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I'm a 26-year-old man, 176cm and 64kg. i wish to gain weight but i find it not effective by eating more. i play football once a week.what can i do?

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
If healthy, protein: If you are feeling well, and ideally have been evaluated by a physician recently to be sure you do not have a metabolic condition (such as thyroid disease or diabetes) and are not taking stimulant medications, then adding a protein supplement to your regular diet--without reducing your usual intake--can help. This can be as a snack bar, meal-replacement bar, or powder you add to drinks.

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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