Our expert says:
Your lad has a BMI of 18,5 which would already classify him as obese. Please consult a clinical dietitian (visit the Association for Dietetics in SA Website at: www.adsa.org.za and click on "Find a Dietitian" to find a dietitian in your area), to help him with a balanced slimming diet that will still promote normal growth. Also encourage him to be as active as possible - take him for walks, let him join an activity group and make sure he does not sit in front of the TV for hours on end.
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