Home Remedies

10 Home Remedies For Weight Gain

In today’s world where most of the people want to lose weight, there are some people who are too skinny and would like to gain weight. Eating oily and junk food can help you put on weight very easily however it lowers body metabolism and reduces immunity. Therefore it is always advisable to gain weight in the right way.

Here Are 10 Home Remedies For Weight Gain

1. Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are a rich of carbohydrates and helps you to gain weight faster. You can add sweet potatoes to the curries or can have boiled or half- burned sweet potatoes, baked ones or even fried ones. Boiled sweet potatoes are good for health, therefore boil 2-3 sweet potatoes and season it with salt and pepper. Include this in your diet regularly to see a significant difference in weight [1].

Sweet Potatoes

2. Milk Shakes

Take any fruit of your choice such as banana, apples, mangoes etc and smash it with the help of a blender. Now add milk to it and add a teaspoon of sugar and few drops of honey to form a smooth milk shake. Drink it once or twice in a day for best results. This helps you to gain weight in a healthy way. Milk is a whole food and has all the essential nutrients packed in it which increases bone strength [2].

Milk Shakes

3. Red Meat

Red meat is rich in protein and fat. You can have at least 250 grams of red meat twice in a week to gain weight significantly. Red meat requires more time to cook therefore it is better to cook it in a pressure cooker. You can prepare curry out of it or you can also have grilled meat. Also include slices of red meat in salads.

Red Meat

3. Cheese

Cheese is considered to be a very nutritious food and is a rich source of protein and fat. You can include cheese in most of your diet such as use cheese spread or cheese slices in sandwich, grate cheese and you can use them as toppings on your salad or any kind of baked items. As cheese is a by product of milk it also helps in strengthening the bones.


4. Nuts

Nuts are rich source of fibre and regular consumption of nuts helps you to gain weight faster. You can include nuts such as almonds, walnuts, peanuts, figs, apricots, raisins, cashew nuts etc. in your diet. Regularly munch on a handful of nuts to put on weight. Do not eat too much of cashew nuts as it can increase cholesterol in the body.


5. Rice

Rice has a high content of carbohydrates. Eating rice 2-3 times in a day helps in putting weight easily and in a healthy manner. You can eat plain rice or prepare different rice items such as fried rice, steam rice, tomato rice etc. if you are a non-vegetarian you can prepare mixed rice containing different ingredients such as prawns, fish chicken etc. Eating rice in the night time is beneficial to put on weight.


6. Pasta

Pasta is a high calorie diet. To make it healthy you can cook pasta with vegetables of your choice such as carrots, beans, peas, cauliflower etc. you can also add grated cheese to the pasta. You can also prepare salads containing pasta. It will be healthy as well as helps in weight gain. Eat at least 3-4 times in a week to gain weight rapidly.


7. Banana

Banana is known to increase your weight instantly therefore eating ripe banana daily can bring about a significant difference in your weight. You can eat banana directly or add them to a fruit bowl or you can prepare delicious smoothie out of it. Blend 1-2 ripe bananas and add 2 cups of milk to it. Add sugar and few drops of honey and blend it to form a smooth mix. Drink it twice everyday to see visible changes.

eat banana

8. Mango

The sweet and delicious mangoes can help you put on weight easily. However for best results prepare mango shake by mixing it with milk and sugar. This will increase your weight faster. Also you can cut slices of mango and include in your diet regularly. You can also have few scoops of mango ice cream as well 1-2 times in a week.

eat mango

9. Eggs

Eggs are protein rich food and help to gain weight. You can include boiled eggs or scrambled eggs in your diet followed by a glass of milk. It is better to eat the egg whites than yolk because yolk may increase cholesterol level in the body. You can prepare egg sandwich and top it up with cheese and butter which are contribute towards weight gain.

eat eggs

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