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Calorie defecit and weight loss - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I hlep you
User :   Hello Doctor
User :   I want to know a proper diet
User :   throught which I can loose weight
Doctor :   Ok
User :   at the same time i should end up in someother problem like Low BP
Doctor :   Sorry I dint get your last line
User :   I meant ,Becuase of the diet I should not end up in some other problem like LOW BP
Doctor :   O ok
User :   Pls suggest
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   Married ,Bangalore Age - 27
Doctor :   What is your ht/wt?
User :   5'9 and 85
User :   kgs
Doctor :   Please calcualate your BMI
Doctor :   with the above link
User :   its 28 , I am in Over weight Category
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you ever been diagnosed with Diabetes/ high blood pressure/ Asthma/allergies etc?
User :   Yes everything is normal ,I did it before 3 mths
Doctor :   Do you smoke or drink alcohol? If yes how much how often?
User :   I had dust allergies when I was in my Teens but now its fine
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i smoke very occasionally like once in a month , Drinking also very occasinally once or twice in a month
Doctor :   Does anybody else in your family have a weight problem?
User :   no
Doctor :   Have you tried any program for weight loss at any time before?
User :   I ve tried dieting like having very little but that at end of day i end up over eating
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you ever measured the waist and hip circumference any time?
User :   its 36
Doctor :   Ok what about the hip circumfrence
User :   I am sorry I am not too sure how to differentiate hip and waist
Doctor :   Waist is your trouser size and the hip comes say at the maximum point fo the buttocks
User :   oh ok then I have not tried measuring my hip
Doctor :   anyway i think yoiu havent measured
User :   Yes
Doctor :   Waist/hip ratio above 0.8 and 0.95 in women and men respectively have increased risk for cardiovascular complications and metabolic problems like diabetes. This is in fact called Abdominal fat
Doctor :   Have you noticed recent increase in weight for last 6 months?
User :   Actually Its been constant for the 3 months , the previous six months it shot upto 83- 85
User :   I mean previous 3 mths
Doctor :   What is your daily diet?
User :   Actually for the last 3 weeks I follow a diet
User :   I have normal breask fast
User :   ie 3 in Quantity what ever it is like idly ,dosa poor chapathi
User :   poori
User :   and in after noon I have only Vegetables and twice a week I take rice very less quantity and twice in a week I take egg white and chicken
User :   evening I have light snack like two slices of bread some thing equal to that
User :   and for dinner I take vegetables like cucumber and carrot
Doctor :   Ok gr8
User :   if i feel very hungry I will take 2 in quantity same things as i mention in my break fast except Poori
Doctor :   I feel you have pretty good diet schedule if youa re sticking correctly
Doctor :   If you add a bit of exercise
User :   Yes most of the days I doo last easter I couldnt
Doctor :   the plan seems to be complete for the weight loss program
Doctor :   Let me give you some facts
User :   sure please
Doctor :   What is your job?
Doctor :   occupation?
User :   I am IT professional
Doctor :   So you sit for long hours infront of the magic box
Doctor :   right
User :   YEs
User :   yes
Doctor :   So you come under the mild activity group
Doctor :   and i feel you dont need more than 2000kcal of diet daily
Doctor :   and you need to expend about 2200 kcal
Doctor :   daily
Doctor :   by various means
Doctor :   your various chores of life expend 1900 to 2000k cal
Doctor :   per day
User :   I missed out some thing to say
Doctor :   SO you have to burn the extra 200 to 309 caloreis
Doctor :   300 calories
User :   Weekly thrice or four times I work on eliptrical cycle for an hr
Doctor :   Thats good again
Doctor :   So you are burning some calories
User :   yes I do
Doctor :   Then you are going on better trcack
Doctor :   I say to follow this
Doctor :   for soemtime and see how it goes
Doctor :   to get a better diet advice i wish you to go through this link and spk ot dietician
User :   My target is to get down my weight to 75 and below ,with this intake and activity how long do you thing its going to take
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   Remember 7500 Kcal energy deficit shall decrease the weight by one kg.
Doctor :   Jogging for one mile will burn only 150 cal of energy.
Doctor :   Skipping meals does not help to reduce the weight, instead the opposite
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I dont do that
Doctor :   Get back to us if you require more help
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I think i have given you better information
User :   Sure thanks a lot
User :   Hi
User :   Sorry I Missed to take the link which you sent
User :   I got it thanks a lot
User :   Ok, Is that all
User :   Yes
User :   Ok Bye for now
User :   Byeee

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