Healthy lockdown foods that won’t make you overweight
Healthy lockdown foods. As we continue with the partial lockdown in Ghana due to Coronavirus, you need to be cautious of what you eat. DMAC cares about your health! Our research desk has put together this little piece to guide you through this period.
Below are Lists of foods for gaining weight:
We present a list of high-calorie foods rich in proteins, carbohydrates and healthy fat that will help you gain weight, the safe way.
This list will also act as a guide for those on a weight reduction program as to know what food to avoid to make their weight reduction program a success
The list of foods are as follows
Animal fats :
This you should take with limits for better health.
Tallow, lard, and fish oils all top the list provide 902 calories (45% DV) per 100-gram serving.
Vegetable Oils :
This includes Soybean, groundnut, Palm and Olive oil.
Should be taken with Limits for good health
Purified vegetable fats do not lag far behind animal fats.
Try to choose oils like Canola and Olive that are not hydrogenated, and therefore do not contain harmful trans fats. Vegetable oils provide 884 calories per 100-gram serving
Cashew nuts, groundnuts, walnuts, almonds etc are good snacks that I can recommend anytime for weight gain. Known to be rich in calories
It is economical and loaded with protein, vitamins A, D, E and good cholesterol.
Chips: potatoes, plantain etc
Cheese: should be taken with limits
Pasta and noddle
Dried fruits :
You can gain quick calories by eating dried fruits instead of fresh fruits because they have more calories and are still very nutritious.
The healthy fruit-flavoured, fat less yoghurt can give you as much as 118 calories. Include it in your daily diet for quick weight gain.
Potatoes are rich sources of carbohydrates and complex sugars. Consume as grilled or baked potatoes for quick weight gain.
Known carbs like Rice, yam, cassava can also help you gain weight