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Does drinking ensure help you lose weight or gain weight? I have lost my appetite recently and several people have recommended trying to drink ensure. What are the pros and cons of ensure? Will it cause weight gain? I certainly don't want to start gaining

Does drinking ensure help you lose weight or gain weight? I have lost my appetite recently and several people have recommended trying to drink ensure. What are the pros and cons of ensure? Will it cause weight gain? I certainly don't want to start gaining

Hello : Hello ensure makes a number of different products. Many of these are used after a person has had surgery, is in a debiliated state or is losing weight. They are often used as a supplement to prevent a person from losing weight and to ensure that they are getting balanced nutrition. ...Read more

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Will drinking ensure make you gain weight?

Will drinking ensure make you gain weight?

Weight gain: Weight gain occurs when an individuals intake of calories is >> than the expenditure of calories. Most people need 22-25 kcal/kg/d to maintain weight (kcal =1 food cal). If you exercise, you burn more calories & need more fuel; couch potatoes less! to gain 1 kilo/month you need to intake 500-1000 cal/day in excess of what your body requires. It can be w/ensure or any other good source of food. ...Read more

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Is drinking a safe/healthy way to gain weight?

Is drinking a safe/healthy way to gain weight?

Drinking alcohol?: No it isn't. Foods to help w 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 (w added silken tofu or powdered milk), greek yogurt (full –fat), pasta/ bagels ; juice rather than soda. Some people add whey, . ...Read more

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How many ensure plus to drink a day to gain weight?

How many ensure plus to drink a day to gain weight?

The math: Ensure plus = 350 calories. One pound = 3, 500 calories. 3, 500 calories divided by 350 calories = 10 days with all other factors remaining the same. ...Read more

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How many ensures plus to drink a day to gain weight?

How many ensures plus to drink a day to gain weight?

That depends on how : Fast a rate of gain you desire ; how many calories your take in compared to how much you burn. Ensure plus is 350 calories ; there are 3, 500 calories per pound. ...Read more

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I'm 22 and I drink soda... But I don't gain weight? Why

I'm 22 and I drink soda... But I don't gain weight? Why

Calories in vs used: If the soda you are drinking isn't increasing your calories above that which you expend with daily activity, then you will not gain weight. Even though you are not gaining weight, you may want to consider making healthier choices - drinking more water and filling your daily calorie needs with nutritious and vitamin rich foods instead! ...Read more

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I'm 16 years okd, 5'4" and 95 pounds. Will drinking ensure plus with dinner help me gain weight?

I'm 16 years okd, 5'4" and 95 pounds. Will drinking ensure plus with dinner help me gain weight?

Avoid Ensure...: More calories will help you gain weight but I do NOT advise Ensure, as it has many ingredients from GMO sources (corn sugars, soy, canola oil) and ingredients like synthetic Vit. E which are best avoided. You can go to a health food store and find a whey protein powder from grass-fed cows and mix it with organic juices. You will get just as many extra calories as Ensure but it will be healthier. ...Read more

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Why do I not gain weight, I eat and drink but I'm not gaining any weight , am I aneroxic or is there something else wrong with my body? Please help

Why do I not gain weight, I eat and drink but I'm not gaining any weight , am I aneroxic or is there something else wrong with my body? Please help

Not anorexic: Anorexia is a disorder where a person refuses to eat in order to lose weight. It sounds like you are eating normally. If you are at a normal body-mass-index then I would not worry about the health effects of your weight. If you are losing weight without trying or if you are underweight you should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more