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A 26-year-old male asked:

Good day, i am in need of a program that will assist me in gaining weight?

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Dr. Georgia Latham
Family Medicine 37 years experience
It is difficult: to succeed at overcoming nature and genetics. Weight and habitus are primarily determined by genes, but can be overcome by environment and lifestyle. Although being thin is viewed as a person looking unhealthy, the opposite is true. Obesity increases the risks of diabetes, heart disease, and many cancers. The healthiest option is to eat a well balanced diet, and exercise to built muscle weigh.
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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
Exercise and higher: protein will help turn fat into muscle. Even though the number on the scale may not change much, you will look trim and healthy. Check w/doc first. Measure your self-worth by being a good and decent person, not by weight. Peace and good health.
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Need more weight: Hi TaliyaM, my best suggestion is to find a dietician. Not knowing your BMI, weight gain needs to be monitored just as much as weight loss. There are obvious ways to gain weight (fast food, high caloric foods) but i would avoid those as they are extremely unhealthy. It may be as simple as supplements added to an otherwise healthy diet. Do it right, see a dietician, and you'll thank them.
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