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How to increase body weight ?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Eat healthy foods

high in calories.
Eat 6 meals /day. Work on strength training to build large muscle groups. Work out w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 - 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, protein shakes & bars, lean meats, poultry, fish, smoothies

In brief: Eat healthy foods

high in calories.
Eat 6 meals /day. Work on strength training to build large muscle groups. Work out w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 - 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, protein shakes & bars, lean meats, poultry, fish, smoothies
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine

In brief: Build muscle

Muscle weighs more than fat.
If u eat at least 2500 kcalories a day and build muscle, you should gain weight. Add protein bars or shakes to help feed your muscles.

In brief: Build muscle

Muscle weighs more than fat.
If u eat at least 2500 kcalories a day and build muscle, you should gain weight. Add protein bars or shakes to help feed your muscles.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Dr. Maritza Baez
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