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Avoid transfats when trying to gain weight. Transfats like margarine, packaged snack can increase belly fat, as well as induce unhealthy insulin levels.

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Do not drink water before meals. It causes you to fill full and be unable to eat enough food.

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Treat yourself. Even when underweight it is fine to have an unhealthy treat every now and then. But be mindful of excess fat and sugar.

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Exercise, especially strength training, can help you gain weight by building up your muscles. It may also stimulate your appetite.

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Top it off. Add extras to your dishes for more calories such as cheese in casseroles and scrambled eggs.

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Get quality sleep for six to eight hours a night. Sleeping properly is very important for muscle growth.

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Serve vegetables with melted butter, spread or grated cheese. It adds the needed calories for weight gain.

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Get rid of anything that is fat free. Make your own salad dressing with healthy oils, rather than buying them ready made.

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Be very careful on post work out nutrition. Give your body a huge dose of carbs and protein to help in the recovery process.

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Naturopaths and herbalists use herbs such as gentian to help stimulate appetite and digestion. This will help you eat more and gain weight.

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Drink your snacks. If you do not have much of an appetite for 100 to 200 calorie snacks between meals, try drinking your calories instead.

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Always ask your doctor before trying a weight gaining regiment. You may not be as underweight as you think.

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Running long distances is not going to help you gain weight.  If you are going to run, do sprints or run up a hill.

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Drink milk when thirsty. Drinking whole milk to quench thirst is a simple way to get in more high-quality protein and calories.

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Dress well to feel good about yourself even as you strive to gain weight.

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Drink a lot of water. Being hydrated is very important for your body, especially as your body is undergoing changes.

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When it comes to adding pounds, you have to be patient. You will not see results overnight.

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Begin slowly. Add just 300 calories to your daily intake and increase from there to see how your body reacts.

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Eat significantly more calories than you are burning. Get in 500 more calories.

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Eat a balanced diet. To ensure your extra curves are made of muscle, not fat, you will need to eat meals and snacks from all food groups.