Foods To Gain Weight

Some people who are underweight find it hard to put on weight, like others struggle to reduce it. Instead of eating processed, high-calorie, and unhealthy foods to gain weight, taking milk, nuts, potatoes, fish, and protein supplements can help gain weight safely and effectively.

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What vegetarian diet plan can I follow to gain weight fast?

Query: Hello doctor, My height is 6 feet, and my weight is 65 kg. I want to gain weight. How much weight do I need to have according to my height? Please suggest a full vegetarian diet plan for gaining weight fast.  Read Full »


Dr. Suneetha B S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You should not be looking forward to gaining fat. What you need to gain is muscle strength. It gives you lots of energy with great looks too. You must include proteins in your diet to gain the look you desire. Since you are a vegetarian, t...  Read Full »

I am a 25-year-old female and weigh 105 lbs. What should I do to gain weight?

Query: Hello doctor,I am looking for guidance on what else I can do about my weight. I am a 25-year-old female (5 feet 5 inches in height and weight 105 lbs). In high school, I weighed around 120 kg, which has been my desired weight for the past year. After my first pregnancy, I was 115 lbs, and I continue...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugandh Garg

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. I suggest the following. 1. Eat a healthy balanced nutritional diet. 2. Do yoga and exercise as health permits; starting gradually will help and improve appetite. 3. Drink plenty of fluids. For a detailed diet chart on wei...  Read Full »

I am a vegetarian who eats very often but is unable to gain weight. Is there any problem with my digestive tract?

Query: Hi doctor, My weight is 52 kg, my height is 5.11 feet, age 20, and I am unable to gain weight. I eat very often, but nothing gives me weight. I am vegetarian but can eat eggs, I poop once a day, but it is nothing compared to my intake, is there any problem with my digestive tract or anything else?  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Being vegetarian is good, but it can cause some problems. One of which is some amino acids are only present in meats and not in vegetables. In the long run, one may develop deficiencies. Vitamin B12 is also present in animals, so those who...  Read Full »

I am thin and wish to gain weight. Please suggest a healthy diet for weight gain.

Query: Hello doctor,I was fat when I was young. But now I have become skinny. I guess it is because of the routine food culture of white rice and soups that we follow in our family. But now I prefer a healthy diet chart to gain weight. So please suggest your views and diet for weight gain.   Read Full »


Dr. Suneetha B S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. To gain weight healthily, you need to build muscle, and I advise you to indulge in regular physical activity and a healthy diet. I suggest the following. 1. Do not start eating oily or junk food to gain weight, be...  Read Full »

How can weight be increased in a 23-year-old male?

Query: Hello doctor, am a 23-year-old male, and I am a student. My height is 166 cm, and I weight 49 kg. Over the past five years, my weight has not increased. I feel very weak and lean. Now, what should I do?  Read Full »


Dr. Mukherjee, Koushik

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Take more carbohydrate-rich food to gain weight. You can eat more rice to increase your weight. Some diseases can cause hypermetabolic states, like hyperthyroidism. So, get a thyroid status done. Also, anxiety and tension about being fatty sometimes restrain you from...  Read Full »

I need to gain weight. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I need to gain weight. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Suneetha B S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. To gain weight healthily, you need to build muscle; I suggest you indulge in regular physical activity and a healthy diet. 1. Healthy diet. Do not start eating oily or junk food to gain weight, because that would only lead to a gain in f...  Read Full »

How to gain weight and overcome weakness?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 48 years, height 156 cm. Her weight range is 40 to 42 kg since her age of 20 years. She wants to gain weight. How to gain? She sometimes feels weakness.  Read Full »


Dr. Lokesh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, I can understand that weight gain can be difficult for some people - but surely it is possible. Your wife needs to add at least 6 to 7 kg weight. You need to eat the food that you like as this will help you eat more than usual. So, you need to take the kind of f...  Read Full »

I am an underweight female, and I am going to get married soon. Will my weight affect my sexual health?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old female; I am 5'7" tall, and I weigh 48 kg which is quite less and it worries me if I am healthy for my sexual life or fertility as I will be getting married next month. I have a normal regular period cycle of 30 to 31 days but sometimes I get heavy periods or clots....  Read Full »


Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concerns in detail and will surely help you out. Being underweight is not going to cause problems in sex life. Your sex life will be healthy. But it can be more beneficial if you try to build up your weight and at least be in the normal BMI (body ma...  Read Full »

My height is 170 cm, and I weigh 48 kg. What are the ways to increase my weight?

Query: Hello doctor, My height is 170 cm, and my weight is 48 kg. How can I gain weight? Can I use any product for weight gain? Will that cause any side effects? Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Madathupalayam Madhankumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I would suggest the following: Investigations like complete hemogram, blood sugar, and thyroid function test. Take a carbohydrate diet to gain weight, including potato, sweet potato, rice, palm fruit, egg, whole grains, apple, watermelon,...  Read Full »

What diet should to be followed by a 25-year-old adult to improve weight and muscle mass?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 25 years old with a weight of 60 kg and 173 cm in height. I need to improve my weight, and I want more muscle mass. Kindly suggest some protein powders and a complete food list to improve my weight. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Sugandh Garg

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You may take Nutrigain powder (a nutritional drink), but I would like to suggest a few diet modifications in the first place. Firstly get yourself investigated to rule out any medical or surgical conditions. So, get a complete hemogram, chec...  Read Full »

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