A 39-year-old member asked:
Could it be healthy to gain weight as a teen?
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Pediatrics 58 years experience
Weight gain: In certain instances you may want to gain weight especially if you are underweight.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
What's a safe way for a teen to gain weight?
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Family Medicine 60 years experience
Weight gain: The best way is to maintain a healthy lifestyle and healthy diet. Slowly increase the number of healthy food calories for each meal until you start to see a weight gain. Maintain the increased calorie intake until your weight goal is reached. You should see your doctor to be sure all is well and that you do not have a condition that is causing you to lose weight.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
What's the best way for a teen to gain weight?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Add healthy snacks: Lucky you! some teens struggle to gain weight. Try to make sure you eat 3 meals and 2 snacks per day. Do not try to load up on one kind of food. Go to www.Myfoodplate.Gov for a list of serving sizes and # for your weight and ht and age. It will help you make good choices.
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Last updated Mar 12, 2014
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