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Diet plan and exercise to control Obesity - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   I wanted to get diet chart for me.
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Doctor :   ok
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Are you back
User :   yes
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you want diet chart
User :   yes
Doctor :   can i ask you few Q

User :   yes
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what is your name
User :  
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what is your age,
User :   32 years
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what occupation you do
User :   I am working with HDFC Bank
Doctor :   are you male or female
User :   male
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tel me your height and weight
User :   180 cm & 102 kg
Doctor :   any other significant medical history you like to tell me
User :   presently normal,
Doctor :  
last time when did you got your health check up
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any blood test was done?
User :   completely 4-5 years back otherwise had no problem in past other than minor infection ets
Doctor :  
it will be desirable to no your cholesterol level in blood
User :   not tested recently
Doctor :  
based on that i can prepare a diet and exercise chart exclusively for you
Doctor :  
ok not an issue
Doctor :   are you an veg or non veg

User :   veg
Doctor :   Are you there
User :   yes was waiting for response
User :   r you there
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  

Doctor :  
general physcian
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are yu there
User :   yes
Doctor :  
i was not able to see the typed words by you
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earlier
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so was there any serever problem
User :   I wanted to get diet chart
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   let me ask few Q
User :  
I am 32 yr old male working with HDFC Bank with no past medical history
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
wats your ht
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and wt
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are yu there
User :  
180 cm & 102 kg
Doctor :  
ok
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as per your ht and wt
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the body mass index is >25
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its says obesity
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is there any family histroy of obesity
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?
User :   no

Doctor :  
ok
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how is you food intake or appetite
User :   normal veg food
Doctor :  
ok
User :   take 3 times
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do yu have more spicy and oily foods
User :   walk for 15 min to 30 min in day
User :   little spicy but oil in take is higher
Doctor :  
ok
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wat oil do yu use for cooking
User :   refind soya , mustard oil, ghee
Doctor :   ok
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but ideal oil for reducing wt is
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a. Olive oil
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b. Canola oil
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c. Refined sunflower oil
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these are good as they contain less saturated fat
Doctor :   and more unsaturated fat
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unsaturated fat is good for health, and does not cause obesity
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need to avoid ghee, butter, vanaspati, panner
Doctor :  
is that fine
User :   I will swith to option c;
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   sunflower is fine
User :   peanut butter sometimes, is beter?
Doctor :  
let me explain this to you
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peanut contains groundnut oil- increases obesity
Doctor :   butter once in 15 days is fine
Doctor :  
do yu use milk or curd ??
User :   mostly curd daily twice and milk avg one glass in two days
Doctor :  
ok
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is it a skimmed milk ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   thats fine
Doctor :  
not an issue
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do yu consume coffee or tea
User :   tea twice a day, coffee no
Doctor :  
is the curd low fat yogurt
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is it in diluted form
User :   normal home made from skimmed milk
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
but in market low fat or free fat yogurt is availabe
User :   I am not aware can you name some brand
Doctor :   its available as low fat yogurt- AAAAAAA

Doctor :  
you can go for it
User :   ok
Doctor :  
make sure its in diluted form
User :   what about nuts are they advisable and in what quantity
Doctor :  
not as thick curd
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nuts are available
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as cashew and badam
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they contain more oil
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can have 6-7 per day, 2 times in a week
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did yu check you chlolestrol levels
User :   walnut?
User :  
have not checked chlolestrol
Doctor :  
walnut is good can have 2-3 times in week
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its better to get the cholestrol levels done
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as its the common cause for obesity
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it should be Fasting lipid profile
User :  
can you advise what tests to be done in normal course as routine health checkup and with what frequency
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i will advice you
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1. complete blood count
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2. urine examination
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3. Blood glucose before and after food
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4. ECG
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5. fasting lipid profile- thats cholesterol
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it should be over nite fast, not to take anything after 10 pm, go early morning give blood
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sample for cholestol and sugar levels
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after food can go for other tests
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is that fine
Doctor :  
hi are yu there
User :   frequency
Doctor :   if no abnormality detected then can go for once in 2.5- 3 yrs
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before the age of 40 yrs
User :   what is better wheat or rice
Doctor :  
if any abnomality is detected like high cholestrol
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then every 6 months is ideal
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once the value returns to normal, then once in a year is fine
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wheat is better than rice
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let me explain one thing here
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wat ever you eat, it matters let
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if you eat more fat it will stored as fat
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fat is difficult to burn
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so you need to do exercise to burn the fat into calories
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did yu get it
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so the need of exercise is very much
User :   i just walk, what exercises and for how much time
Doctor :  
i will guide you in this
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do yu prefer cardio or aerobic exericises
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cardio are gym exercises
User :   i sometimes do yoga
Doctor :  
aerobic exercise are exerises done in home and park
User :   i will prefer aerobic
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which one do you prefer aerobic or cardiac
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ok
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thats good actually
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Aerobic exercises are brisk walking, swimming, jogging
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and others
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among these brisk walking is ideal exercise
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do yu know wat brisk walk is
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???
User :   yes, normal walk with little pace

Doctor :  
let me explain the criteria for brisk walk
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1. walking speed more than normal walk and less than jogging
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2. atleast 30- 40 min per day
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3. for atleast 5-6 days in a week
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4. free movements of shoulders and arms
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5. need to walk only on plain surface no ups and downs
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if you strictly follow this aling with a good diet
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you will reduce good amount of wt in 4-5 months
User :  
what is ideal wht for me
Doctor :  
72- 75 kgs is the ideal wt for you ht
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as per your ht and wt i will prepare your diet chart
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and send it to your e mail id
User :  
ok thanks
Doctor :  
please fill the feed back form and comment box
Doctor :   is there any food likes that you want to mention so that i need to take care while preparing the diet chart

User :   wheat chapati with one sabji/daal dis, Paratha once/twice a week,
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   ok Guruminder take care
Doctor :  
be relaxed
User :   thanks
Doctor :  
its better to get the investigations done once
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concentrate on diet and exercise
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