A 37-year-old member asked:
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healthy weight for a bigger boned 14 year old 5'7 girl ?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Around: 135 to 150 pounds - more if you are muscular. Take care.
Answered on Nov 5, 2013

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