The majority of the population try hard to maintain or lose weight. Rugby or hockey players, bodybuilders and sprinters try to increase their muscular mass.
Well, but there is another category of people: those who try hard to put on weight!
If you think you are too skinny and you want to put on some weight, you don’t have to guzzle with fat food. In order to be healthy, getting fat (just as losing weight) should be a slow process. It can even be more difficult if there is a genetic tendency to being thin.
Your nutritionist should be the one to put a diagnosis (if you are underweight or overweight) and to establish the proper diet strategy in order to get you to your right weight. Here you will find some tips and tricks to go on a fattening diet. That’s right, a diet to gain weight!
How to Fatten Up “Beautifully”
The excess of fat is a real enemy for the health of your body, because it creates problems, especially cardiovascular disorders. In the same time, the human body needs a certain quantity of fat in order to protect the vital organs, to maintain a beautiful hair and a healthy skin, to assure thermic isolation, to control the level of cholesterol and to give energy to the muscles.
Unfortunately, underweight may have serious side-effects, like the weakening of the immune system, the loss of energy and problems of the bone system. Moreover, the muscular tissue is made out of proteins, yet the increase of protein consume will not increase automatically the muscular mass.
One or two grams of proteins/body kg/day is enough for the increase of muscular mass and the regeneration of tissues. The body will not use as energy the surplus of proteins the supply of complex carbohydrates is essential for the maintaining of the muscular mass.
Key components of the Fattening Diet
You have to weigh yourself in order to notice the progress at the end of the week. You will notice that you will gain around .5 to 1 kilo per week and 2 or 3 kilos per month.
Consume 500 calories more than usual, right after you have counted your calories. Let’s assume that in the first day you counted 2,000 calories. For the rest of the week you should consume 2,500 calories. Being underweight is not only an aesthetic problem, but a problem of health too.
During the diet, you will reach to a stopping point and you will not gain weight. In order to overpass it, you should add another 250 calories to your diet.
Fitness is essential in the increase of muscular mass and that’s why you should go to the gym and have a strict program of exercises, under the surveillance of a specialist in the field, a sport doctor maybe.
What and When You Should Eat
You should include in your diet cereals, fruits and vegetables, dairies, meat and eggs, seeds. You must consume nutritive and high caloric foods: muesli, dried fruits, hazelnuts, peanut butter, yogurts, bread, salmon, eggs, nuts, seeds, cheese, milk and carbohydrates (potatoes, corn, peas, cereals, whole-meal bread.
Do not eat to much salad and do not drink too much water or light beverages before meal. Be careful and increase the food portions step by step. Choose healthy food, with low fats, like meat, fish, beans, cereals, fruits and vegetables. Avoid coffee and foods that contain sugar because they reduce the appetite. Even if you want to get fat, you must avoid fats, especially saturated fats that you may find in fast-food products, fries and processed foods.
Hydrate! You should drink 2 l of water per day. Have high caloric drinks, like juice and milk instead of coffee, tea or diet juice.
The eating hours affect your body. If you eat a lot in the last part of the day, the fuel will be deposit as fat.
Go on a fattening diet but make sure you eat healthy food!
Remember your body is your temple and you should love yourself just the way you are!