7 Easy Home Remedies For Weight Gain

The common reasons for not able to gain weight starts from skyrocketing stress levels, unhealthy eating habits, irregular meals, lack of physical fitness and genetics.

Shubham Bhatnagar  |  Updated: May 04, 2018 13:51 IST

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7 Easy Home Remedies For Weight Gain
Highlights
  • While we are struggling to lose weight, some are striving to gain weight
  • Maintain a strict diet by keeping the harmful fat away from you
  • The best ways is to look for some home remedies for weight gain
Did you know while most of us are struggling to lose weight, there are some folks who strive to put on weight? As much easy as it sounds, the reality begs to differ. If you are in this minority group, then this article will be an ultimate food guide. The common reasons for not able to gain weight starts from skyrocketing stress levels, unhealthy eating habits, irregular meals, lack of physical fitness and genetics. While we stated these common reasons, we are sure you'd agree with them. If you want to gain some flesh on your bones, you need to maintain a strict diet; meaning keep the harmful fat away from your system, and build up muscle mass. You may also consult your dietitian for charting out a healthy, non-fatty, high-calorie meal plan. However, one of the best ways is to look for some home remedies for weight gain. And, the best part is that you can indulge in most of these remedies effectively without disrupting your regular life.
 

Home Remedies For Weight Gain

1. Dry Dates And Milk Are Good For Gaining Weight

Dry dates are categorised as rich foods. Why, you ask? Dry dates are packed with vitamins including vitamin A, C, E, K, B2, B6, niacin and thiamine, which are vital for our health and wellness. They are a good source of protein, sugar, energy and vitamins that help you gain adequate muscles without putting on much weight. Pair them with milk to accelerate the weight gain process. See visible results in about 20 to 30 days.
 
dry dates

Dry dates are vital for our health and wellness


2. Add Clarified Butter And Sugar To Your Daily DietTake one tablespoon of clarified butter and mix it well with one tablespoon of sugar. Eat this mixture every day at least half an hour before your lunch or dinner on an empty stomach. Consuming this concoction for one month will give you the desired results.

(Also Read: 10 Ayurvedic Tips To Gain Weight)
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Clarified butter and sugar will help you gain weight



3. Pair Mango and Milk Together

Eat one ripe mango three times a day and pair it with a glass of warm milk after eating the mango. Mango comprises adequate amounts of carbohydrate, sugar and proteins, which help increase your body mass. You will see noticeable results after a month.
 
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Mangoes help increase our body mass


4. Afternoon Nap Is As Important As A Good Night's Sleep

Yes, you read that right! Sleeping in afternoon for about 45 minutes to an hour relaxes your mind and muscles. This not only helps you gain weight, but also help you to have a sound sleep at night. This is one of the fastest ways to gain weight without hitting the gym.
 
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Sleeping in afternoon helps to gain weight


5. Add Peanut Butter To Your Daily Breakfast

Peanuts are power-packed with fatty acids, proteins, minerals and vitamins. Adding a few peanuts to your daily diet helps in gaining weight. Similarly, peanut butter is known to have high calories, which makes it a perfect home remedy to gain weight. Apply peanut butter on your multigrain bread and see the results in 30 days!

(Also Read: The Weight Gain Diet Plan: 5 Tips for Putting on Extra Kilos)
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Peanuts butter is power-packed with fatty acids, proteins, minerals and vitamins​


6. Replace Morning/Evening Tea With Banana Shake

Bananas are full of calories and give us an instant energy lift. This is why mostly all the sports players eat a banana between their games. But in order to gain weight, pair your banana with a glass of milk; better still, prepare banana shake and replace it with your morning/evening tea or coffee.
 
banana shake

Banana shake is full of calories and give us an instant energy lift


7. Don't Boil Potatoes, Bake Them

Packed with carbohydrates, adding potatoes to your diet will help increase your body weight. The best way to eat them is to grill or bake them with butter. But, there is no harm in eating French fries once a while. Make sure you air-fry them using extra virgin oil.

Comments(Also Read: Here's Why Some People Never Get Fat Even Though They Eat A Lot​)
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Adding potatoes to your diet will help increase your body weight

 
While you incorporate the above-mentioned foods and drinks to your daily meals to gain weight, there are a few don'ts that you need to keep in mind as well. Avoid fluids before lunch like water, tea, or coffee, as they make you feel full and reduce your appetite. Make sure you keep a gap of 30-45 minutes between your drinks and meals.

About Shubham BhatnagarYou can often find Shubham at a small authentic Chinese or Italian restaurant sampling exotic foods and sipping a glass of wine, but he will wolf down a plate of piping hot samosas with equal gusto. However, his love for homemade food trumps all.

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