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14 Year Old 125 Pounds Is That Overweight
See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more
Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...Read more
My 14 year old son is overweight for his size he is only 5'1" is there something that can happen to make him grow?
No , is set by genes: Can not alter , he still have couple of years to catch up , how ever you can help him to loose weight , which is more concerning for his future health. ...Read more
Go to cdc site: Go to www.Cdc.Gov and toggle through the opening page down to the statistics section.After you bring up the statistics section you can go to growth charts. By placing the kids height an the 14y height chart you get their % size. Follow down to the weight chart along the 14y line to the same % weight.That is the expected weight. More than one growth % line above that point is considered excessive. ...Read more
What is the average weight for a 14 year old 5'5 female? Is being 150 lbs considered being overweight?
Being Overweight: For 5 feet 5 inches tall female, her ideal weight would be 125 pounds. Range is between 113 and 138 pounds. Increase of 20% of ideal weight is considered overweight, think: How do you feel about your weight and appearance? Does your weight limit you from some activities? Are you worried about health risks due to weight? Do you overeat due to stress? See Physician for weight, Diet and Stress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Healthy: Your Body Mass Index is at 63% - a healthy weight. The range of weight your height can carry and be healthy is 88-130 pounds. Stay active - drink lots of water and eat balanced diet with fruits/veges/fibers. Get 8 hours of sleep - limited sleep can contribute to weight gain. If your weight concerns is becoming an intrusive worry - visit with your MD. Right now relax and enjoy life! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a 14 year old girl and i am 20 kg overweight and i would like to loose them by june july time is it possible and do you have any tips?
Too much weight loss: 44 lbs weight loss in 3-4 months is too much, that is like 2-3 lbs a week. That is too rapid no matter what your weight is. Additionally you are in your growth spurt and could effect your final adult height negatively. I would try NOT to gain weight during this time, and you will thin out as you grow tall ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much should a fourteen year old girl weight be on average because I am wondering if I may be overweight and don't know how much overwight I am?
Height missing: If 63 inches about 120-125 pounds maximum. ...Read more
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