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I’m looking to put on about 15 to 20 pounds over the next couple of months. Basically, I need to eat more. I’m in college, and i’ve already decided to get up early and eat a big breakfast before class, but for snacking between classes, I was looking for some other options.

Protein bars are obvious, but i was wondering if Oberto Turkey Jerky was good. It has a lot of sodium, but almost no fat (.5g) , few carbs (7g) and 12g of protein per serving. A packet is about 4 servings and has a total of 320 calories.

I’m already supplementing my diet with fish oil and a multi-vitamin.

If you’re looking to put on that type of weight don’t avoid carbs. In fact, I’d say it would be almost impossible without. Look for good carbs–less processed–but don’t be afraid to eat them.
With that in mind there are plenty of options. The old stand-by peanut butter sandwich is a great snack. Add some honey. Drink 2% to whole milk and eat plenty of good nuts with your jerky.
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John Berardi and Lonnie Lowery are the names your looking for:

http://www.t-nation.com/findArticle.do?article=314kit2

http://www.t-nation.com/findArticle.do?article=04-006-diet

http://www.t-nation.com/findArticle.do?article=04-092-diet

http://www.t-nation.com/findArticle.do?article=04-076-diet

[quote]sasquatch wrote:
If you’re looking to put on that type of weight don’t avoid carbs. In fact, I’d say it would be almost impossible without. Look for good carbs–less processed–but don’t be afraid to eat them.
With that in mind there are plenty of options. The old stand-by peanut butter sandwich is a great snack. Add some honey. Drink 2% to whole milk and eat plenty of good nuts with your jerky.
etc…[/quote]

Great advice by sasquatch! Sounds almost exactly what I did (long ago)when I was trying to bulk.

I’m slightly lactose intolerant, so I generally avoid whole milk. Should I go for something like N-Large 2 for weight gain? I’ve had pretty decent success with it in the past, putting on about 10-15 pounds of mainly muscle in a month and a half.

Or should i just go with a more reasonable protein powder (carbohydrates/calories wise) like Grow! or something else?

I also was allergic to peanuts when i was a little kid, so i’m wary of peanut butter. I try to eat at least six times a day, but on my college meal plan i’m only allowed to eat three times a day in the cafeteria, so it’s not as easy as i’d like it to be.
Thanks