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What is the average height and weight for an 11 year old female?

What is the average height and weight for an 11 year old female?

4' 10" and 104 lbs.: Those are the averages as calculated for the 2006 HANES study. More importantly is what is your genetic inheritance. If you have the data on how you have been growing over these past several years you can plot out your growth over time. ...Read more

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What is the average heights and weight of an 11 year old female ?

What is the average heights and weight of an 11 year old female ?

Depends: There are several percentiles in growth charts and it also depends on parents height. You can look at http://www.Cdc.Gov/growthcharts/. ...Read more

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Can an 11 year old lose weight safely?

Can an 11 year old lose weight safely?

Depends: Most of the time, if an 11 year old is overweight, then they should be able to grow into the weight, without having to lose weight. That means that the weight remains the same as they get taller. Sometimes they need to lose weight. Your doctor can answer that question with more information. ...Read more

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What's the normal weight for an 11 year old female?

What's the normal weight for an 11 year old female?

Varies by height: It really should be taken in context of the person's height, but the average is about 80 lbs and average height about 56 inches. Here's a growth chart: http://goo.Gl/ovrvo and here's an online calculator: http://goo.Gl/kmn10. ...Read more

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What is a healthy way for an 11 year old to lose weight?

What is a healthy way for an 11 year old to lose weight?

Rigth foods: Right foods if no underlying med problem, healthy weight loss requires eating the right whole foods, avoiding many processed foods, and staying physically active. Avoid any processed foods with sugar and flour, eliminate most foods with saturated and trans fats, and add plenty of vegetables and beans, many fruits and nuts, some whole grains, and wild salmon. Add regular physical activity. ...Read more

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What is the usual weight for an 11 year old girl?

Varies with height: Here's a link to a growth chart. http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/data/set1clinical/cj41c022.pdf. ...Read more

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What is a good way to encourage an 11 year old girl she needs to lose a little weight?

What is a good way to encourage an 11 year old girl she needs to lose a little weight?

Incentives: Identify something she really wants and let her earn her way to receiving it by losing pounds. It is very important that you don't overemphasize the weight issue as it can easily swing into a food eating disorder like anorexia and bulimia. Make it a game and fun. Don't force the issue as it will backfire. Teen age girls are very insecure and you should not add to it. ...Read more

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What is the recommended time length of sleep for an 11 year old, who wants to lose weight?

What is the recommended time length of sleep for an 11 year old, who wants to lose weight?

No less than 9: The growing pre-teen is faced with many choices but needs to take care of his/her sleep if they are to function well. While growing, no less than 9 hours of sleep/24hrs is needed. After their linear growth has stopped, they can sometimes get by on 8. Some will need more based on sports participation or heavy study. Studies suggest poor sleep habits contribute to obesity. ...Read more