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Methods and recipes for fattening children

Many children suffer from thinness, or extreme thinness, and some suspect that it is a disease that the child was afflicted with, but the matter is completely different in fact, as the child is healthy and does not suffer from any diseases, and the reason for that thinness is poor nutrition or improper eating habits. Or genetics, as revealed by Ghada Al-Malik, the nutrition specialist, who provided healthy methods and natural recipes for fattening children with severe and excessive thinness without pathological reasons, and eating problems are among the most important causes of thinness in children; One in every four children faces these problems, but solutions can be found with the passage of time, and 1-2% of these cases may require medical intervention, knowing that one of the most important causes that lead to loss of appetite, and thinness in children is sensitive Food, metabolic disorders.

Prescriptions for weight gain in children:
Where there are many nutritious recipes, which give the body all the nutrients, and help to gain weight at the same time, and examples of these recipes.

 Guacamole preparation:
It is a plate of salad that contains avocado, onion, and tomato prepared from fresh fruits, and add avocado to it, as it can be prepared using whole milk, and add butter, nuts, or seeds.

 Preparation of granola: It is done through the use of several types of nuts, seeds, dried fruits, and chocolate granules. Preparation of chickpeas and other dishes that can be dipped, and which provide the body with proteins, fats and calories.

Rice and milk water recipe:
And it is done through a cup of rice, six cups of water, and half a cup of dry milk, put the rice and water in a pot over the fire and stir for several minutes, and keep the rice on low heat for ten minutes, or until it is completely tender, and remove the rice from the fire, Then yam filtering it from the water, taking care to keep the rice water, mix the milk and rice water in a bowl, then serve the mixture to the child.

Healthy ways to gain a child's weight:
  • Where some children suffer from thinness; Because they do not have enough calories, or other causes, it is advisable in these cases to see a doctor; To find out the reasons for this, it is worth noting that the child must eat a balanced diet that contains many types of healthy foods in order to increase his weight, and from the advice that can be followed; To ensure a balanced, healthy baby diet.
  •  Take care to adhere to eating three daily meals for the child, in addition to three snacks between them, and eat vegetables and fruits at least 5 times a day, and eat meals that include starchy foods, carbohydrates, and proteins, and eat foods that contain large amounts of energy, such as dairy , Full-fat milk, cheese, and care to reduce the consumption of unhealthy foods even if they provide the body with large amounts of energy, such as sweets, chocolate, and sugary drinks.
  •  Reducing the intake of foods that contain fats and sugars, and there are some vitamins that are only found in fats, so unsaturated oils can be selected, eat them in small quantities, and reduce unhealthy saturated fats, such as sausages, burgers, and biscuits. Eat fish twice a week, preferably one of which includes fatty fish, such as salmon, and mackerel.
  •  Drinking approximately 6-8 glasses of fluids daily; As water and cows milk are among the best drinks for children after the age of 12 months, it is also advised to give whole milk to children whose weights are less than normal weight, knowing that care must be taken not to give them liquids in large quantities at the expense of foods; Because this may lead to a feeling of fullness, and affect their desire to eat foods, which reduces their access to the amount of calories, and important nutrients they need.
Food for overweight children:
 As children gain weight must be done in a healthy and balanced way, by relying on healthy foods that provide their bodies with nutrients important for their growth and development, and weight gain can be done in an effective and healthy way, by adding some foods to the food, such as:
 the milk:
As milk helps build muscle; It is a good source of calcium, other minerals, and vitamins. It also provides the body with carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, such as casein protein and whey protein.

the rice:
 Rice contains large amounts of carbohydrates and calories, but it is worth noting that eating very large quantities of rice is not considered healthy. This is because it contains toxic arsenic and phytic acid, which reduces the absorption of zinc and iron.

Red meat: Red meat is a good source of protein, and it also contains the amino acid leucine, which stimulates the building of muscle protein, in addition to that it contains creatine that is used to build muscle, and it also helps to gain weight; Because it provides the body with proteins, and calories.

Dried fruits: Dried fruits contain large amounts of calories, antioxidants, fibers, and other nutrients, such as vitamins and minerals, in addition to their high sugar content, which makes them unsuitable for individuals who want to lose weight.

Avocado: Avocado contains many nutrients, such as minerals, vitamins, some beneficial vegetable compounds, and healthy fats. Unlike many fruits, it provides the body with large amounts of calories. Cheese: Cheese contains large amounts of fat and calories, and eating it in large quantities provides the body with proteins.