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Avoid binging. Cycles of binging, or overeating and fasting have been shown to cause uneven levels of glucose in people who are not used to it.

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Do not take alcohol after a workout. Your body is trying to process the workout and the alcohol. It cannot do both.

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When exercising, keep your rest between sets to a minute or less, and do not do more than 12 reps in a set.

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Be consistent. Weight gain requires that you increase your daily food intake every day. It may help to write up meal plans.

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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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Natural peanut butter is packed with protein and fats, making it a great choice for people trying to gain weight the healthy way.

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Get support from family and friends. It is a slow process and you will need the encouragement.

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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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Have a food journal. Chart what and when you eat every day for two weeks to learn about your eating habits and identify places to add calories.

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Instead of diet soda and other low calorie beverages, choose smoothies, yoghurts and high fat milk.

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

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Avocados are an excellent way to add heart-healthy fats to your diet. One half of an avocado contains 140 calories.

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Get on a regular eating schedule. You should eat three meals a day and snack in between and after dinner, no matter what.

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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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Use bigger plates. Definitely use large plates if you are trying to get in more calories, as smaller plates cause people to automatically eat less.

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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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Try and eat fast. Your body takes some time to give signals of satiety which is why eating fast can help you eat more.

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Take creatine. The muscle building supplement creatine monohydrate can help you gain a few pounds in muscle weight.

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Take a little walk before eating. Adding in just a tiny bit of activity before sitting down for your meal can help stimulate your appetite.

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Tropical fruit can help you gain weight. Fruits like mango, papaya, bananas, and pineapple are amazing choices according to food experts.