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Posted by: Pam | 2009-02-05

diet and weight

I' m 60 yrs old and would like to know what I should weigh - I weigh 55-58 kgs at the moment.

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Hi Pam, thank you for the question.

Our weight is not usually measured against our ages but rather against our height, from which a ratio is obtained known as the Body Mass Index (BMI). More information may be obtained on health24.com’s web page at: http://www.health24.com/dietnfood/ and furthermore one can calculate ones BMI at http://www.health24.com/dietnfood/Weight_Centre/15-51-90.asp .

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