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What's the average weight for a 12 year old feta that is 5'2?

What's the average weight for a 12 year old feta that is 5'2?

For a 12-year-old: Female, a height of 62" is 75th%ile; a weight of 75th%ile is 110 lbs. However, a BMI in the 25th-75th %ile range is normal. Calculate this at http://nccd. Cdc. Gov/dnpabmi/calculator. Aspx. The result is accompanied by a statement that says whether her BMI is in the underweight, normal, overweight or obese range. Seek medical attention accordingly. ...Read more

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Obesity (Definition)

Having too much body fat. It is different from being overweight, which means weighing too much. The weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Both terms mean that a person's weight is greater than what's considered healthy for ...Read more


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What is the ideal weight for a 12 year old girls who's 5 ft 4?

What is the ideal weight for a 12 year old girls who's 5 ft 4?

Depends: Your best answer would come from determining the bmi (body mass index) which is a calculation based on height, weight and age. Any bmi. ...Read more

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What would be a good weight for a 12 year old girl that is 5, 7.

What would be a good weight for a 12 year old girl that is 5, 7.

Weight calculation: The calculation for ideal body weight is 100 lbs for the first five feet, 5 lbs for each additional inch. For males, 106 lbs and 6 lbs for each additional inch. You may add or subtract ten percent. ...Read more

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What's the average weight for a 12 year old boy?

What's the average weight for a 12 year old boy?

134 lb: You can download a growth chart from the cdc website and follow growth parameters. Select the age and gender of interest and it will have a chart with the various heights and weights expected at different ages. Www. Cdc. Gov/growthcharts. ...Read more

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What is the ideal weight for a 12 year old who is 5 2?

What is the ideal weight for a 12 year old who is 5 2?

Weight: The answer is that it depends on your body build/bone structure. You could weigh anywhere from 100 to 120. ...Read more

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Is 98 lbs a normal weight for a 12 year old female that is 5'1?

Is 98 lbs a normal weight for a 12 year old female that is 5'1?

Body mass index: BMI or body mass index can be calculated here: https://www. Nhlbi. Nih. Gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc. Htm There is also a BMI calculator app. BMI in a 12 year old needs to be adjusted for AGE ...Read more

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What is the normal weight for a 12-year-old girl?

What is the normal weight for a 12-year-old girl?

Weight: The typical weight for a 12 year old girl would also depend on her height. However, the 50th percentile for weight for a 12 year old female would be around 95lbs. Ask your pediatrician to review your daughter's growth chart with you to determine if her growth is as expected. ...Read more

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Need help. Is 60kg over weight for a 12 year old girl?

Need help. Is 60kg over weight for a 12 year old girl?

Depends: According to current growth charts, 60 kg would be expected weight for a 12 yo who is 5'4" tall but high for an average kid at 12 at 4'11". You can download a growth chart by age and gender to follow someones growth. See : www. Cdc. Gov/growthcharts. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the average weight for a 12 year old girl?

Can you tell me about the average weight for a 12 year old girl?

Weight loss: There is a wide range of normal weights at each age, and these depend on your height as well. Puberty is a bad time to be losing weight quickly, as you are still growing and developing. Try to make sure you are eating a balanced and healthy diet - avoiding soft drinks, junk food, and fast food. ...Read more

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What is the healthy weight for a 12 year old girl who is around 5 foot 4?

What is the healthy weight for a 12 year old girl who is around 5 foot 4?

Range: There is always a range but according to the CDC a girl of 12 years who is 64 inches is between 90 and 95 percentile. The weight of a 12 year old girl between 90 and 95 percentiles would be between 122 and 134 pounds. ...Read more

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What's the normal weight for a 12 year old girl? My daughter is 12 almost 13 and she weighs about 38.5kg. Is this underweight?

What's the normal weight for a 12 year old girl? My daughter is 12 almost 13 and she weighs about 38.5kg. Is this underweight?

Depends some on ht: Expected weight range varies with the height of a kid as well as age. You can find a chart of expected weight at www. Healthychildren. Org. Put "growth chart" in the search bar and select female. If you put the kids height on the chart at her present age it gives you a position showing how that compares with others. Locate a similar percentage point on the weight chart below to find expected wt range. ...Read more

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What is the maximum weight that is healthy for a 12-year-old?

What is the maximum weight that is healthy for a 12-year-old?

Depends on height: Here is a simple Body Mass Index calculator. The healthy range is based on your child's height and weight.

http://www. Webmd. Com/parenting/raising-fit-kids/weight/bmi/bmi-calculator ...Read more

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What is the average weight a 12 year old?

What is the average weight a 12 year old?

Ave in Us 90lb: The average weight of males of females of average height @12y is 90lb (41kg) according to the national center for health statistics charts. The range of normal weight varies with height & sex. Males from 60-135lb & females 65-140lb. ...Read more

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What kind of exercises are sutible for loosing weight and for a 12 year old?

What kind of exercises are sutible for loosing weight and for a 12 year old?

Aerobic: To lose weight you need to burn more calories than you eat so anything that burns calories- walking, running, biking, swimming is best- 1/2 to 1 hour/day. But a healthy sustainable (not temporary) diet is crucial too.
I like dr. Furhman's diet: http://bit. Ly/1dhw9ht dr. Weil has useful info: http://huff. To/19ygs8y- see his "discuss that" link in his article.
Minimize sugars, starches ; fried foods. ...Read more

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Can a 12 year old who weight 140 lbs recieve zpack?

Can a 12 year old who weight 140 lbs recieve zpack?

Yes: Even though it doesn't quite make the age cutoff, his weight certainly qualifies him for an adult sized z-pac. ...Read more

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What should a 12 year old girl weight if she's 5 ft and 2 Inches?

What should a 12 year old girl weight if she's 5 ft and 2 Inches?

If you're less than: 16 years old, you must ask your pediatrician this question. Need to be over 16 to post. Thanks! ...Read more

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What can a 12 year old girl who weights 160 pounds who eats very healthy and exercises a lot do?

What can a 12 year old girl who weights 160 pounds who eats very healthy and exercises a lot do?

Do about what?: Some people are built bigger than others. Some are thick and some are stick thin. As long as you are healthy and eat well and exercise, the best advice is to know your gifts and be happy with yourself. Have you been evaluated to make sure you have no thyroid issue? Consider seeing a chinese medicine practitioner as it can really help balance your health. ...Read more

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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 could a 12 year old lose weight quickly in no more than two months?

How could a 12 year old lose weight quickly in no more than two months?

Not advisable!: I never like to hear " quick" in any weight loss strategy! We are looking for a permanent lifestyle change for your family that will enable a healthy weight for life! Start with limiting fast food. Cook meals at home with fresh fruits and veggies. Your 12 year old can start to help with meal prep and even recipes. Aim for 8 fruits and veggies, 8 glasses of water, one hour of exercise. ...Read more

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I'm a 12 year old boy and really want to lose weight have you got a plan I can follow?

I'm a 12 year old boy and really want to lose weight have you got a plan I can follow?

Are you overweight?: If you are overweight check with your pediatrician for the cause esp low thyroid. If everything turns ok and you are overweight try low carb diet. Cut soda and sugar to zero. Cut out grains and try diet consisting of meats and above ground veges and limit fruits intake to no more than 2 servings. ...Read more

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I'm a 12 year old boy, and I've been struggling to lose weight for a while now, what can I do to loose about 20 pounds?

I'm a 12 year old boy, and I've been struggling to lose weight for a while now, what can I do to loose about 20 pounds?

Need adult supervisi: Your desire to loose weight are welcome sign for your committment for better health. Need to be evaluated for height with weight for an overall health assessment with recent weight gains, current BMI etc. ...Read more

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Are there any potential dangers of starting a 12 year old boy on light weight training if he is properly trained and instructed?

Are there any potential dangers of starting a 12 year old boy on light weight training if he is properly trained and instructed?

None, If...: Properly trained, instructed, and supervised; none. Unsupervised, max lifts, overuse; muscle/tendon injuries, slipped growth plates, damaged grwoth plates, etc. ...Read more

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What amount of calories should a 12 year old eat to maintain her weight?

What amount of calories should a 12 year old eat to maintain her weight?

Enough to grow: 12 year old girls are often still growing, if they have not had menses yet. Everyone needs enough calories to maintain body functioning at rest (1200 to 1500 calories a day), plus up to 2000 calories a day extra to fuel the body for all the work it does. Adolescents need more for growth. Pediatricians and dieticians can both be consulted to help determine how much a child needs to eat. ...Read more

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How to find out how many calories does a 12 year old boy need to maintain his weight?

How to find out how many calories does a 12 year old boy need to maintain his weight?

It depends: 12 year old boys are growing and will need more calories than someone who is not still growing. Boys this age should not restrict calories unless they have been diagnosed as overweight or obese. An active 12 year old boy could need up to 3000 calories a day to meet his needs. The center for disease control has some good information on child nutrition. www. Cdc. Gov. ...Read more

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If a 12 year old child lifts weights, is it very unhealthy?

If a 12 year old child lifts weights, is it very unhealthy?

No: If the child is lifting the weights properly and not over-doing it, then lifting weights can in fact be healthy as a form of exercise. It is very important that he/she knows how to lift with proper form, and how to not lift too heavy a weight given their abilities. Definitely, make sure the child is supervised by an appropriately trained instructor for his/her age. ...Read more

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What can the average weight be for a 12 year old girl that is 5 foot 2 inches?

Appropriate weight: A female who is 5'2" should weigh between 110 ponds and 120 pounds. More importantly, it is important to eat healthy and exercise several times a week. ...Read more

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Am 32 years old with scoliosis and struggling with weight gain, I look like a 12 year old. Can I still have the corrective surgey?

Am 32 years old with scoliosis and struggling with weight gain, I look like a 12 year old. Can I still have the corrective surgey?

Scoliosis: Can be corrected at any age, the younger the better. As your doctor to refer you to a surgeon who will tell you options for surgery. When more mobile exercise can be easier and that can help w/weight. Ask doc about a low carb food plan. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is the average weight of a 5 2" 12 year old?

What is the average weight of a 5 2" 12 year old?

Look at wt for ht: The average weight of the entire nation and western world has increased dramatically over the last 20 years. What might be more useful would be what a healthy weight would be. Look at the bmi (body mass index) which takes into account height and weight and gives a range of "normal" these also exist for the pediatric population http://apps. Nccd. Cdc. Gov/dnpabmi/. ...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

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My daughter weighs 125 lbs at a 5'1 12 year old. How over weight is she?

My daughter weighs 125 lbs at a 5'1 12 year old. How over weight is she?

To calculate BMI: Accurately requires date of birth. If she is 12 years 0 months, her BMI of 23.6 is at the 91st %ile in the overweight range (85th-94th%ile). Limit her total screen time- TV, videos, video games, tablet, computer & smart phone - to a maximum of 2 hours/day. Remove electronics from her bedroom. Encourage 1 hour of daily exercise. Do not allow junk food or soda in your house. Have family meals. ...Read more

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My 12 year old daughter is 5, 1 and weighs 200 pounds how over weight is she?

My 12 year old daughter is 5, 1 and weighs 200 pounds how over weight is she?

Severely: Please get her to a good pediatrician, for her sake and that of the whole family. The teenage years are cruel enough without the girl being overweight as well. Ask the pediatrician whether there might be endocrine disease -- especially thyroid disease, cushing's or an insulinoma. Her regaining a normal weight will be a family project. Good luck. ...Read more

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12 year old daughter is becoming self conscious about her weight. Besides the gym, how can she stay active?

Outdoor activities: Go on bike rides together, walk, hike, jog. In the summer, outdoor activities are easier. But remember exercise is only 1/2 the solution to a weight problem. Set an excellent example by eating well, avoid pop and fast food. Eat on a smaller size plate and don't have second helping. Avoid candy and snacks and have healthier dessert like fruit. Children learn by the example we set. ...Read more

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My 12 year old son eats right, uses portion control, exercises all the time with sports year round, but continues to gain weight. Why? What can be done

My 12 year old son eats right, uses portion control, exercises all the time with sports year round, but continues to gain weight. Why? What can be done

Bmi?: Is this normal growth or accelerated obesity? Check his body mass index, follow it over a few months and see a pediatrician if there is a problem.

http://pediatrics.about. Com/cs/usefultools/l/bl_bmi_calc. Htm

http://www. Cdc. Gov/healthyweight/assessing/bmi/childrens_bmi/about_childrens_bmi. Html. ...Read more

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My 12 year old son who is very active but his weight is 142lbs. And eats vegetables and fruits but can't seem to lose weight. What would be a good diet?

My 12 year old son who is very active but his weight is 142lbs. And eats vegetables and fruits but can't seem to lose weight. What would be a good diet?

If he's 5'4" or <,: His BMI is 95th%ile or >, in the obese range; if 5'5" - 5'8", in the overweight range. See his pediatrician, who will calculate his BMI, & do a physical exam, blood pressure & labs to determine if he has weight-related medical problems. If he does, your insurance will pay fir him to see a nutritionist as well as any needed subspecialists. If not, his MD will monitor his diet, lifestyle & weight. ...Read more

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What's the average weight of a 5'10 12 year old female?

What's the average weight of a 5'10 12 year old female?

Really tall!: That is a really tall 12 year old! You're sure she is 5-10 (70 inches). If that is the case, a weight corresponding to her height percentile to keep her bmi below the 85% would be a weight of 140-150 pounds. Questions about appropriate growth and height/weight, good resource cdc or who growth charts. ...Read more