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A 22-year-old female asked:

I am underweight of 44 kg only and i'm 22 years old. can you please tell me what diet should i have to increase my weight and overall have fats?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Dear underweight,: Unless you are extremely petite, 44 kg or 97 pounds is a low weight for an adult. Sorry, without knowing your height, can't say much more about that. If you have been unable to increase your weight on your own, please consider working with a nutritionist who can guide you. Take care.
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