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Help please? How many calories should a 14 year old girl eat a day?

Help please? How many calories should a 14 year old girl eat a day?

1800: 1800 calories a day for 14-18 yo girl. May need to be adjusted with activity demands as well.

http://www. Heart. Org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/NutritionCenter/Dietary-Recommendations-for-Healthy-Children_UCM_303886_Article. Jsp ...Read more

Calorie (Definition)

A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more


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What amount of calories should a 14 year old girl eat per day?

What amount of calories should a 14 year old girl eat per day?

Depends: That number will vary depending on height, body frame (bone structure and muscle mass) the amount of daily activity and genetics. A taller more muscular active teen will need and be able to consume more calories daily. There are many apps that will help you calculate your basic caloric needs to maintain your weight as well as for weight loss and weight gain. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what number of calories should a 14 year old girl eat a day?

Can you tell me what number of calories should a 14 year old girl eat a day?

Check the BMI: BMI, or body mass index, is a tool used to determine appropriate weight based on your height. There are many online calculators with interpretation guides, or better yet, schedule a full physical with your physician for a more comprehensive assessment. Calorie requirements will depend on whether the BMI is too high or too low, any chronic diseases, and level of activity. ...Read more

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What's the calorie intake for a 14 year old girl daily?

What's the calorie intake for a 14 year old girl daily?

Really Depends: There isn't any specific calorie count in general. It would depend on level of activity, stage of puberty, and also on the diet itself. ...Read more

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What is a healthy intake of daily calories for a 14 year old girl?

What is a healthy intake of daily calories for a 14 year old girl?

Really Depends: There isn't any specific calorie count in general. It would depend on level of activity, stage of puberty, and also on the diet itself. ...Read more

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I am a sedentary 14 year old girl weighing 131 at 5'4. How many calories should I eat to get to 120 pounds and then to maintain the 120 pounds?

I am a sedentary 14 year old girl weighing 131 at 5'4. How many calories should I eat to get to 120 pounds and then to maintain the 120 pounds?

Weight change: You are presently at about 60 %ile ht, 80%ile wt, and 81%ile BMI. You want to loose 11 pounds over a time frame of 6 years. I don't know what you like to eat but I would suggest you keep an accurate diary of your food and caloric intake over the next week or two. Make it contemporaneously, NOT at the end of the day. Then speak to a nutritionist. You will succeed!! ...Read more

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How many calories should a fourteen year old girl intake daily?

How many calories should a fourteen year old girl intake daily?

To do what?: Caloric intake is only one issue. Getting enough of the proper nutrients (like proteins, fats, vitamins, and minerals) also matters. How tall is she? Is she still growing? What is her body mass index? Is she getting enough exercise? Is she overweight? Underweight? Calorie counting for teens is difficult and usually unnecessary. Portion control is much more effective. ...Read more

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What's the recommended calorie intake for 14yr old girl?

Depends: Your weight, activity, body habitus, and general health determine your caloric needs. Roughly, it's about 1500 calories per day. See your doctor for a better estimate of, your needs. ...Read more

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What kind of yogurt is healthy for a 14 year old girl?

What kind of yogurt is healthy for a 14 year old girl?

All: I'm not aware of any 'unhealthy' yogurt or anything that is specific to teens. Obviously if it is homemade, who can tell? Some yogurt has a lot of unneeded carbohydrates and sweets (fruits and jellies) but it isn't 'unhealthy'. ...Read more

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Will the voice of a 14 year old girl change?

Will the voice of a 14 year old girl change?

Possibly: The voices of both boys and girls change during puberty; it's just that the voices of boys tend to change a lot more. ...Read more

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What is the normal weight for a 14-year-old girl?

What is the normal weight for a 14-year-old girl?

Depends on height: Healthy BMI for age is less than the 80% ile. You can use this tool:
http://nccd. Cdc. Gov/dnpabmi/Calculator. Aspx ...Read more

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What is the average height for a 14 year old girl?

What is the average height for a 14 year old girl?

Why do you ask?: This varies tremendously from country to country. Your pediatrician has tables and graphs of heights, weights and measurements for your community. ...Read more

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What's the normal weight for a 14 year old girl 5'3?

What's the normal weight for a 14 year old girl 5'3?

About 115 pounds: Varies depending on ethnicity and overall health, but that's a ballpark number. ...Read more

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Is it ok for a 14 year old girl to masturbate a lot?

Yes & No - Reasons?: Perhaps a bit usual; also exploring self. Probably the larger issue is the reasons. While there is no evidence that mastubation is harmful (despite old social taboos) a larger concern might be the situation & why such a drive for some pleasure. Could it be that person's view of life & issues depressing, feels trapped, bored & looking for some form or relief/pleasure. Suggest exploring other issues. ...Read more

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How much should a 14 year old girl who is 5'5 weigh?

How much should a 14 year old girl who is 5'5 weigh?

Weight normals: There are growth charts you can use https://www. Google. Com/url? Sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=http://www. Cdc. Gov/growthcharts/data/set2/chart-04.pdf&q=weight%20for%20age%20percentile%20girl&ved=0CB4QFjAAahUKEwio2-CesOHIAhUDpR4KHfD7D70&usg=AFQjCNEWiHKY3L90EXrPTWIsxvAhY27xeg&sig2=Yld0byq5BFZY78YiZWbbJg ...Read more

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If a 14 year old girl weighs 114 and is 5'2" is she overweight?

If a 14 year old girl weighs 114 and is 5'2" is she overweight?

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 more

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What is the average weight for a 14-year-old girl who is 5' 2"?

What is the average weight for a 14-year-old girl who is 5' 2"?

Depends on body type: On an average it would be 110 lb but it depends on body type and muscle mass too. ...Read more

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What is the average weight for a 14 year old girl who is 5'0 tall?

What is the average weight for a 14 year old girl who is 5'0 tall?

120 lbs: The weight range for a girl in this age group can be between 120-130 lbs, but aiming for a lower number is beneficial to ensure optimal health status in early teen years to prevent the epidemic of obesity and related health problems. Main issue is a healthier life style besides the numbers and weight. ...Read more

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What should a 14 year old girl expect at a physical with adolescent peds?

What should a 14 year old girl expect at a physical with adolescent peds?

History and Physical: We all do the same things on every visit. We ask questions and then do a physical. At adolescent visits you can expect to be asked about starting your period, about drinking, smoking, friends, school, what makes you happy, how you get along with family etc. Many ask about pelvics and they are not a routine part of a 14 year well visit in a teen who is not sexually active. ...Read more

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