How many calories does a child need? It’s important to know the number of calories a child to eat to stay healthy.
How many calories you need each day depends on a few things: 1) Age 2) Boy or girl 3) How active are your children.
The tables on the next pages show the calories needed each day for boys and for girls. They are split by age and three levels of activity. Continue reading →
Here is a chart for men and women that gives BMI for various heights and weights. To use the chart, find your height in the left-hand column labeled Height. Move across to your body weight. The number at the top of the column is the BMI for your height and weight. Overweight is defined as a BMI of 25 to 29.9; obesity is defined as a BMI equal to or greater than 30. Continue reading →
The range of various factors influences physical parameters of the body of each separate person. For assessment of a girl`s physical development from her birth, the ratio of height and weight is used. As a rule, this information is represented by statistics` data set for several previous periods. It is wrong to assess a child according separated parameters of height and weight. Everything must be compared only together. Below, find the table of a normal ratio of weight and height of girls. Continue reading →
Everyone knows, that there are accepted defined proportions characterizing height and weight of boys. Colorful posters with these norms are often posted up in corridors of hospitals or studies of pediatricians so that one could follow child development with their help. Such parameters as height and weight of boys must be considered only together. Our table of a normal ratio of weight and height of boys is provided to your attention below. Continue reading →
There are different ways for determination of an optimal ratio of women’s and men’s weight and height. Note: having one and the same height and weight, one person looks plump, while another one looks completely normal. If body mass index is known, one can estimate obesity or shortage of weight. The index is calculated for adult men and women from the age of 20 to the age of 65. The results can turn out false for pregnant and feeding women, athletes, old men and adolescents (before 18 years). Tables are below. Continue reading →