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i want to gain weight what should I be eating

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If n ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Balanced diet: If you eat a balanced diet you can maintain good weight. Start by eating enough. A good breakfast lunch and dinner. You need at least 2000 calorie ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Excess of need: Put olive oil or butter or coconut oil on everything you eat. This will add a whole bunch of healthy calories to your dietdo resistance training to ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Big picture: Most young men want to gain muscle mass but not gain fat. For mass, you want to do resistance training, some sport or work that involves working indi ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Eat healthy high: calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at l ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
May be: It is not a good idea to try to gain weight, especially by eating sugar. If you are otherwise healthy, being skinny is not a bad thing. As you grow ol ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yoga: Tends to increase or balance metabolism not slow it.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can check for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no m ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Simple....: Take supplement.......BOOST, Ensure, Get a complete physical to see if medical conditions like high thyroid causing it.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
No: body sculpting cannot be acheived by overall weight gain or loss. It is predominantly genetic factors that determine where the weight goes.
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