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Increase weight, 45 years - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi
Doctor :   good morning
User :   I have a query
Doctor :   sure
User :   Good Morning

User :   i am 25 yrs old amd my weight is 44-45 kgs

User :   How do i increase my weight
User :   naturally
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will calculate ur BMI
User :   my height is 5.1

Doctor :   or body mass index
Doctor :   ur BMi or body mass index is 19

Doctor :   normal Bmi is between 20-24.9
Doctor :   to gain weight
Doctor :   u need to exercise and consume more calories
User :   so i need to consume lot of milk products?
User :   what are the other things
Doctor :   You need to eat around 1,000 extra calories per day to gain less than half a kilo a week
Doctor :   choose dairy products, fish and meat over bread. Choose eggs over vegetables.
Doctor :   Eat foods with high protein content such as beans, pulses and peas, and foods with high starch content such as potatoes, rice
Doctor :   Your body needs a lot of protein to build new muscle. But since most of the calories for weight gain comes from carbohydrates and fats, do not replace them with protein
Doctor :   Consume a lot of high-calorie snacks (not junk food) such as cheese sticks, milk shakes, muffins, dried fruits, yoghurt and breakfast bars
Doctor :   Drink a lot of fluids that supply nutrients and calories; milk, fresh fruit juices and energy drinks are good examples

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