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Healthy Dietpedia Tips, Issue #003 -- Healthy Weight Gain
November 02, 2010

All that you are is a result of what you have thought. Think love, Be Love. ~Buddha Dear Friends,

I hope you are having a wonderful week!

Last week I have been contacted by one of my reader asking me to give her an advice on weight gain. It is true that while most of us are trying to lose weight, there are those who have a really hard time gaining it. I know at least 5 people who stay extremely thin without following a calorie restricting diet. In fact, their calorie intake often exceeds the daily norm.

If you are one of those people, or you have accidentally lost too much weight (which you should definitely share with your doctor) here are my recommendations:

First of all you should try to eat 3 large meals a day without snacking in between. Contrary to what many believe, you do not need to jump into eating tons of carbs and all junk food you can find. This will only mess up your digestion. You need to slowly increase your lean body mass choosing healthy foods.

Here are a few tips:

1. I suggest to including more cottage cheese and yogurt into your daily menu to stimulate the absorption of nutrients from other foods.

2. Try not to snack between your meals to slow down your metabolism. 3. Eat carbs in the morning (such as oatmeal, whole grain breakfast cereal, and pasta in the first half of your day and focus on proteins in the evening. 4. Do not be afraid to eat right before you bedtime. 5. Drink herbal teas that stabilize digestion. 6. Learn how to relax: this is the best exercise for your body and mind. Relaxation will help your body to absorb nutrient from food. It is as important to relax frequently for those who want to gain weight as doing cardio for those who want to lose it.

Watch this video to learn how to relax. Relaxation

If you learn how to relax and let your body and mind shift away from daily stress you will be amazed how it will transform you life. Just a few minutes a day spent in peace and quite will be enough to reenergize yourself, become calmer and more in control!

Stay tuned for more interesting articles, and as for last week here are the most recent Healthy Dietpedia News:

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And a healthy diet tip from our readers:

Eat What You Want Diet

I had to find a diet/ way of life I could live with long term, so I made a list of all the foods I felt I had to have to feel I wasn't being deprived and...Read more

Have a wonderful week!

Marina :)

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