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How Much Should I Weight?

To take proper action on losing or gaining weight to be in a healthy condition, one must consult on a height-weight chart and measurements of body fat, bones and muscles that make up the whole body.

Getting to Know The Height-Weight Chart
main article: Height Weight Chart, Human Average Height

The ratio of height to weight helps in determining if an individual is healthy. Someone is unlikely to have obesity-related diseases if he/she is able to maintain the right weight. For individuals who are underweight, a necessary weight gain can be achived by consuming nutricious food and balanced diet.

Check below the height-weight chart which shows the approximate weight a person should have to be healthy.

Height MALE Ideal Weight FEMALE Ideal Weight
4’ 6" 63 to 77 lbs 63 to 77 lbs
4’ 7" 68 to 84 lbs 68 to 83 lbs
4’ 8" 74 to 90 lbs 72 to 88 lbs
4’ 9" 79 to 97 lbs 77 to 94 lbs
4’ 10" 85 to 103 lbs 81 to 99 lbs
4’ 11" 90 to 110 lbs 86 to 105 lbs
5’ 0" 95 to 117 lbs 90 to 110 lbs
5’ 1" 101 to 123 lbs 95 to 116 lbs
5’ 2" 106 to 130 lbs 99 to 121 lbs
5’ 3" 112 to 136 lbs 104 to 127 lbs
5’ 4" 117 to 143 lbs 108 to 132 lbs
5’ 5" 122 to 150 lbs 113 to 138 lbs
5’ 6" 128 to 156 lbs 117 to 143 lbs
5’ 7" 133 to 163 lbs 122 to 149 lbs
5’ 8" 139 to 169 lbs 126 to 154 lbs
5’ 9" 144 to 176 lbs 131 to 160 lbs
5’ 10" 149 to 183 lbs 135 to 165 lbs
5’ 11" 155 to 189 lbs 140 to 171 lbs
6’ 0" 160 to 196 lbs 144 to 176 lbs
6’ 1" 166 to 202 lbs 149 to 182 lbs
6’ 2" 171 to 209 lbs 153 to 187 lbs
6’ 3" 176 to 216 lbs 158 to 193 lbs
6’ 4" 182 to 222 lbs 162 to 198 lbs
6’ 5" 187 to 229 lbs 167 to 204 lbs
6’ 6" 193 to 235 lbs 171 to 209 lbs
6’ 7" 198 to 242 lbs 176 to 215 lbs
6’ 8" 203 to 249 lbs 180 to 220 lbs
6’ 9" 209 to 255 lbs 185 to 226 lbs
6’ 10" 214 to 262 lbs 189 to 231 lbs
6’ 11" 220 to 268 lbs 194 to 237 lbs
7’ 0" 225 to 275 lbs 198 to 242 lbs

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The body mass index (BMI) can be calculated using the chart. BMI is an indicator of one’s total body fat. It will be much relief to have a weight within the ideal range. Through these, an overweight can see in computed numbers that cutting out drinks and foods high in sugar and fat is necessary to avoid serious illnesses.

The initial defence against hypertension, type-2 diabetes, and heart disease is keeping a healthy weight. If losing weight is necessary but attempts in doing so always fail, it will be a good idea to consult a doctor.

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