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Im lean thin person how i can increase. my weight?

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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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A 20-year-old male asked:

How to increase weight ?I am soo lean.

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Get professional help.: See your family practitioner or a dietitian who can outline a diet to help you gain weight. Follow it judiciously. You should get a work up for those illnesses such as hyperthyroidism that can increase metabolism to a point where it is impossible to gain weight.

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