From Gaborone, Botswana:
I am 5'4'' tall and have lost a lot of weight. Previously I weighed 56 kg. I currently weigh 51 kg and would like to increase my weight. Is there a diet regimen that I can safely follow?
A balanced diet with appropriate carbohydrate, protein and fat portions. You can obtain the information from the American Diabetes Association website or the Children with Diabetes website. I would not try any fad diets. Supplements such a Boost or Glucerna, if available in your country, are acceptable. These are highly fortified drinks specially formulated for individuals with diabetes.
Original posting 17 Jan 2004
Posted to Meal Planning, Food and Diet
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:54
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