Weight Management And Teens
Weight Management And Teens
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- breathing problems
- coronary heart disease
- gallbladder disease
- high blood pressure
- some types of cancer
- make changes to the treatment plan based on the person's preferences and responses
- schedule regular office visits to track weight loss progress
- set weight loss goals with the individual
- understand how the treatment fits into other health care and self-care needs of the person
- behavior therapy
- dietary therapy
- regular physical activity
- A diet of 1,000 to 1,200 calories a day is appropriate for most women.
- A diet of 1,600 calories a day is recommended for most men.
- A diet of 1,600 calories a day may be right for women who exercise regularly or weigh over 165 pounds.
- If the person does not lose weight on the 1,600-calorie diet, a diet of 1,200 calories a day may be recommended.
- The healthcare professional may recommend adding 100 to 200 calories a day if the person is hungry.
- Specific recommendations should be given to be sure that the person gets all essential nutrients.
- be run by qualified health professionals
- be self-monitoring
- encourage behavior change
- encourage enjoyable physical activity
- focus on healthy eating
- help the whole family focus on making healthy lifestyle changes
- bike riding
- playing organized sports, such as basketball or soccer
- walking instead of riding in a car
- walking with a friend or parent
- Choose nutritious foods with concentrated calories. Good choices include smoothie drinks, milkshakes, trail mix, peanut butter, and cheese with crackers.
- Consider a strength-training routine to build some lean body mass along with body fat.
- Eat three meals plus 3 to 4 snacks each day.
- Follow the
food guide pyramidhealthy eating guidelines. Eat at the higher end of the serving ranges.
- Have a high calorie snack before bed.
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