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I am 16 years old girl and I am 5 feet 8 inches tall. What is the ideal weight?

I am 16 years old girl and I am 5 feet 8 inches tall. What is the ideal weight?

General guidelines: There are many ways to look at this. For a 16 year old girl, the 50th %ile weight is 118 pounds, the 10th %ile is 100 pounds, and the 90th %ile is 154 pounds. Anywhere in that range probably is okay. If you calculate your bmi, and use adult guidelines, a normal bmi would occur between about 120 and 160 pounds. ...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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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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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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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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I'm 6 foot 1 inch 18 year old male medium built and weigh 176 pounds.. What is my ideal weight?

You decide: Ideal weight" charts are based on fallacies. If we believed them, then most triathletes would be "underweight" and most professional football players -- fantastic athletes -- would be "overweight." your ideal weight is whatever looks and feels right to you and enables you to perform your chosen sport(s) best. ...Read more

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Hello, I am from india.My girl baby girl age is 6 years, &height is 4 feet.Her weight is 47 lb. Is it ideal weight? Please tell me.

Hello, I am from india.My girl baby girl age is 6 years, &height is 4 feet.Her weight is 47 lb. Is it ideal weight? Please tell me.

NOT QUITE: Ideal weight for 6 year old at 4 feet tall is around 70 pounds. She is a little underweight. If she is eating well and very active that is fine. Her bmi is 14.34 and normal bmi is 18.5. ...Read more

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