Q. Why am I unable to gain weight even after eating healthy foods on time?

Answered by
Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.
and medically reviewed by Dr. Sneha Kannan
Published on Feb 23, 2016 and last reviewed on: May 06, 2019

Hi doctor,

I eat healthy food on time. When I feel hungry I used to eat good quantity of food, but I am not putting weight. What could be the reason?

Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiology Critical Care Physician General Medicine Internal Medicine
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Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine health concerns.


The Probable causes:

Every person has his/her own metabolic rate of body. Some have high metabolic rate causes high combustion of nutrients into heat, that dissipates in vain.

Some diseases also cause such issue. I am ordering some laboratory work for you. When you get the reports, upload them for review and I will guide you why is this issue with you.

Investigations to be done:

1. Thyroid profile.
2. HbA1c levels (glycated hemoglobin).
3. Fasting blood sugar levels.

Treatment plan:

Immunity booster foods good for you are:-
Citrus, red bell peppers, broccoli, garlic, ginger, spinach, almonds, yogurt, cashew, turmeric, green tea, berries, citrus fruits, kiwi, apples, red grapes, kale, onions, sweet potatoes, carrots, old fashioned chicken soups and shiitake mushroom.

These foods have got miraculous effects on patients of this category and I have a wide variety of experience on observing improvements in my patients. Most of my patients name them as the magic foods.

Preventive measures:

Also tell me your age, height, weight and waist circumference to help you in a more personalized medical way.

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