18 March 2011

Underweight? DietDoc's Q & A

Struggling to sustain a healthy weight can be caused by a variety of factors, some of which are psychological, while others are physical - DietDoc answers your questions.

Unfortunately, society still views being thin as healthy and good. But being too thin can have extremely negative effects on your immunity, normal menstruation, performance and mood, amongst other things. DietDoc answers questions on how to pick up weight.

I am a 27 year old woman, about 1.5m tall and weigh anything between 39 and 42kgs.


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