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Faddywrite
Hi I am wondering if in the Uk there is something as well as butter etc that I could add to meals.I add butter cheese etc when I can, but I have seen a few people mentioning powders with protein in etc..Just to boost the calories to help weight gain.
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silvermoon
I found non flavoured scandishake from a uk online chemist and added this to milk or smoothies. I also had a lot of success with melting butter to a base for hot chocolate and adding cream. High calorie drinks were easier for my daughter to consume than solid foods. The shakes can be added without any chance of detection as they are not flavoured.
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Faddywrite
Thanks so much I will check that out.
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Torie
I think complan is a powder you can find in the supermarket.  (We have something different here across the pond.) You can read about it in this thread.  xx

-Torie
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Ellesmum
Yes Complan from Boots or the Supermarket is great, it dissolves into warm liquids and disappears into powdery foods such as porridge or flour. It will dissolve into cold liquid if you which or blend.

Rapeseed is fantastic, I can lose 4 teaspoons into a can of soup and 2 cal oil spray is good be although it’s low calorie per spray I can coat an oven meal like pizza with an extra 150 or so calories without drenching the food.
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Pingu
Not to gain weight but for bones I’m adding calcium and vit d ...Holland and barret were really helpful and it’s not expensive
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seaglass
Also linseed is a good boost in stews/casseroles. I also bought superfood powders from Holland and Barrett. Rapeseed oil in everything. Haagen Daaz ice cream in hot choc (loads of calories). I did buy Fortisip and Benevalorie from Amazon but it was expensive.
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debra18
Crushed almonds
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Faddywrite
Thanks so much x
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