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how many calories should a 14 year old girl have

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Sysyn
26 years experience in Pediatrics
1800: 1800 calories a day for 14-18 yo girl. May need to be adjusted with activity demands as well. http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/Nutriti ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Rankin
24 years experience in ADHD and Autism
Depends : That number will vary depending on height, body frame ( bone structure and muscle mass) the amount of daily activity and genetics. A taller more muscu ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Check the BMI: BMI, or body mass index, is a tool used to determine appropriate weight based on your height. There are many online calculators with interpretation g ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Really Depends: There isn't any specific calorie count in general. It would depend on level of activity, stage of puberty, and also on the diet itself.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Twenty: By 14 years old, most adolescents will have lost all of their primary teeth, which number twenty.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Kalm
17 years experience in Pediatrics
It depends: Most 15 year old girls will do well on ~1400-1700 calories per day. Girls who are very active or have high metabolisms may require many more calories ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
53 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
use a formula below: Estimated energy expenditure will be= 135.3-{30.8x10 + pa (degree of physical activity)[(934x hieight in m(meter)] +10x weight (kg)] +25]}. Pa would ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
No set number: There is no set number of calories just based on age and weight. You need to take into account how active the person is as well. This is an important ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Calories: 1800 clories should be fine.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience in Pediatrics
Calories: Approximately 1300 calories.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Depends: On his activity level. Generally active growing teenage boys need 4000-6000 calories a day. It may be less if overweight or more if very active like m ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
That weight is just: Fine.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience in Family Medicine
None: Sugar has virtually no health benefits at all. It aggravates acne and weight gain. Just because you can eat it and survive does not mean it is good fo ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Atkins
10 years experience in Pediatrics
Height is needed: In pediatrics, normal growth is considered to be a BMI between the 5th and 85th percentile.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Go to cdc site: Go to www.Cdc.Gov and toggle through the opening page down to the statistics section.After you bring up the statistics section you can go to growth ch ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Golenbock
48 years experience in Pediatrics
To do what?: Caloric intake is only one issue. Getting enough of the proper nutrients (like proteins, fats, vitamins, and minerals) also matters. How tall is she? ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
34 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: Depends from your height and activity level: light to extra active. And your goal: lose weight, maintain, or gain.
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Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience in Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Caloric intake: 2400 k cal/ day with active life style. 1809 kcal/ day with sedentary life style.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. ALICIA Almendral
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Up to 6 times: Ideally, a 14 tear-old girl must have a big breakfast, then a light snack on mi-day, a good amount of healthy lunck, afruit snack on mid-afternoon and ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
It depends on your: Your height affects your weight. In general we estimate a weight of one kg for each inch of your height. For example at a height of 5 feet 10 inches(7 ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Erik Voogd
19 years experience in Pain Management
1200-1500 per day: 1200-1500 per day depending
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience in Podiatry
Diet and exercise: A healthy diet and exercise is the best way. Calorie restriction to under 2000 and increasing activity, such as fast walking, stair climbing, sports, ... Read More
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