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Ideal Body Weight

Commonly ideal body weight is calculated  with a formula that takes into consideration your height in accordance to your weight ? But is it the ideal body weight to refer to? Not really, as ideal weight does not only depend on height but on many other factors like the fat percentage in the body, muscles and bone ratio and age and gender. Height can give you an approximate idea but not definite ideal weight. We have repeatedly told you that no two people of the same height and weight can have the same ideal weight. Age and body types are some of the few elements that differentiate two individuals.

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Here is a table for ideal body weight range, for both men and women. You can use it as a height-weight calculator as well.

Men   Women
Height Weight   Height Weight
4’5 28-35 Kg   4’5 28-35 Kg
4’6 30-39 Kg   4’6 30-37 Kg
4’7 33-40 Kg   4’7 32-40 Kg
4’8 35-44 Kg   4’8 35-42 Kg
4’9 38-46 Kg   4’9 36-45 Kg
4’10 40-50 Kg   4’10 39-47 Kg
4’11 43-53 Kg   4’11 40-50 Kg
5’1 45-55 Kg   5’1 43-52 Kg
5’2 48-59 Kg   5’2 45-55 Kg
5’3 50-61 Kg   5’3 47-57 Kg
5’4 53-65 Kg   5’4 49-60 Kg
5’5 55-68 Kg   5’5 51-62 Kg
5’6 58-70 Kg   5’6 53-65 Kg
5’7 60-74 Kg   5’7 55-67 Kg
5’8 63-76 Kg   5’8 57-70 Kg
5’9 65-80 Kg   5’9 59-72 Kg
5’10 67-83 Kg   5’10 61-75 Kg
5’11 70-85 Kg   5’11 63-77  Kg
6’1 72-89 Kg   6’1 65-80 Kg

According to a study women tend consider ideal weight for their height and age lesser than what is medically recommended forcing them to resort to yo-yo diets to achieve their target.While men tend you lean towards the higher range working on building more muscle through supplements or a high protein diet. (more…)

— this article is written by a dietitian @ FitHo
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