An increase in body weight is called weight gain. This weight gain can be due to an increase in muscle mass, fat, or fluid retention. Weight gain in adults can be due to bad dietary habits, sedentary lifestyle, or a severe underlying condition.
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I am a 24-year-old male with a low body weight. Kindly suggest a good diet plan to improve my weight.
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old male. My weight is 52 kg, which is too low for my height (170cm). Kindly give me a good diet plan to improve my weight.Kindly help.Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.You can follow the diet plan mentioned below. Alternative foods are also mentioned.1. Early morning - Three to four soaked almonds or sprouts.2. Breakfast - Brown bread (4 pieces), boiled egg three pieces or brown bread (4 slices), and peanut butter.3. Midmorning - Fruit... Read Full »
I am not able to gain weight despite taking a healthy diet. What should I do?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old (height 5 feet 3 inches and weight around 40 kilograms). My problem is that I am not able to gain weight despite following a regular diet. My breakfast includes bread, eggs, instant noodles, and tea. My lunch and dinner are almost the same and include rice, pulses, ve... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest you check your thyroid hormone levels. Daily exercise with a proper diet will help you achieve your weight. I will give you a diet chart. Alternative foods are also mentioned. 1. Early morning - Three to four pieces of soaked almond or sprouts. 2. Breakfa... 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 »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »