Tell me about glucagon and how it relates to weight loss.

I was hoping you could tell me a little about glucagon and how or if it relates to weight loss. I heard in a lecture recently that it works against insulin and helps people to lose weight. Is there any truth to this? Could you just give me a little more information about it and...

I had a daughter 3 yeas ago, gained about 60 pounds, and just can’t lose the last 20.

I had a daughter 3 years ago. I gained about 60 pounds while pregnant. I dropped 40 of those pounds, but I just can't seem to lose the last 20. Before her, I weighed 125 pounds. I now weigh around 143 pounds. I have kept this weight pretty constant over that 3 year period...

I have talked about my weight with my mom and some close friends. I am underweight.

Thank you for the concern, I appreciate it very much. I have already talked about it with my mom and some of my closest friends. I do have an appointment with my doctor on Tuesday to talk about it. I am 5 feet 11 inches. So I guess I am underweight, but the thing is...

Are supplement drinks and protein shakes good for diabetics?

I am curious as to whether Zeal Supplement drinks and protein shakes are good for diabetics? Why or why not? What is the healthiest diet for a type one diabetic? is a keto diet OK for a Type one diabetic? Thank you in advance for your knowledge. I looked at the nutrition analysis of Zeal on their...

What are best foods to gain weight?

What are some of the best foods to eat if you are trying to gain weight? Eat larger portions of every food group - meats, dairy, whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and healthy fats.  Also eat more often by eating 3 meals and 3 snacks. Plan to eat something every 2 to 3 hours during waking...

My girlfriend is bulimic and do not know how to approach this problem.

Hi. My beloved girlfriend is bulimic. Although I am studying to be a clinical psychologist, I am unable to assist her with her problem. I do not know how to approach this problem and things are getting worse all the time. She can barely eat now and she is already showing signs of kidney...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with people who want to gain weight?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with people who want to gain weight? The Weight Management practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics specializes in working with people who need to gain weight. You can find a dietitian at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Include your zip code or...

I tried the powders and need to take in more calories and fat, but I am not sure of the foods I can consume.

Hi. I am 30 years old, 6 feet 2 inches and weigh a mere 135 to 140 pounds. I really would like to gain 10 to 15 pounds and maintain it. I would say that I do eat 3 regular meals a day and some in-between as well. A few years ago, (maybe 5)...

I’ve tried protein powders to gain weight and they didn’t work.

I want to gain weight. I'm 5 feet 10 inches and 180 pounds. I would like to get up to 190 pounds. I've tried protein powders and they didn't work. So now I'm trying yoga and yogurt. I work out a lot doing weight lifting and am really athletic. You do not need to gain...

I have always been skinny. How do I put on weight to get to the average weight?

I am writing to you because I am ready to begin the weight gain process. I am a 19-year-old male. I am 6 feet 3 inches and weigh 128 pounds. I have always been skinny and so have a lot of the men in my family. I have always been told that because of...

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