Dr. Stevie Springer Offers The Right Foods For People Underweight

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Whenever we think of fitness, we think of taking the pounds off. However, there are many who need to gain weight. Dr. Stevie DeJuan Springer says daily food balance is the key to stabilizing metabolism and putting your body in a position that will respond to weight gain. Take a look at the list of foods that are essential for weight gain.

7 Day Weight Gain Diet

Day 1

  • Breakfast. Oatmeal with whole milk, chopped almonds, and a half cup of raisins. A glass of fresh orange juice.
  • Snack. A cereal bar with a banana.
  • Lunch. Baked potato with tuna and a matchbox-sized portion of cheese grated on top. A portion of fruit gelatin and a cookie for dessert.Snack. An apple and a few squares of dark chocolate.
  • Dinner. A portion of grilled chicken with avocado salad and whole grain bread, drizzled with olive oil. Fresh mango topped with yogurt for dessert.
  • Snack. A vanilla smoothie made with whole milk.

Day 2

  • Breakfast. Two eggs, scrambled with whole milk, served on two slices of whole grain bread. A glass of fresh orange juice.
  • Snack. Yogurt with a peach.
  • Lunch. Chicken pasta salad. A quarter bar of dark chocolate.
  • Snack. Sliced avocado on whole grain crackers.
  • Dinner. Stir-fried turkey cooked in vegetable oil with tomatoes, onions, and peppers, served on brown rice. A banana for dessert.
  • Snack. A glass of whole milk and a cookie.

Day 3

  • Breakfast. Whole grain cereal with whole milk, topped with sliced mango.
  • Snack. Crackers topped with mashed banana.
  • Lunch. Leftover turkey stir fry and an apple.
  • Snack. A packet of trail mix and a matchbox-sized portion of cheese.
  • Dinner. Grilled tilapia with sweet potato, roasted bell peppers, and couscous. A glass of fresh orange juice and a piece of cake.
  • Snack. A strawberry smoothie made with whole milk.

Day 4

  • Repeat “Day 1”, substituting tuna for baked beans at lunchtime and chicken for grilled salmon at dinnertime.

Day 5

  • Breakfast. A hard-boiled egg with two slices of toast and a glass of fresh mango juice.
  • Snack. A packet of reduced-salt potato chips and a peach.
  • Lunch. A ham-salad sandwich on whole grain bread, a yogurt, and two squares of dark chocolate.
  • Snack. A banana and peanut smoothie made with whole milk.
  • Dinner. Prawns and salmon cooked in vegetable oil, served with whole wheat pasta and tomato sauce. Fresh fruit salad.
  • Snack. A glass of whole milk and a cookie.

Day 6

  • Repeat “Day 3”, substituting the lunchtime stir-fry with leftover seafood pasta, and salmon with grilled chicken breast at dinnertime.

Day 7

  • Breakfast. Oatmeal with whole milk, mixed with fresh mango and chopped almonds.
  • Snack. A handful of raisins, a yogurt, and cereal bar.
  • Lunch. A peanut butter sandwich on whole grain bread. A glass of fresh juice and a cookie.
  • Snack. Crackers topped with mashed avocado.
  • Dinner. Salad with mackerel, lentils, and anchovies, drizzled in olive oil, with a whole grain roll. A portion of fruit gelatin for dessert.
  • Snack. A banana smoothie made with whole milk.

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