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How much should an 5'4" individual weigh?

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A 5'4" female should weigh anywhere between 108 to 132 pounds and a 5'4" male should weigh anywhere between 117 to 143 pounds, as reported in growth charts from the World Health Organization, Gerontology Research Center and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Individuals who fall within this weight range are typically healthy, based on their body mass index.

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Those who fall above this weight range should consider implementing weight loss techniques. Being overweight increases one's chances of developing numerous health conditions, and also helps to decrease blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

Those who fall under this weight range should consider gaining weight by making dietary changes.

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