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Vegetarian diet plan to gain weight. Weakness in leg bone

I am 23 years old Female 5 7height . I am underweight only 42kg i did t may things to gain weight but nothing help me so .plz suggest me a diet that i can gain same weight. i also feel meekness in my legs bone i cant s walk for property because of pain .For my diet i must clear that I am a vegetation person. Please Help me out.. Thanks
Asked On : Thu, 24 May 2012
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Dietitian & Nutritionist 's  Response
hi are grossly underweight.. first of all you need to do some tests like vitamin D3 and B12 to check if the levels are normal or not and then take injections or supplements for the same..start with weight training exercises to increase muscle high proteins foods like soya, soyamilk, paneer, tofu, dals, sprouts..high carbs foods like potatoes, sweet potatoes, rice, bananas etc.. some foods options are peanut butter sandwich, milkshakes, adding skim milk powder in porridge/ shakes/ curds, honey in green tea.. eat a balance of healthy foods.. avoid junk and fast foods as that would increase only your fat %..drink plenty of water..
Answered: Thu, 29 Nov 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar's  Response
Hi Shweta,

Weight gain is not a month or an year's journey. It is a long marathon.

I suggest you should better get a diet chart with a dietitian physically so that you can explain all the trials done yet.

There is a simple mantra that is practiced for weight gain ' Frequent high calorie snacking '.

I also wish you get a complete health check done if there is a reason behind low weight like nutritional deficiency, hormonal imbalance. Vitamin D, Anemia, Mineral deficiencies can cause pain the lower limbs.

Hope this shows a path to improve your health.

Answered: Thu, 24 May 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Mukesh Kumar's  Response

i would suggest you to get your hemoglobin tested first, you seem to be anemic also,

and get yourself dewormed it will surly help.

coming to diet chart, your ideal weight should be 62-65kg,you should gain arround 20 kg

ill give you some guide lines to make your diet own chart

with your likes and dislikes
Answered: Mon, 15 Apr 2013
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