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Ideal weight ranges according to Metropolitan Life Insurance

In the 50s, Metropolitan Life, a US life insurance company financed a huge study with the aim to understand the correlation between weight and mortality.

Based on that study, it provided a set of tables showing the ideal weight of a person based on gender, height and body size, in order to produce a set of insurance premiums based on risk factors.

Indicative tables for ideal weight ranges according to Metropolitan Life Insurance.