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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

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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 can I lose weight 14 years old?

How can I lose weight 14 years old?

Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more

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How to lose weight for 14 year olds will green coffee beans work?

How to lose weight for 14 year olds will green coffee beans work?

See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and green leafy lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, as fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. Avoid sugar and simple starch calories, and don't buy green coffee beans. ...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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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 can a 14 year old losse weight?

Diet and exercise: A healthy diet and exercise is the best way. Calorie restriction to under 2000 and increasing activity, such as fast walking, stair climbing, sports, etc. Don't sit down as much, but stand or walk, sitting too much is found to be very detrimental to your health. ...Read more

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Best way to lose weight for a 16 years old teenager?

A Combination of....: Best answer is a balance program of increasing exercise, healthy eating and calorie control.See your doctor for help. ...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 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 to lose weight for adult women?

How to lose weight for adult women?

Weight control: A study looked at determining the best, single thing that one can do to lose weight found that keeping track by writing down every single thing you eat helps more than anything. When you see what you eat, you can make the necessary changes to control your weight. So, get a small notebook and write down everything you eat and you will see how this makes a big difference. Good luck. ...Read more

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What weight should a 14 yr old girl lift to gain muscle quickly?

What weight should a 14 yr old girl lift to gain muscle quickly?

See below: You are not going to gain muscle mass at this age. Also, girls, in general, do not develop muscle mass with lifting. She can tone her muscles. ...Read more

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How many teeth should a 14 year old lose?

How many teeth should a 14 year old lose?

Twenty: By 14 years old, most adolescents will have lost all of their primary teeth, which number twenty. ...Read more

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How many calories would a 19 year old 5'7 female that weighs 106 pounds need to gain weight ?

How many calories would a 19 year old 5'7 female that weighs 106 pounds need to gain weight ?

Complicated: There is no easy answer to the question and it depends on factors such as each individual's metabolism, and level of exercise. Would consult with a dietician who may figure out exact calorie count tailored to you. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is it healthy for a 14 year old to weigh 190 pounds?

Well -: How tall is that 14 year old. Please provide this information and re-ask. ...Read more

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Should a 14 yr old female start dieting to lose weight?

Should a 14 yr old female start dieting to lose weight?

If she is : Overweight - then getting increased physical activity ; proper nutrition is important. It may be prudent to do this with the help of a nutritionist. If she isn't overweight - she doesn't need to lose weight. ...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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Best exercise to lose weight for a 13 year old female who is over weight?

Best exercise to lose weight for a 13 year old female who is over weight?

Aerobic exercise: The best weight loss exercise for a 13 year old girl is aerobic/cardio and enjoyable so that she will continue exercising as a healthy lifestyle habit. ...Read more