How to Gain Weight the Healthy Way

Eat More Calories Than Your Body Burns

High-protein foods include meats, fish, eggs, many dairy products, legumes, nuts and others

Fill up on Plenty of Carbs and Fat and Eat at Least 3 Times per Day

Eat Energy-Dense Foods and Use Sauces, Spices and Condiments

Lift Heavy Weights and Improve Your Strength

Don’t drink water before meals. This can fill your stomach and make it harder to get in enough calories.

Drink milk. Drinking whole milk to quench thirst is a simple way to get in more high-quality protein and calories.

Add cream to your coffee. This is a simple way to add in more calories.

Don’t smoke. Smokers tend to weigh less than non-smokers, and quitting smoking often leads to weight gain.

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