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How To Put On Weight On Your Face
For healthy chubby face, all doctors suggest me to put on weight in overall body, so I should eat lots of butter cheese, chapati and french fries?
Underweight: If you are already at bmi 18-26, then that is ideal. A balanced diet of protein, unsaturated fats, and low glycemic carbohydrates would be better in the long run. Obesity is more of a problem to your health over a long period of time. If you are underweight, then consult a nutritionist ...Read more
Hi! I'd like to know how to put on weight all over my body and especially my face. I'm extremely thin and my weight is 39Kg, my height is 5'2, age 19. I eat ghee, oily junk and chicken meat almost on a daily basis. Pls help me gain wait soon.
BMI = 15.7: We use http://www. Nhlbi. Nih. Gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc. Htm to determine appropriate weight for height in adults. Your body mass index is considered underweight. Check w/your FamilyDoc to be you don't have an overactive thyroid, intestinal infection or other condition causing weight loss. Then avoid poor food choices. Focus on eating lots of healthy food. Only way to gain healthy wt ...Read more
Does chewing gum help reduce a double chin and tone face or does it bulk up one's face please? Everywhere I look I find differing answers.
Gum chewing: Gum chewing will have little effct on reduction of a double chin or facial toning. Infact by gnashing the teeth together, there is usually more vertical tooth wear which reduces the lower face height and causes more chin area sagging. Limit the amount of contact that the teeth have when not chewing food during the day with tongue posturing and at night with a hard acrylic guard from your dentist. ...Read more
I am 5.3ft and 98 pounds I eat a lot of fatty food but don't seem to put on weight how can I put on weight on my arms and legs only?
You can't control: Where on your body you will gain size from higher fat stores. ...Read more
Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight one has to to consume more calories than he is burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk food or unhealthy types of fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure to get all the needed nutrients. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for the body. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help increase one's body mass. ...Read more
Fitness: Aerobic and resistnce training will normalize your body into what it should be. Ignore most advice about diet beyond spending part of each day comfortable-hungry; the vast majority of americans are exercise-deprived and we're paying both a physiologic and emotional price for it. And congratulations on your plan for a makeover -- it's perhaps the greatest favor you can do yourself. ...Read more
Several tips!: Eat more protein, and vegetables. Don't fear fats if they are especially monosaturated, as in olive oil, peanuts and other nuts. Avoid sugars and starches. Do weight training and other resistance exercise. You will put on muscle weight and not burn as many calories as you would with cardio. ...Read more
Eat more: Keep track of your calories. You must take in more calories then you burn. There is app for phones called myfitnesspal which can help you keep track of calories. Eat 6 smaller meals a day rather then 2-3 big meals. Have breakfast every morning. If you want healthy weight avoid fatty foods and try to eat healthy. Keep track of calories in and calories out. ...Read more
By Healthy Calories: If you want to gain weight, you can do it by consuming more healthy calories such as protein, complex carbohydrates and healthy fish or plant based fat, also weight bearing exercises like weight lifting will help build muscle which will increase your lean or muscle mass. I suggest checking your resting metabolic rate and based on that going on a high calorie zone (40/30/30) diet. ...Read more
I recommend putting: On weight because somebody else wants your to. You could work on increasing muscle mass - but only if this is what you want. ...Read more
I'm petite and can eat whatever I want but find it hard to put on weight. How could I go about that?
Lift weights and....: First, make sure you get high quality, high calorie foods. Add olive oil to pasta before you add the sauce. Put oil on your bread, and in everything you can. Snack on nuts. Make granola. Eat hummus. Try to increase your calories by 500/day. Then start lifting weights so you add muscle instead of fat. You'll look and feel great! ...Read more
I'm 21 & I can never seem to put on weight I exercise (biking mainly) regularly & I eat good food but I can't seem to go beyond 65-70kg what can I do?
All of it: Eat everything but eat a lot. High calorie foods frequently. Usually high fat foods are the most dens and should be eaten in addition to regular meals. There are 3500 calories in 1 lb of fat. Look at the labels and count them up to your desired weight. Do not forget to exercise as you go unless you wish to be solid fat. ...Read more
Eat healthy high: Calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, . ...Read more
Anything nutritious: Fat distribution is not actually controllable, but eating too much sugar or refined starches can lead to a big tummy and also to pre-diabetes. Healthy meals have nutritious protein, a mild amount of healthier fats, some veggies, and some complex whole grain carbohydrates. Working the thigh muscles at the gym will lead to stronger, better thighs. ...Read more
Vegetarian Too: You're in luck! I am a vegetarian also. If you wish to gain healthy weight - I would look into a vegetarian protein powder supplement. If you are weight lifting - the plan will need to be tailored. What are your goals? Weight lifting or cardio (or both)? Then I can give some proper advice. ...Read more
Tips on how to stay fit and keep exercising during winter as I tend to put on weight in winter. Thank you?
Cold Weather: If cold weather prevents you from exercising outdoors, then consider indoor activities such as swimming in an indoor pool, indoor sports (basketball, soccer, etc), stationary bicycling, running on a treadmill, or fitness classes such as yoga, step aerobics, or pilates. As always, check with your physician before pursuing any vigorous exercise regimen. ...Read more
My grandson is 51/2 years old and weighe's 95 lbs he does't eat a lot but seems to put on weight anywy what can we do to help him.?
Time to seek help: If you haven't already done so an evaluation by a pediatric endocrinologist is in order. A 5 yo at this size is in danger of lifelong disability if he's not put on a better pathway soon. ...Read more
Haven't been able to put on weight for 4+ years. Eat quite a bit, & if I don't eat a lot I start rapidly losing weight. What could be causing this?
The first thing: Someone would want to check is your thyroid...an overactive thyroid could cause this (though you would probably have other symptoms, too, like palpitations, tremors, etc). Beyond this, make sure you are getting enough calories (every day) and they are the "right" kind. Including healthy fats and carbs. Also exclude diabetes, gastrointestinal malabsorption, even cancer. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Get the facts: If you have become a vegan out of revulsion for factory farming of animals (which bothers me as well), then I admire you. But you must realize that if you do not know exactly what you are doing, you are certain to ruin your health. I assume you want to build muscle, and supplementing with cheap soy protein is your best bet. ...Read more
Not just boiled.: Drinking whole milk, boiled or not, can add extra calories to your day, causing weight gain. In fact, boiling the milk wouldn't only not reduce the calories but would likely denature the proteins, making the milk less healthy overall. Stick to skim or 1% milk in general. ...Read more
The way to gain wt:
Is to eat more calories than u burn. Muscle is more dense than fat and is built by lifting weights every other day.
Good luck. ...Read more
Probably: This certainly is above the usual daily caloric need for most adults. So you are likely to gain weight doing this amount. ...Read more