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How to gain weight? At my age i only 50kg full body weight. What should I eat and do? Tnx

How to gain weight? At my age i only 50kg full body weight. What should I eat and do? Tnx

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, .... ...Read more

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My age is 49 years any my height is about 5ft 8 inches, what should be ideal body weight. Right now I am weighing 76 KGS.

My age is 49 years any my height is about 5ft 8 inches, what should be ideal body weight. Right now I am weighing 76 KGS.

Normal: Normal would be about 74kgs which would give you a BMI of 24.8. Which would be considered about normal for your sex and age and height. ...Read more

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My body weight is 61kg which I feel is low according to my height(5ft9") and age 24. What can do to increase my weight to an extent which would be ok?

My body weight is 61kg which I feel is low according to my height(5ft9") and age 24. What can do to increase my weight to an extent which would be ok?

Healthy Weight: I understand your concern about low weight Commend yourself for not being desperate to gain weight! Focus on your Energy to do many activities, and Achievements in your life. Feel good about yourself-image. Consider 2500 Cal/day of: Milk, yogurt, Brown Rice, quinoa, millet, barley, or buckwheat, Oatmeal. Vegetables-Fruits - Beans and lentils, soy foods, nuts, Salmon, trout or herring twice a week ...Read more

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Had report of adrenal hyperplasia on CT urogram. All labs BP, normal. No symptoms. Is this a normal variant? Male age 62 ideal body weight.

Had report of adrenal hyperplasia on CT urogram.  All labs BP, normal.  No symptoms.  Is this a normal variant?  Male age 62 ideal body weight.

Here are some...: Most likely, the reported finding on CT Urogram is merely incidental and carries no clinical importance. As a F/U for a peace of mind, repeating a CT in a year is reasonable. Of course, the most logical timing of F/U should be deduced with working closely with your treating doc since she/he surely knows more pertinent information about you. ...Read more

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Reduce body weight?

Weight loss: Its a combination of diet - avoid fried foods, carbohydrates (rice/chips etc..) avoid sweets. Eat high protein (soy), lots of greens (preferably steamed or stir fried), drink water (no pop), stay away from milk. With this must come daily exercise. ...Read more

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How to add body weight?

How to add body weight?

Build muscle: Best way to add body weight is to build muscle by strength and resistance training. Also, add, but not too much, protein to diet to help build muscle. Best sources of protein are plant proteins in nuts and beans. I am not a fan of whey protein contrary to the view of many because of reported issues with it. ...Read more

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