I have talked about my weight with my mom and some close friends. I am underweight.

Thank you for the concern, I appreciate it very much. I have already talked about it with my mom and some of my closest friends. I do have an appointment with my doctor on Tuesday to talk about it. I am 5 feet 11 inches. So I guess I am underweight, but the thing is...

I’m a 14-year-old teenager and I have been struggling to lose weight. Do you have any tips for me?

I'm a 14-year-old teenager and I have been struggling to lose weight for quite some time now. I walk twice a day for 30 minutes each time and I do 30 sit-ups each week. I eat very well but on weekends I sort of let go of my good eating pattern and eat junk...

I am 17-year-old girl. Could you tell me how much I should weigh?

I am 17 years old and about 5 feet 2 inches to 5 feet 3 inches. I have about a medium body frame. Could you please tell me how much I should weigh at my age and height? I am trying to lose some weight right now and I would just like to know how...

I am a 16 year old female who weight 160 pounds. I’m working out 6 days a week and not eating too much.

Hello. I am a 16-year-old female who weighs 160 pounds right now. I am not doing a sport right now, but when I do I tend to weight between 145 and 150 pounds. I have big bones, so I know that I should weigh between 130 and 140, but I find getting down there...

How much should a 16 year old weigh?

How much should a 16-year-old weigh? Have you tried my Healthy Kid Calculator®? Click on the link in the calculator box in the left navigation. Depends on gender and height. Send your stats back and I will give you a healthy range.

Since my daughter was born she has had a problem with not going to the bathroom everyday.

This is a rather "delicate" subject with my daughter. Ever since she was born, she has had a problem with not going to the bathroom every day and therefore having very large stools. We have tried a variety of remedies Metamucil, orange juice every morning, cereal with bran flakes or oat flakes. Nothing seems...

I need to know how much calories, etc a regular 14 year old person weighing 110 pounds needs daily.

I'm in eighth grade and I attend Middle School in Dublin, Ohio. I'm doing a project about nutrition. I need to know how many calories, fat, cholesterol, sodium, carbohydrates, dietary fiber, sugar, protein, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, calcium and iron a regular 14 years old person weighing 110 pounds needs daily. I hope you...

Her mom and I are concerned about our daughter’s weight.

I must admit that her mom and I are primarily responsible for the concern. As for exercise, she does a great job on our Health Rider, 30+ minutes at a time, but when it comes to running, she doesn't seem to have the stamina, although she likes to walk at a casual pace. She...

How many calories does an average teen about 15 years old burn in one day?

How many calories does an average teen about 15-year-old burn in one day? How many calories does she consume on average? Just Wondering. Have you tried my Healthy Kid Calculator®? If you give me height, weight, gender and activity hours, I will tell you exactly. The calorie needs of a 15-year-old teen would vary greatly...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with teenagers?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with teenagers? The Pediatric Nutrition dietetic practice group of the American Dietetic Association specializes in working with infants, children, and adolescents. You can find a dietitian at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Include your zip code or city/state and the type of service you want (individual...

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