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Is a BMI of 17.8 considered healthy?

Is a BMI of 17.8 considered healthy?

Stability is key: Certainly this is below 18.5, which is the low end of normal. However, if you have always been thin, then this is really nothing to worry about. If there are signs of eating disorders, these in themselves have significant health consequences and need to be addressed. ...Read more

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Body Mass Index (Definition)

Body mass index (BMI) is a measurement based on a person's height and weight, to decide if a person is too heavy or too light for his height. The index is a number that can be in the underweight range, normal range, overweight range, or obese range. Children use different number ranges than adults do, ...Read more


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Is a healthy male BMI the same as a female's bmi?

Is a healthy male BMI the same as a female's bmi?

No: Optimal bmis for males could be in the teens (17%) while women require more body fat at around 24%, . ...Read more

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Female 22years old Not physically active Eats 1500kJ per day BMI 18.1 Is this BMI too low ? What is considered anorexia BMI?

No: As long you are in good health, performing your daily activities, not obsessed with your weight, it is okay. You will gain weight, as you age, do not get too worked up if your BMI goes up to 20 or so. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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At what percentage of body fat is a young man considered obese?

> 25% for men: Body fat percentage is total body fat expressed as percentage of total body weight. Cut-off point defining obesity is >25% for men. Body fat percentage=1.2xbmi +0.23xage-5.4-10.8xgender. (gender=o for females and 1 for males). Body mass index (bmi) is the weight in kilograms divided by the height in meters squared to equal the percentage range in which one's bmi should fall. 30 or > is obese. ...Read more

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Is a BMI of 25.5 good?

In indicates : That you're very slightly overweight. Eat less and exercise more to lost the weight for your overall health. Bmi is just a measurement of weight relative to height. It's not reflective of your overall health; and it's not "good" or "bad", it's just a calculation. ...Read more

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What is the normal weight for a 61 yr old female, 5' tall. What is considered the healthy weight?

What is the normal weight for a 61 yr old female, 5' tall. What is considered the healthy weight?

Weight: There is always a range of normal weight and it also depends on your bone structure. But you can look up a height/weight graph, which I did for you. This is for 5' tall. 97 to 123 lbs. normal 128 to 148 lbs. = overweight 153 to 199 lbs. = obese ...Read more

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What is a healthy body mass index for a 50 year old?

Under 27: 20-25 is normal over 25 is overweight over 30 is obese in my patients over 45, i tell them that should not be more than a little overweight, so i say 27. I also tell them, though, that optimal is below 25 and that should be the goal. ...Read more

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What is the average/a healthy weight for a 17 year old female that is 5'10??

What is the average/a healthy weight for a 17 year old female that is 5'10??

Weight: We calculate weight by 100lbs for 5' and 5 lbs for every inch above that; so 150. However, 10% below and up to 20% above, is just cosmetic weight, not affecting your health. So 135-180lbs. ...Read more

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Is 139 a normal body weight for an 18 year old woman with a height of 5'5" I can't remember what the healthy or normal weight range is ?

Is 139 a normal body weight for an 18 year old woman 
with a height of 5'5"

I can't remember what the healthy or normal weight range is




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Yes: BMI 20 to 25 is normal. You are at 23. Congrats for maintaining a healthy weight! A neat way to self track and calculate BMI is a physician research and developed platform at www.personalmedicineplus.com put in 0008 for your free coupon code. Best of luck! ...Read more

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If you are a woman who is 5'5'' tall, what is considered a healthy weight range?

If you are a woman who is 5'5'' tall, what is considered a healthy weight range?

110-140: 110 lbs to 140 pounds is the healthy range for a woman who is 5 ft 5 tall. ...Read more

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Is it healthy for a 15 year old girl of normal weight with a cholesterol level of 230?

Is it healthy for a 15 year old girl of normal weight with a cholesterol level of 230?

No: That is an elevated level. This is often due to genetics. Diet and exercise may help and it should be checked again in the near future. ...Read more

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What is defined as an underweight BMI for kids?

Talk to MD: Your pediatrician is the best one to answer this question for the simple reason that they have been tracking your child for a while. The child should remain fairly stable on the growth chart. All children vary in shape and size, some of it is from genetics and some of it is from nutrition. Talk to your md. ...Read more

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What is considered overweight for a 12-year-old?

What is considered overweight for a 12-year-old?

Depends: It depends on the height and the sex of the individual. Have the 12 year old visit the doctor and use the growth chart to determine if the child is overweight for age and height. ...Read more

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What is the average weight for a 14 year old 5'5 female? Is being 150 lbs considered being overweight?

What is the average weight for a 14 year old 5'5 female? Is being 150 lbs considered being overweight?

Being Overweight: For 5 feet 5 inches tall female, her ideal weight would be 125 pounds. Range is between 113 and 138 pounds. Increase of 20% of ideal weight is considered overweight, think: How do you feel about your weight and appearance? Does your weight limit you from some activities? Are you worried about health risks due to weight? Do you overeat due to stress? See Physician for weight, Diet and Stress. ...Read more

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What is considered a healthy sex life?

What is considered a healthy sex life?

Not definite answer: If the outcome of interacting an opposite sex can bring the expected comfort and control with personal & social harmony and well-being, that is a healthy sex life; it not, it can be considered as unhealthy. To delve into deeper understanding on the subjects, peruse articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter05.html and http://www.formefirst.com/onSexLife-ED-CareOptions.html. ...Read more

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What is a healthy weight range for a 19-year-old woman?

What is a healthy weight range for a 19-year-old woman?

BMI less than 25: The most easy way of answering your question will be to achieve a body mass index (BMI), a formula that calculates weight for height, less than 25. Of course BMI alone can not solely make the conclusion that an individual be it a women or man must be below BMI of 25 to be healthy but you get the point. MRI to calculate fat percentage will be more of an academic way to better define fat % ...Read more

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What is the HEALTHY DIET for a BOY AGED 17 ,HEIGHT 5'4" , Mass 50 kg and is in study pressure?

What is the HEALTHY DIET for a BOY  AGED 17 ,HEIGHT 5'4" , Mass 50 kg and is in study pressure?

Anxiety: I admire you for wanting to eat eating Healthy Diet. See Physician for Diagnosis; have Diet 2000 - 2500 cal/day with more Protein and 2-3 snacks in between meals; eat slowly, relax; gradually increase caloric intake. Your “Study Pressure” to pass, to excel, and to live up to expectations of parents is causing Anxiety affecting your appetite, eating regularly and eating healthy. See a Therapist. ...Read more

Bmi (Definition)

Bmi or body mass index is how we define if a person is under or overweight. It is calculated my taking your height in meters and dividing it by your weight in kilograms squared. Or using a bmi calculator. A normal weight is a bmi between 18-25. Obese is a ...Read more