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The Best 19 foods that helps you build muscle and gain weight!

11. Yogurt (59-60 Calories):

Yogurt, an another healthy and convenient snack. It has a great nutrition contained in it. It also include a well-balanced mix of protein, carbs and fat. Usually, consumed in summers. You can consume it through different ways either sweet or sour. It is also considered a great way to keep yourself hydrated and energetic in summers especially.

best food to build muscle

12. Whole Grain Bread (265-280 Calories):

Mostly people considered bread as an unhealthy item. But it is the good and healthy source of carb. It is usually consumed with peanut butter, eggs, cheese either in breakfast or in evening snacks. It is a very good option to avoid fast food or packed food which causes adverse effect on your health.

best food to build muscle

13. Dark Chocolate (110-170 Calories):

Mostly recommended by doctor to heart patients. A very good source of getting more calories. They are the bunch of high calories with antioxidants and multi nutrients. Here are more reasons why you should not underestimate dark chocolates.

best food to build muscle

14. Red Meat (180-200 Calories):

One of the best and well known item used for decades with the aim of gaining weight, strengthen muscles, cure diabetes, also in the building of hormone IGF-1, A great source of vitamin B12. It is recommended by doctors as well to those who have weak immune system and are in high need of improving their Red blood cells.

best food to build muscle

15. Salmon and Oily fish (200-220 Calories):

Those who are very much concerned regarding the healthy fats for them red meat, salmon, oily fish are very good. Its is very important for them to add those things in their diet. It also provide you Omega 3 fat and high quantity of protein which is good for red blood cells.

best food to build muscle

16. Cheese (400-420 Calories):

A very good source of high fat and calories. For protein it is consumed in high quantity. It is usually mixed with veggies and consumed with bread. It is also used in different snacks for different purpose for the mouth watering taste. It is very rich in fat and protein.

best food to build muscle

17. Eggs (150- 170 Calories):

One of the healthiest muscle-building foods recommended by doctors as well as by gym trainer also. It has very highly quality protein as well as healthy fats in it. The most important part of the egg is York as all the nutrients are found in it. One should eat three eggs minimum a day for better result.

18. Protein Supplement (4-10 Calories):

Mostly, used by those who are in athletes or join gym with the purpose of gaining weight. Those supplements and mass gainer are very effective in gaining weight and also strengthens your muscle. It is not the unhealthy product as it is made up of dairy. Whenever you wish to take it first consult with a dietician or any verified gym trainer. So that they tell you the pros and cons of it as well.

best food to build muscle

19. Soybeans (440-460 Calories):

A cooked cup of soybean contained protein, healthy unsaturated fats and several vitamins and minerals which one should need to add in his/her diet. Soybeans are particularly a good source of vitamin K, iron and phosphorus. It is used to store and transport oxygen in your blood and muscles, and also a deficiency can impair these functions.

best food to build muscle

Do you know any other food which can help in gaining weight? Let us know in the comments section!

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Oindrila April 5, 2019 at 11:15 pm

Good tips for gaining weight will definitely share who wants to put on some extra kgs…

wander women abroad April 6, 2019 at 8:16 am

all of these look so yummy! I’m def gonna incorporate these into my diet

Andrew April 6, 2019 at 5:34 pm

Wow, I have new gym program and I was looking for some tips in Diet! Thank God I found your post 🙂

Ashli Ferguson April 6, 2019 at 6:11 pm

I am going to have to show this to my husband!! This is his goal!!!

Neil Alvin Nicerio April 6, 2019 at 6:16 pm

Thanks for this article. It will be surely useful for my workout this year.

Hackytips April 6, 2019 at 9:13 pm

We generally avoid Potato because it is not good for health. But wasn’t aware of its muscle weight properties.

Elizabeth O April 7, 2019 at 4:24 am

This article is good for those on having a keto diet. And I’m one of them too.Thanks for sharing

Yonnah M at April 7, 2019 at 10:26 pm

I eat potatoes with almost every meal. Didn’t know they were good for building muscle.

Monidipa Dutta April 8, 2019 at 12:01 am

I never knew about many of them. Good information.

Riana Shahid April 8, 2019 at 4:36 am

All of these foods are so good and not restrictive. Thanks for sharing!

Thuy April 8, 2019 at 4:48 am

Useful article, I’m trying to gain a little muscle, but I don’t necessarily want to bulk up too much so I’ll keep this list in mind for my friends who want to get swole

Nina N April 8, 2019 at 7:29 am

I love banana shake but I am not sure if I really want to gain weight. lol. Great info!

Ellen April 8, 2019 at 7:01 pm

Thanks for this. I’m already eating half the things on this list (and banana smoothies are delicious!).

Luna S April 8, 2019 at 8:12 pm

Mmm a banana smoothie would be a great start to the morning. Thanks for sharing all of these.

Hoang Vi Fessenden April 8, 2019 at 10:00 pm

Wow this is lots of gains!

Sarah Muoio April 8, 2019 at 10:34 pm

I’m going to share this with my niece! She’s always looking for ways to gain weight…me on the other hand lol I need to lose!

lore April 9, 2019 at 2:42 am

Noooo , i love avocados but the same time i need to lose some weight. I didn’t know that avocado can make you gain weight.

Jessica April 9, 2019 at 8:48 am

Very useful information! I will need to keep this handy! I am so happy to see dark chocolate on your list! It is one of my favorite snacks!

Chantelle Hadden April 9, 2019 at 7:52 pm

Thank you so much! I’m underweight and I’ve always struggled to gain weight and no one tends to tell you how to do that, so thank you for helping me.

Abu Zaid April 9, 2019 at 9:12 pm

Awesome article, actually I am usually eat rice everyday.

Grace Esedeke | Today Was Fab April 13, 2019 at 2:52 am

I snack mostly on dried nuts and fruits. I love them as they both sweet and healthy. I am lactose intolerant so I avoid milk as often as possible.

Vivek Bandooni May 8, 2020 at 1:24 pm

i love them

Lovia Adofo May 16, 2020 at 4:29 pm

Your Comment I never knew about many of them, thank you


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