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Doctor insights on: Normal Body Fat Percentage For A 14 Year Old Boy

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Can you tell me is 30% body fat bad for a 14 year old girl?

Can you tell me is 30% body fat bad for a 14 year old girl?

A bit high: A body fat percentage between 20-24% would be healthier.

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How can a 14-year-old boy lose belly fat?

How can a 14-year-old boy lose belly fat?

Belly fat: Quite simple - diet and exercise! Please set up an appointment with a dietitian and a physical trainer. Don't wait too long and don't get mad with your son - this is a common issue.

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How could a 14-year old boy shave off belly fat?

How could a 14-year old boy shave off belly fat?

Weight loss: Puberty is a bad time to be losing weight quickly, as you are still growing and developing. Try to make sure you are eating a balanced and healthy diet - avoiding soft drinks, junk food, and fast food. IF you are overweight, speak to a physician, set healthy goals and discuss healthy eating habits.

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What type of milk is best for a 14 year old? Percentage? Like 1% 2% etc. I am fit and go to the gym alot. Do I want that extra fat? Plz explain answer

What type of milk is best for a 14 year old? Percentage? Like 1% 2% etc. I am fit and go to the gym alot. Do I want that extra fat? Plz explain answer

Skim milk: Most people's diet contains more than enough fat and therefore you do not need additional fat from milk. Vegetable sources such as olive oil are far better fats to have in your diet. If in doubt talk to your physician, dietician or nutritionist.

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5'3 105 pound 14 yo female 32A cup...will she get her breasts larger after anorexia? She's in recovery. Her body fat percentage is high.

5'3 105 pound 14 yo female 32A cup...will she get her breasts larger after anorexia? She's in recovery. Her body fat percentage is high.

Breast size: For the most part, breast size is determined by genetics. However, as breasts predominantly consist of fatty tissue, overall weight gain can increase breast size. Similarly, weight loss can casue a reduction in breast mass.

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How tall should a 14 year old boy be?

How tall should a 14 year old boy be?

Depends: Each person is different and depends on age of onset of puberty, the degree of development, the parental heights and if any other genetic /illness is present to diminish or increase height.

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How can working out affect the height of a 14 year old boy?

Depends on variables: If you are working out under the supervision of a certified trainer/coach this should neither help or hurt. Power lifting is not advised until you are at your final height. If you have bough into the supplement propaganda and use testosterone boosters, that product may decrease your final height without providing any real benefit to your workouts.

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What are your thoughts? Could working out stunt a 14 year old boy's growth?

What are your thoughts? Could working out stunt a 14 year old boy's growth?

No: And physical activity is important for every teen. It is important to workout safely. Avoid the use of supplements.

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What to do if I'm a 14 year old boy and I need to lose weight?

What to do if I'm a 14 year old boy and I need to lose weight?

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.

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Can you tell me is 5 foot 0 short for a 14 year old boy?

Can you tell me is 5 foot 0 short for a 14 year old boy?

5-10% range: 5 '0"" is at the 5-10% range for males at age 14 by cdc growth charts. That means 90-95% of males will be taller.

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Is it normal for a 14-year-old boy to have hair around his anus?

Is it normal for a 14-year-old boy to have hair around his anus?

Normal timing: For hair growth in genital area. Http://www. Pamf. Org/teen/health/puberty/physicalchanges. Html#Genitalia & Pubic Hair

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What's the average penis size for a 14 year old boy?

What's the average penis size for a 14 year old boy?

Yes: There is nothing magic about an age. Penis length increases with advancing puberty/sexual maturity which can be semiquantitated by Tanner staging. Look for signs of hair growth in armpits and groin, acne, body odor. If you ask about typical testicular size, that's a bit more significant.

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What is the average weight for a 14 year old boy?

What is the average weight for a 14 year old boy?

Wow! Almost anything!: There is a huge range of normal sizes for14-year old boys...On the cusp of puberty for some, late for others. 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 you see boys charts geared for age14. Plot your son. Hopefully he is good! If in doubt, talk with your pediatrician or nutritionist for more details.

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What's considered to be overweight for a 14 year old boy?

What's considered to be overweight for a 14 year old boy?

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.

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Can you tell me is 1500 daily calories enough for a 14 year old boy?

Can you tell me is 1500 daily calories enough for a 14 year old boy?

Diet: No, a 14 year old boy should have 2000-2400 calories, depending on his activity

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If a 14 year old boy has hair on his chin and cheeks that he has to shave every couple days and is 3 inches below predicted height is he done growing?

If a 14 year old boy has hair on his chin and cheeks that he has to shave every couple days and is 3 inches below predicted height is he done growing?

Needs Endo Consult: Sounds like he is responsive to testosterone but there are other growth hormones that determine height. I would recommend a Pediatric Endocrinologist to evaluate entire hormone system. That could direct appropriate therapy. Family history is very important as well. All is not lost. :-)

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im a 14 year old boy who's turning 15 in and my goal too start to lose weight im 5'6 and I weigh 200 pounds how do I lose weight can you please help?

im a 14 year old boy who's turning 15 in and my goal too start to lose weight im 5'6 and I weigh 200 pounds how do I lose weight can you please help?

Good decision!: I'm glad you have made a decision to be healthier. You've probably heard the answer tons of times: "diet and exercise"! It's still true. But don't go for quick solutions. A pediatric GI specialist (gastroenterologist) and I agree and we recommend to use the advice in www. Choosemyplate. Gov for your diet, and start exercise by walking regularly then advance to more exercise. Good luck!