How can I gain weight healthily?

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The key to gaining weight healthily is to be sure you get your caloric intake from foods rich in nutrients, proteins, and complex carbohydrates found in fruits and vegetables. Doctors recommend weight-bearing exercise to build up muscle mass, which will increase a person’s weight. Nevertheless, exercise may not be enough in the long run to change a person’s body composition, which is key to a person’s overall health.

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Weight Maintenance

Weight Maintenance

Losing the weight is only one step in the journey to better overall health. After the weight is gone, it's all about maintenance – adopting a lifestyle that incorporates healthy eating, daily exercise and continued goal setting. A...

nd there are lots of different ways to maintain your weight that help make the lifestyle switch easier: eat breakfast daily, load up on fruits and veggies and establish manageable weight loss habits like walking once a day. All of these can be easily incorporated in your healthy weight maintenance plan and keep you from putting the pounds back on.
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Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.