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I feel like I am underweight for my height...How can I gain about 5 pounds while I am workin out to just get my body toned up?

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Dr. Sa Nn
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Check your diet

You can meet with a dietician to make a meal plan.
Usually, you should have your metabolic needs estimated , taking into accout your activity level. Then you should track your food intake and calorie count using " my food advisor: http://tracker.Diabetes.Org/ or apps on your phone, if convenient. This would help estimate if your caloric intake is adequate. If not gaining weigth stil, see your md.

In brief: Check your diet

You can meet with a dietician to make a meal plan.
Usually, you should have your metabolic needs estimated , taking into accout your activity level. Then you should track your food intake and calorie count using " my food advisor: http://tracker.Diabetes.Org/ or apps on your phone, if convenient. This would help estimate if your caloric intake is adequate. If not gaining weigth stil, see your md.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
It would be important to rule out disorders causing weight loss, e.g. thyroid hyperactivity, malabsorption
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