4th December 2019


What is meant by ideal body weight?

· deal body weight (IBW), a weight that is believed to be maximally healthful for a person, based chiefly on height but modified by factors such as gender, age, build, and degree of muscular development.

In this regard, what is my weight?

Weight and height guide chart
5ft 1" (61")100 to 127 lbs.132 to 153 lbs.
5ft 2" (62")104 to 131 lbs.136 to 158 lbs.
5ft 3" (63")107 to 135 lbs.141 to 163 lbs.
5ft 4" (64")110 to 140 lbs.145 to 169 lbs.

How do we define a healthy body weight?

For adults, a healthy weight is defined as the appropriate body weight in relation to height. Body Mass Index (BMI) is calculated from your height and weight and is a useful measure of overweight and obesity. People who are overweight (BMI of 25 to 29.9) have too much body weight for their height.

What is the normal weight for a human being?

The average weight of an adult human is 137 pounds (62 kg) according to a league table of the world's 'fattest' nations from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
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