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I'm 18 yrs old. My height is 5'3. And my weight is only 40 kg. I want to gain weight because i'm thin. But I don't like eating vegetables. I'm anemic too and does it affect my condition ? Does it affect my weight gaining? What should I do to prevent it?. And I want my anemia to be gone. And I want to take vitamins.
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replied May 31st, 2013
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Anemia can be corrected by getting started on iron supplements and consumption of foods containing high iron levels. For weight gain, you should focus on having high protein diet and get started on mild exercises to help you metabolize the extra calories to promote healthy weight gain. If worried, you may also consider taking opinion and help from dietitian/nutritionist.
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