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A 20-year-old female asked:

I bye spirulina to weight gain but is for loss can help me to gain or no please iam 21 yrs 1.67 high 44 kg i want to be fatt can be with spirulina?

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Dr. Gurdeep Sareen
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Not really: Spiriulina is plant based protein, therefore is not meant to get you fat. In order to gain weight, your diet must consist of higher amounts of carbohydrates and proteins and have a caloric surplus (eat more than you burn off).

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