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How Many Calories Should A 14 Year Old Girl Have
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
About 115 pounds: Varies depending on ethnicity and overall health, but that's a ballpark number. ...Read more
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on body type: On an average it would be 110 lb but it depends on body type and muscle mass too. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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