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Hi , Im XXXXX, im verry slim body and i have increage my boby wieght up 5 to 6 kgs , mine weight is 58 and im 24 old young boy, But im lokinh verry shy so pls give good tips for improve my body and im all so gymmer i have 6 pack allso , and v shape boby but i need some litle grown in bogy pls do the need full. Thanks and Regards, XXXXX
Posted Sat, 28 Dec 2013 in Diet Plans
Answered by Meenakshi Attrey 5 hours later
Brief Answer: high protein moderate calorie diet Detailed Answer: Hi XXXXXXX Thank you for posting the query. It is important to include both, calories and protein, while working on a weight (muscle) gain diet plan. While the protein would provide the required amino acids for muscle building, carbohydrates are required to provide the essential energy that promotes the protein function. It is important to include the complex carbohydrates in the diet to ensure that the release of calories is judicial; this would allow the body to utilize the available calories in the best possible way. Some foods with complex carbohydrates are: • whole pulses and cereals • fruits and vegetables like potato carrot cucumber reddish, avocado, prunes, XXXXXXX pear and strawberry etc. • Wheat bread and whole wheat pastas • nuts and seeds like ground nut. Including low fat dairy is also recommended not only for proteins but for the required calcium supply also. Including the protein rich foods would ensure regular supply of amino acids required for muscle development. Consider the following foods for quality proteins: • Milk and its products like yogurt, cheese, etc. are good protein sources. Choose from the low fat dairy products. • Soy is also a known source of good quality protein of plant origin. It’s products like tofu, tempeh (soy product of bread like texture) and soy milk provides quality protein when taken on a regular basis. • Mature legumes and beans like Rajmah, Chick Pea, Green/ Dried Pea should be a regular part of the diet. Try to include them thrice a week in your diet. • A regular consumption of Whole Pulses is also recommended along with the nuts like almond, cashew and peanut. Replace the regular butter with peanut or almond butter. • Mushrooms are not only rich in protein but are a good source of minerals like niacin, zinc, potassium selenium etc. • If you take non vegetarian food, consider taking them in non fried and less spicy forms. These proteins are of good biological value as they are radially taken up by our bodies. Among them the best are Chicken Breast, Fish like tuna and salmon, Pork ( especially its loin), Lean beef, Egg white and All lean red Meats. It is important to keep in mind that different foods are required at different times of the day. Include carbohydrates before the workout. While proteins are good after the exercises and during the second half of the day. Keep yourself sufficiently hydrated and focus on electrolyte rich drinks like tender coconut water, salted lemon juice, fresh clear soups etc. Never skip breakfast and divide your meals into small and frequent portions. Excessive fats are not good for health but they are important and should be included in moderation. It is advised that you stick to unsaturated fats like vegetable oils like corn, rice XXXXXXX mustard, olive and canola oil. Also. Keep a check on your salt intake. Hope this satisfies your query. Meenakshi
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Hi Madam, thanks for the help and pls let me know some good protein powder and tablets ,
Answered by Meenakshi Attrey 4 days later
Brief Answer: Protein supplements may be included in diet Detailed Answer: Hi XXXXXXX There are a lot of natural protein rich foods available to us. Including mature legumes, pulses, mushroom, soy and its products and milk in the diet is found to be helpful. If you take non vegetarian foods then egg white and non-fried chicken and fish preparations are recommended. Avoid the red meats as these are rich in fats. The commercial protein supplements are concentrated and therefore to be safe the dosage should be carefully followed as per the instructions. Consuming sufficient fluids is important while taking the supplements to facilitate the elimination of waste produced as a result of protein digestion. You may choose from the various supplements like resource high protein, proteinx, or whey protein. make sure that the doses are administered as per the printed information or your doctor's advise. Regards, Meenakshi
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