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What is a healthy weight for a 1yr. old girl 4ft. 11in. tall? And what is the range of healthy weights for her age, gender, and height?

What is a healthy weight for a 1yr. old girl 4ft. 11in. tall? And what is the range of healthy weights for her age, gender, and height?

No way: Your question says a 1 year old that is 59 inches tall. NO WAY. What is the correct age in years and months, and then we can answer. To answer your own question, go to CDC website and click on growth charts and you can see all the normal ranges of everything for her. ...Read more

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What should my weight be for my age and height and what's considered obese?

What should my weight be for my age and height and what's considered obese?

BMI < 25 kg/m2: You can look at tables on the internet for body mass index (bmi), which is a rough guide. It is calculated by formulas based on gender, height, and weight. A bmi 25-30 is overweight, > 30 obese, and >35 morbidly obese. There are some exceptions like a tall muscular nba player who may have a high bmi, but is hardly fat. ...Read more

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What is my healthy weight for my age?

What is my healthy weight for my age?

Not Associated: Weight and age are not generally associated except at birth. Healthy weight as an adult will vary depending on height, body composition, activity level, health issues, etc. ...Read more

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What is the normal weight and height for a 16 year old?

What is the normal weight and height for a 16 year old?

CDC Growth Curve: Try plugging her numbers in to this chart http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/data/set2clinical/cj41c072.pdf The 50% is average and of course there is a wide range of normal. BMI should be 20 to 25. Definitely not less than 18 for a young girl. More detailed history on the child may help answering this! ...Read more

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What is a healthy weight for someone my age?

What is a healthy weight for someone my age?

It depends: There are several factors that determine a healthy weight. How tall are you? How much muscle mass do you have- muscle can weigh more than fatty tissue, but you can still be quite healthy. You can use a BMI calculator to see if your basic weight is normal for your height. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm ...Read more

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My daughter is 2years old.can u pl. suggest healthy foods for good growth in height and weight. she is now under weight and not up to required height.

My daughter is 2years old.can u pl. suggest healthy foods for good growth in height and weight. she is now under weight and not up to required height.

Normal family food: the best will be a balanced diet and the usual family food including fruits and vegetable For extra calories may give Pediasure one can a day. If still has a problem of weight gain, may need evaluation by a pediatrician to find out why she is not gaining weight ...Read more

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I am a male and my height is 5'9 what is the correct weight for my height?

I am a male and my height is 5'9 what is the correct weight for my height?

You decide: The "ideal weight" charts are subscience / entertainment. Even the much-ballyhooed "body mass index" was meant for populations, not individuals. Olympic sprinters are "underweight"; elite superfit bodybuilder / linebackers are "obese." whatever weight looks & feels right to you and leaves you competitive at sports with your peers is the right weight. ...Read more

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Is 5'9" a good height for a 16 yr old and 150 lbs. (male) and can you predict my height?

Is 5'9" a good height for a 16 yr old and 150 lbs. (male) and can you predict my height?

Above average: If your bone maturity matches your age your final height would likely be 5'10". You can download a growth chart from the cdc website & follow your pattern. See www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts. ...Read more

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What is a healthy weight for a 10 yr. old girl 4 ft. 11in. ?And what is the ratio of healthy weights for her gender, age, and height?

What is a healthy weight for a 10 yr. old girl 4 ft. 11in. ?And what is the ratio of healthy weights for her gender, age, and height?

According to CDC: According to CDC charting for girls she is on the 95th %ile line for height, the corresponding weight for that height and age would be 105 lbs. This chart can be found at: http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/data/set1clinical/cj41c022.pdf ...Read more

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What is the average weight and height for a 13 yr old?

What is the average weight and height for a 13 yr old?

See below: For a boy, 50th percentile for weight is 101 lbs, and height 61.5 inches. For a girl, 50th percentile is 102 lbs, and height 61.75 inches. You can visit, www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts, and click 'individual growth charts' from the left upper corner of menu box. Once you open that page, scroll down to what you want for age and gender. ...Read more

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I want to loss weight my weight is 81kg and my height is 65cm and my age is 21 years old what a healthy diet I can do to lose 27kg in a 8 month's?

I want to loss weight my weight is 81kg and my height is 65cm and my age is 21 years old what a healthy diet I can do to lose 27kg in a 8 month's?

Lifestyle changes: Eat small balanced meals every 2-3 hours consisting of a whole,unprocessed foods such as a lean protein, veggies, and healthy fat (eg - avocado) Reduce your starch/carbohydrate intake from breads/pasta as low as possible. Daily exercise to increase calories burned throughout the day is important to maintain good health as well. Last, reduce calories by limiting drinks with calories-water is best ...Read more

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Height is 5'6" and my weight is 72kg. What do you think should be the ideal weight for my height?

Height is 5'6" and my weight is 72kg. What do you think should be the ideal weight for my height?

You decide: "ideal weight" is subscience and entertainment. The latest studies show "overweight" living longer & being healthier. Calculate the bmi and the olympic sprint team is "underweight" and ultra-fit football linebackers "obese". Your best weight is what looks and feels right to you, while you're able to keep up with peers in the athletic activities you enjoy. ...Read more

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What is the average height and weight for a 14 year old?

What is the average height and weight for a 14 year old?

Depends: Many variables contribute. Sex. Pubertal stage/development. Annual visits with your doctor will allow for a complete growth chart to be established and lead to a more accurate discussion with your physician about what to expect. ...Read more

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What are average height and weight for a woman?

What are average height and weight for a woman?

In tables: There are tables you can google and see where you fall. Based on ht. Wt. And maybe age. Look around you can find a lot. ...Read more

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What is a good diet and workout for 12 year old boy that is skinny?

What is a good diet and workout for 12 year old boy that is skinny?

What he likes: I'd get a physician's guidance. Junior may be light-framed, and this is a plus long-term. Most boys have a sport that they enjoy and can work hard at; make this available. When junior becomes very physically active, his weight will take care of itself, so long as he avoids very greasy / salty / sugary stuff and gets enough lean protein. Wait a few years before he lifts heavy weights. ...Read more

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Is 5'7 too tall for a 17 year old female? And what should the average weight be for that height ?

Is 5'7 too tall for a 17 year old female? And what should the average weight be for that height ?

Just right : 5 ft 7 is in the 80% percentile for a woman in the U.S. So you are taller than 80% of women. Weight in the range of 125 to 160 is about right for your height. This puts you into a normal BMI range of 20 to 25. ...Read more

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What is my healthy weight for my age of 55?

What is my healthy weight for my age of 55?

Not Associated: Weight and age are not generally associated except at birth. Healthy weight as an adult will vary depending on height, body composition, activity level, health issues, etc. ...Read more

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What is a healthy weight for a 17 year old girl at 5"3? And what is underweight?

Healthy Weight: The range of normal healthy weight would be based off of a bmi between ~18 and 25. This gives a range of 101-141 pounds (46-64 kg) for a 63 inch (1.6 meter) female. It can be healthy to have a higher bmi if the weight is made up of muscle mass rather than fat. ...Read more