What can I eat?

Asked February 4, 2013, 9:58 AM EST

I have lost weight due to having a peptic ulcer. I play basketball. What can and should I eat to gain my weight back and muscles for training?

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1 Response

While I can't provide information on what to eat when you have an ulcer, I can provide some general tips. You will want to have a conversation with your physician about an appropriate diet for your medical considerations.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has a webpage with links on sports nutrition. The link is http://www.eatright.org/public/content.aspx?id=7055.

Another general resource is the USDA Choose My Plate at http://www.choosemyplate.gov/.

Hopefully those will lead you in the right direction.