Adolescent obesity poses a public health risk and, as of , more than 20 percent of teenagers were obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, some teenage girls may suffer from body image problems and believe they are overweight, even if they're not. Your body mass index can give you a good idea as to whether you're at a healthy weight, but it may not accurately estimate body fat in some people. A doctor can advise you as to whether or not you have a healthy body fat percentage. Carrying excess body fat can have a number of adverse effects and may change your overall quality of life. Not only does it put you at an increased risk for cancer, stroke, heart disease and diabetes, it can also interfere with your sleep and breathing and cause you to have less energy. Being overweight may bring on joint problems such as arthritis. These issues can make it difficult for you to participate in all the activities that other people your age are enjoying. Typically, young children have a body fat percentage of about 18 percent, regardless of their gender.
Healthy Body Fat Percentage
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