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High calorie vegetarian diet plan for weight gain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i just wanted to ask wht are the main ways to increase weight
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
Doctor :   sure, i will tell you how to gain weight
Doctor :   before that i need this information
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight
User :   right
User :   22, female Delhi BPO, unmarried 5.4 42
Doctor :   i will calculate BMi or body mass index
Doctor :   it will help us determine ur ideal weight
Doctor :   based on that , we can plan for weight gain
Doctor :   ur BMi is 16
Doctor :   normal bmi should be between 20-24.9
Doctor :   ur idela weight must be between 52 -64 kgs
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   to gain weight
Doctor :   u need to consume more calories
Doctor :   and exercise regularly
User :   yes
Doctor :   Eat more calories
Doctor :   you need to eat around 1,000 extra calories per day to gain less than half a kilo a week
Doctor :   Eat larger portions and eat at least five meals a day
Doctor :   Your actual caloric requirement can differ depending on your height, weight, activity level and your body's metabolic rate
User :   wht all prduct should be consumes
User :   as i m vegiterian
Doctor :   Consume a lot of high-calorie snacks (not junk food) such as cheese sticks, milk shakes, muffins, dried fruits, yoghurt and breakfast bar
Doctor :   Drink a lot of fluids that supply nutrients and calories; milk, fresh fruit juices and energy drinks are good examples
Doctor :   high protein content such as beans, pulses and peas, and foods with high starch content such as potatoes, rice
Doctor :   these foods will help u gain weight
Doctor :   most important thing is
Doctor :   u need to exercise
Doctor :   Focus on free weight exercises (which do not require machinery) that target your large muscle groups. For example, you need dumbells, not fancy gym machines
Doctor :   The best weight training exercises for building muscle mass are free weight exercises like squats, dead lifts, bench presses, barbell rows, pull ups and bar dips

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