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Why am I having trouble with weight loss?I am female.

Why am I having trouble with weight loss?I am female.

What is your "net"?: Weight loss is a very nebulous term; 10 lbs of fat loss but 10 lbs of muscle gain nets you no weight loss but better health. A better measure is size (however it is less precise) or an accurate measure of body fat percentage (underwater weighing or bioelectrical impedance, but not calipers.) type of exercise, diet, metabolism, thyroid function, and medications all play a role with your troubles. ...Read more

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What is the best diet for a 20yr old female who has always had trouble looseinh weight?

What is the best diet for a 20yr old female who has always had trouble looseinh weight?

Personalize: A healthful diet based in fresh vegetables, whole grains, and minimal animal fats or processed foods is best. Please use a bmi calculator to see if you need to lose weight (google nih bmi) at all; if so, the nih / nhlbi has a healthy eating guide that is very useful linked at their bmi calculator site. ...Read more

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5'3, 21, female. How much should I weight?

5'3, 21, female. How much should I weight?

See chart: You can look at the image and find your healthy bmi range corresponding to your height. This is an estimate as different people have vary amounts of muscle mass, etc. But this can give you an idea of a good range for a healthy weight. ...Read more

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Im a female, 5'2height 58kls and my is age 38 its okmy weight?

Im a female, 5'2height 58kls and my is age 38 its okmy weight?

Yes: These measurements would give you a body mass index (bmi) of 23.41. Normal bmi is anywhere between 18.5-25. So you fall within normal range. ...Read more

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What is ideal weight for 5'2" female ?

What is ideal weight for 5'2" female ?

ideal weight: A bmi (body mass index) in the low 20's is desirable/ideal. Using a bmi chart 120-125lbs would give you a bmi of about 22 which is very good. At 140lbs you would be near 25 which is considered overweight. Of course everyone is different and people can have very different builds and bone structure. Hope this was helpful. ...Read more

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What is the ideal weight for 5'2" female?

What is the ideal weight for 5'2" female?

Varies: At a height of 5'2", a weight of between 101 and 136 lbs will give you a normal body mass index (bmi) of between 18.5 and 25. However, this number does not account completely for other factors like skeletal frame and muscle mass. People with large frames and high muscle mass will have higher bmis that are normal, and therefore can weigh more. ...Read more

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Average weight for a 5'8 30 yr old female?

BMI 20 to 25: 140 to 165 pounds would put you within a normal BMI range. If you are speaking of a true "average" weight rather than target weight, that would depend on what country you are living in! Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How to lose weight for a 45 year old female?

How much weight loss: The old adage works, diet and exercise! just difficult to maintain either. Did you know that 20 minutes of resistance training can increase your basal metabolic rate for 48 hours! calculate your BMR (rough estimate is current weight x 13= total calories per day for bmr) than subtract 500 kcal from this for every pound of weight you want to lose per week. Go slow. Rapid loss see doctor. ...Read more

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What is average weight for 5'4 female age48?

What is average weight for 5'4 female age48?

Average or Healthy?: These are 2 VERY different issues. Depending on build and muscle mass, ~120 lbs would tend to correlate with optimal healthy status by longstanding data, as first tracked/promoted by the MET LIFE Co. in the early 1940s. However, the 2014 normal (simply means usual/common, not healthy) in the US (given the last ~40-60 years of the Low-Fat diet promotion as healthy) is ~165 lbs. What is your goal? ...Read more