Nutrient-Dense Foods

Introduce nutrient-rich foods like avocados, nuts, and seeds to provide healthy fats and calories for weight gain.

Dairy Products

Include whole milk, yogurt, and cheese in their diet to boost calorie intake and support healthy growth.

Protein-Rich Foods

Incorporate protein sources such as lean meats, eggs, and legumes to promote muscle development and weight gain.

Nutrient-Fortified Foods

Choose nutrient-fortified foods like fortified cereals, bread, and pasta to ensure they receive essential vitamins and minerals.

Healthy Snacks

Offer nutrient-dense snacks like nut butter and banana sandwiches, cheese and crackers, or yogurt with granola to increase calorie consumption between meals.

Energy-Dense Foods

Include energy-dense foods like dried fruits, whole-grain bread, and smoothies made with fruits, yogurt, and nut butter for added calories.


Encourage regular meals and snacks throughout the day to maintain energy levels and promote weight gain.

Variety of Foods

Offer a variety of foods from different food groups to ensure they receive a balanced diet while increasing calorie intake.


Consult with a pediatrician or nutritionist for personalized guidance and recommendations tailored to your child's specific needs and health goals.