Category Archives: Weight Management

What Is a Weight Gaining Diet?

If you’ve experienced some unexpected weight loss or your doctor is recommending you gain weight, it may be time to make some dietary changes that can help you do so. You’ll need to increase your calorie intake every day to put on the necessary pounds. The easiest way to increase calories is by eating foods that are…

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Use, Safety, and Effectiveness of Pills for Weight Gain

Living in a society so fixated on being skinny, it’s hard to imagine that some people want to gain weight. Taking pills to pack on a few pounds is gaining in popularity, similar to taking supplements claiming to reduce fat overnight. Whether a skinny guy frustrated with an ectomorph body type, or a woman desiring more curves, you…

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Do Bananas Cause Weight Gain?

You may have heard some reports that say bananas make you gain weight, while others say that bananas are beneficial for weight loss. Who is right and what do you need to know if you’re counting calories? Claims About Bananas Causing Weight Gain or Weight Loss Before we talk about the role bananas may play in…

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Unintentional Weight Gain

Weight gain that occurs when your weight increases without increasing your food intake has many causes. Here’s a look at some of the more common underlying reasons for weight gain: Hypothyroidism Thyroid hormone deficiency may slow metabolism, resulting in weight gain from fat gain and water retention. Symptoms of hypothyroidism can include fatigue, lethargy, swelling…

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11 Tips to Help You Gain Healthy Weight

Do you feel like you’re too thin? If so, you’ll need to increase your caloric intake if you want to gain weight. That seems easy enough, but not if you’re too busy to eat, you’re just naturally thin, or if you have a health condition that’s affecting your appetite. What About Taking Appetite Stimulants to Gain Weight? Doctors…

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5 Healthy Halloween Eating Tips

Healthy Halloween Tricks Catherine Delahaye / Getty Images If you’re on a diet, Halloween is one of the scariest nights of the year. It’s not easy to stick to your healthy eating plan when you’re surrounded by candy. But even if you’re not trying to lose weight, you can do some real damage during trick…

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