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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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User :   Hello Doctor, this is xxx
User :   my husband who is 36 yrs old, had very high Triglycerides
User :   rest everything is normal.
User :   please suggest what food he can have
Doctor :   When were his last test done?
User :   last to last week
User :   31st july
User :   the count is 315
User :   everything else is normal
Doctor :   Is this the first time his levels are high?
User :   no
User :   its been high for some time now
Doctor :   Is he doing exercises?
User :   he has back problem.. so only walking and some back related exercises
Doctor :   LIMIT ALL sugars such as, concentrated sweets, sugar, honey, molasses, jams, jellies, candies, pies, cakes, cookies, candy,
User :   wat abt dates??
Doctor :   They have to be limited
User :   can he have dates??
Doctor :   Can have but not too much
User :   can he have a single everyday??
Doctor :   Yes
User :   ok
User :   i've read that Walnuts are good
Doctor :   Limit alcohol, such as beer, wine, hard liquor, liqueurs as well as other foods, like sweetened cereals, flavored yogurts, and sports or energy bars
User :   is it ok to have Walnuts, Almond and dates
User :   no he doesn't drink or smoke
Doctor :   Yes almonds and walnuts he can but not fried one.
User :   ok.
User :   so the above foods mentioned by you have to be avoided... anything else we need to be careful about??
Doctor :   Add more of fruits and green leafy veggies in diet
User :   ok
User :   milk and milk products??
User :   to be avoided or can be consumed?
Doctor :   Milk can be taken but skimmed one.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Also avoid too much od rice, breads, ghee pastas
User :   ok
User :   is it fine to have rice ones a day (for lunch) ??
Doctor :   Yes once he can have it.
Doctor :   Eat three servings of fresh fruit every day. Be sure to have at least one citrus fruit daily.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Use vegetable oils that are high in unsaturated fats (such as sunflower, soybeen, corn and cottonseed)
Doctor :   For eggs limit egg yolks to two per week.
User :   we use saffola gold does it really help?
Doctor :   All foods should be taken in moderation.
User :   have started using olive oil for his food though
Doctor :   Thats really good for heart
User :   ok
User :   can he have potatoes in sabzi??
Doctor :   All foods should be taken in moderation.
User :   ok doctor
User :   any other suggestions for control of triglycerides??
Doctor :   Diet modification and Regular exercises are the methods which help to keep TGL in control.
User :   ok.
User :   thanks a lot.
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   nothing for now. thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now
Doctor :   Do you want to know anything else?
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