How to gain weight naturally at home without gymming

Are you tired of your lean body? Have you also lost your self-confidence due to your underweight body? In this article, I am going to share some tips with the help of which you can gain weight at home on a low budget without any dietary supplements or gymming.

Are you one of those who have tried different unscientific home remedies to gain weight but failed? Do you want to get rid of your slim figure? Then I suggest you follow this method to gain your weight naturally at home.

Calculate your BMI

Before you decide to gain your weight, I suggest that you calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI). BMI tells you how fat you are considering your height and weight. This applies to both males and females. You can calculate your BMI online using Google.

If your BMI is 18.5 or above 18.5, you do not have any need to gain weight. You are absolutely fine with your present weight. You might look lean or very slim, but you are healthy. Staying healthy is more important. Therefore, I suggest you drop your plan of increasing your weight and continue taking a healthy diet as mentioned later in this article.

Also check that your low weight is not because of any health condition like diabetes, thyroid, depression, anxiety, allergy, etc. Please visit your physician and find the cause of your low weight. You need to cure your health-related issues first.

However, if your BMI is less than 18.5, then you should gain weight because being underweight means you are low in immunity and have nutrition deficiencies.

How to get rid of your underweight body?

First of all, you need to eat healthy food from all the food portions as mentioned in the related article: Know the foods required for a balanced diet. You need not follow portion control but you need to eat food from all food groups, and not less than as mentioned under the portion control method.
In addition to having a minimum amount of food from all food groups, underweight people should add these items to their daily diet.

How to gain weight naturally

  • Don't skip any meal. Take all three meals and try to eat healthy snacks in between main meals
  • Take a glass of full-fat milk for breakfast, a bowl of yogurt or cheese with your lunch and dinner, and a glass of milk at bedtime. Thus, you are taking dairy at least 4 times a day to increase your weight. If your pocket allows you, then it is preferable to add 4 tablespoons of dry milk powder in 2.5 cups of milk and consume that milk. In this way, you will increase your calorie intake without any loss to your health.
  • Take a glass of fresh juice of your choice at snack time. You can take either fresh fruit juice or vegetable juice.
  • Add 1-2 tbsp of nuts of your choice in your diet. If you cannot afford expensive nuts like almonds, cashew, walnuts, etc., you can take peanuts. Peanuts are pocket-friendly and provide almost the same nutrition as other nuts.
  • Add 1 tbsp raisins or 2-3 pieces of dried figs in your diet. This will increase your healthy calorie intake without making you feel fuller.
  • Take at least 2-3 fruits in a day.
  • Keep on munching popcorns or roasted chickpeas while watching TV or whenever you like.

It's possible that your appetite is low and you don't feel it easy to cover your all food groups, but you can take them at some intervals instead of taking them in one go. These options will increase your calorie intake in a healthy way.

Should you do any exercise to gain weight

Exercise is important to stay healthy. Every person should do at least 30 minutes of any physical activity to stay fit. You can go for a walk or do yoga or you can do any exercise of your choice.

How to increase the weight of your child?

You just need to give healthy food to your baby from all food groups. Avoid giving him/her junk food. When you will not give fast food to your child, then your child will automatically grow in a healthy way while having food from all food groups- carbohydrates, protein, dairy, fruits & vegetables, and fats. If your child is a fussy eater, still there is no problem. Let them eat whatever they want. Studies reveal fussy eaters also grow naturally in a healthy way. But try your best to give them a balanced diet.

Do you have any query? Post your question comment below and I will reply to you at the earliest.

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