On the topic of weight, it is normal to hear about treatments to lose weight rather than the treatments to gain weight which is surprising even though there is ten times more men and five times more woman underweight than obese in India and being underweight is arguably more damaging to your health than being overweight. Being underweight increases the risk of developing nutritional deficiencies and/or catching a cold, flu and infections due to a weakened immune system, additional it can make you feel weaker hence lacking energy for the day. However, this is not the only reason people may want to gain weight. Gaining healthy weight is also ideal for people who want to build their body and tone their muscles.
Ayurvedic and Herbal medicine for weight gain
Dr. Vaidya’s weight gain pack contains fantastic medicines for gaining weight. This Ayurvedic medicine for weight gain consists of two products; Herbofit and Pachak which can be used simultaneously to achieve weight gain. Herbofit contains 21 active ingredients found in conventional Chyawanprash and these weight gain tablets help increase appetite whilst the herbs improve the body’s resistance to illness and ailments. Pachak stimulates the “digestive fires” which in simple terms is the digestive system improving the absorption of nutrients thus allowing for natural weight gain.
This herb is well known for its anti-stress and anxiety properties, but along with plenty of other benefits is it can increase muscle mass and strength leading to gains in weight. There have been studies on this herb that indicate that those who took Ashwagandha had far greater muscle and strength gains. You can purchase this herb in both tablet and powder form. In powder form, it can be mixed with warm milk, and honey if you would like it sweetened.
Blessed thistle is a plant that has remarkable qualities to increase healthy weight. This plant can be prepared as the tea and is used for loss of appetite and indigestion. However, there are also capsules for this plant. By increasing appetite people who use blessed thistle are likely to eat more and therefore will gain more weight.
Chyawanprash, when consumed frequently, can lead to healthy weight gain as the properties found in this nutritious Ayurveda jam is known to increase metabolism and enhance the absorption of nutrients to the body cells. Further, this Ayurvedic Chyawanprash also aids strengthening muscles and bones, indeed also boosting your immunity. Lastly, Chyawanprash is able to improve blood circulation in the body leading to improvements in digestion and therefore an increased appetite. Chyawanprash can be taken twice a day, it is recommended to have one teaspoon with milk before breakfast and after dinner.
Other tips on how to gain weight gain
- Eat high protein food
- Eat plenty of high carb and high-fat meals
- Try strength training exercises, this will allow you to gain muscle thus gain weight
- Sleep 7-8 hours a night to allow for muscle growth
- Snack between meals on energy-dense foods such as nuts, dried fruit, dark chocolate or avocados
- Avoid drinking water before and during meals as this could make you feel more full
- Quit smoking. Smoking ruins your appetite and could lead you to eat less.
- Complimenting meals with sauces and spices can make your food tastier and so you will eat more.
- Eat more regularly, if you feel full quickly eating five or six smaller meals a day will help you eat more increasing gains in weight.