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Suggestions to aid weight gain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello doctor what is your name
Doctor :   Dr. xxx
User :   my daughter wants to gain weight she is 21 5.8 and weights 109lb
Doctor :   ok
User :   what can i give her or buy for her?
Doctor :   i will give u tips
Doctor :   how to gain weight
Doctor :   u can pass this info to ur daugther
Doctor :   she needs to consume more caloire
Doctor :   and exercise regularly
Doctor :   she needs to take more of dairy products
User :   ok
Doctor :   fruits, and vegetables
Doctor :   Eat more calories
Doctor :   This involves some calculation. The approximate normal daily caloric requirement for an average female who performs light activity is 1900
Doctor :   she needs to eat around 1,000 extra calories per day to gain less than half a kilo a wee
Doctor :   Eat larger portions and eat at least five meals a day
Doctor :   caloric requirement can differ depending on your height, weight, activity level and your body's metabolic rate
Doctor :   Eat foods with high protein content such as beans, pulses and peas, and foods with high starch content such as potatoes, rice and tapioca
Doctor :   Increase your protein intake. 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
User :   oh well she is not active at all
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 :   she needs to exercise as well

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