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11 Foods You Can Find In Ghana That’ll Help You Gain Weight The Healthy Way

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You also need to up your amount of physical activity to increase your appetite if you aim to gain some weight.

So here’s a list of 11 healthy foods  you can find right here in Ghana that promise healthy calories.

Go gobble them up to put some meat on your body.


1. Brown rice aka. Chinkafa

Brown rice is a ready source of carbohydrates and is also packed with a healthy source of fibre.

Image: KemiFilani

Image: KemiFilani

2. Peanut butter soup aka. nkatekwan

Peanut butter gives you approximately 192 calories. Plus it is high in protein too.

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3. Shrimps aka. Mmonko.

The nutrients and necessary acid content present in shrimps seals up your body with healthy calories.

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4. Tiger nut aka. atadwe

You can gain quick calories by adding dried fruits instead of fresh fruits to your diet, because they have more calories and are still very nutritious.

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5. Wheat bread

You can eat healthy and pack on pounds at the same time by eating whole wheat bread which accounts for approximately 69 calories.

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6. Beans

Beans is a good protein substitute for vegetarians who want to share in the benefits of animal protein.

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Essynam/Wordpress

7. Sweet potato

Potatoes are rich sources of carbohydrates and complex sugars. Consume as grilled or baked for quick weight gain.

8. Dark chocolate

A quarter cup of milk chocolate contains 297 calories and the same amount of dark chocolate contains 332 calories. A regular intake of dark chocolate therefore promises healthy weight gain.

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9. Oatmeal

A bowl of oatmeal is the perfect nutritious breakfast. It’s high in fiber and also provides the body with vital nutrients. Top it up with cream, banana and nuts and you have a recipe for healthy weight gain.

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10. Banana

One banana contains approximately 100 calories. Not only are bananas rich in carbs but are also nutritious. They’re also great as workout fuel. Eat two bananas a day and you’ll soon put on some much needed weight.

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11. Fresh yoghurt

The healthy fruit-flavored, fat-less yogurt can give you as much as 118 calories. Include it in your daily diet for quick weight gain.

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