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5 Indian Home Remedies for Anorexia + recipes 

Indian Home Remedies for Anorexia | Indian Home Remedies for Anorexia recipes |

What's Anorexia? Anorexia is loss of appetite i.e. lack of interest in eating. This can cause weight loss and weakness.

What causes Anorexia?
•Emotional stress or depression
•Inactive lifestyle

Indian Home Remedies for Anorexia.

There are certain foods, which are known to boost appetite. These natural remedies make use of foods found in most kitchens. Choose from the vast ingredients from Nature’s basket to overcome this issue.

1. Mint (phudina): 1 to 2 tbsp of mint juice daily in the morning helps to increase your appetite. Try this Minty Honey Lemon Drink.

2. Apple : The old saying "An apple a day, keeps the doctor away" stays true for anorexia individuals as apples aid in digestion and also boost your appetite. Apple in the form of salad is most advised by a nutritionist to one and all. But people with anorexia can drink to avoid chewing. May be sipping is more appetizing for them. Try simple combos like Lemony Apple Juice.

3. Ajwain(carom seeds) : Swallowing 1 tsp of ajwain with or without water, 3 to 4 times a day is another remedy to enhance your appetite.

4. Asafoetida (hing): Two pinches of asafoetida mixed in 2 tsp of ghee when taken before meals also helps to overcome anorexia.

5. Pineapple : Having a few pieces of pineapple sprinkled with salt and black pepper helps to restore lost appetite, especially for kids.

6. Lemon : Equal quantities of lemon and ginger juice should be consumed every day before meals to decrease anorexia. Alternatively try perking it up with little black salt to make ginger and lemon drink. Ginger helos to improve hunger, while lemon helps to cleans the system. The best is to have this 30 minnutes before meals. 

5 Foods to be avoided for Anorexia

  Foods to be Avoided for Anorexia
1. Tea and coffee
2. Aerated drinks and alcohol
3. Refined foods like refined flour, pasta, sugar and polished rice
4. Ready-to-eat foods like wafers, popcorn etc.
5. Canned and preserved foods


5 Practical Tips for Enhancing Appetite for Anorexia
1. Eat in a relaxed and calm environment and make it a pleasurable experience and not a "task" that has to be completed.

2. Have frequent and small snacks that are healthy and are high in protein and calories. Try a filling shake or a bowl of soup like Carrot and Spinach Soup, if you don't feel like eating much.

3. Have variety in terms of colour and texture of food to be served. Present foods in a child-like fun way. Make parathas of different colours and shapes, decorate youe food well, serve in colourful plates and bowls. Experiment with ingredients in your kitchen shelves to create dishes like oats bhel and methi crispies

4. Avoid drinking liquids at meal times as they can give a feeling of fullness causing you to eat less.

5. Have a walk before meals if possible. Fresh air often helps to perk up the appetite, as does a little activity.

See our Indian Home Remedies for Anorexia and other Indian home remedy articles below. 

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Mini Nachni Pancake recipe
Don’t let the colour of ragi flour put you off, because this sumptuous Mini Nachni Pancake is a winner in all other aspects, including flavour, aroma and nutrition! Loaded with iron and calcium, these toothsome pancakes will help start your day on an energetic and exciting note. Remember however tha ....
Minty Apple Salad recipe
Just a look at this delightful salad is enough to boost your appetite, but even if that does not work, a cupful of it will undoubtedly help you fight Anorexia . A lovely combination of apple cubes dotted with peppy mint leaves, and laced wit ....
Ragi and Oat Crackers with Cucumber Dip recipe
There are some who vow by crackers, while there are others who find them dull. However, there is no divided opinion on this brilliant combination of Ragi and Oats Crackers with Cucumber Dip. These light and wholesome crackers served with a refreshing curd-based dip make a great mid-afternoon sna ....
Oats Bhel, Healthy Snack for Kids recipe
Who does not like to munch on bhel, the all-time favourite Indian roadside snack? The spectra of flavours and textures packed into a bowlful of bhel is truly mind-boggling and makes it a hot favourite with young and old alike. We recreate the same wonderful exp ....
Methi Crispies, Healthy Methi Crispies, Jar Snack recipe
Leafy vegetables, especially methi, do wonders for diabetics by controlling blood sugar. Not only that, methi also does wonders to the flavour of any dish it is added to, with its unique, mildly-bitter taste and splendid aroma. Here, methi is mixed with whole wheat flour and oats to make a healthy s ....
Apple Shake, Healthy Date and Apple Smoothie recipe
Apples and dates – these are stuff that we almost always have at home! In this amazingly simple but super tasty recipe, we pop these into the blender with some curds and a touch of vanilla to make a luscious Apple Shake that soothes your senses and pampers your palate. For a tad more sweetness, ....
Carrot and Spinach Soup (  Home Remedies) recipe
A sumptuous soup that reflects the freshness of its ingredients, the Carrot and Spinach Soup presents the complementary flavours of carrots and spinach, perked up further with ingredients like onions and pepper. The method of adding some of the ingredients like onions and spinach in sautéed fo ....
Apple Magic, Lemony Apple Juice recipe
“An apple a day keeps the doctor away”, says the proverb and it's almost true. A dash of lime cuts through the sweetness perfectly and zips up the flavour of this Lemony Apple Juice. Apples are a storehouse of fibre which helps to keep your digestive tract healthy. Apples contain an enzyme ca ....
Minty Morning, Orange and Mint Juice recipe
This Orange and Mint Juice is a variation of the most popular breakfast juice of all time, the orange juice. It is sure to appeal to everyone's taste buds as well as health. Oranges boost overall resistance due to their high vitamin C content and also stimulate the salivary glands thus aiding ....
Ginger and Lemon Cup recipe
Nothing like a natural, caffeine-free cuppa to relieve a headache. What – no caffeine, but cures headache? Yes, this Ginger and Lemon Cup is a really pleasant surprise for anybody with a headache. Grate ginger and extract its juice, add lemon juice, water, and other ingredients in the mentione ....
Minty Honey Lemon Drink recipe
A perfect cuppa to have in the mornings, the Minty Honey Lemon Drink has a zesty flavour that shakes you awake. Having this refreshing drink nice and warm is not only very soothing, but also helps to break down fat and lose weight. Honey energises and lends you the strength you need in the morning, ....
Pineapple, Apple and Cucumber Juice recipe
An apple a day keeps the doctor away, they say. Team it with pineapple and you have a winning combo chock-full of energy, iron and vitamin C! Cucumber not only adds to the fluid content, but also balances the flavour well. All in all, the Pineapple, Apple and Cucumber juice is a great fruit-veg drin ....

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