The problem of being underweight or excessive thinness is as critical as being overweight.Underweight people have poor physical stamina , and are prone to many diseases due to weak immune power.Now , many people have a problem that they eats a lot but nothing happens they still remains in the same position. Look , eating too much is not a solution to this problem , eating healthy and a balanced diet , proper physical exercise and by taking help of herbs , one can overcome the disease called underweight.Now before going to the solutions of the problem we will have a short eye on its causes. Which are poor digestion , malabsorption ,weak pancreas, hypothyroidism , physical or mental illness, low cholesterol level and it can be genetic also.
You can determine whether an individual is underweight or not by simply calculating its BMI (BODY MASS INDEX) , BMI is commonly used method to determine whether your weight is healthy or not. Formula of calculating BMI is :-
BMI(body mass index) = weight (kg)÷height² (m²)
HOW TO GET RID OF BEING SKINNY
First of all ensure that your digestive system and pancreatic system should be healthy and properly working. Then work on increasing your body fat as without increase in body fat your body weight will not increase.
Our body receive fat(fatty acids) in two forms:
- Omega-3 (polyunsaturated fatty acids)
- Omega-6 (plant-based polyunsaturated fatty acids)
SOURCES OF OMEGA -3 :
- Wild rice
- Enriched dairy products like cheese, butter,milk,curd,yogurt etc.
- Canola oil, etc
SOURCES OF OMEGA-6 :
- Flaxseed oil
- Olive oil
- Pumpkin seed
- Coconut oil etc.
Now as you all know I always try to make it simple and effective , so in this also I’ll tell you a simple and easy formulae or you can call it a recipe to gain weight. So let’s do it.
- Satavari powder(asparagus) – 50 gm
- Grinded pumpkin seeds( we call it magaj k beez in our local language) – 50 gm
- Grinded coconut flesh(nariyal giri) – 50 gm
- White sesame seeds – 50 gm
- Icing Sugar – 250 gm approx , you can add as per your taste
- Ghee – 250 gm
- Wheat flour 1 kg
Heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Add wheat flour and saute on low heat till golden brown. Now stop heating and add all the other ingredients and mix well. Make medium-sized laddu from this mixture and your Satavri ladoos are ready to eat.
It helps you to gain weight as well as it is helpful in making your bones stronger.