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healthy weight for a 13 year old boy

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
97%ile: He's in the 97th percentile. That means that 97% of boys the same age are shorter and lighter that he is. A good diet includes all the typical food gr ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Healthy weight: At your age you should be seeing a Pediatrician at least once a year. The doctor will record your height and weight and graphs will be drawn to see wh ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
120-130: 120-130 is good average weight for the height.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Average = 102: A desired range varies from 92-114 which includes 50% of kids that age and height.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peri Suzan Gunay
34 years experience Pediatrics
Healthy weight: The answer depends on several factors-there are different body types which affect normal weight ranges. Also bone density and muscle mass are importan ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Unless you are built like Mr Olympia you are borderline obese by normal BMI standards.If your total body fat is low (5-10%) like most bodybuilders it ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
90-95: 90-95 pounds would be average for this size.
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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
22 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Depends on height.: Use a body mass index chart online to input age and height. You will see a range of normal weights and the cutoff for underweight and overweight. Aver ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
145 to 180: 150 to 180 pounds falls into the 20 to 25 recommended BMI. Certainly at 13, we'd expect him to be at the LOW end of this!
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zoey Goore
23 years experience Pediatrics
Teen age weight: The best way to loose weight is with control of diet and exercise. For most teens the fastest way to do this is to cut out sugary beverages from thei ... Read More
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