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I’m about 4’11-5ft tall i’ve been trying to lose weight for a long time i weigh about 180-220 I’ve done sports all my life yet still the weight won’t come off I’m only 13 will i grow into it?

This is a very important question. You cannot get the full picture of your health by looking at weight or a single point on a growth chart. Children’s bodies change as they grow, throughout childhood and you may experience “growth spurt” (periods of fast growth). What is important right now is to not just look at your weight, but look…

How do you deal with people making fun of your size?

No one should be bullied because of their weight. When someone teases you about your weight it’s not your fault, and there is something you can do about it. Here are some tried and true tips for dealing with bullies. Usually bullies want to get a reaction out of you. One strategy is to ignore the bully. After a while…

What tips do you have for eating healthy?

*Sigh* These days there is sooo much hype around what to eat that it can get super confusing super fast. No fear though! Fortunately we can look toward our traditional ways of eating. To make it really simple – our ancestors ate a variety of whole foods that were close to the earth. So, for example, eating an apple is…

What are hot dogs really made out of?

Dear Auntie, what are hot dogs really made out of? – Thanks dawg, Chibi, Zuni Pueblo Thanks for the question Chibi. Although, I wasn’t really sure I wanted to find out the answer, so thanks for that. If you look at the ingredient list of say the Original Ball Park frank. Here’s what you’ll read: Ingredients: MECHANICALLY SEPARATED TURKEY, PORK, WATER,…

What is the safest way to lose weight?

What is the safest way to lose weight? Weight loss is a tricky topic. Lots of people are unhappy with their weight, but most aren’t sure how to change it. As a result people end up trying crazy diets (boo), failing, and feeling super frustrated. For the record I do not recommend dieting. Dieting sucks… like for so many reasons…
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