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 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 »

What are the ways of increasing weight?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been really thin since my childhood. Though somewhere it is genetic now I do not feel comfortable. I am not able to gain weight no matter what I eat. My pelvic bones have started to show slightly. My weight is just 41 at 17. I have tried eating different foods but no posit...  Read Full »

Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 1. Calorie dense food should be incorporated in your diet like dried fruits, potato, sweets, nuts, jam, jelly, banana or mango shake, porridge, badam kheer, etc. 2. Leafy vegetables should be restricted in your diet as they reduce appetite. 3. You should take three...  Read Full »

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