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Body mass index and diet for an overweight person - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   HI
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Hi I have a query with regards to my diet
User :   I am 25 Yrs old, weighing 74Kgs
Doctor :   let me know your doubts regarding diet
User :   My height is 5.10
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   plz continue...
User :   I know that I am overweight
User :   So I am working out in the gym and keeping a diet
User :   I stopped eating all high calorie items like chicken, oil, ghee.. etc
User :   I am consuming less rice also
User :   is there anything else I need to do? and how long I should continue
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   most of the times people think they are over weight
User :   but I have a big tummy which I want to reduce
Doctor :   Body mass index is the measure to rule out whethet the person is overweight / obese
User :   ok
Doctor :   your height is 5 10 and weight is 74
User :   yes
Doctor :   so your body mass index comes around 23-24
User :   hmm.. ok
User :   is that good or bad?
Doctor :   whenever body mass index is below25 its absolutely normal
Doctor :   it is not at all bad
Doctor :   your weight is uppernormal
Doctor :   not overweight

Doctor :   if at all you feel you are having big belly ..
Doctor :   do some abdominal exercises which will keep you fit
Doctor :   do you have any more questions for me
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