How can I gain healthy weight?
Topic: How can I gain healthy weight?
June 19, 2019 / By Crawford Question:
I'm 16, 5'6 and I weigh 100 pounds on the dot. How do I gain healthy weight? At times I feel that I'm too skinny for my height so yeah. Any answers would be appreciated.
THANKS : )
Best Answers: How can I gain healthy weight?
Ashriel | 10 days ago
Your just born with a fast metabolism (luck you) and this will slow down as you age right now what you can do to gain more curves and look more fuller is eat healthy high protein foods like..
Eggs, nuts, lean meat like chicken and turkey, fish, beans.
Then eat lots of veggies and fruits(dark greens are especially good)
Eat good dairy like organic cheese, yogurt with no preservatives or any of that junk, organic ice cream, but you dont have to if you dont want.
Then eat good grains like whole wheat, brown rice, couscous, things like that.
Eat 6 small meals a day and cardio for about 30 min walking, joggin whatever you like and then strength training this will create more muscle making you not look skinny but nice healthy body. Then do some stretching.
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Originally Answered: How can I gain more weight? I lost a lot of weight and need to gain a good 20lbs to be up to "healthy weight"?
follow these guidelines to gain healthy weight
- Eat nutritious foods that are high in calories. Examples are whole-grain breads, vegetables such as avocados and potatoes, kidney beans, lean red meat, poultry and fish.
- Increase the caloric value of your meals. Add powdered milk to casseroles for added calories, add avocados and olives to sandwiches, add wheat germ to your cereal, add chopped meat to your pasta sauce, and so on.
- Avoid skipping meals. Knowing how to gain weight involves consistent eating. Eat three meals a day and at least two snacks.
- Increase your normal portion size. Take a second scoop of pasta, or add two bananas to your oatmeal.
- Choose higher-calorie foods when given a choice. For example, corn is higher in calories than green beans.
- Relax - excessive fidgeting and restlessness can burn up a lot of calories.
-Add weight lifting to your exercise program. It helps build muscle mass.
- Balance your caloric intake with the number of calories you're burning. You need to be taking in more than you use up, and you may need to ease up a little on your exercise program.
One great way to gain weight would be to gain muscle mass. Start working out and lifting weights to build more muscle. You don't have to become a body builder but building lean muscle mass can actually add weight. Muscle is actually more dense than fat so gaining muscle will help you gain more weight than if you gained pure fat. Muscle could also help you appear less skinny and more fit. To complement the exercise, just make sure that you're eating enough for your body (especially protein). If you don't eat enough, your body will start breaking down the muscle as energy and you will lose the weight again. Make sure the foods you eat follow basic nutritional guidelines plus a little more protein to help your muscles repair themselves and get stronger. By gaining more muscle and not limiting your intake of food/nutrients, you will be able to gain healthy weight.
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Some times it helps to drink your calories, Not soda but ensure or a meal supplement drink, but don't skip the meal just add a drink with it.
And go to sparkpeople.com it is a totally free site that helps people with all kinds of weight problems. Even people trying to gain weight.
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I really don't think you need any extra supplements or medications, just to gain weight. Get on a solid high-calorie diet, and you'll have no problem putting on the weight. I'd suggest checking out this fitness site that I follow:
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my personal opinion. the women with the healthy weight for their tallness. they tend to look pump and that's not look cute. most celebrities, megan fox, wiona ryders, kira knightley, natalie portman or whatever...those are skinny in reality. you can observe by look at their arms and legs so small but they appear like they look fatter on movies and the poster because the camera angle, bra that they wearing and the photoshoping. most celebrities I have seen in the reality. they tend to have model shape. quite skinny but I find that's cute. but its up to you what you like. I have heard eating banana milk shake or 2-3 fresh bananas every days can gain the weight.
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A good idea is to eat foods high in protein to help you gain weight in a healthy way. Continue to avoid foods high in trans fats (like some fast food/ processed food) and limit your intake of saturated fat (like those found in cheese and milk).
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Originally Answered: How do I gain healthy weight?
If u want to gain weight, don't go stuffing yourself with junk food beacause these foods are full of saturated fats and are very bad for your health. To gain weight eat more often, like every 2-3 hours on healthy high calorie foods such as nuts, dried fruit, full fat yoghurt, cheese, peanut butter and jelly sandwhich or you could have peanut butter on apple slices, avacados are high in calories and contains alot of the good fats. Same goes for fish such as tuna, sardines, salmon (these are all high in calories and contain the omega 3 fatty oils), carbohydrates too are high in calories; try opt for brown bread, rice or pasta instead of white to get more fibre. The only way you're gonna gain weight is to eat more than you usually do and you should do some weight training to gain muscle. Before you go to bed remember to drink a glass of full fat milk!
Hope I helped!