Fitness Q&A: Gaining weight without reason? Find out why

Fitness expert, Namita Jain answers readers’ questions on fitness. Get your doubts cleared and see them featured on our FAQ page every Thursday.
This week’s answers:

Hi, i am young 27 yr old girl. i have 2 wheat bread n omlete n tea in the morning, 4 almonds and leave for work. then have 1 glass coconut water aftr 2 hrs, then take wafers or kurmura after 2 hrs. then have 2 bajra roti with dal n green sajbi dahi. the go for a jog walk or excercise for an hr come n have tea and then aftr 2 hrs have dinner which is 2 roti n sabji. Still i put on weight and not able to maintain the desried weight. pls Help!!!
Khushboo Tulsyan

I suggest you consult your physician to determine the cause of weight gain. Sometimes conditions such as hypothyroid can cause weight gain. Also, I suggest you read my diet book titled ‘ the four week countdown diet’ (by publishing house penguin) which addresses several concerns of a dieter as well gives a diet and exercise plan suited for individual need

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