Tips To Gain Weight For Children

Tips To Gain Weight For Children

Weight IncreaseSome children naturally gain weight as they get older, but some will have difficulty in this regard. So, this causes concern in the minds of their parents and here are some tips for parents to help their kids in gaining those pounds:

Classification:

Generally, weight gain in children can be broadly classified into a situation, where a kid requires adding on weight as he/she is clinically underweight for betterment of health. Here, the role played by parents in helping their kid becomes important. The challenge here is for the parents to help their kid in gaining weight without multiplication of body fat.

A well-rounded diet:

In most of the cases, poor strategies for weight gain like consumption of empty calories are used. But, the best method for gaining weight is through wise choice of high-calorie and nutritious meals for the growth of kids. Parents are recommended to try out different combinations of nutritious meals that can keep kids motivated towards their weight gain goal.

Dairy products:

Dairy products like butter, yogurt, milk and cheese are rich in nutrients, particularly iron and calcium. These items that are prepared from full-cream milk will help in growth, but they will add fat. So, alternatively these dairy products can be consumed as smoothies, spread and toppings.

Whole grains:

Including whole grains in the diet like pasta, cereals, brown rice and whole grain wheat can help. If a child is underweight, he/she can be given 6 serves of whole grains.

Calorie count:

 

Healthy calories like sweet potato, chicken breast that it boneless can be included in the diet.

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Weight IncreaseSome children naturally gain weight as they get older, but some will have difficulty in this regard. So, this causes concern in the minds of their parents and here are some tips for parents to help their kids in gaining those pounds:

Classification:

Generally, weight gain in children can be broadly classified into a situation, where a kid requires adding on weight as he/she is clinically underweight for betterment of health. Here, the role played by parents in helping their kid becomes important. The challenge here is for the parents to help their kid in gaining weight without multiplication of body fat.

A well-rounded diet:

In most of the cases, poor strategies for weight gain like consumption of empty calories are used. But, the best method for gaining weight is through wise choice of high-calorie and nutritious meals for the growth of kids. Parents are recommended to try out different combinations of nutritious meals that can keep kids motivated towards their weight gain goal.

Dairy products:

Dairy products like butter, yogurt, milk and cheese are rich in nutrients, particularly iron and calcium. These items that are prepared from full-cream milk will help in growth, but they will add fat. So, alternatively these dairy products can be consumed as smoothies, spread and toppings.

Whole grains:

Including whole grains in the diet like pasta, cereals, brown rice and whole grain wheat can help. If a child is underweight, he/she can be given 6 serves of whole grains.

Calorie count:

 

Healthy calories like sweet potato, chicken breast that it boneless can be included in the diet. Unhealthy calories otherwise called as empty calories like fast-food hamburger and fried chicken should not be included in the diet. As against giving white bread for children looking for weight gain, whole-grain bread can be given as it has high nutritional value. Apart for this, including dark green vegetables and nuts in the diet will help in gaining weight in children. If a child is not meeting daily calorie requirement, parents should make the appropriate changes to the diet to ensure that the calorie requirement is met.

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It is true that every mom and dad wants their child to be healthy and not just look healthy. It is true that it will be a cause of concern for the parents, if the child looks lean and weak. But, they should never imagine that their kid is weak, just because he/she is lean. It is better to get their weight tested with the help of a pediatrician to find whether weigh gain is really needed for the child.

If the child looks extremely normal, but has difficulty in gaining weight, the tips given above by making some healthy changes in the diet can help in weight gain. Even, parents can consult the pediatrician to find whether any form of supplement is needed for the child to get out of the underweight issue. There is nothing to worry and with appropriate diet, child can get to normal weight.

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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-07-28
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0 # Vivaan 2017-07-27
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-07-28
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-06-30
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0 # Aarav 2017-06-26
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-06-27
yes,this can be transmitted by infected mothers to children, In this case it is called as ophthalmia neonatorum, find list of good doctor-.Obstetrician in Shimoga
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0 # Harikiran Older than three months
Hii, I am from Hoshiarpur, I want to know can cigerrete sharing can lead to syphilis ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
yes,sharing cigerette,drinking cups,common spoons etc can also lead to syphilis, Generally whenever the fluid of a person who has syphilis is shared,the infection can occur, you should also consult with good Gynecologist in Hoshiarpur
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0 # Older than three months
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