Are you wondering how to gain weight? Well, you are not alone who searches for this phrase on the internet and looks for the simple tricks to accomplish this mission. I find ‘losing weight’ and gaining weight’ a mission which should be completed anyhow.
I have a few underweight friends (including me) who have joined the gym, tried ‘gharelu nuske, and implemented a lot many things to gain weight. Unfortunately, the results didn’t meet the expectations. Being underweight could be a serious issue if it is the result of poor nutrition or other health diseases.
You would be shocked to know that according to one study, underweight men have a higher risk of early death. Women, on the other hand, are at lower risk than men. Also, underweight could cause several health problems like infertility, osteoporosis, and other major health issues. In short, being underweight is bad for health.
So, what are the best and healthy ways to gain weight? Well, it is not rocket science, only a few changes in lifestyle and eating habits could do a lot in 10 days. If you are having a party in the next few days and do not want everyone calling you beanpole or over skinny, then this post is for you (I get irritated when my relatives call me over skinny).
Here are the best and effective foods that you should consume to see the positive results in 10 days. Believe me, the foods that I am describing below have high nutritional value, are healthy, and deliver great results. Also, don’t forget to read the BONUS TIP that I have shared at the end of the post.
Consume These 5 Foods For Gain Weight and to Get Unexpected Results in 10 Days
Probably bananas might not be your favorite fruit. But they are overloaded with nutrients and offer immense health benefits. It is one of the best foods to gain weight. The best and the right way to eat bananas is by consuming them as a shake. Alternatively, you could also add chocolate syrup or honey when you are blending bananas for a unique flavor.
Bananas are high in carbohydrates, fiber, potassium, and other essential vitamins and minerals. It is also beneficial for those having high blood pressure. It has low salt content and also fights anemia. Eating bananas in any way could help you gain weight in 10 days.
If you are a cheese lover but are advised to stop indulging cheese so much, then stop taking that shit piece of advice RIGHT NOW! Cheese is a powerful source of protein and calcium. It is not a superfood though but provides several health benefits so far.
It helps to gain weight, promotes dental health, and improves bone health. Furthermore, it is a great source of sodium, zinc, and iron. Several varieties of cheese are available in the market and provide varied health benefits. For instance, Mozzarella cheese that you eat in pizza fights inflammation and promotes immunity.
Tip: Add cheese in sandwiches and hot snacks like french fries, momos, or Manchurian for a different flavor.
3. Baked Potatoes
You often use boiled potatoes in the kitchen. But baked potatoes are more nutritious and healthy than boiled potatoes; especially for gaining weight. It is a rich source of phosphorus, manganese, vitamin C, and prevents the common cold. It is recommended to bake potatoes with butter or grill. Potatoes are high in carbohydrates and thus helps in increasing weight.
Consuming baked potato in any form is a great option if you want to gain weight in 10 days. Add it in a salad, make a sandwich, or consume it raw (sprinkle salt or chat masala for a better taste).
Tip: When you are eating french fries, then add cheese or butter for better results in a few days.
4. Dry Fruits and Nuts
Experts recommend consuming dry fruits like almonds, walnuts, peanuts, dates, apricots, and raisins in any form that are beneficial for health. These dry fruits are overloaded with vitamins, fibers, and promote body functioning.
It is advised to eat dry fruits early in the morning with a glass full of milk to gain weight. Alternatively, you can fry dry fruits in ghee and then add masala to it to taste something exotic. For fast results, add protein powder, chocolate syrup, or anything in milk that is nutritious plus delicious. Loaded with essential nutrients, dry fruits boost immunity and fight constipation. Furthermore, dry fruits and nuts promote good heart health.
5. Dark Chocolate
Is there anyone who doesn’t love chocolates? I don’t read if it is dark or light chocolate, I just grab one, when someone offers me. But if you want to gain weight, then you should be selective about dark chocolates.
Consume chocolates that have a minimum of 70% of cocoa content. It contains antioxidants, fats, and improves brain functioning. It boosts your mood and makes you more energetic. You can also add chocolate syrup to anything like cookies or bread pudding if you can’t miss it in anything.
Note: Dark chocolate is high in calories and eating too-much calories is not beneficial for health. So, better you eat dark chocolate in moderate amounts.
Take Away Thoughts
Remember, that lifestyle also plays a crucial role in gaining weight. So, you might not put on weight after consuming the above foods. For instance, having a good sleep of at least 7-8 hours a day or drinking adequate amounts of water makes a positive impact on health. Also, if you are an insomniac and stare at your mobile phone all night, then here are a few ways on how you could sleep fast in less than 5 minutes.
Next time, if people ask you to give them tips on how to gain weight, then suggest they consume the above foods for better health results. Also, you could share this post with your friends (I won’t mind!).
BONUS TIP: Don’t drink water before meals, eat more often, and don’t smoke when you are on a weight gain regime.