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Put fatty fish, like salmon, on your dinner menu. It is higher in calories and has healthy omega 3 fatty acids.

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Nut butters like peanut butters, almond butters and walnut butters are great for snacks. They are high in calories, and also high in protein. 

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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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Do not work out the same muscle group on consecutive days. Your muscles grow when resting.

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If you are severely underweight and are really having trouble gaining weight, it is important to seek proper treatment.

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

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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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Pump up soups, casseroles, mashed potatoes and liquid milk with 1 to 2 tablespoons of dry milk powder.

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Prepare hot oatmeal or other cereal with milk, not water. Add powdered milk, margarine, honey, dried fruits and or nuts after cooking.

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Using plenty of spices, sauces and condiments can help with weight gain. The tastier your food is, the easier it is to eat a lot of it.

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Get advice from your physician if your poor weight is due to an illness. High calorie diets are advised for cancer patients.

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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.

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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.

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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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Do not waste your time or money on powders, pills and products that claim to increase muscle mass.

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

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Extra virgin olive oil, safflower oil, coconut oil, and peanut oil are full of flavor and heart-healthy calories when enjoyed in moderation.

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Nutritionists say that eating healthy bread products is a great way to start gaining weight. If you are adding bread to your diet, look for whole grains.

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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.