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Vegetarian Diet

A healthy vegetarian diet comprises a combination of nutritional foods like fruits, vegetables, grains, healthy fats and plant-based proteins. Most vegetarians do not eat meat, poultry and fish. Particular variations of vegetarianism prohibit eggs, dairy and different animal derivatives.

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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 143 lbs. 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 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 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 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 »

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