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Posted by: Marietjie | 2005/07/11

Normal weight

Dear Diet Doc

I am 1.55m tall, very small framed, shoe size 4. Can you please tell me what would be my minimum weight to still be healthy and normal hormone function or what would be the minimum weight for my size not to look anorexic or between what normal minimum and maximum range i should weight.
Thank you for helping.
Regards
Marietjie

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Dear Marietjie
For a height of 1.55 m, your ideal weight would be 53 kg. Your minimum weight without looking anorexic and still being healthy would be about 46 kg. The normal maximum would be 60 kg.
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DietDoc

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