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Re: The Best Protein to Eat !
04 Aug 2015, 07:46
Azureblue wrote: This seems interesting ...


BMI and Women over 60
Certain studies have suggested that in case of women over 60, the BMI may not indicate the ideal weight. A BMI of 26 would still put older women in the healthy range, whereas for younger women it would mean they are overweight. A BMI range of 25 to 27 is considered to be normal for older women according to the American National Institutes of Health. The following gives an estimation of the ideal weight based on their height for women over 60.
Ideal Weight for Women over 60
Height (Feet) Weight (Pounds)
5'0'' 128 - 142
5'1'' 132 - 147
5'2'' 136 - 151
5'3'' 141 - 157
5'4'' 145 - 162
5'5'' 150 - 167
5'6'' 155 - 172
5'7'' 159 - 177
5'8'' 164 - 183
5'9'' 169 - 188
5'10'' 174 - 194
5'11'' 179 - 199
6'0'' 184 - 205
which puts me, at 5'7" and 166lbs, perfectly ok :0)


According to this I was at my "ideal weight" before I started fasting. When I had the knee pains going down my own stairs, the stiff fingers in the morning and so on. Life is much better for me at 120 than 150 pounds, so I am curious where these figures came from, but in any case as a recommendation for me, they go straight in the bin.
Re: The Best Protein to Eat !
04 Aug 2015, 07:48
Interesting stuff but as with all the 'new' advice that comes out I go by how I feel. At the moment I feel too fat so have to reduce the weight.
Re: The Best Protein to Eat !
04 Aug 2015, 08:37
I won't say what my present weight is but at nearly 67 and just over 5' tall those figures would make me seriously underweight and I definitely am not!
Re: The Best Protein to Eat !
05 Oct 2015, 17:47
Whole grains, legumes, nuts, greens and the odd bit of tofu for me.

Two of my favourite fast day meals are dhal with broccoli rice and South Indian tofu curry with cauliflower rice :victory:
Re: The Best Protein to Eat !
31 Dec 2016, 07:06
thanks for the information, I think sardines should be included in this :)
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