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Is BMI of 25 overweight or fat for normally thin person?

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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Marginally

A bmi between 18 and 25 is considered normal, 25-30 overweight, over 30 obese.
Having said that, some people, due to bone mass and the proportion of fat vs lean mass, can have a normal bmi but have too much body fat, or conversely can have a high bmi but have a normal amount of fat.

In brief: Marginally

A bmi between 18 and 25 is considered normal, 25-30 overweight, over 30 obese.
Having said that, some people, due to bone mass and the proportion of fat vs lean mass, can have a normal bmi but have too much body fat, or conversely can have a high bmi but have a normal amount of fat.
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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Bariatrics
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In brief: BMI less than 25 Ok

The current limit for "normal" weight is a bmi of 25.
If 5 ft 5 in, that would be less than 150 lb. Of course, that is just a guideline. Most people remain healthy and free of weight-related disease up to a bmi of 30. Focus on healthy eating with lots of veggies, fruits, and proteins.

In brief: BMI less than 25 Ok

The current limit for "normal" weight is a bmi of 25.
If 5 ft 5 in, that would be less than 150 lb. Of course, that is just a guideline. Most people remain healthy and free of weight-related disease up to a bmi of 30. Focus on healthy eating with lots of veggies, fruits, and proteins.
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