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Can you tell me normal height and weight for children?

Can you tell me normal height and weight for children?

CDC site: If you go to the cdc website: www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts you can pick out one that meets your needs. ...Read more

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Falling below normal height or weight required for gymnastic stars?

Falling below normal height or weight required for gymnastic stars?

Eval: Usually gymnasts are more concerned about exceeding height and weight norms, not falling below them. Because height and weights for competitive gymnasts tends to be low already, i would consult with your physician for medical evalation. Depending on the cause for low height/ weight the physician may recommend working with a nutritionist or other measures. ...Read more

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Can you tell me changes from normal height and weight for women as they age?

Can you tell me changes from normal height and weight for women as they age?

Many variables...: 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 23 year women my height is 5.1 weight is 48 m i consider short heighted girl or normal height? Or my weight is ideal?

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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My kid 2year and 10 month (10/01/2013), boy, now is 89.5cm, much lower than the normal height in graph. Weight is 11.6kg. Measure the trace elements?

My kid 2year and 10 month (10/01/2013), boy, now is 89.5cm, much lower than the normal height in graph. Weight is 11.6kg. 
Measure the trace elements?

Why trace elements ?: A single height & weight are not adequate background information upon which to make any recommendation.This must be put in context with the ht/wt of the parents, the past measurements of the kid, the kids overall health. The cited numbers are in the 5-10% range of the general population on CDC growth charts. Which means that by themselves, they are absolutely normal for 5-10% of the population. ...Read more

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What percentage of the body may be muscle in an normal weight/height 25 year old male (I know it differs from person to person but give me an estimate?

What percentage of the body may be muscle in an normal weight/height 25 year old male (I know it differs from person to person but give me an estimate?

What,You A Cannibal?: Quote: "The normal muscle mass percentage on the body weight lies between 38% and 54% for men and between 28% and 39% for women depending on age and physical activity level."I don't find that very helpful. I'd want to know % Body fat, BMI and especially how I look and feel: Lean and mean or soft around the edges? Well-defined muscles or hidden in a layer of fat? Energetic and enthusiastic or blah? ...Read more

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What normal weight/height gain for 7 months premature baby boy who born at birth 1.67 kg and height at 41 cm. Breastfeeding and now 3.5 months old. ?

What normal weight/height gain for 7 months premature baby boy who born at birth 1.67 kg and height at 41 cm. Breastfeeding and now 3.5 months old. ?

Needs more calories: You haven't mentioned how premature was your baby,but my guess he was born at 31-32 weeks gestation,at 1.67 kgs,now at age 7 months he is 3.5 kgs,doubled his birth weight,but still needs more,hope his other developmental milestones are fine.Usually premature babies catch up with normal growth after 2-3 months,I am afraid breastfeeding alone isn't enough,he needs more nutrition,see his doctor ...Read more