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What Is A Healthy Weight For My Age And Height
Hi m 28 yrs old and 5'4 height and my weight has not increased much my diet is irregular please suggest diet to gain healthy weight for my age.
Depends: If you are in your teenage years or if you are referring to a child, a good healthy diet with plenty of exercise and activity can maximize your chances to attain your full potential. However, if you are an adult, there isnt much you can do as your bones have fused leaving no room for further growth. ...Read more
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
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?
Trend: Healthy growth in a child is when they gain age appropriate cm/inches and weight on an annualized basis. Bmi and waist circumference (more important) help to determine if the proportions are within age appropriate goals. Please see this website: http://www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts/charts.Htm. ...Read more
This indicates that: Your are 13 years old. Please consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more
I'm 16 years old whose 4'11,is it healthy/unhealthy that I weight 92 pounds? How much should I weight for my age and height?
Considered normal: This Ht/wt match places you in the normal weight for height range by both BMI and CDC growth chart criteria. As you are likely aware, you are shorter than most of your age equivalent peers, but that comes with the need to weigh the appropriate but smaller amount than most of them. You could weigh more and stay in the normal range but any less and you would be considered underweight. ...Read more
137-184 lbs: According the the "quartlet index", more commonly known as the body mass index (bmi) your ideal weight range would be between 137-184 pounds. Studies by the major life insurance companies find that people of your height at that weight range, tend to live longer, better quality lives. 185-221 is overweight, greater than 221 moves into categories of obesity for your height. ...Read more
50th percentile : If you are 14 years old with a ht, of 62 inches you belong to the 50th percentile and your weight can be110 lbs for the same percentile. Normal for age varies from 80 to 170 lbs. ...Read more
I am fourteen years old, am 166cm in height, and weigh roughly 46kg. Is this a normal weight for my age? I believe I need to lose weight.
BMI: Body Mass Index (BMI) is a measurement of your growth and weight. Your BMI is 16.7 which is a bit low. At age 14 your doctor should have details about your growth curve and you need to get the details from her/him. If you deviate from the curve the doctor will work with you to get you as normal as possible. ...Read more
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