Just like it can be incredibly difficult to lose weight, it can be a struggle to gain it too. Look at this as a long-term plan – just like any other healthy diet.
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In a country where two thirds of people are overweight or obese, you may be wondering why anyone would want to gain weight!
I’ll admit, it’s not something I’m asked about too often. But some people do need help gaining in order to reach a healthy weight.
In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say that around 1% of US men, and 2.4% of US women, are underweight – which carries its own health concerns.
Some research has found that being underweight is associated with double the risk of early death in women, and 2.4 times the risk in men.
Being underweight can also lead to a compromised immune system, nutrient deficiencies and even infertility, especially in women.
Like many health problems, one of the key ways to tackle this issue is through good nutrition. In this case, you might think you’re justified…
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