ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Q. Can you give me a custom meal plan for weight gain?

Answered by
Shakti Mishra
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Aug 26, 2017

Hello doctor,

I am a 23 year old male, slightly underweight for my height. I believe I eat enough to satiate my appetite but, I still do not gain weight. The quality of my food is good too but, I am just worried about the distribution of nutrients, that is if I am taking a balanced diet or not. I am taking anti-hypertensives.

ADVERTISEMENT
#

Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

  • As you are into hypertensive medication, you are bound to face some weight issues.
  • Take four small meals per day.
  • Never starve yourself.
  • Try to include a lot of milk and dairy products in your diet.
  • Breakfast should be heavy with sandwiches or milk and oats or fruits like banana and apple.
  • Have a heavy lunch but, avoid taking too much salt.
  • In the evening, you can take soups or juices.
  • At dinner, include lots of protein-rich foods like cereals and pulses.
  • Have your dinner at least two hours before bedtime.

For more information consult a nutritionist online --> https://icliniq.com./ask-a-doctor-online/nutritionist

Thank you doctor,

Can I get a customized diet plan for myself? That is what I am looking for.

#

Hello,

Welcome back to icliniq.com.

  • According to your age, height, and weight, this would be a suitable diet plan:
  1. For breakfast you can have two slices of bread with half a liter of milk or two slices of bread with 10 g of butter or 30 g of Poha that includes chiwda 5 g, vegetable 20 g, and oil or butter or two boiled eggs with a glass of milk or a glass of fresh fruit juice.
  2. For lunch, you can have one full bowl of rice with a tablespoon of ghee added to it, along with a full bowl of vegetable stir fry that includes drumsticks and potato or rice with 20 g of paneer curry. Also take a salad that includes carrot, tomato, and cucumber. If you are a non-vegetarian, you can have three pieces of fish or half a plate of chicken or half a plate of mutton (bone pieces and breast pieces). 
  3. For the evening snack, have a full bowl of soup preferably tomato or chicken or mixed vegetable, along with three to four almonds and walnuts or two slices of bread with one boiled egg and four to five peanuts.
  4. For dinner have a complete bowl of cereals and pulses (dal) of all variety, along with two to three roti or three to four puri. Have a full glass of warm milk before you go to bed.
  5. Drink at least two to three liters of water per day.
  6. A simple way to put on weight is to add 50 g to what you currently take.
  7. Include good carbohydrates like mango, sweet potato, and salmon fish in your diet.
  8. Avoid fast foods but, you can have fried food that is prepared at home thrice a week.

All the best.

For more information consult a nutritionist online --> https://icliniq.com./ask-a-doctor-online/nutritionist


Was this answer helpful?

 | 

Same symptoms doesn’t mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!



Related Questions:
What could be the adverse effects of following restrictive dieting?

.. of restrictive dieting may include more cravings for food and overeating, lower metabolism rate, bone density can also decrease, intestinal health may also get affected adversely. Vitamin B complex helps in reducing the weight because it maintains...   Read full

I have memory loss and forgetfulness. How to deal with it?

Stress, pollution, and junk food have a negative impact on memory ...   Read full

Kindly explain the ways to get through depression.

.. worry, treatment is possible. Daily excercise and a balanced diet rich in antioxidants and omega fatty acids is known to help. Share your feelings with family and close friends as sharing helps a lot. Meditation daily for at least half an hour in ...   Read full

ADVERTISEMENT

Also Read Answers From:

Also Read


Benefits of Sudarshan Kriya Breathing Technique
Sudarshan Kriya is a type of breathing exercise that connects the mind with the body through breathing. Consult a specia...  Read more»
Health Benefits of Meditation
Anxiety, low self-esteem, and depression are the major problem these days. Meditation can be a solution to all these pro...  Read more»
Sporting Events During the Pandemic
If you are into any sporting event and plan a trip to an outdoor or indoor stadium, or you are an organizer or an athlet...  Read more»

Ask your health query to a Wellness Expert online?

Ask a Nutritionist Now

* guaranteed answer within 4 hours.

Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.