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balenced diet

What is the best diet/ excercise plan you can suggest so she is happy with weight
Is your child male or female?
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Female
What is your child's age?
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12
What is your child's height?
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151cm
What is your child's weight (kgs or lbs)
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51 kg
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As per your measurements, her weight is just above the 75th percentile for her age. She is within normal range for her age and not overweight. Recommend a Heart Healthy diet for all of you which is a moderate fat diet. Moderate fat diet means = use polyunsaturated (omega 3, corn oil, nuts, etc) fats and monounsaturated (olive oil, canola oil, peanut oil, etc) fats, no saturated fats (high fat snack foods, butter, fat spreads) and no trans fats. Eat low fat meats (chicken, fish, loin of pork) or non-meat sources (soy products, nuts), low fat vegetarian combinations (rice & beans, pasta & beans, low fat cheese & pasta), low fat and substitute dairy products (1% milk, low fat/fat free yogurts, low fat soy milk/soy yogurt), use plant oils, non trans-fat margarines, and eat a lot of fruits and vegetables. Eat daily high fiber breads and cereals (oatmeal). Exercise for children can be any sports activities, dance, or walking. Hoped this helped you.
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