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I am 18 years old, male 5.5 ft and a weight of 58 kgs. I look too lean and short and hence I want to increase my height and weight. Can I have some suggestions please.

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I am 18 years old, male 5.5 ft and a weight of 58 kgs. I ...
Height will not increased normally now, it will increases by hormonal injections. You can follow following diet for healthy body: Breakfast Wholegrain toast with polyunsaturated margarine2 slices toast 2 teaspoon margarine2 grain serves 10g unsaturated spread (1 serve) Baked beans½ cup canned beans1 vegetable serve Tomato1 medium tomato1 vegetable serve Glass of reduced milk1 cup (250ml)1 milk/yoghurt/cheese serve Morning break Apple1 medium1 fruit serve Coffee with milk200ml (small coffee)¼ milk/yoghurt/cheese serve Lunch Wholegrain sandwich with roast beef, reduced fat cheese and mixed salad with polyunsaturated maragarine2 slices bread 65g roast beef 20g cheese 2 teaspoon margarine 1 cup mixed salad vegetables2 grain serves 1 meat and/or alternatives serve ½ milk/yoghurt/cheese serve 10g unsaturated spread (1 serve) 1 vegetable serve Afternoon break Unsalted nuts30g1 meat and/or alternatives serve Coffee with milk200ml (small coffee)¼ milk/yoghurt/cheese serve Evening meal Fish prepared with olive oil Boiled rice Potato Carrots Broccoli100g cooked fillet of fish 14g unsaturated oil 1 cup boiled rice ½ medium potato ½ cup ½ cup1 meat and/or alternatives serve 14g unsaturated oil (2 serves) 2 grain serves 1 vegetable serve 1 vegetable serve 1 vegetable serve Evening snack Fruit salad and reduced fat yoghurt1 cup diced fresh fruit 100g yoghurt1 fruit serve ½ milk/yoghurt/cheese serve.
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