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A 18-year-old male asked:

I m 18 years old boy. height 5'9 feet and weight 53 kg. i m too thin. how can i increase my weight? i m a vegetarian

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Dr. Bruce Martin
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Your BMI is normal: Your weight for your height is 23.6 which in the normal range. If you want to add bulk the i would speak to a trainer and consider weight lifting which eating a normal diet containing adequate protein.
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