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What is the perfect weight of 18 years old girl of height 5 feet?

I am an 18 year old girl, I'm 5'0" and I weigh 155 pounds. 

I know that I need to lose weight but I'm not sure how much is right for me to lose. I don't want to be the way I am now but I also don't want to be too thin. What is a healthy weight for me?

Thanks for your help! 

Asked On : Thu, 3 Jun 2010
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Hi, As per your age and height, you should ideally be in the range of 115-125 pounds. So, yes you definitely need to shed a few pounds( say approx. 20-30 lbs) to achieve your ideal body weight. The best way to achieve this would be by combining a correct diet with regular exercise regime.
Answered: Fri, 4 Jun 2010
General & Family Physician Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta's  Response
Hello.Welcome to HCM forum.Ideally you should be 49 kgs which translates to roughly 110 pounds.So you have to shed around 45 pounds from your weight.Better take the help of a dietician and do it properly.Thanks and good luck.
Answered: Wed, 26 Oct 2011
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