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How many calories a day should I have if I want to gain weight?

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To gain weight, it's best to work on a plan with a dietitian.

SOURCES: 

2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines.for Americans

Institute of Medicine Dietary Reference Intakes, macronutrients, 2002.

Thomas, D. Int J Obes (Lond) , December 2013.

Today's Dietitian: "Farewell to the 3,500-Calorie Rule," November 2014. 

Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman on November 12, 2018

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SOURCES: 

2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines.for Americans

Institute of Medicine Dietary Reference Intakes, macronutrients, 2002.

Thomas, D. Int J Obes (Lond) , December 2013.

Today's Dietitian: "Farewell to the 3,500-Calorie Rule," November 2014. 

Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman on November 12, 2018

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