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Under Weight

I am 27years old and my weight is 99lbs. I take three meals a day along with snacks in between, but nothing affects my body. No matter how much I eat I do not gain weight. I am very much concerned about my current weight and my physical appearance. Can you please suggest me weight gaining supplements or anything that can work on me? I want to gain at least 10lbs.
Are you (or the subject of the question) male or female?
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Female
What is your (or the subject of the question) height?
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5'6"
What is your (or the subject of the question) weight (kg or lb)?
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99lb
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You are underweight for your height as you stated. You need to consume approximately 1800-2000 calories per day to maintain your weight. It is good to hear you are eating 3 meals a day with snacks between. Since you are underweight, suggest gaining weight slowly, try to eat a Heart Healthy diet which will give you the nutrients, vitamins and minerals your body needs, and help with possibly preventing future disease states. Heart Healthy diet which is a moderate fat diet and a moderate fat diet means = using polyunsaturated (omega 3, corn oil, nuts, etc) fats and monounsaturated (olive oil, canola oil, peanut oil, etc) fats, no saturated fats (high fat snack foods, butter, fat spreads) and no trans fats. Eat low fat meats (chicken, fish, loin of pork) or non-meat sources (soy products, nuts), low fat vegetarian combinations (rice & beans, pasta & beans, low fat cheese & pasta), low fat and substitute dairy products (1% milk, low fat/fat free yogurts, low fat soy milk/soy yogurt), use plant oils, non trans-fat margarines, and eat a lot of fruits and vegetables. Eat daily high fiber breads and cereals (oatmeal). Try nutrient dense drinks 2-3 a day, either purchase them, such as Ensure or Boost, or make your own milkshakes - milk, ice cream, and frozen fruit blended or yogurt smoothies - yogurt, milk, and frozen fruit blended for additional calories, protein and nutrients to help increase your weight. If your weight does not slowly increase from above, suggest going to your doctor to get your thyroid checked. Hoped that helped you.
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