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What is the ideal weight of a 24 years old?

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I am 24 years old and 155 cms tall.I am worried about my weight.It is 55 2months ago and 56 now.Though there is no change in my body structure due to the increase in weight ,i just want to know what is the ideal weight.
Posted Thu, 1 Nov 2012 in Weight & Lifestyle
Answered by Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar 1 hour later
Hi and welcome to Healthcare Magic. Thanks for your question...

The healthy weight for your height (155cm) should be within the range of:
45kg to 61 kg

BMI (Body Mass Index) is a widely accepted formula which is used to assess whether a person's weight for height is appropriate or not.

Your Body Mass Index works out to 23.33, which indicates a normal healthy weight.

WHO(World Health Organisation) - BMI Classification:
18.5 or less      Underweight     
18.5 to 24.99     Normal Weight     
25 to 29.99      Overweight
30 or more Obesity

Wish you all the best.

- Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar
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