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How Much Should A 15 Year Old 53 Girl Weigh
About 140 Lb: The normal ranges from 125 to 160 lbs. A 15 year-year-old should aim for the lower end. Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Around: 100 to 121 pounds. More if she is muscular. Take care. ...Read more
Between 125-135 lbs: The ideal weight for a 5-foot-6-inch woman is 115 to 154 lbs., according to the BMI table. The figures are based on having a BMI between 18.5 and 24.9. You calculate your BMI by multiplying your weight in pounds by 703 and dividing the total by your height in inches squared. ...Read more
It depends.: Depending on your bone structure and how much muscle mass you have, a normal weight for your height could be anywhere from 105-130 lbs. Your doctor can look at your growth chart with you and can give you a better idea of what a healthy weight for you is. It's not healthy to be underweight or overweight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
57-76 kg: Upon reaching adulthood, we don't take age or gender into account when determining appropriate weight, just height. Check out http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm to calculate body mass index (BMI). Normal is 18.5-24.9 while overweight is 25-29.9 & obese is 30+. However, this is just a starting point. Body fat percentage is even more important: don't be skinny fat. ...Read more
It depends: Most 15 year old girls will do well on ~1400-1700 calories per day. Girls who are very active or have high metabolisms may require many more calories (olympic swimmers may eat 7000 calories or more a day). It is possible that some girls may remain healthy with fewer calories but a bare minimum is in the ~1100-1200 calorie range. ...Read more
Use BMI for age: You do not indicate the gender of the child but for a child of 14, the appropriate BMI would be 19 -20. This would translate to a weight of 135 lbs for some one who is 5'9". That height is at the 95% for boys and >97% for girls! You can use the charts at http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts ...Read more
Average weight: The 50% percentile for a girl that is 4 ft 11 inches is between 72.8 pounds and 81.4 pounds. But remember this is the 50% therefore 50% of girls your age are above this range and 50% of girl your age are below this range. So I wouldn't be overly concerned with the number. I would just stay active and eat healthy. ...Read more
Good weight for age: A 19 year old who is 5 feet tall should weigh between 100-1008 lbs. But it can vary with the bone structure as well. You should see your pediatrician to see what your growth curve has been like since childhood. ...Read more
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