Effective Tips for Skinny Girls to Gain WeightBy Prachi Priya - 16 January 2018
Weight is a weird thing, too much and you are fat shamed, too less and you are skinny shamed! Have you ever been shamed by things like ‘you are too skinny’, ‘wind will blow you away’ or ‘skeleton’? It hurts for being shamed for something you can do so little about. It is a common for girls to complain that no matter how much they eat but they do not gain weight. Here we have tips for skinny girls as to how they should eat and what they need to do for gaining weight healthily:
Ditch the Junk food
Junk food comes loaded with calories and there is no doubt that eating fast food and processed junk food helps you gain weight but in an unhealthy way. Thus ditching junk food items are important for healthily gaining weight. Fries and packed foods make up calories mostly constituting of sugar which has additive chemicals and are questionable sources of fat. It is better to ditch them.
A little cardio
Exercise is helpful in gaining weight. Though we all know that doing cardio burns calories but a short 10-15 minutes of walking or dancing every day can help stimulate your appetite. The more you are hungry the more your intake of calories.
Protein is a must
Having empty calories won’t help in gaining weight and to gain you need to add the right amount of proteins to your meal. For building your health you need to look fit too. You need to build muscles and not flab for which the right amount of food intake is necessary. Add eggs, meat, fish, skinless chicken, sprouts, pulses, dairy products etc in your diet.
Carbs are your friend
To attain your calorie goals choose the right carbs for yourself. For this have rice, sweet potatoes, oatmeal in your diet. Make sure to add vegetables to your meal as it helps in managing the calories properly that move in your body.
Keeping a track of what you eat
Keeping track assures you about the adequate amount of protein, calorie and carb intake. You can also make specific adjustments to get better results. Keeping a track shows you the scale of your growth and you can also scale back calories later. It assures you if you are eating enough for the day.
Increase your meals
For a skinny girl who wants to gain weight, it is advised to increase the number of meals in a day. You need to have six meals a day with 3 big ones including a heavy breakfast, lunch and dinner and 3 of short ones in which you can have nuts, dry fruits, boiled veggies etc.
Do not try to eat weight gaining supplements as they create hormonal issues.