High Calorie Food

High-calorie food are beneficial in treating underweight and malnutrition. A body mass index of less than 18.5 is considered to be underweight. People with stress, depression, celiac disease, cancer, hyperthyroidism, type 1 diabetes, eating disorders, diarrhea, and high metabolism tend to be underweight. It can cause nutritional deficiency, anemia, fertility problems, weakened immunity, poor wound healing, fatigue, poor sleep, etc. Food like red meat, pork, chicken, fish, milk, cheese, butter, beans, yogurt, nuts, olives, peanut butter, avocado, mayonnaise, potatoes, whole grains, etc., are calorie dense and helps in regaining weight.

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Does intake of cashews and peanuts cause excess fat deposition?

Query: Hi doctor, With intake of 10 to 12 peanuts or 5 to 6 cashews daily, we get sufficient amount of energy, but does excessive fat also get consumed in our body? Are they saturated or unsaturated? I would like to know some common fibrous foods.  Read Full »


Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, having peanuts and cashews does give a good amount of energy to the body, but should be taken in a limited amount. 8 to 10 number of peanuts and 5 to 6 number of cashews are good for every day use. Cashews or soaked almonds are the betterchoicesas of when soaked in ...  Read Full »

How to handle hemorrhoids that affect my mood badly?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an eating disorder before 16 years. It stressed my health very severely for around 5 years. Now, I am 35 years old. Also, I suffer from hemorrhoids, which affect my mood very severely. I have social impairments as my emotions are no longer clean. This is really an important issue f...  Read Full »


Youness Tanani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. For hemorrhoids, Tronolane (Pramoxine) is the best, if are external already. But, if are internal hemorrhoids, then need to follow another way of treatment. Losing weight is normal in your case, because you are losing red blood cells by the hemorrhoids. To my best knowled...  Read Full »

Please suggest a lactose-free diet for weight gain.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 29 years old male, who is 5.9 feet tall and weighs 55 kg. I take vegetables, egg, fish but not meat. I am lactose intolerant for the past three years. If I take any milk products, it causes gastritis instantly, and I have to take an antacid. I cannot take whey protein because of thi...  Read Full »


Durga Kumari

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have mentioned that you are suffering from lactose intolerance, which means a decreased ability to digest milk sugar that is, lactose. You need not worry because you can have soy products like soy milk, tofu, and soy yogurt. Do not take whey protein or any other pr...  Read Full »

I am not gaining weight since childhood, though I eat well. What should I do to gain weight?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old. I have 9 months old baby. Actually my problem is weight and personality. My weight is 35 kg and I am too thin from my childhood. After marriage, I am some what better with my body. During pregnancy time also I am happy with my weight and body. After delivery again I am...  Read Full »


Safina Mithani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. To increase your body weight you can check your protein intake. Also, if you are breastfeeding your baby, protein becomes the utmost essential for you. You can include nuts, oilseeds like pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, soybean, sprouts, legumes, beans, cheese, paneer, ...  Read Full »

Please suggest foods to incease my weight and immunity.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old. My weight is 48 kg, and height is 5.8 feet. I am a pure vegetarian. I need to increase my body weight. I am suffering from psychological problems like anxiety. I am not diabetic, BP is normal. I do not smoke and drink. Please suggest foods to increase weight, immunity,...  Read Full »


Subharanjini Ramesh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How is your eating habits? Your total calorie intake should be around 2200 cal/day. This will include all three meals with a snack in the evening. You can drink any protein supplements at that time. Include ghee two to three teaspoons a day. Cheese or paneer weekly thri...  Read Full »

How can people be more educated about grocery shopping?

Query: Hello doctor, I am currently redesigning the common nutritional label to make it more to encouraging people to make healthier decisions while grocery shopping. I would love it if you can take a few moments to answer some of my questions below as they are important to our research and final design. ...  Read Full »


Sumiya Sulthana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. All the best for your projects. I think it will take time to teach people to understand the importance of nutrition labeling but with my experience, I can answer your questions from the way I have understood by my patients. Misconception spreads mainly through advertis...  Read Full »

Will nutritional supplement help to gain weight and build muscles?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 20 years old. My weight is 52 kg. I want to gain my weight. Can I use Nutrigain? Will it help in the build up my muscles?  Read Full »


Swapan Banerjee

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The first thing you have to focus on your daily diet and not only supplements. So make a high-calorie food. Eat more cereals 300 gm mainly plain rice, brown rice or bread, oatmeals, maize, Nutrela, and all whole grains. Add all good quality proteins like organic, dairy...  Read Full »

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