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My daughter is 16 years old. And she is overweight. Is it okay for her to lose weight in her age? And what are the ways to make her lose her weight?

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Kaanchnaar avleh 2-3 gm twice a day.
Hello dear. It is very important for her to lose weight ,unwise obesity can lead her many diseases There are many reason of being overweight or obese. Improper liver functions .Pcod. Endocrine imbalance (diabetes/ thyroid. Psychological problems. Physical inactive. Improper dietary diet. Vitamins and minerals deficiency .Eating disorders. Improper sleep .Stress. Medication Many more HOW WE TREAT OVER WEIGHT AND OBESITY THRU DIET. Finding and Curing the cause of Overweight and obesity. Treating the deficiency, symptoms and disease cause due to obesity and overweight. Diet to get ideal weight WHY IT IMPORTANT TO REDUCE WEIGHT Obesity result to many other disease. Diabetes.High bp or hypertension .Heart disease. Kidney disease. Osteoporosis.Vitamins and minerals deficiency And many more. Before prescribing any thing ,we need some health information like Vitals, health parameter, physical activity, family history, occupation, daily routine and any many. So ,if you want to contact ,please contact us thru Lybrate.
Your daughter should be weighing about 53-55 kgs, right now she is carrying about 33 kgs extra weight on her body. This can cause many health problems + also psychological problems/ confidence issues. It is the right time to focus on her health improvement and weight reduction. Usually the whole family must work as a team to solve this problem. It will not work if she is forced to go on a diet while rest of the family eats rich food. Try to have the whole family switch to healthy eating habits plus some regular exercise, walk etc. Consult a dietician who can customise a diet for her. Avoid short cut methods, medicines etc because there is no shortcut to health. Aim for 2-3 kgs redcution per month, and in one years time she can get back to being healthy and fit. Encouragement and appreciation for her efforts will help her in the journey.
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