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Trying to gain weight. Can I take protein and positron along with orange juice? Suggestion

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This is XXXXXX.
I'm 22 year old and my weight is 42 kg only.
I want to gain my weight, but cant eat lots of food..

just Got Nutrilite Protein. + Nutrilite Positrim
[they suggested me to take N Protein 1 scoope at morning after Breakfast, and 1 pack of NPositrim after meal]
Unfortunetly tried to take it with milk, and its start to loose motion every time, so wht would u suggest d best way to gain weight...

I can not to take it with water because of taste.
with milk it starts to loose motion [ even if i drink milk in regular life, it starts loose motion]

Can i use both, Protein and Positron with orange juice?
I want to gain it around 13 kg. within 15 / 20 days,

I also smoke, around 12 -15 cigarettes per day and can't stop it immediately,
please inform if it's matter with gaining weight immediately.
I'm going to marry in few weeks almost in a month possibly.

please suggest, how can i gain 12-13 kg weight in 20 days...

Posted Tue, 16 Apr 2013 in Weight & Lifestyle
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 4 hours later

Thanks for your query.

Loose stools after milk or any perpetration from milk may indicate lactose intolerance. You can take both Nutrilite Protein and Nutrilite Positrim with orange juice too.

The above preparations are effective and help you gain weight only if you consume high protein diet along with working out in gym or regular exercises.

Your BMI is 16 according to your weight and height and is low.

Its is very essential that you work out for the food and the protein powders to get incorporated into your muscles and build weight. With the increased physical activity you would need some additional calories to let the dietary protein work for the muscle building. This is called as the protein sparing action, of the carbohydrates. Therefore, cutting down the carbohydrates totally or reducing it considerably would seize protein do its intended function of muscle building. Make sure that you include enough carbohydrates in your diet. Choose from the foods XXXXXXX in insoluble fibers like whole grains, green leafy vegetables, and whole wheat pasta.

Include the protein XXXXXXX foods for muscle building. Foods like egg white, lean portions meat, dried fruits and nuts, legumes like rajmah, channa, soybean and its products like tofu etc. are very good sources of protein. Make sure that you include plenty of low fat dairy products as well. These would not only provide protein but are good sources of calcium. Include sprouts, natural peanut butter, sugar free yogurt, boiled channa and soy chaat and soaked dry fruits in the daily diet.

Healthy fats are also equally important, as we need them for various functions and also some of the fat soluble nutrients need fat for their proper function. Include the good fat sources like, almonds, walnuts, olive and natural peanut butter for the healthy fat supply. Deep fried foods and munching in-between the meals would add extra calories to the diet. Make sure that you eat small and frequent meals.

Hope I answered your query.

Please let me know if there are any other concerns.

Wish you good luck.

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