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How to lose weight for 12 year old girl?

How to lose weight for 12 year old girl?

Energy in There are things i need to know. Height, wgt, bmi, pubertal level, food intake, activity level are just starters. In general, weight gain occurs when we eat/drink more (energy in) than we expend with activity (energy out). There are lots of 'empty calories' in drinks, food portions may be too large. Teens and tweens need a minimum of 1 hour of vigorous exercise/day, more to lose weight. ...Read more

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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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How does a 12 year old male lose weight fast and safe?

How does a 12 year old male lose weight fast and safe?

Fast is not safe: The best way to lose weight is to decrease the amount of calories that one takes in while increasing the body's use of calories by increasing exercise. There is no quick fix, one must be patient and committed in order to be successful and to hope to keep the weight off. ...Read more

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How can a 15 year old boy lose weight?

How can a 15 year old boy lose weight?

Several Things: More exercise, portion control and better eating habits referring to dietary choices. ...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 to lose weight fast for a 16yrs old son that is 250 lbs?

Serious, how sad: Your child is a heart attack or stroke waiting to happen. See an md/do immediately for help with weight control program. Physician may suggest services of a nutritionist. It's a matter of calories in--calories out. Need to fix this now. ...Read more

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How does a 13 year old lose weight quickly?

Not recommended: Teens should not go on any type of crash diet. They can be dangerous and you will likely gain the weight back just as quickly. The best way to lose weight is slowly and steadily. Decrease junk food, control your portions, eat more slowly and don't eat when you aren't hungry. Start exercising- work into it gradually and build up. Start with a goal of 1 hour per day at least 3 days per week. ...Read more

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Want to lose weight fast and easy, im a young 16year old. Suggestions?

Want to lose weight fast and easy, im a young 16year old. Suggestions?

If you loose weight: Too quickly you are in danger of yoyo dieting. You gain weight back and then loose it again over and over. This is not good for your health. Slow and steady weight loss is safest and more long lasting. See your doc or a nutritionist for a good food plan, exercise, and the weight will come off slowly. Keep your focus on your health, not the scale. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How to get my 12 year old child to loose some weight?

How to get my 12 year old child to loose some weight?

Several basics: Find an activity that keeps them outside & active and share it with them if it takes it. Remove the tv or computer from their room if there is one. Limit tv+non school computer time to 2hrs/day & have tv off during mealtime. Don't allow eating during tv viewing or computer work. Serve nutritious meals & don't let them skip any. Assure kid has ample time for sleep, preferably 8-9hr/d. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight for a 19 yr. Old female who is 136 pounds?

How can I lose weight for a 19 yr. Old female who is 136 pounds?

Losing weight: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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What's the fastest way to lose weight for a 13 year old boy?

What's the fastest way to lose weight for a 13 year old boy?

Teen age weight: The best way to loose weight is with control of diet and exercise. For most teens the fastest way to do this is to cut out sugary beverages from their diet (soda, juice, coffee drinks, gatorade, etc). From one 12oz sugary drink each day in addition to all the regular foods a person will gain almost 20lbs per year! cut that out and fast weight loss. Healthy weight loss is 1-2lbs/week. ...Read more

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How can an 11 year old girl lose weight?

How can an 11 year old girl lose weight?

Several Things: More exercise, portion control and better eating habits referring to dietary choices. And education for her as to why this is vitally important. ...Read more

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How can a 15 year old lose weight?

How can a 15 year old lose weight?

Exercise and diet: 30-60 min of vigorous exercise every day along with a healthy diet which means that half of her plate should be filled with fruits and vegetables, half with grains and protein and half of the grains should be whole grains. You can go to www.Choosemyplate.Gov for more information. ...Read more

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My seven year old daughter is to skinny how to make her gain weight?

My seven year old daughter is to skinny how to make her gain weight?

Pediatrician: Your daughter's pediatrician can monitor her health and development. That is their specialty and they can advise you about the best way to insure her healthy development. ...Read more

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How can a 46 yr old male lose weight. i wiegh 225 pounds i am 5'9 and really need to lose weight ?

How can a  46 yr old male lose weight. i wiegh 225 pounds i am 5'9 and really need to lose weight
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See an MD: who specializes in wt loss or your personal physician so that you can get some baseline tests to look for causes of wt gain or for reasons why it is difficult to lose wt. Need to check your thyroid and testosterone levels, and need to make sure your BP and heart are healthy enough to exercise, because any successful wt loss program will involve some exercise! Wt loss is a marathon, not a sprint! ...Read more

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How much should a 12 year girl wight?

How much should a 12 year girl wight?

Varies: The average height and weight for a 12 year old girl is 60-63 in and 90-105 lbs. Obviously this will vary with actual height and build. ...Read more

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How many calories are needed for a 150 lb 38 yr old woman to lose weight?

How many calories are needed for a 150 lb 38 yr old woman to lose weight?

Diet and exercise: We would need to know your height, and also it would be beneficial to know your current activity level as well. But for an example let us say you are 5'5" and currently sedentary (no regularl exercise). Your basal metabolic rate would be 1, 433 calories per day which is the number of calories your body burns at rest. Your daily calorie needs would be 1, 720. Eat less than that & exercise more! ...Read more

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How to lose weight for a 45 year old female?

How much weight loss: The old adage works, diet and exercise! just difficult to maintain either. Did you know that 20 minutes of resistance training can increase your basal metabolic rate for 48 hours! calculate your BMR (rough estimate is current weight x 13= total calories per day for bmr) than subtract 500 kcal from this for every pound of weight you want to lose per week. Go slow. Rapid loss see doctor. ...Read more

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What should a thirteen year old girl eat to lose weight? How many calories daily?

What should a thirteen year old girl eat to lose weight? How many calories daily?

Whole foods : Most people eat too many processed sugary foods that are high in calories and low in nutritional value. To start cut out all soda and fruit juice and rely on water as main hydration. Eating a piece of fruit is lower in calories than juice. Eat lots of veggies, lean proteins, including nuts, beans and eggs. Eat bread, rice, pasta, and potatotes rarely and avoid junk foods. Exercise also. ...Read more

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How much does the average 12 year old male weigh?

How much does the average 12 year old male weigh?

Depends on stature: Per year 2000 cdc growth charts, the 50% for an average 12 year old male is 90 lbs (97% is 140 and 3rd% is 65 lbs). But there are many other factors to be considered like parental size, nutrition, ethnicity, etc. ...Read more

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Can you tell me a healthy weight for a 5'5 12 year old girl?

Can you tell me a healthy weight for a 5'5 12 year old girl?

Yearly Check-ups: "Healthy weight...5'5 12 yr old girl?" Growth in children and adolescents is assessed using standardized charts which take into account height & weight. Another tool called the BMI (body mass index) is used to assess body fat levels. Your daughter is tall (height is 95th%). An appropriate weight range as it relates to BMI is 115-125 lbs. Get yearly check-ups to ensure normal growth and puberty. ...Read more