Gadsden, AL
A female asked:

Best diet for (estimated) 200 pound, 13-year old female? what daily calorie intake is recommended? what exercises should be done at home, or in a gym?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Amanda Stream
Critical Care 17 years experience
Caution: Obesity is a complex issue with genetic, environmental and hormonal causes. Extreme or stringent diets are not recommended for an adolescent however avoiding processed foods and added sugar while increasing lean protein, fruits and vegetables and walking 30 minutes per day is a good way to start improving your health. Weight loss should be slow and sustainable.
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