I am 13 years old and afraid of being overweight. What is the normal weight for me?

I am thirteen years old and I'm always afraid of being overweight. I am 5'5", but I won't tell my weight because I don't want to hear again that I'm perfect just the way I am. I recently lost a lot of weight and in my eyes, I look okay but could stand to...

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...

I am a female 14 years old, 5 feet 7 inches and 118 pounds. I want to know if I am underweight or not?

Hi, I am a female 14 years old, 5 feet 7 inches and 118 pounds. I want to know if I am underweight or not? No, you are not underweight for height. You are taller than 95% of the girls your age and average for weight with a healthy weight range of 111 - 145...

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...

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...

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).

I’m a 15 year old female. What is a good weight for me?

I'm a 15-year-old female, 5 feet 6 inches, currently 101 pounds. What is a good weight for me? Your healthy weight range for height and age is 95 - 152 pounds with an average of 112 pounds. Your BMI is 16 which is a little low for your age-related healthy range of 17 - 28....

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 trying to find out how many calories, grams of fat, carbos I should take in per day.

Hi, I am trying to find out how many calories, grams of fat, carbos etc. I should take in per day. I am 16, 5 feet 0 inches 160 pounds. Please let me know. If you are a girl, then to maintain your weight you would need about 1429 calories with 179 grams carbohydrate and...

I am 18 year old male, 6 feet 7 inches tall, and I am starting to feel uncomfortable about my height.

I am an 18 year old male. My father is 6 feet 2 inches and my mother is 5 feet 10 inches. I am currently 6 feet 7 inches and I am still growing. I have been putting on about 4 inches each year for the last four years. I am starting to feel...