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What is my bmi?

What is my bmi?

Body mass index: Body mass index is a calculated number using the following formula: (703 x weight in lbs.) divided by height in inches squared. Ideal bmi is between 18.5 and 25.0. Overweight is a bmi between 25.0-29.9, obese is a bmi of 30.0 or greater. ...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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What is my ideal weight?

What is my ideal weight?

Healthy weight range: At one's routine check-up, he can ask about his "ideal" weight, which usually means his "healthy weight range". The best weight for a person varies, depending on amount of muscle, body build, any medical problems, etc... For a guy, a quick estimate is 106 pounds for the first 5 feet of height, plus 6 pounds for each additional inch. So, for a 68" person, an estimate can be 106+48 = 154 pounds. ...Read more

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Im 19, my weight is 142 pounds and my height is 5'4", im overweight?

Im 19, my weight is 142 pounds and my height is 5'4", im overweight?

Normal variation: Your weight is in upper normal range ,try not to gain more weight because your height is not going to increase more than one inch if at all it does . ...Read more

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Whats my ideal weight if my height is 154cm and i'm 70 kg ?

Whats my ideal weight if my height is 154cm and i'm 70 kg ?

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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Hi my height is 5-2ft and my weight is 55kg my BMI 22 i guess. Is this healthy?

Hi my height is 5-2ft and my weight is 55kg my BMI 22 i guess. Is this healthy?

Lookin' good!: This looks pretty good. I recalculated your BMI and got the same thing. Normal weight is considered to be a BMI of 18.5 to 24.9, so you're right in the middle. Consider some measure of body fat, as well. Acceptable range for women is 25-31% body fat. Most important for health is to develop nutritional, physical, emotional and spiritual balance and fitness. Good luck...you're on the right track! ...Read more

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I AM 28 . MY HEGHT IS 5 FOOT 5INCH. MY WEIGHT IS 70 KG. WHAT IS MY IDEAL WEIGHT?

I AM 28 . MY HEGHT IS 5 FOOT 5INCH. MY WEIGHT IS 70 KG. WHAT IS MY IDEAL WEIGHT?

You'll know: Body build and sports preferences make this largely moot. Your best weight is whatever looks and feels best to you while you are Able to keep up in your favorite athletic pursuit. Body mass index and so forth was never intended for individual assessment and in the new studies, "overweight" folks seem to be the healthiest. ...Read more

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What is my healthy weight for my height of 6 feet?

What is my healthy weight for my height of 6 feet?

149 - 188 pounds: It depends on your "frame" size, but height and weight charts are all over the internet. These give recommendations, but if i saw a 6 foot tall guy that wieghed 149 pounds, i would wonder why? http://www.healthchecksystems.com/heightweightchart.htm. ...Read more

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Hi. My age is 18 and I'm 187cms tall. What is my ideal weight?

Variable: If you use the Body Mass Index method, the listed ideal BMI is 21.6 which corresponds to a weight of 168 lb. If you use the growth charts of the CDC, the expected weight corresponding to that height is 185 lb. Physique/muscle mass and bone structure play a role in the process. ...Read more

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What is my average weight for my age?

What is my average weight for my age?

No absolute answer: Depends on height too. Your height in cm divided by the square of your weight in kgs must be between 18.5-25. ...Read more

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My baby is 8mnths old, 72cm, , weighing 12kgs.Please advice is my baby obese? Whats the ultimate weight

My baby is 8mnths old, 72cm, , weighing 12kgs.Please advice is my baby obese? Whats the ultimate weight

Depends: On how long your baby is. Use this calculator to determine if the weight is appropriate for the height: http://www.Childgrowthcalculator.Com/. ...Read more

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I am 154 CM and 54 kg . My BMI is in the normal range . But i feel my belly is really fat . Any tips on losing those weight on my belly ?

I am 154 CM and 54 kg . My BMI is in the normal range . But i feel my belly is really fat . Any tips on losing those weight on my belly ?

Avoid carbs or sugar: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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How do I calculate my ovulation, my circle is 28days?

How do I calculate my ovulation, my circle is 28days?

Ovulation: Ovulation is more constant the tail end of the cycle. It occurs at about the 14th day from the first day of the last period +/- 2 days. ...Read more

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My weight is 67kg n my height is 5'2", so according to my height what my weight should be?

Good to question: One approach is your bmi, here is a link to a reliable calculator. There are further references to body weight issues. http://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/assessing/bmi/adult_bmi/metric_bmi_calculator/bmi_calculator.html. ...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