Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
169 Doctors are Online

Diet solution to gain weight - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
User rating for this question
Excellent Posted in: Diet Plans
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hi
User :   i want to gain weight
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   23, male, aeronautical engg., single, yes
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   well i do smoke around 7-8 cigs/day, and have beer ocationally once in 15 days
Doctor :   What is your height and weight?
User :   height in 5'8" and weight is 59
Doctor :   Certainly you hvae less weight
Doctor :   and there is chance of some risk involved in future
Doctor :   You have a severe risk factor of smoking
Doctor :   and the BMI is 20
User :   bmi?
Doctor :   body mass index
Doctor :   which is a measure for health
Doctor :   and lifestyle problems in future
User :   so how much it should be for me
Doctor :   20 to 24 is normal
Doctor :   but it gets down
User :   k..
Doctor :   because of your smoking
User :   i also work out
Doctor :   you have to undergo full body check up once in a year
User :   i want to know some protein supplements
Doctor :   and cut down the smoking
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   surely i shall suggest you
Doctor :   The protien supplements
Doctor :   are in the form of drinks and snacks
Doctor :   Treptin biscuits 2 to 3 per day
Doctor :   is good
Doctor :   but the diet is most important
Doctor :   for you
User :   is for the beginner
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   nuts like almonds, cashew. raisins , walnuts in your diet atleast once in a day.
User :   i mean will there be ne side effects
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   Breakfast shld incld egg with breads or chapatis wheat with ghee or butter
Doctor :   it is a protein supplements
Doctor :   best would be diet
Doctor :   2. glasses of buffalo's milk everyday.
User :   well i stay alone, so not possible to have balanced diet
Doctor :   have fruits like custard apple, banana, grapes , pineapple along with the others.
User :   well ne other protein supplement apart from treptin
Doctor :   Non-veg to b included daily. if you are non-vegetarien
User :   m non veg
User :   and have sufficient stuff
Doctor :   I think yoiu are more interested on medicines or supplements
Doctor :   and not in diet
User :   actually as i told u
User :   i dont have a kitchen in my room
User :   and stay in pg
Doctor :   but fruits
Doctor :   can be got
Doctor :   from the market
User :   yes, i do take them
Doctor :   the nuts
User :   i have banana milk shake allmost daily
Doctor :   are important
Doctor :   ok
User :   actually
Doctor :   i got your
Doctor :   point
User :   since i work out.. i need to take some supplements
Doctor :   but see that you take the right diet
Doctor :   and cut down smoking
User :   cos.. m workng out since long time now and there is no body change or wait gain
Doctor :   how can it be
Doctor :   when you are smoking
Doctor :   smoking increases the metabolism
User :   ok
Doctor :   and it increases the energy burnt
User :   k
User :   m trying to reduce it..
Doctor :   when you are taking only 2000kcal
Doctor :   per day
Doctor :   and consuing 3000kcal by smoking
Doctor :   there is no chance to increase the wt
User :   oho
User :   i never thot of dat
Doctor :   so get a complete healthcheck done
User :   btw.. m trying to quit it.. and possibly will do it this month
Doctor :   and then reduce the smoking
Doctor :   to 2 to 3
Doctor :   per day
Doctor :   and take counselling sessions
User :   i did my health check 3 months before
Doctor :   that is the ideal suggestion i give
User :   full body check up
Doctor :   it should be done every year
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do Inform me when done.
Doctor :   Follow the diet advice i gave you and if more is needed you can take the help of a dietician
User :   ne familiar dietician, you can recomment
Doctor :   i gave you the link
Doctor :   right now
User :   yes
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns.
User :   ok thanks a lot for your advice
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor