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 have a 13 1/2-year-old daughter. How does she stack up?

I have a 13 1/2-year-old daughter, 62 inches tall, 133 pounds. How does she stack up? I tried using your Healthy Body Calculator® for my daughter, but the calculator said that it is only good for age 18 or older. She seems ok, height / weight-wise, but she seems to eat often. She doesn't appear...

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...

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’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 16 years old and have lost 80 pounds. When I can’t stop eating, I’m afraid of gaining weight back.

I am 16 years old. In the past 8 months, I have lost 80 lbs. and now weigh about 146. I've used your Healthy Body Calculator and it said that I have a daily allowance of 2500 calories. That is all fine. Here is my problem. There are times when I can't stop eating. I'm...

I filled out your calculator and was wondering how much a difference there is me being 16 not 18 years old?

I filled out your Healthy Body Calculator and I was wondering how much of a difference there is, me being 16 not 18.( I'm 5' 11", 140 pounds). Thank You. Not a lot. You can weigh 155 - 189 pounds. Needless to say, you are probably tall and thin for your age. But the good...

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 weight 118 pounds and I’m 5 feet 3 inches. What is a good exercise program for me?

Hi! I am a 14-year-old female. I weigh about 118 and I'm 5 feet 3 inches. I play basketball on a team and in the gym. I'm not overweight though I'd like to weigh about 110. I especially need to take some weight off my thighs. What's a good exercise program for me? Thank...

For teen who is 11 years old, 85 pounds, height 5 feet and eats 1000 calories per day, is this right calculation for her?

I 'm a nutritionist from Brazil. Now I have a lot of clients online all those are children and teenagers. Sometimes they 're overweight or underweight. The last one sends me questions about energy values, to keep right weight. My question is: For a teen who is 11 years old, 85 pounds, height 5 feet...

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