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Underweight. Weight gaining food suggestions? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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User:Hello can you suggest some good foods whicj will help me to increase my weight
Doctor:Please proceed with the query.
User:Hi XXXXXXX .!!
Doctor:how old are you.
User:and weight is 45
Doctor:What is your height.
User:height is 6'
Doctor:ok, you do seem to be underweight
Doctor:Are you a vegetarian
Doctor:Do you exercise.
User:No..But i walk 5 mins to 10 mins.atleast2kms
Doctor:what does your diet comprise of daily
Doctor:Do you eat more of rice or chapathis.
User:morning a cup coffee followed by breakfast normally 3 idlis or 2 dosas,followed by cup tea and lunch
User:evening snaks and cup milk followed by dinner(mostly tiffen)
User:and cup milk with honey befre going bed!
Doctor:You do not have dinner?
Doctor:ok got it
User:i do have dinner..mostly it will be tiffen not rice!
Doctor:You can increase the rice content in your diet
Doctor:So you can gain more weight, increase carbohydrates like potato, bread etc
Doctor:also eat non vegetarian food like mutton especially to gain weight, chicken will increase the preotein content i your body
Doctor:increasing mucle mass
Doctor:use ghee in your diet daly
Doctor:Drink milk and eat dairy products like paneer to gain weight
Doctor:are you there
Doctor:Due to your weight
Doctor:sorry due to your height you will find difficulty to gain weight
Doctor:you should do exercise
User:Hmmm okie..
Doctor:like wight lifting to build muscle mass
Doctor:use proteinex poowder
User:if i do exercise im getting neck pain and lower back pain
Doctor:you willget this for few days
Doctor:till you get adjusted
Doctor:exercises is important to gain weight, otherwise you will remain lean
User:Okie..Thanks XXXXXXX .!!
Doctor:drink powder with mik
Doctor:thrice daily
Doctor:i will send you adiet chart
Doctor:sen me your number
Doctor:ok, do not worry, there will be detailed explanation what to take
User:Thanks again..Is drinking coffe not good for health?
Doctor:it is ok, but limited one glass per day
Doctor:drink more of milk, half litre atleast
User:and i have a neck pain near the left shoulder...
Doctor:from when is this
User:its been for last 3 months
Doctor:what vehicle do you use
Doctor:this is common problem in techies.
User:i use office bus to commute sometimes i use my own bike pulsar
Doctor:Do you know suryanamaskaras.
Doctor:This is very effective for neck pain, back pain, removal of toxicity
Doctor:form body
Doctor:You can learn from yoga teacher or through videos in net
User:Okie fine..
Doctor:When sitting front of computer
Doctor:place both your hands on the desk
User:pls do send me dietary chart
Doctor:then you should also keep you bag when traveling in bike front of you not behind
Doctor:use a plastic chair not a cushiooned one
Doctor:do not leep purse
Doctor:in your back pocket keep in front pocket or
Doctor:in your shirt
Doctor:even this will cause back pain
Doctor:sit straight, take regular breaks from work
Doctor:do you ahve anymore queries
User:no thnks
User:for al ur advces
Doctor:you are welocme
User:pls send dietary chrt!!
Doctor:Kindly login for further queries
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