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I'm 6ft2, 16stone10. I walk 4 miles a day at 4mph but no other exercise. Eat around 3500 calories a day but no gaining any weight. Is that normal?

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Dr. Martin Fried
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In brief: Metabolism

You may need more than 3500 calories a day.
You may be mostly muscle and low in fat. Try having 2 -3 ounces of nuts a day or a nutritional drink containing an extra 250-300 calories a day. You should be able to gain a pound in 2-3 weeks providing you dont cut back your calories and actually do increase your intake.

In brief: Metabolism

You may need more than 3500 calories a day.
You may be mostly muscle and low in fat. Try having 2 -3 ounces of nuts a day or a nutritional drink containing an extra 250-300 calories a day. You should be able to gain a pound in 2-3 weeks providing you dont cut back your calories and actually do increase your intake.
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