While itâ€™s true more people want to lose weight than gain it, putting on weight is not as easy as it looks; in fact itâ€™s more difficult to put it on. Nutritionist Neha Chandna agrees, â€˜Weight loss is easier at times as it requires portion control, but weight gain is a slower process â€“ you can lose up to 1 kg/week but adding 1 kg/week may be tedious.â€™
You have two options â€“ either gain weight by munching on unhealthy foods like fries, chips and other junk, a sure shot way to create future health problems like hypertension, heart disease and diabetes or you can gain weight in a healthy controlled manner. According to experts, gradual weight gain is always advisable and an increase in 500 kcal per day can result in a 0.5 kg per week increase in oneâ€™s body weight.
Neha recommends the following basic principles to keep in mind if you wish to gain weight in a healthy way:
Here is a healthy weight gain diet plan which includes the right foods one should consume to put on kilos in a healthy manner. But along with this, you also need to engage in physical activity for at least 30 minutes every day. It is also essential to have at least 6-8 glasses of water to flush out toxins from the body. One should follow this diet till the time their ideal weight is achieved.
So follow these tips and meal plan to put on weight and look your best. Say goodbye to your skinny self and welcome a healthy and fit you! Diet plan provided by HealthifyMe, the worldâ€™s first Indian nutrition tracker.