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Not gaining weight, 63 kgs - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi Doctor
User :   i have a problem with gaining weight
Doctor :   Ok
User :   how much ever i eat i am not putting weight
Doctor :   Please provide these details Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height.
User :   25/M/Bangalore/Single/63KG/173Cms
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i eat a lot of fat items though, but nothing kind of stays in my body

User :   is there any medical condition for this
Doctor :   Your weight is appropriate for your height
User :   but my BMI indicates that i should be atleast 73kgs

Doctor :   The normal BMI should be between 20-25 for adult males
Doctor :   Your BMI is 21
User :   so u say that iam fine
Doctor :   Yes, just maintain a healthy diet
Doctor :   and exercise regularly
Doctor :   You probably need more muscle mass
Doctor :   hence I suggest that you eat a high protein diet
User :   like...
Doctor :   Eat more egg white, whole milk, pulses, legumes
Doctor :   Rajmah, chana
Doctor :   Try to eat lean meat and fish

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