Tuesday, August 14, 2012
HOW MANY CALORIES NEEDED TO GAIN WEIGHT?
-- On average to gain 1 lbs a week you have to increase your daily caloric intake by 500 calories
a) For example, if you normally eat 1500 calories a day, to gain 1 pound a week you have to start taking in 2000 calories a day.
b) So count your caloric intake!!!
GAIN WEIGHT WITH NUT AND OTHER HEALTHY PLANT BASED FOODS?
a) peanuts, walnuts, brazilian nuts, cashews, almonds
b) eat bowls of nuts
c) brazilian nuts have the highest calories --- 6-8 nuts = 190 calories and 180 fat calories
d) Nut Based Spreads (almond butter spread and peanut butter)
- peanut butter and jelly sandwhichs
- peanut butter and bannana sandwhichs
- peanut butter or almond butter and banana shakes
HIGH CALORIE DRINKS THAT ARE HEALTHY?
-- Soda Replacement
a) Coconut Milk
b) Liquid nutritional supplements (ie: Boost PLUS, Ensure PLUS, Store Brand Liquid Nutritional Supplements PLUS)
c) Fruit juices and Fruit smoothies
Gain Weight With Fruits?
a) bananas, pears, apples, pineapples, dried fruits
Gain Weight With Vegetables?
a) potatoes, peas, corn, carrots, beets
b) eat potatoes w/ gravy, vegetables, beans, cheese, sour cream, butter and other condiments
Gain Weight With Bread?
--Hearty Dense Bread
a) whole wheat, oat bran, pumpernickle, rye are actually more nutritious then white bread
Gain Weight With Soups?
-- Thick Hearty Creamy Soups
a) hearty creamy soups instead of broth based soups - I usually eat lobster bisque and clam chowder
b) cream corn chowder, creamy tomatoe bisque, cream of mushroom soup, brocoli cheese chowder
VIDEO ABOUT HOW TO GAIN HEALTHY WEIGHT
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