GRENHOUSS FATSONE – A SOURCE OF NUTRIENTS FOR HEALTHY WEIGHT GAIN
Maintaining a healthy body weight is extremely important for overall health. Being underweight contributes to numerous health conditions. GRENHOUSS FATSONE is one way to assist you to achieve healthy body weight when consumed as part of snack and keep your usual diet pattern.
GRENHOUSS FATSONE is a nutritious drink. It is a specially formulated high protein formulation with a blend of easily digestible protein (whey protein) plus carbohydrate to provide energy for those who are seeking to increase body weight to an ideal level. It contains Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) to increase muscle mass.
Causes of underweight:
- Inadequate energy intake
- Inadequate nutrient intake
- Higher metabolism rate
- Emotional stress
- Unhealthy lifestyle habits
Whey Protein Concentrate – Whey is the protein found in milk that is easy to be digested and absorbed. It is the liquid part of milk that remains after the process of cheese manufacturing. Whey is superior to both milk and casein. It contains all essential amino acids and its excellent bioavailability leads to rapid protein synthesis and tissue growth in body.
Calcium, Magnesium & Vitamin D
- Calcium aids in the development of strong bones and teeth, magnesium promotes calcium absorption and retention, while vitamin D helps the absorption of calcium in our body.
Iron, Vitamin B12 & Vitamin C
- Iron and vitamin B12 is needed for red blood cell production, and vitamin C helps in the absorption of iron from food.
- Vitamin A is essential for the functioning of eyes and aids in maintaining the health of skin and mucous membrane.
- Vitamin B2 is needed for the release of energy from protein, fats and carbohydrate.
1.What are the harmful effects of being underweight in teens?
•The onset of puberty may be delayed in underweight teens.
•The risk for osteoporosis may be increased in youth who remain lean as adults.
•Abnormal menses has been demonstrated in underweight females.
•Underweight teens may have a negative body image, particularly males who may desire a muscular physique.
2.How often should teens be eating?
The goal is 3 main meals and 3 snack daily. The important thing when working on catch-up weight gain is getting in the extra calories and protein.
3.What should teens do to boost energy and calories intake?
Here are some ideas that may help with weight gain:
•Use whole fat dairy products such as fresh milk and full cream milk instead of skim or low fat milk.
•Add butter or trans-fat free margarine to food. For example, at breakfast, spread a generous amount of butter or margarine on an egg sandwich. At lunch and dinner, top warm veggies with a couple teaspoons of butter.
•Take snacks. Taking 3 servings of GRENHOUSS FATSONE per day as snack to ensure extra calories and protein intake.
4.How quickly should teens gain weight?
Usually 1-2 pounds (around 0.5 – 1 kg) per week is a safe and healthy weight gain goal. Most people do not gain exactly the same amount of weight per week. As long as the overall trend is weight gain, your teen is moving in the right direction.