Knowing your ideal body weight is the first significant step towards good health. Improper weight management leads to many lifestyle diseases.
The Ideal body weight for adults calculator is a useful tool to check the appropriate weight for the given height of an individual.
This is only an estimate and is meant to give an idea of what to aim for. If you do not match this weight exactly, don’t be alarmed. Please note that this guideline does not account for increased muscle mass, pregnancy, illness, etc.
Try comparing this number with your Body Mass Index (BMI). If you are above your recommended healthy weight and BMI, you may want to consider changing your lifestyle to incorporate healthier eating habits and increased physical activity. Remember, always consult your physician first.
Body-growth in men occurs until the age of 25. After which the weight normally remains constant. 60% of body weight is water among males and 50% among females.