Getting Enough Calories and Protein

 

Getting enough calories and protein will help with maintaining your weight as well as your lean muscle tissue. If you are attempting to gain weight back that you have lost try getting extra protein and calories into your diet. To add calories and protein try some of these items:

 

Food Item Serving Calories Protein (grams)
Sunflower seeds 1 cup 745 24
Avocado 1 Medium sized 350 4
Grilled cheese sandwich 1 350 16
Mac & cheese 1 cup 350 17
Ice cream 1 cup 270 3
Hot dog with bun 1 250 10
Cream soups 1 cup 200 6
Hamburger 1 350 20
Chili 1 cup 300 22
Peanut butter & jelly sandwich 1 300 14
Boost Plus 1 can 360 14
Raisins 1 cup 420 4
Bean burrito 1 Medium sized 350 17
Pudding 1 cup 230 7
Cottage cheese 1 cup 200 31
Cheese pizza 1 slice 200 7
Baked potato 1 Medium sized 200 5
Yogurt 1 cup 240 14
Bagel and cream cheese 1 294 10
Muffin 1 Small sized 112 3