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Average Height And Weight Of 13 Year Old Boy
Wow!Almost anything!: There's huge range of normal sizes for13-year old boys...On the cusp of puberty for some, late for others. There is a 13-year old in my pediatric practice only 4'7"; another, almost 6 feet! go to cdc website @ www.Cdc.Gov; type "growth charts" in the search box at the right upper corner of this webpage; click thru the menus until see boys charts geared for age13. Plot your son. He's probably ok. ...Read more
Calculate BMI here: Less than the 5th percentile are considered underweight; Between the 5th percentile and less than the 85th percentile are at a healthy weight; In the 85th percentile to less than the 95th percentile are considered overweight. Here's a BMI calculator for your child: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/HealthyKids/ChildhoodObesity/BMI-in-Children_UCM_308993_Article.jsp#.WTdkjWgrKUk ...Read more
What is the average weight and height for a 13 year old girl? Her race is.. American, irish, german, french, indian, and english.
Wow!Almost anything!: There's a huge range of normal sizes for13-year old boys...On the cusp of puberty for some, late for others. There is a 13-year old in my pediatric practice only 4ft7in; another, 6 feet! go to cdc website @ www.Cdc.Gov; type 'growth charts' in the search box at the right upper corner of this webpage; click thru the menus until see boys charts geared for age13. 50th %tile is "average". ...Read more
144 pounds: CDC growth charts published in 2000 based on the U.S. Population data gives the height of a 13 yr old boy of 68" at 95th percentile. So the 95th percentile in weight of a 13 yr old boy can be easily read off the graph as 144 pounds. And that's not gross! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is a healthy weight for a 13 year old boy? He is 5' 8" and currently 156.2lbs. Also, can you please give me a very detailed diet for him.
97%ile: He's in the 97th percentile. That means that 97% of boys the same age are shorter and lighter that he is. A good diet includes all the typical food groups: meats, fish, dairy, vegetables, fruits, complex carbs, avoidance of "junk" food. From his measurements he seems a vey healthy kid. ...Read more
Teen age weight: The best way to loose weight is with control of diet and exercise. For most teens the fastest way to do this is to cut out sugary beverages from their diet (soda, juice, coffee drinks, gatorade, etc). From one 12oz sugary drink each day in addition to all the regular foods a person will gain almost 20lbs per year! cut that out and fast weight loss. Healthy weight loss is 1-2lbs/week. ...Read more