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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Board Certified, Pathology
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What is the best way to gain weight quickly, safely abd inexpensively? Also, what foods should I eat?

What is the best way to gain weight quickly, safely abd inexpensively? Also, what foods should I eat?

Why?: Why do you want to gain weigh? Even if you are underweight, increasing your weight rapidly is not a good idea. Eat a well balance diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and low in saturated fats. You may wish to add fish and chicken in moderation. ...Read more

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Dr. Rashed Hasan
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Dr. Thomas Ruma
Board Certified, Pathology
40 years in practice
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I can/t seem to gain weight, I have normal appetite, what can I do?

I can/t seem to gain weight, I have normal appetite, what can I do?

Talk to your doctor: You have an interesting problem that many obese people would love to have. Not to be kidding since this is serious, the first thing to do is to be thoroughly examined by a family doctor. Your thyroid gland needs to be examined also with blood tests. Then your diet history should be reviewed, studied, and tested to see if you are eating more calories than you are expending each day. ...Read more

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Dr. Rashed Hasan
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Being a Healthy Woman (Tip)

Being a Healthy Woman

Exercise more weight reduction no smoking. ...See more

Dr. Rashed Hasan
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Losing Weight (Checklist)

Early on, visit your primary care physician to check general health
Yearly
Drink half your weight in ounces of water
Daily
Consult a nutritionist if you're unsure of healthy food choices
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Eat on a regular basis (3 meals, 2 snacks) to avoid excessive hunger
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Dr. Rashed Hasan
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Dr. Scott Katz
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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When will my preemie reach a normal weight and height?

When will my preemie reach a normal weight and height?

24 months: Most babies will reach their expected growth curve by 2 years old, although those who were less premature will generally "catch up" sooner. If your child does not appear to be growing properly, your pediatrician will want to order some tests to determine if there is a treatable cause for the delay. ...Read more

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Holly Barth
Board Certified, General Practice
3 years in practice
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I want to gain weight so what I suppose to do?

I want to gain weight so what I suppose to do?

Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase your body mass. ...Read more

Dr. Rashed Hasan
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Strength Training (Tip)

Strength Training

Work the amount of weights slowly to avoid injury. ...See more

Holly Barth
Board Certified, General Practice
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How to gain weight? ?Please give me advice soon.

How to gain weight? ?Please give me advice soon.

Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase your body mass. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Can you suggest a list of foods to eat to gain weight healthy?

Can you suggest a list of foods to eat to gain weight healthy?

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, protein bars, lean meats, poultry, fish, smoothies (w 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

Dr. Rashed Hasan
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Strength Training (Tip)

Strength Training

Lifting more weights now. Enhance weight loss, build more strength. Joints will be happy. ...See more

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