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A 17-year-old female asked:

how many calories do i need to consume to gain weight fast? im a girl, 17 and i weight about 45kgs, height is 150 cms.

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Misinformed?: I know of no physician that would advocate rapid weight gain in an otherwise healthy human.
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Depends: If you have a bmr, basal metabolism rate, done, it will let you what baseline requirements are. Any calorie above that will result in weight gain.

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