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Get Taller With Diet
A genetically underweight boy can gain weight through proper treatment OR through balanced diet? Also I eat very little.
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The usual way: Burn more calories than you take in. Make sure your thyroid levels are right, usually TSH between lower limit of normal and 3 is best. Exercise program that is 50/50 weights & cardio/aerobic activity is better than either activity alone. Eat high-fiber foods, limit snacks, drink plenty of water, and get 8 hr sleep will help you stick w/ your program. Good luck! ...Read more
Vegetarian: Make sure you get enough protein in your diet- eggs, dairy, nuts, soy, tofu, and other foods can be a good source of protein if you don't eat meat. Take a multivitamin with iron (for teenagers or women) Eat a variety of foods- whole grains, vegetables and fruits. You will get incomplete proteins from corn, rice, and beans, but combinations of those foods will give you a complete protein. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have to start diet to get healthy body which program i can follow it (exercise and diet program )
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Dieting : Hi, you need to decrease calorie intake, almost 500 calories a day to lose 1 pound of fat a day. Also you need to eat less carb and more protein at first. Increasing activity is a must as dieting alone won't be successful. Try to burn more calorie than u eat a day. Look at Atkin website or myfitnesspal.com to get ideas. ...Read more
Wrong question: Diet & lifestyle are very important for other reasons. If you are not happy about your skin, see a dermatologist to define any abnormality and determine the best way to correct any problems. Don't smoke or abuse drugs. Eat your vegetables. Get exercise & sleep. Don't get sunburned. Multivitamins are greatly over-used to the profit of those who sell them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Calories + protein: The addition of calorie dense foods such as nuts, whole grain pastas, raisins, whole milk, pure fruit juices, butter, avocado, and complex carbohydrates is a healthy way to add more calories to your diet. Proteins are also important. Exercising to build muscle mass will increase weight and metabolism, and improve overall mood and health. Good luck! ...Read more
Need 3% fat: You need at least 3% of your total calories as unsaturated fat to help you absorb your fat soluble vitamins a, d, e, k. That is at least one teaspoon of oil a day. The rest of your calories- can come from complex carbohydrates as whole grains, fruits, vegetables, beans and legumes. Chicken lean meat, fish and dairy products should be eaten in moderation as part of a well balanced diet. ...Read more
Does playing football afect one's height growth? And what should a 17yr old's diet contain in order to help him get taller?
Healthy lifestyle: You are most likely to reach your tallest potential height by following a healthy diet, getting appropriate sleep and remaining physically active. There are no exercises that specifically increase height. Football doen not increase or stunt growth.Nothing you eat or drink will add inches.You can stunt your growth by the opposite, poor diet/sleep/inactivity can all take a toll. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can the height grow after the age of 25 with excercise , stretching, yoga and diet? And also will losing weight make spine slightly taller?
YES: 3 questions: What do you eat?- fresh meat, fish, poultry, fruit and vegetables (5-6 small portions/day) plus fiber. Drink 8-10 glasses of water/day What you do?- cross train with high and low impact aerobics mixed with free weights, ( consult a trainer) Who you are?- a photo of yourself in a bathing suit or naked, posted to your dressing room mirror. Lastly: lose the junk food! ...Read more
Im 29, 5.1 height, only 38 kgs v skinny want 2 gain weight please make me a complete proper diet chart of all the high calorie foods I should eat..?
Gaining weight: Gaining weight is not easy for the super skinny! to gain one pound per week, add 500calories extra per day. Take these calories in as protein and carbs. I dont recommend junk food. You can do protein bars (about 250-300cal) two extra per day on top of your regular food. Also try protein smoothies with 2% greek yogurt, protein powder, fruit and nut butters. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a veg diet taker and my height is 5'11 , weight is 61 i need to gain weight. So need some tips?
Fitness: Vegetarians and the fitness culture often run together. Hit the gym hard, including resistance training. You want lean muscle. Creatine and (if okay with your doctor) an electronic muscle stimulator can work wonders for you. Be sure you are getting enough protein; supplements are available, if whey's off-limits there's soy. Many women prefer a lean, sinewy man. Good luck. ...Read more
If HGH levels in my body increase at 17-18 could i possibly get taller following a balanced diet & exercise ?
Probably not: For you to increase in height your bones need to grow and once the growth plates close this is impossible. I am sorry to tell you that generally growth plates close 2-3 years after the start of menstruation so unless you did not start having periods until age 15 your growth plates have closed. Once that happens you can not grow any more no matter how high your hgh levels are. ...Read more
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