Are You Underweight?


What is Underweight?

“The term underweight refers to a human who is considered to be under a healthy weight. The definition is usually made with reference to the body mass index (BMI). A BMI of under 18.5 is usually referred to as underweight.”

What are the causes of Underweight?

  • Poverty
  • Famine
  • Torture
  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Bulimia nervosa
  • Cancer or cancer treatment
  • Tuberculosis
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Anxiety and depressive disorders
  • Drug use, especially stimulants
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Malfunctioning digestive organs
  • Dental pain
  • Over-training (endurance sports)
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Genetic factors
  • Insufficient calorie intake
  • Unhealthy eating habits, such as skipping meals and frequent fasting
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Presence of intestinal worms
  • Sexual disorders
  • Chronic diarrhea
  • Inadequate digestion
  • Heredity factors
  • Loss of appetite
  • Excessive exercising

How to solve your underweight problems?

  • 70% Healthy Diet Routine (Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats)
  • 30% Compound Workouts, 30 minutes three times per week (8-12 reps, 1-3 sets) ideally involves squats, woodchappers and bench press (Watch Vince DelMonte’s video below)

Info Source:

Wikipedia

ILoveIndia

Ayushveda

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