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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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 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 »

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 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 »

I am not gaining weight even after going to the gym. Kindly help

Query: Hi doctor,I am going to the gym, but I am not gaining weight. Why is it?  Read Full »

Dr. Sugandh Garg

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Please mention your height, age, and weight. Make sure you are completely healthy and not suffering from any disease. Get a complete body checkup, including a complete hemogram which may rule out many conditions that might be interfering w...  Read Full »

My weight is 56 kg. What should I do to gain weight?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18-year-old guy. My weight is 56 kilograms. I want to gain weight and also want to build my muscles too.  Read Full »

Dr. Sugandh Garg

Answer: Hi, Welcome to, Greetings of the day! You must take a high protein diet. I am mentioning here a sample of a rich protein diet. You may modify the same as per your taste. Breakfast: Four boiled or scrambled or omelet eggs. The white egg particularly contains albumin, which is a prot...  Read Full »

I have been the same weight for years. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19 year old female and my height is 5 feet and 6 inches. My weight is 47 kg, which is very low compared to the girls of my age. I have been the same weight for the last two to three years and my weight does not seem to increase. Also, I do not get hungry. Please help me in this.  Read Full »

Dr. Sugandh Garg

Answer: Hello,Welcome to, get yourself investigated thoroughly to rule out any medical or surgical conditions. Get a complete hemogram, blood sugar, and thyroid function tests done.I assume you are a healthy adult. So, I suggest you take a diet rich in carbohydrates to gain weight. Tak...  Read Full »

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