ExpertDr Disha PatelAyurvedic Physician
A. Give protein rich diet...as protien is building unit of our body. Like- all pulses, eggs, all milk and milk products, banana, youghrt, beans, chickpeas, tofu, nuts.
As they are rich in proteins and minerals, including them in a child’s diet ensures increase in height and weight. In fact, dried fruits and nuts are the most ideal food for undernourished children to gain weight as they provide all the required micro-nutrients along with calories and fats.
Give all seasonal fruits and vegetables.
Do Consult your paedritician to rule out underlying cause of underweight and treatment accordingly.