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Body fat percentage for a 14 year old boy

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
A bit high: A body fat percentage between 20-24% would be healthier.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 51 years experience
Belly fat: Quite simple - diet and exercise! Please set up an appointment with a dietitian and a physical trainer. Don't wait too long and don't get mad with yo... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maya Haasz
Pediatrics 15 years experience
Weight loss: Puberty is a bad time to be losing weight quickly, as you are still growing and developing. Try to make sure you are eating a balanced and healthy die... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience
Skim milk: Most people's diet contains more than enough fat and therefore you do not need additional fat from milk. Vegetable sources such as olive oil are far... Read More
A 85-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Breast size: For the most part, breast size is determined by genetics. However, as breasts predominantly consist of fatty tissue, overall weight gain can increase... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 44 years experience
Depends: Each person is different and depends on age of onset of puberty, the degree of development, the parental heights and if any other genetic /illness is ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends on variables: If you are working out under the supervision of a certified trainer/coach this should neither help or hurt.Power lifting is not advised until you are ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 38 years experience
No: And physical activity is important for every teen. It is important to workout safely. Avoid the use of supplements.
A male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Normal: It's normal. Don't worry about it.
A male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Yes: There is nothing magic about an age. Penis length increases with advancing puberty/sexual maturity which can be semiquantitated by Tanner staging. L... Read More