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how to lose weight for 12 year old girl?

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Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
Specializes in Pediatrics
Energy in<energy out: There are things i need to know. Height, wgt, bmi, pubertal level, food intake, activity level are just starters. In general, weight gain occurs when we eat/drink more (energy in) than we expend with activity (energy out). There are lots of 'empty calories' in drinks, food portions may be too large. Teens and tweens need a minimum of 1 hour of vigorous exercise/day, more to lose weight.
Answered on Jun 20, 2018
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