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Gaining weight is probably a rare consideration for most, but there are people out there who struggle with their weight and not in losing it, but gaining it. It isn’t as simple as one might think. Gaining weight, while optimizing health is huge obstacle within itself. You could try downing pints of ice cream, pasta, bread, cheeseburgers, and donuts, but I can promise you that isn’t the smartest way.

Here are five ways celebrity nutritionist Cynthia Sass suggests you pack on the pounds:

1. Eat Every 4 hours

Supplying your body continuously with energy is key. Skipping meals is counterproductive as your body is constantly working day in and day out. When you deprive yourself of energy, your body is forced to use its stored fuel, muscle mass. Eat meals regularly to prevent losing. Consistency is key.

2. Eat A Variety Of Foods

Dining from 3 food groups or more is a good rule of thumb. Try getting some fruits, protein, and grains in with each meal.  ”A wider variety provides your body with a broader spectrum of nutrients to work with throughout the day.”

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