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Measures for gaining weight - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   sir i want to gain weight..... im underweight person..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   Age: 22 Gender: male Occupation: xxxx Location: xxxx Marital Status: single Dependants: No
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is ur height and weight
Doctor :   i wil calculate ur body mass index
User :   height : 5.8 weight :48
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u need to consume more calories
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   ur BMI is 16
User :   ya sir tell me
Doctor :   BMI normally is between 20-24.9
User :   BMI means...
Doctor :   body mass index
Doctor :   Eat more calories
User :   ok den wat i have to do sir to gain BMI..
Doctor :   gain weight isit
User :   ya
Doctor :   The approximate normal daily caloric requirement for an average male who performs light activity is 2,200; 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 :   more of dairy products, fish and meat
Doctor :   r u able to follow?
User :   ill try sir....
Doctor :   Eat foods with high protein content such as beans, pulses and peas, and foods with high starch content such as potatoes, rice
Doctor :   Drink a lot of fluids that supply nutrients and calories; milk, fresh fruit juices and energy drinks are good example
Doctor :   and need to work out as well
Doctor :   not just eat food
Doctor :   u have to join gym or aerobics
Doctor :   to build up muscles
Doctor :   ok
User :   no sir....
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns. For all weight problems, please visit and register at xxxx.xxxx.xxxx, you can also call them alternatively at 0000
Doctor :   Have you filled up the feedback form I sent?
User :   ya sir..
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
Doctor :   did i clear all ur doubts
User :   no thanks..
Doctor :   ur welcome
User :   thank you sir
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