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A 22-year-old male asked:

how can i grow my health im 22 but still my weight 56. tell me which product best to gain weight and health?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 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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