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A 21-year-old female asked:

how can i gain weight i'm 21 5'1 tall & only weighing 106 i want to gain weight fast i've always been skinny please help no medical problems?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
106 pounds may be ok: 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 no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, ....

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