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A 19-year-old male asked:

Inspite of a diet full of proteins, fats i don't become fat and i look skinny.

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, ....
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