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A 16-year-old female asked:

I'm 16 years old, 5ft 3 and weigh 8stone 4lbs. is this a healthy weight and at what weight would be classed as underweight for me? i'm obsessed with my weight and only eat between 600-900 calories a day and i work out 7 days a week and burn 800 calories

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
BMI 20.2: Perfect, but you want it a bit more midway between 20 - 25, you're much conscious with weight gain, you burn almost what you eat, which is good, keep up the good work
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
I am concerned by a 16 year old who only eats 600 to 900 calories per day.
Nov 1, 2015
Last updated Nov 1, 2015

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