Underweight Individuals Benefit from Biohacking, Too

Weight gain is its own health challenge, but thankfully it can be addressed with biohacking

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Weight Gaining Meal Frequency

Using Strategic Meal Frequency as a Biohack to Support Weight Gain

Biohackers aiming to gain weight can literally just do the opposite of what is suggested for weight loss. This includes increasing meal frequency, focusing on nutrient-dense foods, and maintaining a daily calorie surplus.

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Unlocking the Power of Eating Frequency

With nearly two-thirds of American adults considered to be overweight or obese,1 there is plenty of research on weight loss methods. Individuals who struggle to keep weight on represent just a small minority, with only 5% of adults reporting themselves as underweight.2 With limited research on weight gain, to gain weight, biohackers can aim for the opposite of what researchers suggest for obese people: Increase meal frequency.

Add Snacks and Late-Night Meals to Gain Weight

Considering the research on obesity, it’s clear that weight gain can come from eating more frequently and snacking between meals.3 Disrupting your circadian rhythms by eating your largest meal at night4 and snacking right before bedtime can also result in weight gain.5

Reach for Nutrient-Dense Foods for Added Pounds

Whether you want to gain or lose weight, what you eat is just as important as when you eat it. While it’s tempting to veer toward highly caloric sugar-rich foods and processed snacks, a healthier way to gain weight is by reaching for highly nutritious, dense foods. Eating foods with a lot of nutrients can help address the underlying reasons for being underweight,6 which is commonly associated with malnutrition. Foods like avocados, egg yolks, seaweed, potatoes, and dark chocolate,7 can be enjoyed along with other whole foods like nuts, seeds, yogurt, and whole grains.8

To make sure you are eating enough to create a daily calorie surplus, consider tracking your food intake with an app like MyFitnessPal. Remember to stay consistent, as just 500 extra calories a day will add up to an extra pound a week.9

“Aim to eat a portion that you can tolerate every two to four hours each day or aim for about three meals and two to three snacks per day.”

Abbey Sharp

Dietitian & Author

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Recipes for Weight Gain

The Shredded Chef

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Explore the bestselling Flexible Dieting Cookbook, offering delicious and fitness-friendly high-protein recipes that make weight loss, muscle building, and overall health enjoyable and achievable without quick fixes or bland meals.

Scrawny to Brawny

Book cover of Scrawny to Brawny by Michael Mejia and John Berardi with black and white photos of a thin man and a muscular man on a white background.

“Scrawny to Brawny” is a guide for naturally skinny individuals, providing expert workouts, nutrition tips, and injury prevention insights for both adults and teens to effectively build muscle, gain strength, and transform their physique.

Bigger Leaner Stronger

Book cover of Bigger Leaner Stronger by Michael Matthews with a man's muscular torso on a yellow background.

“Bigger Leaner Stronger” offers a clear path to building muscle and losing fat without unnecessary complexity. It provides effective strategies for a lean and strong physique, making it a valuable resource for fitness success.

Apps

MyFitnessPal

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Achieve your nutrition, water, fitness, and weight loss objectives by using MyFitnessPal. This comprehensive health app serves as a nutrition coach, meal planner, and food diary in one. Unlike restrictive diet apps, MyFitnessPal empowers you to understand your habits, make informed food choices, find motivation, and achieve your health goals with personalized support.

Ate

Ate app icon with a crumbling cookie shape on an orange background.

Ate simplifies journaling, making it effortless to begin and maintain. Its photo-based approach, user-friendly interface, and focus on avoiding numerical tracking make it a sustainable tool for your wellness journey. By promoting self-awareness, pattern recognition, and experimentation, Ate empowers you to cultivate a healthier lifestyle.

Virtuagym Food

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Virtuagym Food offers personalized nutrition plans for various goals like weight loss, maintenance, gain, and muscle building. By answering a few questions about your lifestyle and objectives, you’ll receive a free customized plan. Keep track of calories, carbs, and fats while enjoying your preferred foods. Prioritize a healthy lifestyle with Virtuagym Food.

Lifesum

Lifesum offers personalized nutrition at your fingertips, helping you adopt nourishing diets aligned with your preferences. Beyond calorie counting, Lifesum supports weight loss goals while fostering lifelong healthy eating habits. With over 50 million users, it’s a trusted source of motivation for your health journey, making food tracking effortless and enabling better choices for your body and mind.

Weight Track Assistant

Weight Track Assistant app icon of a green bathroom scale and upward tracking line graph.

Achieve your ideal weight goal effortlessly using this app. Monitor weight changes, calculate BMI, body fat percentage, and BMR, and track progress through a weight chart. Ideal for weight loss or gain, this user-friendly tool helps you stay on target. Effortlessly track your weight, calculate essential metrics, and visualize your progress towards a healthier you with this user-friendly app.

Noom

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Noom provides a unique approach to long-term health and weight management, leading to an average loss of 15.5 pounds over 16 weeks—twice the solo effort. With psychology, technology, and coaching, it boosts self-awareness for healthier choices, offers a clear plan, progress tracking, and consistent support to achieve and maintain your goal weight.

One-on-One Coaching

Svetness

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Svetness In-Home Personal Training believes in your potential. We connect you with certified trainers committed to your well-being. Expect real results from ACE, NASM, NSCA, ACSM certified experts. Our holistic approach covers health, nutrition, and mental wellness. Evidence-based workouts in the Svetness app make progress easy.

Dave Coast

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Dave Coast is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Digital Creator based in Los Angeles. He’s the founder of the 21-day EcoNutrition Challenge, blending climate action with health improvement. Featured in GQ, OUT, and more, Dave covers nutrition, fitness, grooming, and sustainability, while hosting the Instagram series Climate Chats.

Fitocracy

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Get in the best shape of your life with Fitocracy’s personalized approach. Your dedicated coach provides fitness assessments, tailored workout plans, and expert nutrition guidance. The app guides you through workouts, while your coach keeps you motivated and accountable, ensuring success at any fitness level.

The Perfect Workout

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Established in 1999 by Matt Hedman, The Perfect Workout revolutionized fitness by introducing Slow-Motion Strength Training. This innovative approach, discovered by Hedman in 1992, inspired him to create a joint-friendly, efficient fitness solution that defied traditional methods.

Body Tutor

Beyond coaching, MyBodyTutor offers a comprehensive transformation of mindset, psychology, and habits. If you’re struggling to turn knowledge into action, tired of unkept promises to yourself, or feeling like you’ve tried everything, Body Tutor have the solution.

Bark

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Bark is dedicated to aiding individuals in discovering their required services while also supporting the success of service businesses. Bark strives to promote a demand-driven digital economy for service providers, enabling effective customer acquisition and enhanced customer management.

1. Adult Obesity: A Global Look at Rising Obesity Rates, Harvard School of Public Health: https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/obesity-prevention-source/obesity-trends-original/obesity-rates-worldwide/#:~:text=(9)%20A%20closer%20look%20at,are%20obese%20(36%20percent)

2. Megan Brenan, What Percentage of Americans Consider Themselves Overweight?, Gallup News, January 3, 2022: https://news.gallup.com/poll/388460/percentage-americans-consider-themselves-overweight.aspx#:~:text=WASHINGTON%2C%20D.C.%20%2D%2D%20Forty%2Done,5%25%20reported%20they%20are%20underweight.

3. Kahleova H, Lloren JI, Mashchak A, Hill M, Fraser GE, Meal Frequency and Timing Are Associated with Changes in Body Mass Index in Adventist Health Study 2, J Nutr., September 2017;147(9):1722-1728, doi: 10.3945/jn.116.244749, Epub 2017 Jul 12, PMID: 28701389; PMCID: PMC5572489: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5572489/

4. Meal frequency and timing linked to BMI, Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center, July 20, 2017: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/07/170720094844.htm

5. Davis, R., Rogers, M., Coates, A.M. et al., The Impact of Meal Timing on Risk of Weight Gain and Development of Obesity: a Review of the Current Evidence and Opportunities for Dietary Intervention, Curr Diab Rep 22, 147–155 (2022): https://doi.org/10.1007/s11892-022-01457-0. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11892-022-01457-0.

6. Katherine Zeratsky, What’s a good way to gain weight if underweight?, Mayo Clinic: https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/expert-answers/underweight/faq-20058429

7. The 11 Most Nutrient-Dense Foods on the Planet, Healthline: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/11-most-nutrient-dense-foods-on-the-planet#1.-Salmon

8. Top 10 Foods for Health, The University of California San Francisco: https://www.ucsfhealth.org/education/top-ten-foods-for-health

9. High-Calorie Foods and Snack Ideas to Gain Weight, Cleveland Clinic: https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/articles/16555-snack-ideas-for-weight-gain.

Supplements for Weight Gain

Supplements Can Biohack Weight Gain, But They’re Not Magic Pills

While some research suggests certain supplements like creatine and protein powders can contribute to weight gain, they should always be viewed as additions to a balanced diet rather than an ultimate solution. Rely primarily on whole foods for nutrition.

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Add Supplements To Whole Foods Diet

Just as there’s no magic pill for those who wish to lose weight, supplements geared toward weight gain should also be considered with a critical mind. Before adding any pills or powders to your routine, it’s a good idea to first investigate any underlying causes that could explain why you’re struggling with weight gain. Imbalanced hormones, inadequate water intake, and poor nutrition can be to blame,1 and these can be addressed directly. For example, poor nutrition in the form of a deficiency in B vitamins can make it harder for your body to effectively process food and maintain a healthy weight.2 

Still, research suggests that some supplements — such as creatine and protein powders — can help contribute to weight gain. If you decide to try supplements, consider them additions to your diet, since whole foods should always be your primary source of nutrition.

Creatine

Creatine, an amino acid produced naturally in our organs, can normally be consumed by eating seafood and meat.3 Some people take creatine supplementation for athletic performance, but researchers have discovered it can help increase body weight too.4 To increase overall creatine levels in your muscles, most fitness experts recommend taking five grams of creatine, four times a day, for a week. Creatine can also help with resistance training,5 which is a good way to increase muscle mass. Increased muscle mass causes weight gain and can stimulate your appetite as well. Moreover, ghrelin, the hunger hormone, is stimulated by high-intensity exercise.6 If you eat more, you’ll likely gain weight.7

Protein Powders

Another effective way to increase caloric intake is by adding protein powders to smoothies and glasses of milk. These powders can be made from milk protein isolate, whey protein blends, maltodextrin, pea starch, soy, or other natural ingredients. Some powders contain common allergens and added sugars that can cause serious health risks.8 It’s important to always read the labels. Protein powders come in a variety of flavors,9 which makes them easier to enjoy. There are vegan and keto-friendly options available on the market, offering an abundance of options for adding to your weight gain routine.

“If you want to gain more muscle mass than body fat, protein is your new best friend.”

Emmie Satrazemis

Sports Dietitian

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Powders for Weight Gain

Noordcode

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Discover NoordCode Pure Keto Bars: the ultimate ketogenic protein bars designed for high standards. With 16g healthy fats including 5g MCTs, 8.5g protein, and only 4.5g net carbs per 50g bar, they’re perfect for keto diets.

Perfect Keto

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Elevate your keto breakfast with their Vanilla or Strawberry Collagen for added flavor and benefits. Packed with 9g protein, 1-2 net carbs, MCT Oil, and Grass-fed Collagen, Perfect Keto Cereal is the answer to your low-carb cravings and health goals.

LYNFIT

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Experience LynFit Nutrition® Natural Whey Protein: a clean, hypoallergenic powder designed for weight loss and belly fat reduction. With no fillers, this keto-friendly formula boosts metabolism by 25%, supports gut health, and hormone balance, aiding effective weight management.

Bare Performance

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Experience the ultimate in convenient and balanced nutrition with Strong Food. Their meal replacement powder is expertly formulated with high-quality ingredients like Gluten-free Oat Powder, Sweet Potato Powder, Whey Protein Isolate, Pea Protein, and MCT Powder. Enjoy two delicious low-sugar flavors, providing a complete meal in just 3 scoops, perfect for those on the go.

Rowdy Bars

Bag of Rowdy Snickerdoodle Collagen Protein superfood prebiotic powder.

Energize your mornings with the Super Rowdy Snickerdoodle Protein Powder. With a delicious cookie-like taste, it’s loaded with 20g of Bovine Collagen Protein, just 1g of net carbs, and zero sugars. Whether enjoyed in a smoothie or on its own, this unique superfood prebiotic protein powder will power you up for the day ahead.

Thorne

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Discover Thorne’s MediClear-SGS in delicious chocolate. This powerful daily nutrition blend offers plant-based proteins, a complete multi-vitamin/mineral complex, antioxidants, and liver-supporting botanicals. It’s your defense against a toxic world, supporting detox and overall health. Easy to mix into beverages or smoothies, it’s a convenient alternative to capsules.

Pre-Made Drinks for Weight Gain

Huel

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Enjoy the convenience of Huel Ready-to-drink—a delightful, comprehensive, and cost-effective meal delivered to you. Packed with 27 vital vitamins and minerals, along with ideal proportions of carbs, protein, fat, fiber, and phytonutrients, it’s the perfect option. Naturally gluten-free, it’s all you need in a handy bottle.

Drink HRW

Canister of Drink HRW Build Pro advanced training formula dietary supplement powder.

Experience peak performance with BUILD PRO – no more empty promises. Unlike other “premium” supplements, they deliver effective dosages that match your investment. Their groundbreaking formula combines creatine and GAA, outperforming creatine monohydrate alone. Elevate your performance with BUILD PRO and achieve your peak potential.

Organifi

Bag of Organifi Green Juice superfood supplement powder.

Optimize your mornings with Green Juice, especially upon waking. Combat the extended cortisol surge caused by modern stressors with their potent blend, including ashwagandha and superfoods. Reset and normalize your cortisol levels, curbing sugar cravings and avoiding energy crashes. Embrace the benefits your body craves and start your day right with Green Juice.

Snacks for Weight Gain

HVMN

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Experience the power of Ketone-IQ Shots with 607 rave reviews. Say goodbye to sugar and caffeine—this clean energy boost enhances your clarity and focus, preparing you to conquer the day. When energy is low, Ketone-IQ™ is your trusted ally.

Nordic Kings

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Elevate your culinary creations effortlessly with Nordic Kings’ 100% Grass-Fed Organic Bone Marrow. Embrace the benefits of the nose-to-tail concept in a simple way. Enhance your dishes and savor the delectable taste and rich nutrients that bone marrow offers.

BioProtein Technology

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Discover BioPro+: a natural alternative to invasive treatments. With 13 growth factors and unique amino acids, it enhances metabolic function, boosts immune response, and optimizes hormones. Experience total rejuvenation and peak performance.

Huel

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Huel Hot & Savory: Instant, nutritious, and delicious. Packed with 27 essential vitamins, plant-based protein, carbs, fats, and fiber. Ready in under five minutes, it’s the healthy fast food you need.

1. 15 Things That Slow Your Metabolism, WebMD: https://www.webmd.com/diet/obesity/ss/slideshow-slow-metabolism

2. Zheng Y, Ma AG, Zheng MC, Wang QZ, Liang H, Han XX, Schouten EG, B Vitamins Can Reduce Body Weight Gain by Increasing Metabolism-related Enzyme Activities in Rats Fed on a High-Fat Diet, Curr Med Sci., February 2018; 38(1):174-183, doi: 10.1007/s11596-018-1862-9, Epub 2018 Mar 15, PMID: 30074168: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30074168/

3. Creatine, Mayo Clinic: https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements-creatine/art-20347591

4. Kutz MR, Gunter MJ, Creatine monohydrate supplementation on body weight and percent body fat, J Strength Cond Res, November 2003 ;17(4):817-21, doi: 10.1519/1533-4287(2003)017<0817:cmsobw>2.0.co;2, PMID: 14636103: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/14636103/

5. Antonio, J., Candow, D.G., Forbes, S.C. et al., Common questions and misconceptions about creatine supplementation: what does the scientific evidence really show?, J Int Soc Sports Nutr 18, 13 (2021): https://doi.org/10.1186/s12970-021-00412-w, https://jissn.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12970-021-00412-w

6. Bharath K. Mani, Carlos M. Castorena, Sherri Osborne-Lawrence, Prasanna Vijayaraghavan, Nathan P. Metzger, Joel K. Elmquist, Jeffrey M. Zigman, Ghrelin mediates exercise endurance and the feeding response post-exercise, Molecular Metabolism, Volume 9, 2018, Pages 114-130, ISSN 2212-8778: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molmet.2018.01.006, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212877817309481

7. Grillenberger M, Neumann CG, Murphy SP, Bwibo NO, van’t Veer P, Hautvast JG, West CE, Food supplements have a positive impact on weight gain and the addition of animal source foods increases lean body mass of Kenyan schoolchildren, J Nutr. November 2003;133(11 Suppl 2):3957S-3964S, doi: 10.1093/jn/133.11.3957S, PMID: 14672296: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/14672296/

8. The hidden dangers of protein powders, Harvard Health Publishing: https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/the-hidden-dangers-of-protein-powders

9. The 6 Best Weight Gain Supplements, According to Dietitians, Healthline: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/best-weight-gain-supplements#high-calorie.

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Dr. Libby Weaver

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Dr. Libby Weaver is a best-selling author, keynote speaker, and nutritional biochemist from Australia. Her passion is to revolutionize the wellness, nutrition, and holistic health industries by inspiring people to make informed and healthy lifestyle choices.

As the founder of Bio Blends, a company that specializes in plant-based food supplements, Dr. Weaver offers a range of supplements that complement a healthy diet and provide extra nutrition. Her speaking engagements include prestigious events such as Ted Talks, Soul Sessions Event, and SOUL Festival. Additionally, she owns Dr. Libby Ltd, which offers coaching and consulting services to individuals, corporations, universities, and media organizations.

Dr. Weaver has been featured in various media outlets, including Breakfast TV, The Project NZ, Studio 10, The Daily Mail UK, and Vogue India. She also shares informative content on her social media platforms, such as YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram, and has been a guest on several podcasts.

Dr. David Perlmutter

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Dr. David Perlmutter is a multi-award-winning neurologist, medical adviser, and New York Times bestselling author. As a fellow and board member of the American College of Nutrition, his work is primarily focused on lifestyle changes that can aid in preventing neurological disorders. His biohacking techniques include the integration of a low-carbohydrate, high-fiber diet, and exercise for better brain health.

His work has been featured in publications like The Huffington Post, Journal of Neurosurgery, Journal of Applied Nutrition, and Archives of Neurology. He is also the founder of the Perlmutter Health Center, which promotes a holistic health approach and continually shares his expertise on Instagram and YouTube.

Dr. Perlmutter is an advisor for The Dr. Oz Show and has been a guest on other programs including Larry King Live, CNN, Fox News, The Today Show, CBS, and Oprah. He has received multiple public health advocate awards, including the 2010 Humanitarian of the Year Award.

Biohacking Weight GAIN FAQs

Biohacking Weight Gain

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  • How can I effectively increase my calorie intake to gain weight?

    To effectively increase your calorie intake for weight gain, there are several strategies you can follow. First, aim to eat more frequent meals throughout the day to provide a continuous source of calories. Focus on incorporating calorie-dense foods into your diet, such as nuts, seeds, nut butter, avocados, whole-fat dairy products, and healthy oils. Increasing portion sizes at each meal can also help boost calorie intake. Make sure to include foods rich in healthy fats, like olive oil, coconut oil, fatty fish, and nuts. Choose nutrient-dense options that are both high in calories and packed with essential nutrients to support overall health.

  • What role does protein play in weight gain, and how much should I consume?

    Protein plays a crucial role in weight gain as it supports muscle growth, repair, and maintenance. Consuming an adequate amount of protein is important for promoting healthy weight gain and minimizing the accumulation of excess body fat. Protein helps increase satiety, allowing you to feel fuller for longer, which can prevent overeating and support a balanced calorie surplus. The recommended protein intake for weight gain varies depending on factors such as body weight, activity level, and individual goals. As a general guideline, aiming for around 0.8 to 1 gram of protein per pound of body weight (or 1.8 to 2.2 grams per kilogram) is often recommended for individuals looking to gain weight. However, it’s important to consult with a funtional medicine doctor or healthcare professional to determine the ideal protein intake for your specific needs and goals.

  • How can I overcome a fast metabolism and promote weight gain?

    First, consult with a funtional medicine doctor or healthcare professional so they can provide a personalized guidance tailored to your specific needs and help you develop a comprehensive plan to overcome a fast metabolism and promote healthy weight gain. Now, overcoming a fast metabolism and promoting weight gain can be achieved through a combination of strategic dietary and lifestyle adjustments, and calorie intake is crucial. Focus on consuming a surplus of calories by incorporating calorie-dense foods into your meals and snacks. Including healthy fats, such as avocados, nuts, and oils, can help increase calorie intake. Additionally, strength training exercises can help build muscle mass, which contributes to weight gain. Engage in resistance training to stimulate muscle growth and consider working with a fitness professional to develop a suitable exercise routine. Lastly, ensure you’re getting sufficient rest and quality sleep to support your body’s recovery and growth processes.

  • Are there any supplements or vitamins that can aid in healthy weight gain?

    While supplements and vitamins can play a supportive role in healthy weight gain, it’s important to prioritize a balanced and nutritious diet as the foundation. That said, certain supplements can assist in providing additional calories and nutrients. Protein powders, such as whey or plant-based options, can help increase protein intake, which is crucial for muscle growth. Creatine monohydrate has been shown to enhance muscle mass and strength, potentially aiding in weight gain. Additionally, multivitamins can ensure you’re meeting your micronutrient needs. Omega-3 fatty acids, found in fish oil supplements, may promote overall health and support weight gain in some individuals. However, it’s essential to consult with a funtional medicine doctor or healthcare professional before starting any supplement regimen, as individual needs and circumstances can vary.

  • What are the best dietary strategies for healthy weight gain?

    The best dietary strategies for healthy weight gain involve consuming a calorie surplus while focusing on nutrient-dense foods. Start by increasing your overall calorie intake by incorporating more frequent meals and larger portion sizes. Opt for calorie-dense foods such as nuts, seeds, avocados, whole-fat dairy products, and healthy oils. Include protein-rich foods like lean meats, poultry, fish, eggs, legumes, and dairy to support muscle growth. Incorporate complex carbohydrates such as whole grains, sweet potatoes, and brown rice for sustained energy. Additionally, prioritize consuming a variety of fruits and vegetables to ensure a well-rounded nutrient intake. Snacking on healthy options like nuts, seeds, and dried fruits can provide extra calories throughout the day.

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Eat This Much

Eat This Much is a comprehensive tool designed to help individuals take control of their nutrition and make healthy eating easier. It simplifies meal planning, shopping, and cooking, making it a pragmatic resource for those looking to improve their diet.

With a focus on providing personalized meal plans specific to individual needs, it aims to support weight management and overall health. The platform offers a seamless experience, from creating customized meal plans to generating grocery lists.

By utilizing biohacking principles, Eat This Much aims to make healthy eating effortless and enjoyable, empowering users to conquer their nutrition goals while saving time and energy.

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Cronometer

Cronometer is an accurate and comprehensive nutrition-tracking app that supports biohacking approaches. It sources verified data to provide a complete solution for tracking your diet, regardless of the specific eating plan you follow.

Founded by CEO Aaron Davidson, who initially developed it to track his own Calorie Restriction with Optimal Nutrition (CRON) diet, Cronometer now has over 6 million users. The app’s success stems from positive word-of-mouth and its commitment to being a bootstrap startup.

Cronometer can assist with weight gain by allowing users to track their calorie and macronutrient intake, ensuring they consume enough for their weight gain goals.

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