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

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Dr. Benjamin Kalm
Pediatrics
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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