Thank you for your question and in particular for giving me your daughter's height as well as her weight. This helps so much when answering your question. Your daughter is very tall for her age and her height is on the 90th percentile line of the children's growth chart which means she is is in the top 10% for height for girls of 9 years. Her weight is well above the 97th percentile which means that her weight is off the top of the chart and so this is definitely more than expected and is not in balance with her height.So there is no doubt that she is overweight. The main thing you can do is to reduce her eating sweets, chocolates, ice cream,sugar, cold drinks containing sugar,chips, Nik Naks and too much starch such as bread and potatoes.Use skim milk and the Lite margarines.Watch her eating habits very carefully.If she does not start to lose a bit of her excess weight write to our Dietdoc on Health24 for advice.
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