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 underweight and my muscle mass is low. Should I take weight gain supplements?

Query: Hello doctor, My body weight is 45 kg and my muscles or so low so I think I should take Nutrigain.  Read Full »

Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Having nutritional supplements might help you temporarily but it does not have good effects on your body on a permanent basis. Instead, you start with a good diet regimen and proper muscle-strengthening exercises. Have protein-rich meals for lunch and dinner, with ...  Read Full »

I am a 22-year-old male whose weight remains the same despite eating healthy foods. How can I gain weight?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22-year-old male and my weight is just 53 kilograms. I eat everything good for my health like eggs, meat, milk, etc. But I do not see any results. Please suggest something for me.  Read Full »

Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. Sometimes even if we take the required vitals, we lack behind in the amount and timing of the foods. I suggest you follow a few instructions mentioned below. Take milk in the morning and at night before going to bed. Take warm milk durin...  Read Full »

I want to put on weight naturally and overcome my acne problem. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I want to gain weight naturally, but my body does not respond to the nutrients I consume, and I use numerous creams to treat my acne, but it keeps coming. Kindly give some tips to over come from this.  Read Full »

Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for your query, According to your height, your weight is normal and also body mass index is normal. I suggest you to get thyroid 2 stress level. Daily exercise with proper diet will help you in achieving your weight with fitness . You have to eat every tw...  Read Full »

I want to increase my weight. Please advise.

Query: Hi doctor, I want to increase my weight. Please give me some solution and is there is any alternative way?  Read Full »

Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I advise you to follow this chart: An early morning soak of almonds or sprouts. Breakfast (8.30 a.m): Eat brown bread (4 pieces ), boiled egg 3 pieces and peanut butter 4 pieces Midmorning: (11 a.m): Fruit juice especially pineapple o...  Read Full »

Does masturbation cause weight loss in females?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old. My weight is 55 kg and height is 5.8 inches. I am very thin. My weight is not appropriate according to my height. My weight is only 55 kg, and it is neither increasing or decreasing. I also have a good habit of eating everything almost. The primary concern is that even...  Read Full »

Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Frequent masturbation does not have much effect on your health. You can maintain a strict exercise regimen along with the proper diet you are having.Start muscle strengthening exercises such as wall press, pushups, abs strengthening, etc.Drink milk every day with two bana...  Read Full »

My wife has not been able to gain weight. What type of foods can help her?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 24 years old. She is 5 feet and 3 inches in height and weighs 42 kg. Since our marriage, her weight has not increased. It is almost static. We are vegetarians. I have a 2-year-old baby born via C-section. She has not been able to gain weight. Kindly suggest anything to rec...  Read Full »

Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As per the height of your wife, the ideal weight should be between 62 to 65 kg. So, yes she needs to gain some healthy weight. There are many factors that affect the individual weight and height. For example, the age, gender, lifestyle, diet, and genetic factors...  Read Full »

Please suggest some steps to increase my weight.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 16-year-old male. I want to gain weight. Please suggest.  Read Full »

Priyanka Zade

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You can take four to five soaked almonds daily in the early morning and take a banana shake in the midmorning. Try to include a whole milk curd in your lunch. Do regular exercise to build your muscle.  Read Full »

I have toxic liver hepatitis. Can you suggest a diet plan to gain weight?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 22 years old and have been diagnosed with toxic liver hepatitis (now I have toxins in my liver and moderate fibrosis). Doctors told me to rest for atleast three months and eat home food. I am taking medications. I'm currently 41 kilograms and look very skinny. What should I eat tha...  Read Full »

Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I would suggest the following diet plan: At 7 a.m., three to four pieces of soaked almond or sprouts. For breakfast at 8.30 a.m., brown bread (4 pieces), boiled egg- three pieces or bread, and jam. At 11 a.m.- one ...  Read Full »

I have had flu and a chest infection for ten days. Is it the reason for my weight loss?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20-year-old female who has had the flu and chest infection for ten days now. I noticed in the last two days that I have lost a lot of weight, especially in the face and thighs. Is this due to low appetite or to do with the illness itself? I am taking Penicillin.  Read Full »

Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I suggest alternative foods. Early morning (7 AM) Three to four pieces of soaked almonds or sprouts. Breakfast (8.30 AM). Brown bread (four pieces) and boiled egg three pieces or bread and peanut butter four pieces. Midm...  Read Full »

After a recent consultation at a fitness center, I am worried about my daily calorie intake to look lean. What to do to maintain average weight and normal energy levels?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18-year-old female, about 105 pounds, 5 feet 3 inches tall, and with about 20 % body fat. I tried a free consultation at a fitness center recently, but the woman suggested I needed to eat only 920 calories to stay at my current weight. I am suddenly very confused about all the pr...  Read Full »

Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I suggest you to follow the diet mentioned below, 1. Early morning at 7:00 AM, have three to four pieces of soaked almonds or sprouts. 2. For breakfast, around 8.30 AM, have four pieces of brown bread with peanut butter and three boiled egg...  Read Full »

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