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What is the average height and weight for a 14 year old?

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Dr. Christopher Abel
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Depends: Many variables contribute. Sex. Pubertal stage/development. Annual visits with your doctor will allow for a complete growth chart to be established and lead to a more accurate discussion with your physician about what to expect.

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How can a 14 year old losse weight?

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Dr. Wenjay Sung
Podiatry 15 years experience
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, etc. Don't sit down as much, but stand or walk, sitting too much is found to be very detrimental to your health.
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A 36-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me how could a 14 year old put on weight?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Eat healthy foods: that are high in calories. Eat 6 meals /day. Work on strength training to build large muscle groups. Work out w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, Avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil or canola oil.
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What is the average height and weight of a fourteen year old girl?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Too Many Variables: This question has too many variables, such as genetics and the stage of development the child is in the middle of.Prepubertal children are at different stages than fully mature kids.

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