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ask: How do you gain weight?

By Ch1oe_georg1aa
 
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I have been stressing and it got that bad i started loosing weight, my BMI is underweight but i do eat but i dont know if im eating the right things to make me gain weight, i eat food that has high in calorie but that doesnt seem to put the weight on
Do you know what i need to eat to put on weight?

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Ch1oe_georg1aa

Thank you, that has really helped, my portions are big enough for me, but i think that i need to add some healthy snacks with the meal.

April 5, 2012 - 6:54pm
Maryann Gromisch RN Guide

Hello Chloe_georgiaa,

It is important to consume an adequate number of calories each day to maintain a healthy weight. The recommended daily intake of calories depends on your height and weight. In general, 2000 calories a day is recommended for women.

I suggest that you assess what you are eating at each meal. It is important to eat a well-balanced diet of protein, carbohydrates and limiting fat. Choose monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats, such as olive oil. Do you need to increase your portions or add healthy snacks to your diet to gain weight?

Take a look at this website's Healthy Eating page
http://www.empowher.com/diet-nutrition/healthy-eating

If necessary, you might consider seeking the professional guidance of a nutritionist.

Maryann

April 5, 2012 - 4:37pm
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