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How to gain weight

Does anyone know a tricks and tips to help gain weight I am 5"5 and gain 100 pounds and have a very high metabolism
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Are you male or female?? It will make a difference!
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Eat more dairy,  yogurt, cottage cheese, pudding or ice cream for snacks and desserts. Add cheese to every meal.
Add healthy fats into meals and snacks. Nut butter on an apple and banana slices. Add oil-based dressing to baked potatoes, sandwiches and salads.
Have 100 percent fruit juice, milk or vegetable juice. Have a smoothie with full-fat yogurt or cottage cheese, fresh fruit, juice and a scoop of protein powder. Avocado will make your smoothie extra creamy and add a lot of healthy fat and calories.
When you sit down for a meal, eat the highest calorie foods first before your stomach is full. For instance, you might start with avocado slices and eggs at breakfast and finish with cereal if you are still hungry.
Eating five or six small meals per day. Space them out by three to four hours.
Regular exercise is good for you and will increase your appetite. Strength training is a particularly effective way to add lean muscle weight.

UCLA's Student Nutrition Awareness Campaign says it takes an extra 3,500 calories to gain a pound. So if you eat 500 extra calories every day, you will gain one pound per week. To do this, you need to eat larger portions at all of your meals and more calorie-dense foods, which include dried fruit, nuts, meats, full-fat dairy products, granola and trail mix.
Drizzle 2 tbsp. of olive oil onto your spaghetti, then add the sauce, instead of only adding the sauce. You can add mayonnaise to sandwiches, peanut butter to crackers, honey to your tea and butter to your toast. These extras will help you gain weight.
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                                 SMOOTHIES

SERVES: 2
Ingredients:
1-1/2 cups fresh blueberries
1/2 cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt
1/4 cup slivered almonds
2 tablespoons wheat germ
2 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk or skim milk
2 teaspoons honey
1 cup ice cubes
Combine all ingredients in a blender. Purée until smooth

Calories 196; Total Fat 10 g (sat 1.8 g , mono 4.8 g, poly 2.5 g); Protein 24 g; Carb 2 g; Fiber 1 g; Chol 49 mg; Sodium 338.5 mg

SERVES: 2
Ingredients:
1 (6-ounce) container fresh raspberries (about
1-1/2 cups)
1/2 cup fat-free cottage cheese
2 pitted dates
2 tablespoons old-fashioned rolled oats
1 teaspoon honey
Pinch ground cinnamon
1 cup ice cubes
In a blender. Purée until smooth
Calories: 134; Fat: 1g (0g sat fat); Protein: 8.4g; Carb: 25g; Fiber: 6.4g; Chol: 3mg; Sodium: 216mg; Calcium: 55mg

SERVES: 2
Ingredients:
1 small apple, cored and chopped
2 packed cups baby spinach (2 ounces)
1/2 cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt
1/3 cup unsweetened apple juice or orange
juice
2 tablespoons ground flax seeds
1 teaspoon maple syrup
1 cup ice cubes
Combine all ingredients except ice cubes
in a blender; purée until smooth. Add ice
cubes; purée until smooth.
Calories: 138; Fat: 2.4g (0g sat fat); Protein: 7.4g; Carb: 24g; Fiber: 5.2g; Chol: 0mg; Sodium: 69mg; Calcium: 78mg

SERVES: 2
Ingredients:
1-1/2 cups fresh strawberries, trimmed (8 ounces)
6 large fresh curly kale leaves, stems removed
1/2 cup cold water
3 tablespoons lime juice
2 teaspoons grated fresh peeled ginger
2 teaspoons honey
1 cup ice cubes
Combine all ingredients except ice cubes in a
blender; purée until smooth. Add ice
cubes; purée until smooth.
Calories: 98; Fat: 1g (0g sat fat); Protein: 3.1g; Carb: 23.2g; Fiber: 3.7g; Chol: 0mg; Sodium: 31mg; Calcium: 112mg

SERVES:2
Ingredients:
1 (6-ounce) container fresh blackberries (about
1-1/2 cups)
1/2 cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons almond butter
2 teaspoons honey
1 cup ice cubes
Combine all ingredients in a
blender. Purée until smooth
Calories: 175; Fat: 9.3g (1g sat fat); Protein: 9.6g; Carb: 16g; Fiber: 6 g; Chol: 0mg; Sodium: 57mg; Calcium: 118mg

SERVES: 2
Ingredients:
1-1/2 cups fresh strawberries, trimmed
(8 ounces)
1/2 medium banana, sliced
1/2 cup soft tofu (about 4 ounces)
2 tablespoons ground flflax seeds
2 tablespoons skim milk
2 teaspoons honey
1 cup ice cubes
Combine all ingredients in a blender. Purée until
smooth.
Calories: 159; Fat: 4.7g (0g sat fat); Protein: 7.7g; Carb: 25g; Fiber: 5.4g; Chol: 0mg; Sodium: 10mg; Calcium: 122mg

SERVES:2
Ingredients:
1 (6-ounce) container fresh raspberries (about
1-1/2 cups)
2 tablespoons skim milk
2 tablespoons natural smooth peanut butter
2 teaspoons honey
1 cup ice cubes
Combine all ingredients in a blender. Purée until
smooth
Calories: 170; Fat: 8.6g (1g sat fat); Protein: 5.1g; Carb: 20g; Fiber: 6.5g; Chol: 0mg; Sodium: 67mg; Calcium: 40mg
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