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Very thin and want to gain weight. Suggest the solution? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Oct-2013
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User:i am very thin.....please suggest me how to become fat
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User:i am XXXXXXX ....
Doctor:Can you tell me your weight and height and your age so that I can suggest better
User:weight: 35
User:height: 4.9" age: 22
Doctor:I request you hold on for a moment while I calculate your BMI
Doctor:Hello XXXXXXX
Doctor:For your height you are definitely underweight
Doctor:Your BMI is 16.0000\
Doctor:The normal range for BMI is 18.5 to 25
Doctor:So Yes you need to put on weight
User:then give me your suggestion
Doctor:and the best way to do that is to eat good, nutritious food regularly
Doctor:You can not put on weight if you don't eat
Doctor:So My suggestion to you is, eat protein and fat XXXXXXX diet regularly
User:i am eating food three times....but i am not became fat
Doctor:you should eat vegetables
Doctor:not just rice and dal
Doctor:You should eat protein XXXXXXX foods like fish
Doctor:soya beans
Doctor:and all vegetables
Doctor:if you are a non-vegetarian then you should eat chicken, mutton and fish
User:i am eating all these items except fish
Doctor:and you should eat at least 2 eggs in a day
Doctor:and you can take a multivitamin tablet like A-Z
User:three times i need to eat chapati or only one time
Doctor:You can eat chapati 2 times
Doctor:how many chapatis do you eat in a day?
Doctor:and how much rice do you eat?
User:2 chapatis
User:rice not more
Doctor:You mean in a whole day you eat 2 chapatis and you expect to put on weight?
User:two chapatis for one time......
Doctor:My dear you need to get at least 1800 Kcals of energy every day
Doctor:that means you will have to eat at least 6 chapatis in a day
Doctor:and eat at least 1 bowl of rice two times a day
Doctor:200 ml of milk
Doctor:4 idlis
Doctor:and 4 cups of dal and vegetables
Doctor:all this together will make 1800 Kcal
User:these all one day items
Doctor:And since you are underweight you will need more
Doctor:Yes, these all for one day
Doctor:I have not calculated exactly
Doctor:this is just a rough estimate
Doctor:And if I sit and calculate I am sure it will become more
User:ok thank you for suggestion
Doctor:You should consult a dietitian who can prescribe a diet chart for you
Doctor:It will definitely help you.
User:ok thenk you
Doctor:Is there anything else you want to discuss?
Doctor:If you are satisfied with the chat please give your feedback when you close the chat window.
Doctor:Thank you for consulting me for your health query.
User:good night
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