In the United States, the average man weighs 194.7 pounds. The average woman weighs 164.7 pounds.
The average height of an American man is 5 feet 10 inches, and for a woman the average height is 5 feet 5 inches.
The heaviest woman ever weighed 1200 pounds.
The heaviest man ever weighed 1400 pounds.
The average BMI is 27.3 for males and 28.5 for females.
One third of U.S. citizens are obese (BMI over 30). One third of children and teens are overweight or obese.
In the United States, 89 percent of women are unhappy with their weight. Of men, 45 percent are unhappy with their weight.
If a patient loses 5 pounds, it takes 20 pounds of stress off of each knee!
MRI Scan of a 250 pound person and 120 pound person: