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BMI calculation, calorie requirement for a working woman - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
User :   Hi...What should my BMI be with a height of 5.4" and weight of 62kgs?
Doctor :   How can i help you?
Doctor :   May i know your age ?
User :   36yrs
Doctor :   Please provide your gender
User :   Female
Doctor :   Your current BMI is 23.5 which is in the normal range
User :   ok
User :   Thank you!
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   No doctor
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now.
User :   Bye
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Are you back?
User :   I want to know my calorie requirement?
User :   when I calculate it shows male & female so I'm not sure what mine alone has to say
Doctor :   May i know your occupation since it varies according to the activity level.
User :   I work most of the time on the XXX
User :   but also move around the office
User :   I work in XXX
Doctor :   Do you do any kind of exercises?
User :   no
User :   maybe a bit of walking for commuting to work and back
Doctor :   An average of about 2000 calories for an average working women
User :   so how do u I know how much is mine?
User :   Is there a way to find out?
Doctor :   It is the general calorie requirement for an average Indian working women. Since your BMI is in the normal range it is accordingly 2000.
User :   ok thank you Dr
User :   Bye.
Doctor :   Thanks for consultation

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