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Increase weight by drinking milk at night - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Can I know whether eating lion dates syrup with milk in night will increase weight ?
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Yes it would increase weight especially if taken with whole milk as both milk and dates are calorie dense.
Doctor :   However, if you are taking dates for iron supplementation, it is better not to take it with milk
Doctor :   As iron is dates cannot be absorbed due to calcium in milk.
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User :   s doc ok thanks but i did not follow the last line -As iron is dates cannot be absorbed due to calcium in milk.
Doctor :   Iron absorption in the stomach is decreased in the presence of calcium
Doctor :   in milk
Doctor :   thats why it should not be taken for milk if you are taking dates for iron supplementation.
User :   ok ok doc thanks a lot for your response !
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