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What Is The Perfect Height And Weight For A Woman
BMI: Body mass index... Obesity is one thing that is important... But the ratio is irrelevant if the woman is healthy and active. There really are people with big bones and small bones and their height /weight ratios will be very different... The bmi ratio is a number that can let one know if they are overweight or obese. It works most of the time unless u r a bodybuilder. Then it is wrong. ...Read more
I am just shy of being 5 5 and weight approximately 190 what would be the recommended wieight for a woman of my height who has a sturdy build?
120-150 pounds: See the weight chart. Anywhere between 120 (low end) and 150 (high end) are healthy weights for your height. Just losing 10 pounds (5% of your body weight) will have a very positive effect your long term health. Start with a smaller goal and keep going till you get there. Add in physical activity for added health bonus! ...Read more
No GH excess: Hi. In our lab, that IGF-1 would be within normal limits for a 43 yo woman, so we have no evidence of growth hormone excess. However, the BMI is 36.4, diagnostic of obesity. The height is stated as "1.82 cm", but I strongly suspect you mean 1.82 m or 182 cm. This is taller than the average woman, but the IGF-1 suggests no GH excess. ...Read more
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
If a woman of short stature is overweight or obese do you think the excess weight will cause them to appear shorter?
I am a 46-year-old woman, height- 147 cm, weight- 70 kg. How soon can I start exercising & having sex after laparotomy?
Laparotomy healing: You are 46 and had a laparotomy not laparoscopy. The incision needs 4-6 weeks to heal. The suture used will last awhile then your own healing is responsible. Don't smoke eat healthy and exercise by walking. Your will have a follow up with your surgeon and no intercourse until you are healed. ...Read more
4' 10" and 104 lbs.: Those are the averages as calculated for the 2006 HANES study. More importantly is what is your genetic inheritance. If you have the data on how you have been growing over these past several years you can plot out your growth over time. ...Read more
Age dependent!: After puberty, it is age dependent. Weight/height tables are obsolete and only a crude guide to ideal weight per height. Best single measure is body composition analysis through electrical impedance plethysmography. For a teen, ideal body fat is 16-23. For a woman over 20, 23-29% ideal. Diet and exercise should promote leaness, rather than a target weight. ...Read more
Charts: You would have to google growth charts +/or average adult scales for women and men in each asian country specifically. ...Read more
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, ... ...Read more
There is no answer!: Too many sub-races and ethnicities, and variables that\ are social: food availability and healthcare. Example, south koreans are larger than north koreans. In africa, if you are a watusi, you will be taller than someone from the congo. There is no answer, because of the variables. ...Read more
Here's a range:
Av. Weight 110 lbs -Range 90 to 150 lbs
Av Height 63 inches-Range 60-68 inches.
One must appreciate that the level of puberty, termed Sexual Maturity Rating determined actual wt/ht for an individual in that age range.
So one number may not be appropriate for all 14 year olds. ...Read more
Weight: Rang between 110 and 140 depending on bone structure. ...Read more
You are ideal!: Based on crude measure for females, it is 100 lbs for 5 ft plus 5 pounds per inch, equal to 140 lbs in your case! Congrats! ...Read more
Weight calculation :
The calculation for ideal body weight is 100 lbs for the first five feet, 5 lbs for each additional inch. For males, 106 lbs and 6 lbs for each additional inch. You may add or subtract ten percent.
You can also look at http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/data/set1clinical/cj41c018.pdf ...Read more
Hello, I am a female, 22 yrs old, my height is 5.8 and my weight is 112 pounds. Is it ideal for me?
Only you can answer!: The "ideal weight" charts are subscience / entertainment & even "body mass index" was a measure of post-wwii populations, not people. A person's best weight is whatever looks and feels right to that person while he / she is able to keep up with peers at the fitness activities that he / she enjoys. I hope you've chosen a smart, fitness-focused lifestyle. ...Read more
I am 26 year, having weight of 51kg & height 152 cm. I am working women. What will be ideal weight for me??.
Weight: Seems as an appropriate weight as you are ...Read more
Good evening everyone!I would like to know which is the normal weight for a 37-year female 1, 65 CM height.
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
I am 38yrs lady, 160cm height and 75kg weight. What to avoid and eat in my diet to lose weight and look healthy. Thanks.
Healthy choices: 5-7 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. 3-5 ounces of lean meat, chicken or fish as protein, or eggs, or 1 cup of milk. Complex carbohydrates in the form of whole grains, should make up 1/4 of your plate servings. 1/2 your plate should be fresh fruits and or vegetables. And 1/4 of your plate should be . Beans and legumes are also healthy carbohydrates. Avoid too much fat, fried foods. ...Read more
If im in the 1% of naturally skinny women what is the healthy weight for my height 1, 82? Its very hard for me to gain!
You decide: "Ideal weight" is subscience and entertainment. A woman needs only a little of body fat sufficient to keep her hormones able to sustain the monthly cycle. Your best weight is what looks and feels right to you and allows you to take part successfully in the fitness activities that you enjoy. Most women would be very glad to find it "hard to gain". Stay fit & your body will stay right naturally. ...Read more