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Dr. Michael Rothman
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Weight Gain (Definition)

Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be a result of increases to muscle mass, increases in body fat, or increases in body fluids like water. Occasionally, weight gain can be a symptom of ...Read more


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Hw many times during pregnacy are u suppoe to go for an ultrasound to check the babies weight gain?

Hw many times during pregnacy are u suppoe to go for an ultrasound to check the babies weight gain?

As needed: There is no specific recommendation for routine ultrasound exams during a normal pregnancy. However, most women are going to have at least one ultrasound at 18 to 21 weeks, the ideal time to evaluate for normal fetal structures. There will likely be additional sono's if there is a problem with the size of the uterus (abdominal measurements), gestational diabetes, elevated blood pressure, etc. ...Read more

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Mother is obese52 lb weight gain, has GD, Pre-eclampsia, male infant, EFA at 35W4D, 8lbs. Fundal height 4 weeks ahead. C-section or vaginal??

Mother is obese52 lb weight gain, has GD, Pre-eclampsia, male infant, EFA at 35W4D, 8lbs.  Fundal height 4 weeks ahead. C-section or vaginal??

Trial of labor: There is no right or wrong answer. A trial of labor with timely c/section if there is inadequate progress of cervical dilatation would be a reasonable approach. ...Read more

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My child f/10months have medullary nephro calcinosis from in born and urines every hour. less weight gain.pl suggest foods to reduce urine&weight gain?

My child f/10months have medullary nephro calcinosis from in born and urines every hour. less weight gain.pl suggest foods to reduce urine&weight gain?

Need more info: Your child must be under the care of a pediatric nephrologist. You are dealing with a serious medical problem and must be seen now and frequently. ...Read more

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What are some weight gain foods?

What are some weight gain foods?

Foods to help with: Healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, protein bars, lean meats, poultry, fish, smoothies (with added silken tofu or powdered milk), greek yogurt (full –fat), pasta/ bagels & use of juice rather than soda. Some people add whey proteins. ...Read more

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What are the best foods for weight gain?

What are the best foods for weight gain?

Eat, eat, eat.: You can gain calories by just eating more food. People tend to gain weight with meat because it's more calorie-dense than other foods, but you'd gain more weight by just eating more of less calorie-dense foods. Just keep it healthy - there's a difference between gaining muscle weight and just getting fat. ...Read more

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What foods cause weight gain in breasts?

What foods cause weight gain in breasts?

All Foods: The same foods that cause weight gain in the rest of the body. Most of the breast is just fatty tissue. ...Read more

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Does eating processed food lead to weight gain?

Does eating processed food lead to weight gain?

Food is food is food: "processed" food gets a bad name; yet it is food nonetheless. This is now somewhat a "weighted" or "political" term. American cheese is probably considered to be "processed", but certain completely unprocessed foods might not be that safe. Pasteurization helps eliminate spoilage and bacteria. Consider what happens after you eat food, certainly it gets "processed", anyway. Think calories. ...Read more

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Please tell me the best foods and ingredients to eat at morning, during the day and night for mass and weight gain. ?

Please tell me the best foods and ingredients to eat at morning, during the day and night for mass and weight gain. ?

Weight gain: To gain weight increase your protein intake which helps increase lean muscle mass. It is easier to add protein shakes based on vegetarian choices such as chia, maca, pea protein. These are easier on the kidneys, do not affect blood pressure or cholesterol. Engage in weight training moderately and drink lots of water. ...Read more

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If I use farmers market food most of the time and for dinner have stir fry or like a medium bowl of chow mein..Would that cause any weight gain?

Depends: Weight gain is a function of the balance between caloric intake and calories burned. Even a healthy diet will cause weight gain if caloric intake exceeds calories spent. It would be good to make regular aerobic exercise is a part of your daily routine. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods or supplements to promote weight gain that actually works?

Balanced: Eating more often and slightly more each time you eat in a healthy way is the best and safest way to gain "healthy" weight. ...Read more

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What foods do you recommend for weight gain when you have these allergies?

What foods do you recommend for weight gain when you have these allergies?

Nutritionist: Most people with food allergies only have 1-3 foods that they must avoid. This being the case, most times it is easy to maintain a good diet that can allow a person to either lose or gain weight whichever is necessary. Certainly food high in fat and calories can increase weight. A nutritionist may assist. ...Read more

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What are the causes of more weight gain - healthy foods or junk food and why?

Junk food generally: Junk food is usually higher in sugar and fat content therefore has more calories.Also relatively low in fiber and less filling.Consequently more eaten. ...Read more

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What foods to cut out your diet to actually lose weight and do nuts cause weight gain also?

What foods to cut out your diet to actually lose weight and do nuts cause weight gain also?

Refined carbs: One wants to lower Insulin resistance and estrogen dominance. By eating 6 small meals a day with high quality protein, fresh or frozen vegetables, fresh fruit, s especially berries, beans and low carbohydrate grains like quinoa you will lower Insulin resistance. Walnuts and almonds soaked, rinsed and added to salads are good. Too much fat increases estrogen dominance. ...Read more

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What should be the diet for a person suffering from hypothyroid? What foods to eat and what not to? Weight gain is happening...

What should be the diet for a person suffering from hypothyroid? What foods to eat and what not to? Weight gain is happening...

Diet and hypothyroid: Hypothyroid patients should be on no special diet. Speak to your endocrinologist (e) and make sure you TSH is normal. If it is not, you may need more levothyroxine. If it is, ask your e for an assessment of your problem. You could also be gaining weight due to edema formation, and that could be independent of your thyroid function. Get help from your e. ...Read more

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Good diet, exercise, tried everything in the world, can't lose weight, gain a few pounds; ate "junk" food and lost a few pounds. What is this?!

Good diet, exercise, tried everything in the world, can't lose weight, gain a few pounds; ate "junk" food and lost a few pounds. What is this?!

An attempt: to justify the eating of junk food rather than significantly decreasing your total food intake, eating high quality food and exercising more to lose weight and live healthier the rest of your life. You're looking at a coincidence to justify your current unhealthy behavior. ...Read more

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If 2 food items have the same calories, but 1 has more fat grams than the other, do I assume the 1 with more fat grams will contribute to weight gain?

If 2 food items have the same calories, but 1 has more fat grams than the other, do I assume the 1 with more fat grams will contribute to weight gain?

No assumptions: Most of what you read about different types of calories is mumbo-jumbo. Your weight is calories / energy in versus energy out. The key to lasting weight loss is being aerobically / physically active doing something you enjoy. Do this and your body will naturally guide you to smart food choices. ...Read more

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I need to travel 2 hrs by bus(back & forth)a day to my office.I am from south india-male, age-28.Is cutting food the best way to decreas my weight gain?

Exercise: The balance of both food and exercise is most important. If you can't exercise before or after work, consider proposing an exercise period for you and your coworkers. Yoga combined with aerobics (running, games, dancing) will help improve worker productivity, well being and the company's financial bottom line! ...Read more

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Could chewing and spitting food cause weight gain?

Could chewing and spitting food cause weight gain?

Chewing weight gain: I first saw this on a sex in the city episode. It is not a recommended diet plan. The taste of the food, is unlikely to curb your appetitie however, so you are likely to continue to consume the same calorie intake that leads to weight gain. Better to meet with a dietician and come up with a reasonable diet and exercise plan. If you are good 90% of the time, you will do well with your weight. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more