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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Depends: It depends on the height and the sex of the individual. Have the 12 year old visit the doctor and use the growth chart to determine if the child is ov ... Read More

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Lipozap: This product or service can be extremely expensive, and frankly speaking, phosphatidylserine has no actual proven weight loss ingredients. This means ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Whatever a healthy weight would be for your child is best. Height and weight are considered together (bmi for age/sex) as is the waist circumference. ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Obesity: Look up body mass index. If doctors don't tell people they are too heavy who will?
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
It depends: Upon her height. Taller girls can weight more without being overweight. In addition, things can change once puberty begins. Check w/yer pediatrician.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
A normal weight: Is determined using your gender, height ; build.
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Exercise: The best thing for an overweight child is to establish a routine of physical activity - doesn't have to be sports, but whatever it is, it should be fu ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
No quick answer here: Your best weight loss efforts are likely to come from eating healthy, low-fat, high fiber foods and increasing your activity. Weight loss efforts are ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Diet: Try a mediterranean type diet and if you're regularly riding and so burning calories, try for 1000 cal a day and when you reach your weight goal, incr ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not fast: Talk to your parents before dieting. To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per ... Read More

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