There is a difference between the desired and ideal weight. While often wished weight can be unhealthy, ideal weight is how much your body needs to weigh for optimum performance.
This only sheds new light on the latest trends that promote excessive weight loss, not it is necessarily the best choice for a healthy body. While on one side of excessive weight incurs the risk of obesity and all accompanying conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, heart problems etc., on the other hand excessive weight loss is no less dangerous. After all, it seems that the rule of “golden mean” is the best choice you can get.
Although there are numerous charts and calculators to give you your ideal weight, it has been specially designed by doctors and specialists. In addition, it is very broad, and includes several parameters, such as body shape, age and height, to give the ideal body weight. Best of all, this table is not supported or even promote the proportions of unhealthy body, but tells you what you should weigh according to their proportions and age specific.
Source: Healthy Lifestyle