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Underweight according to BMI. Taking high calorie diet, inclusive of fat. Tips to gain weight?

Hi Doctor, My age is 25 yrs , I am 5 7 tall . My weigh is 49.5 Kg. I have checked my BMI last week , according to it am under weight. I am very much thin . I used to take high calorie and fat food, but its not improving my body.please advise how can i improve my body , a bit fleshy. How can I gain weight ? Thank you.
Asked On : Wed, 25 Jul 2012
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To gain weight it is necessary to go for high calorie diet. but consume minimum 35 g protein since it helps in muscle growth. dont go for high fat food since they may lead to hing cholesterol / triglycerides .
If your are sedentary worker keep your total calorie to 1800 kcal per day.follow 15-30 min exercise to boost your metabolism.
Answered: Sun, 29 Jul 2012
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