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If i eat 3/4 a cup if cherries with almond milk and some fruit ok to eat at night or can it lead to fat weight gain?

If i eat 3/4 a cup if cherries with almond milk and some fruit ok to eat at night or can it lead to fat weight gain?

Here's the key: At any age, weight is calories in versus calories out (ordinary metabolism, illness, exercise). Nobody actually counts calories as it's too tedious, and the key to staying trim is staying fit by exercising (with offers great advantages -- more than any pill a healthy person can take), and limiting portions, especially of greasy, sugary and salty stuff. Lifestyle's the key. Enjoy your cherries. ...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


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Can the sugar in fruit cause weight gain like other sugars? Should i limit my servings of fruit if i'm trying to lose weight?

Can the sugar in fruit cause weight gain like other sugars?  Should i limit my servings of fruit if i'm trying to lose weight?

Yes and yes: Yes, fruit contains sugar, mostly in the form of fructose which can definitely cause weight gain. You esp. Want to limit servings of high-glycemic fruits which tend to be tropical fruits like bananas, mango & watermelon. The healthiest fruits are small fruits whose skin is eaten like berries, cherries, grapes, apples & apricots. You can eat those in moderation. Avoid fruit juices. ...Read more

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Why weight gain in 2-3 months? Was186 now 193lbs. A1c 5.5 in May. Glucose 195 in February. Gave up soda and now eat more fruit. Walk 30min aday. Upset

Why weight gain in 2-3 months? Was186 now 193lbs. A1c 5.5 in May. Glucose 195 in February. Gave up soda and now eat more fruit. Walk 30min aday. Upset

Keep walking: Perhaps you are losing fat and building muscle? Hopefully your waistline is shrinking. If not, don't overdo the fruit; it's mostly sugar. Prozac (fluoxetine) may also affect your appetite. You did well to give up the soda. Look to reduce other carbs and sugars in your diet. Keep walking! ...Read more

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Please tell me if it is true that eating too much fruits & veggies can cause weight gain ?

Please tell me if it is true that eating too much fruits & veggies can cause weight gain ?

Any time calories: Eaten is more than calories burned - this can lead to weight gain. This can even go for fruits and vegetables. However, it is important to have fruits and vegetables in your diet. Often people who have a healthy intake of fruits and especially vegetables (without excesses of other types of food) are able to lose weight. ...Read more

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Is cold milk good for weight gain?

Is cold milk good for weight gain?

Milk can be used as: Part of a weight gain program. Eat healthy foods that are high in calories. Eat six meals per day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Work out with heavier weights with fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hours per night. Hydrate well with water. ...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

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Is chocolate milk good for weight gain, and it's side effect in the future?

Is chocolate milk good for weight gain, and it's side effect in the future?

Occasionally is ok: The difference between milk and chocolate milk is that the latter has lots and lots of sugar. It's been said that eating some dark chocolate each day can have benefits, but the "chocolate" used to make chocolate is not beneficial, but is mainly sugar. Sugar is bad because it forces ones pancreas to work harder to make more Insulin (thus wearing out the pancreas) and eventually leads to diabetes. ...Read more

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Is apetamin good for weight gain? Im 23 , 5'1 98 lbs. i cant seem to have an appetite. I need help gaining weight

Is apetamin good for weight gain? Im 23 , 5'1 98 lbs. i cant seem to have an appetite. I need help gaining weight

Increase food&exerci: .Anecdotal evidence from my practice show a subset of people lose weight w stress. Medications like Megace (megestrol) or CTM can help if exercise and psychological evaluation and treatment if indicated do not help ...Read more

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I am thin and I would like to gain some weight. I also took high dose of antibiotic last month. which probiotic is good for weight gain?

I am thin and I would like to gain some weight. I also took high dose of antibiotic last month.  which probiotic is good for weight gain?

Probiotics: are best taken 30 minutes prior to a meal or with a meal that has some fat content. Peace and good health. Dr. Ohira brand is a good one. No need to change them unless they are not helpful to you. Look for multiple strains in the product rather than the amount of each strain. Increase protein intake to strengthen muscles. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Please describe a good weight gain rate?

Please describe a good weight gain rate?

For Whom?What is BMI: We need more information as to how old the oerson is, what is weight and height&bmi.And and other coexisting conditions and why and how much weight one needs to gain over how long a oeriod. ...Read more