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Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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Which is the best supplement for weight gain?

Which is the best supplement for weight gain?

As above : Do u mean u like to gain weight ? U better talk with u pcp about it, he is more cable to give advise what u can eat and what. U should avoid based on u medical history. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods or supplements to promote weight gain that actually works?

Balanced: Eating more often and slightly more each time you eat in a healthy way is the best and safest way to gain "healthy" weight. ...Read more

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Since I have asthma, and there are some foods i can't eat, how do I gain weight? Can i also take weight gain supplements? Some recommended foods?

Since I have asthma, and there are  some foods i can't eat, how do I gain weight? Can i also take weight gain supplements? Some recommended foods?

Best to discuss : This with your physician who knows your history well and what you are allergic to. You can certainly supplement yourself with boost or ensure or any other supplemental drinks. ...Read more

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Is it healthy for people on thyroxine supplements to take weight gain powders?

Is it healthy for people on thyroxine supplements to take weight gain powders?

Weight gain: In general it is ok. Make sure you are not on too much thyroxine as it will promote weight loss. ...Read more

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Is it good to take supplements for weight gain?

Is it good to take supplements for weight gain?

If prescribed by Dr.: 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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What are some non- dairy weight gain supplements?

What are some non- dairy weight gain supplements?

Fat vs fit: You may want to gain weight but not fat. Lean body mass can increase with the combination of increase caloric intake and exercise. Resistance training and weights will help you gain mass. Soy, rice, and pea protein are all options. ...Read more

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What are supplements that are good for weight gain?

What are supplements that are good for weight gain?

Can use food instead: of supplements. Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build 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, ...Read more

Dr. Michael Rothman
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Weight Gain (Definition)

Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be a result of increases to muscle mass, increases in body fat, or increases in body fluids like water. Occasionally, weight gain can be a symptom of ...Read more


Dr. Thomas Namey
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Healthy Eating (Definition)

Healthy eating is focused on healthy foods that are low in saturated fat, sodium, sugar, and cholesterol. A healthy diet is centered around fruits, vegetables, lean protein, and ...Read more