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The best way to gain weight, without getting a belly?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Why underweight?

There are lots of reasons for being underweight, & these should be ruled out by medical evaluation.
Assuming your work-up identifies no maldigestion, malabsorption, inflammatory disease, chronic infection, metabolic abnormalities, ca, or non-gi systemic disease then weight gain is a simple matter of taking in more calories than you burn. Exercise, but can't pick/choose where the weight goes--sorry.

In brief: Why underweight?

There are lots of reasons for being underweight, & these should be ruled out by medical evaluation.
Assuming your work-up identifies no maldigestion, malabsorption, inflammatory disease, chronic infection, metabolic abnormalities, ca, or non-gi systemic disease then weight gain is a simple matter of taking in more calories than you burn. Exercise, but can't pick/choose where the weight goes--sorry.
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