I'm still a newbie to gluten free (2 months) although I've known for a few years that I have trouble with processed food. I'm a dancer but had to stop due to a complete inability to function from the gluten. I have been sick since September 2010 and was diagnosed in October 2011. After a hell of a lot of my own research and working with a very knowledgeable specialist, in the last 2 months my body has started the healing process, although it's going to be a long one from the looks of it.
I am currently 22 year old female, 5'0ft and 68 lbs currently. At my worst I was 61 lbs. Due to this, I really have no muscle left, certainly not enough to go back to dance yet. I have cleaned up my diet and don't eat anything outside of meat, vegetables, fruits and nuts at the moment. I am also intolerant to many things at the moment, some temporary, others permanent.
I need to know how to start adding muscle onto my frame so that I can go back to dance without pushing so much that it will harm the healing process. I don't really know what I should be doing in terms of nutrition and supplements in order to make that happen. At the moment I can't even jog down my street, that's how weak I am.
I really need an outline from some more experienced members as to what I should be doing to remedy this situation. What supplements should I be using? Is protein powder, creatine etc the way to go? What do I need to add or change in my diet to help with this process. Is weights something I should be considering or is walking enough for now? Pretty much any help I can get when it comes to this will be appreciated.
KjasMember Since 19 Sep 2011
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