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A 34-year-old male asked:

I'm 172 cm tall and 54 kg weight i'd like to gain weight how to do.even though i eat i can't get more weight.any sugesstion please.

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Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Underweight: At the above measurements, BMI is 18.3 which is just below the line for being underweight. In order to gain weight, caloric intake needs to be greater than caloric expenditure. Eating more calorie dense foods, in conjuction with muscle building exercise will help in gaining weight.

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