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Dr. Robert Kwok
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In brief: See Dr., then eat...

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, nonfat milk, tofu,... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, cashews,...

In brief: See Dr., then eat...

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, nonfat milk, tofu,... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, cashews,...
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