September 1999 Issue
Tipping Scales the Other Way to Put on Pounds
If you're thinner than you'd like to be, your "weight problem" probably doesn't elicit much sympathy. But, for some people, putting on pounds is challenging. If that's you, are you destined to be a lightweight forever? To some degree, yes. If your family tree shows a lean tendency, there are probably limits to how much you can gain, says Nancy Clark, M.S., R.D., director of nutrition at Sports Medicine in Brookline, Massachusetts.Some people
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