birth. I am 5 foot 6 inches tall. What is my ideal weight?

Not tall enough/180: The body mass index(BMI) for your height varies in the normal ranges from 130 to 155 lbs. Hopefully, this will give you a target range to begin a post partum diet and exercise program. ...Read more

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Dr. David Hettinger
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I'm 25 and a male, my height is 5 feet 6 inches. What should be ideal weight ?

I'm 25 and a male, my height is 5 feet 6 inches. What should be ideal weight ?

It varies...: 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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