A 27-year-old male asked:
What are the better ways to increase body weight?
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Body Weight: A combination of a sensible diet, prescribed by a nutritionist, and a proper exercise plan, usually results in both a cosmetic and medically healthy weight gain. All things being equal, assuming a normal state of health, you should achieve good results that way in a few months.
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Family Medicine 43 years experience
Increase Muscle Mass: If you want to improve your body weight and you are normal body composition, increase muscle (lean) mass or fat free mass. Muscle weighs more than fat and this will improve your metabolism as an added benefit. Consult a personal trainer who can direct you with diet, weight lifting and aerobic exercise. This is the "triple" approach to body building.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
How to increase my body weight 5kg?
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Eat healthy high : Calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, .
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A 46-year-old female asked:
How to increase my body weight?
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Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Why ?: If your bmi is less than 18 , you are under weight may benefit by increasing your weight. Consume more calories than requirement, weight lifting.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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