10 Best Foods to Help You Gain Weight

1. Bagels

Bread and cereals supply energy from complex carbs like starches and fiber. These carbohydrates are digested slower than sugar.

2. Pasta

Pasta, another carb-rich food, makes a great dinner base. Add sauce and you're done.

3. Dried fruit

Dried fruit provides rapid calories. They are smaller than fresh ones, so you can eat more without feeling full.

4. Healthy Oils

You may easily boost calories by adding fat but choose healthy fats and oils.  Olive oil adds flavor and calories to pasta, bread, and veggies.

5.  Avocados

Avocados are monounsaturated. potassium, fiber, and vitamin K. Avocados increase calories without compromising nutrition.

6. Nuts and Seeds

Polyunsaturated fats in nuts and seeds provide nutritious calories. Nut butter adds calories if you don't like nuts. Peanut butter has 100 calories per tablespoon.

7. Granola

Having granola on hand lets you snack throughout the day instead of eating huge meals.

8. Protein bars

Protein bars boost calories and protein. Lean muscle requires protein. Protein shakes are higher in whey than protein bars, so they fill you up faster.

9. Cheese

Cheese boosts weight gain in nutrient-dense diets. It is calorie-dense but nutritious. Vitamin K2 boosts cardiovascular health. It's calcium-rich too.

10. Fatty Fish

Salmon, herring, mackerel, and halibut are Omega-3-rich fish. These chemicals may promote heart health.

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