Body mass index less than 20 (see SERVICES - Individualized Programs). Although overweight is a major health risk in modern western society, underweight is not devoid of problems. Causes may be anorexia nervosa, cancer and its treatment, hepatitis, thyroid function, aluminum and mercury toxicity, etc. A lack of fat may prevent a woman from conceiving.

Serve more than three attractive small meals in bright-coloured plates. Stimulate the appetite by gentle exercise, and include in the meals salads with rocket, cardamon and other natural appetite stimulants.

Vitamins B complex, multivitamins and mineral supplement, garlic capsules, zinc.

Ginseng (American, Korean, Siberian), ginger, hops, saw palmetto.