Your doctor may advise you to increase your body weight if you are underweight. It is important to do so in a healthy way by eating and drinking nutrient-dense foods and not by consuming empty calories and junk food which will do more harm in the long run.
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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 »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com, 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Query: Hello doctor, I have a very lean body build. I want to increase my muscle mass. What should I do? Shall I take any medicine or any diet suggestions? Age 23, male, weight 59kg, height - 179cm. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You must take a high protein diet. And to aid better protein absorption, include acidic foods like lemon, orange, etc., in your diet. I am mentioning here a sample protein rich diet. You may modify the same as per your taste. Breakfast: 4 boiled/scrambled/... Read Full »
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 »
Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Firstly, 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 »