Gaining Weight Healthily

Gaining Weight Healthily

Some people want to gain weight. Though it sounds weird when we hear it, as obesity is such a problem that anyone rarely wants to gain weight. There are few people who are naturally thin and want to be fat. There can be some physical illness if you have too much weight loss. If you really want to gain your weight then do it in a healthy manner. Look what you are eating, as whatever you eat must supply you with much needed calories and should also give you all the nutrients and also phytochemicals that your body may have been missing for a while.

You are needed to take more calories than what you were having regularly, if you really want to increase your weight. One thing that can help you in gaining weight is food, so be sure whatever you choose to eat should be healthy. It should be kept in mind that if you have just recovered from any illness or you have been not nourished for a long time period. You just don’t have to gain weight forcibly rather you have to gain weight healthily. You can try few healthy tips to improve your health and gain your weight as well.

  • In order to increase your calorie intake, you can add cream or cheese sauces to baked chicken breast and fish.
  • As a healthy higher calorie snacks you can have dried fruits and fruit juices.
  • You can add few healthy high calorie things to your salads like cheese, nuts, and dressings made with olive oil, walnut oil or canola oil.
  • You can have some starchy vegetables like potato and corn.
  • You can go for more herbs and spices to enhance the taste of your food rather relying on salt.
  • In order to get too much protein, you can spread peanut butter on our whole grain bread.
  • Take healthy dessert like bowl of berries with whipped cream topping and lots of healthy nuts.
  • To offer more calorie and proteins, you can add powdered milk to your soups and sauces.
  • You can take healthy salad dressing on your sandwiches and also as a dip for vegetables.
  • You can also dip your whole grain bread in different types of oils like walnut oil, olive oil, and flax seed oil. Also add legumes, kidney beans, black beans and pinto beans as rich source of proteins.
  • Eat dark chocolates as a dark chocolate has antioxidants which are really good for your health.

It should be noted that whatever you are eating is rich in calories and proteins. These foods should supply you all the nutrients to your body. Eating high calorie food is good for gaining weight and for your health but it does not mean that you start eating junk food as they are full of non-healthy fat. These junk foods will not give you nutrition to your body that your body really needs.