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Healthy weight for a 14 year old boy

A female asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Variable: A healthy weight depends on many factors including our body's underlying structure.Some built are built "petite" others have heavier bones. Certainly ... Read More
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Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
Pediatric Cardiology 18 years experience
105 pounds: The average weight for a 14 year old female, 5' 3" is 105 pounds.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 56 years experience
50th percentile : If you are 14 years old with a ht, of 62 inches you belong to the 50th percentile and your weight can be110 lbs for the same percentile. Normal for a... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Endocrinology 53 years experience
Relax!: If you really want to lose weight please do so slowly - stop at 120 and see how you feel.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Variable: There is no perfect weight and you should be careful to stress your teen out. Ideally between 140 and 160.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Around: 135 to 150 pounds - more if you are muscular. Take care.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Lurie
Specializes in Family Medicine
There's a range: Depending on the bone structure of the girl, the average healthy weight would be around 160 pounds. That correlates with a bmi of around 23. The nor... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Variable: The target wt/size is a Body Mass Index of 19.4 which would equate to 106 lb. The desired normal range is 97-119.A person would be considered underwei... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Wow!Almost anything!: There is a huge range of normal sizes for14-year old boys...On the cusp of puberty for some, late for others. Go to cdc website @ www.Cdc.Gov; type "g... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
Pediatrics 52 years experience
Good decision!: I'm glad you have made a decision to be healthier. You've probably heard the answer tons of times: "diet and exercise"! It's still true. But don't go ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine 39 years experience
No protein powder: Use natural proteins found in lentils, beans, nuts, tofu, and wild fish like salmon. Even an occasional egg white. Don't expose your child to protein ... Read More
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