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A 28-year-old female asked:

I am 103 lbs. 28 yrs. old and want to gain at least 20 lbs. fast.i'm drinking 3 ensure plus shakes a day. will this help? and what else should i do ?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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 least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, .

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Last updated Feb 24, 2016

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