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Should a 14 yr old female start dieting to lose weight?

Should a 14 yr old female start dieting to lose weight?

If she is : Overweight - then getting increased physical activity ; proper nutrition is important. It may be prudent to do this with the help of a nutritionist. If she isn't overweight - she doesn't need to lose weight. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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How can a 14 year old losse weight?

How can a 14 year old losse weight?

Diet and exercise: A healthy diet and exercise is the best way. Calorie restriction to under 2000 and increasing activity, such as fast walking, stair climbing, sports, etc. Don't sit down as much, but stand or walk, sitting too much is found to be very detrimental to your health. ...Read more

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Average weight for a 14 year old 5'5 female?

Average weight for a 14 year old 5'5 female?

110 lbs: Check this link for girls' growth charts http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/data/set2clinical/cj41c072.pdf ...Read more

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Healthy weight for a bigger boned 14 year old 5'7 girl ?

Around: 135 to 150 pounds - more if you are muscular. Take care. ...Read more

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Average weight and height for a 14 year old female.

Average weight and height for a 14 year old female.

Here's a range: Av.Weight 110 lbs -Range 90 to 150 lbs Av Height 63 inches-Range 60-68 inches. One must appreciate that the level of puberty, termed Sexual Maturity Rating determined actual wt/ht for an individual in that age range. So one number may not be appropriate for all 14 year olds. ...Read more

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IAm 57 years old and 5'1" height how many Calories needed to loss weight 150 pounds?

IAm 57 years old and 5'1" height how many Calories needed to loss weight 150 pounds?

525,000: 150 lbs of fat represents 525,000 calories. To lose this amount of weight in a sustainable and effective manner should take you about a year and a half. You want to limit your calories and increase your exercise. Ideally you will be losing 1-2 lbs per week. Crash diets and exercise programs usually cause water and muscle loss instead of fat loss. Talk with a nutritionist and your doctor. ...Read more

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Ultimate weight loss plan for losing 35 pounds in 7 months?

Ultimate weight loss plan for losing 35 pounds in 7 months?

Difficult: To lose 35 pounds in 7 mos, at 3500 calories to the pound, you would have to burn off 625 calories a day that you didn't take in. That very very difficult for most people. That's eating a lot less or increasing your activity by more than 6 miles of walking/day. ...Read more

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Height. Gain. Of. 14. Year. Girl?

Depends on situation: Most girls can expect about 5 cm of linear growth after the onset of menses. Most 14 yo will expect 2-3 cm. You can download a growth chart & follow specifics from the cdc website. See www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts. ...Read more

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Best diet for 14 years old ?

Best diet for 14 years old ?

UR 2 young to post: You must be 17 years old to post. Consult your pediatrician to answer your questions. ...Read more

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What weight should a 14 yr old girl lift to gain muscle quickly?

What weight should a 14 yr old girl lift to gain muscle quickly?

See below: You are not going to gain muscle mass at this age. Also, girls, in general, do not develop muscle mass with lifting. She can tone her muscles. ...Read more

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Can a 31year old male loose weight by walking alone who 160 pounds loose 20 pounds?

Can a 31year old male loose weight by walking alone who 160 pounds loose 20 pounds?

Unlikely: You would lose this weight by walking alone unless you walked for a very long time (hours and hours at a time). Your best bet is combining exercise with dietary changes. However if you are only 160 lbs you may be within normal weight for your height (without you listing your height I can't be sure). ...Read more

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Ideal weight for female 5ft 3 inches 14 years old.

Ideal weight for female 5ft 3 inches 14 years old.

Variable: Ideal body weight should be a range not a specific number. It can vary based on a number of issues such as race, ethnicity, physical characteristics... Weight is only one aspect to consider. Body mass index is another and bmi should range from 18 to 25. An acceptable range for a 5ft 3 in female is 105-140 pounds. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight 14 years old?

Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more

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A healthy food schedule for weight loss? 21 female 5^2 about 210 pounds. Weight loss goal (90 pounds) want to loose 30-40 within 2-3months

A healthy food schedule for weight loss?  21 female 5^2 about 210 pounds. Weight loss goal (90 pounds) want to loose 30-40 within 2-3months

NO!: Do not lose weight that quickly - you will get it back quickly. Lose 30-40 pounds a year, and over 2-3 years you will have your family and friends very impressed! ...Read more

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Is 43 kg weight normal for a 14 years old boy?

Is 43 kg weight normal for a 14 years old boy?

Probably not: 43kg is in the lower end of the normal range of weight-for-age. Just as important as the absolute weight is the height/weight relationship. If they are in line with one another, there should be no worries--as long as you are reasonably healthy. ...Read more

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Best exercise to lose weight for a 13 year old female who is over weight?

Best exercise to lose weight for a 13 year old female who is over weight?

Aerobic exercise: The best weight loss exercise for a 13 year old girl is aerobic/cardio and enjoyable so that she will continue exercising as a healthy lifestyle habit. ...Read more

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How to lose weight for 12 year old girl?

How to lose weight for 12 year old girl?

Energy in 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. ...Read more

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Healthy weight for a 13 year old girl 5ft7?

Healthy weight for a 13 year old girl 5ft7?

Healthy weight: At your age you should be seeing a Pediatrician at least once a year. The doctor will record your height and weight and graphs will be drawn to see where you are on the growth curves. Make sure you get a copy of the graph. If you are doing OK - relax and enjoy!. If not your doctor will advise you. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more