U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 47-year-old member asked:

Could you list the weight loss tips for a 12-15 year old girl?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Roberto Estrada
Pediatrics 34 years experience
5-2-1-0: 5 fruits and vegetables all colors , more green than red 2 hours screen time : associate this to more exposure to food ads 1 hour of exercising start by 15min then 5 to 10 min increments aerobics preferred like power walking , jogging, biking etc 0 sodas 16 to 20 ounces of low fat milk and no more than 12 ounces of juice, a day vit d 400 units, omega 3 2 a day, multivitamin 2 a day h20 64/24/360.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Nov 21, 2014


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.