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 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...

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...

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.

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 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...

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...

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...

I hear that the average teen burns about 1100 calories a day with a fair amount of exercise.

I heard that the average teen burns about 1,100 calories a day with a fair amount of exercise (school, work at home, etc). I was wondering basically how much a healthy, young teen would burn. Does this number sound right? No way unless the person is a toddler (2 to 3-year-old).

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