‘Having healthy fats are an easy way to get the biggest bang for your buck when trying to gain weight’
Trying to gain weight can sometimes be as challenging as trying to lose weight for some individuals. Sickness, poor nutrition, or certain medical conditions can cause a person to be underweight, health experts explained to Fox News. In certain cases, this can be a cause for concern. It is important to discuss weight loss with your physician to rule out any underlying health issues, experts told Fox News and suggested an individual seek advice from a registered dietitian to discuss a healthy diet and proper daily calorie intake.
“Having healthy fats are an easy way to get the biggest bang for your buck when trying to gain weight, so incorporating seeds, avocados, nuts is a great way,” Dr. Deborah Salvatore, who is the Director of Graduate Nutrition Programs at Long Island University in Brookville, New York, told Fox News. Salvatore, who is a registered dietician added, “A good sweet treat you can add is unsweetened dried fruits which is a good source of calories and fiber.”
According to the Mayo Clinic, there are some healthy ways to gain weight. Experts on the health system’s website offer these tips: