Alright so this post isn't about me (I'm focusing on losing), but I am trying to get some advice for my boyfriend. He works a very high manual labor job. On a slow day (yesterday) he logged 20 miles walked at work.
We just recently moved in together and before this he was living at his sister's house. Due to this situation, he was unable to eat very much while working this job. I knew this wasn't healthy, but at the time there was not much that could be done about it. However, once we moved in together I have been keeping the house stocked with food and have watched him increase the amount he eats voluntarily.
I noticed though that he was still losing too much weight too fast, was constantly getting sick, was tired and he is always sore. I talked him into buying a Fitbit and helped him log his food intake for the day yesterday. We did this through the Fitbit app because linking two apps together and having two places to look at was too overwhelming for him currently.
The thing is according to Fitbit he underated by about 1000 calories yesterday and that was a slow day at work. He was shocked by this and I was finally able to discuss with him about the potential health issues that he is heading towards. He agreed to let me work with him on upping his calorie intake, but I only really know about eating at a deficit.
I was hoping I could get some tips on what I could do or suggest to him to help in work back up to eating at a more healthy calorie intake.
TLDR; boyfriend is losing weight too fast. What can I do to help him increase calorie intake?
Height - 6ft
Weight - 158.1 lbs and dropping quickly