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Vit D deficiency, low bmi

My bmi is 19. Trying to conceive. I eat healthy still my weight won't increase beyond 52kgs. (Ht_ 163cms). Vegetarian by diet. I eat fruits, p green leaves, all veggies, curds pulses n healthy stuff. Hardly eat any junk foods outside. Vitamin D was 9ng/ml last year which has now improved to 21ng/ml. Pls advice.
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Its better to be slim n fine than Obese... Ur main concern is or may be how to get conceive soon. ... it demands u to attend with ur hubby for how to be active sexually at certain days..... n u might consulted with Gynac dr n screened u n ur hubby too for ovulation study n semen analysis..so plz consult ur family dr or Gynac or ayurveda dr for planning Healthier progeny......
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Dr. Hithysh BM Bangalore | General Physician
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Hello Eat more frequently. When you're underweight, you may feel full faster. Eat five to six smaller meals during the day rather than two or three large meals. Choose nutrient-rich foods. As part of an overall healthy diet, choose whole-grain breads, pastas and cereals; fruits and vegetables; dairy products; lean protein sources; and nuts and seeds. Try smoothies and shakes. Don't fill up on diet soda, coffee and other drinks with few calories and little nutritional value. Instead, drink smoothies or healthy shakes made with milk and fresh or frozen juice, and sprinkle in some ground flaxseed. In some cases, a liquid meal replacement may be recommended. Watch when you drink. Some people find that drinking fluids before meals blunts their appetite. In that case, it may be better to sip higher calorie beverages along with a meal or snack. For others, drinking 30 minutes after a meal, not with it, may work. Make every bite count. Snack on nuts, peanut butter, cheese, dried fruits and avocados. Have a bedtime snack, such as a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, or a wrap sandwich with avocado, sliced vegetables, and lean meat or cheese. Top it off. Add extras to your dishes for more calories — such as cheese in casseroles and scrambled eggs, and fat-free dried milk in soups and stews. Have an occasional treat. Even when you're underweight, be mindful of excess sugar and fat. An occasional slice of pie with ice cream is OK. But most treats should be healthy and provide nutrients in addition to calories. Bran muffins, yogurt and granola bars are good choices. Exercise. Exercise, especially strength training, can help you gain weight by building up your muscles. Exercise may also stimulate your appetite. Consult dietitian for further queries.
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