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24 Mar 2003

Can't gain weight!<br>
Hi,

I am a 21, female , 1.80m (height) and weigh 47kg ? I do not know what els to to do,Ihave been on various diets to gain weight but it does not seem to work.I have also been taking lots of supplemental drinks eg. Complan, Ensure!

Could you give me any other advise?
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DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Judy
Yes, your BMI of 14,5 is fat too low. To get into the normal range you should try to gain about 11 kg! I have written some articles on this difficult problem which you can access by clicking on 'Diet' and 'View old Diet & Food site' and then on 'To Gain Weight'.
Holding thumbs that you do manage to gain some weight.
DietDoc
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