A 19-year-old male asked:
Hi. i'm 5'10" and i weigh 130. this is a problem for me because i do eat enough per day and exercise at a healthy amount. what can i do to gain weight?
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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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