Health Tip: Gaining Weight

(HealthDay News) -- Being underweight may be associated with health problems such as anemia and fertility issues, says the American Academy of Family Physicians.

The academy mentions healthier ways to gain weight:

  • Add healthier calories to your diet by eating nuts, seeds and cheeses.

  • Eat high-protein meats.

  • Enjoy snacks that contain protein and healthier carbohydrates.

  • Eat small meals throughout the day.

  • Perform strength training exercises.

Before starting a weight gain program, speak with your doctor.

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