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What is a healthy weight for a 5'' 3' 15 year old girl?

What is a healthy weight for a 5'' 3' 15 year old girl?

110-120 ideally: "normal weight" would be 90-150 lbs. Ideal weight would be 110-120. Ideal is not achievable in many people. It is based on national statistics. Normal weights are just fine and healthy. ...Read more

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Is it healthy for a 15 year old girl of normal weight with a cholesterol level of 230?

Is it healthy for a 15 year old girl of normal weight with a cholesterol level of 230?

No: That is an elevated level. This is often due to genetics. Diet and exercise may help and it should be checked again in the near future. ...Read more

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What is a healthy weight gain for teenagers? If a 15 year old girl is underweight what would be a healthy amount of pounds should she gain a month? If she was to gain a lot a weight in a month period or even 2 months period would that be harmful?

The : The ideal weight gain rate for a teen girl trying to do it healthily is a 1/2 lb to 2lb/ week which is between 2 lbs to 8 lbs a month. What is most important is how she gains the weight. A healthy diet and exercise is crucial for the development of lean muscle mass as opposed to just packing on fat. Junk food without exercise is not a good way to gain weight. Eating high calorie, but protein and nutrient rich foods such as nut butters, cheese, avocados and nuts is a good way to start. She should talk to her doctor about a healthy diet and exercise plan to gain weight in the best way possible. ...Read more

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What is the healthy wieght for a 5ft 4 inches 15 year old girl?

What is the healthy wieght for a 5ft 4 inches 15 year old girl?

About 120 lbs: A healthy weight in relation to your height is about 120. You can plug in your height (inch) and weight (lbs) in the formula below. As long as your bmi is between 19 - 24 you are within a healthy range. Bmi = weight / (height/100)2. ...Read more

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How to make a 15 year old girl lose weight consistently?

How to make a 15 year old girl lose weight consistently?

Exercise: Most important in any weight loss program, assuming one is overweight, is consistent frequent exercise. Then comes eating in a healthy manner (low saturated fat, low processed foods, low simple carbs, no fast foods, and plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables). ...Read more

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How can a 15 year old girl lose weight. Weighs like 150. Height 5'4 and 2 inches. Helppp!

How can a 15 year old girl lose weight. Weighs like 150. Height 5'4 and 2 inches. Helppp!

Stop sugary drinks ;: Helpful weight loss diets include natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy green lettuce (without salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits contain natural sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, regardless of where it comes from. ...Read more

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What is a reasonable weight for a 15 year old girl who is 5'8"?

What is a reasonable weight for a 15 year old girl who is 5'8"?

120-160 lbs: Reasonable weight , body mass index within 10th to 85th percentile, would be 120 to 160 lbs. ...Read more

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