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Diet plan and techniques for weight loss - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   Hello Dr.
User :   Could you please tell me about the weight loss practices?
Doctor :  
I am Dr.Bharath here
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Sure I can help you.
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May I know your age, height and weight?
User :   28, 5'6", 92
Doctor :   Ok
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Your ideal weight would be 75+/- 5
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You will need to reduce around 12-15 kgs
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What is your occupation?
User :   I have seen a lot of advertisements which claim that weight can be reduce up to 10 Kgs within 2 weeks or you can reduce your tummy by more than 4 inches in a week. Are these trustworthy?
User :   I am a software engineer
Doctor :  
Right now such methods do not have any scientific evidence that it will assist in loosing fat
Doctor :  
Are you a vegetarian/non-vegetarian?
User :   I am a vegiie
Doctor :  
Ok
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May I know your daily eating habits?
User :   I skip breakfast, then have lunch at 2, evening snacks and then dinner
Doctor :   Ok
User :   sometimes snacks even after dinner
Doctor :   I have an emergency call, kindly bear
User :   sure
Doctor :  
a minute plz
Doctor :  
Yes
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could you please mention your eating habits
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like what you have for lunch usually
User :   for Lunch - 4 chapatis, 1/2 bowl daal, 1/2 bowl vegetables (mainly potatoes),1/2 bowl curd. Eve sancks - Mostly Dosa or sandwich Dinner - same as lunch and 4 cup tea daily
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and I drink also twice in a month
Doctor :   With this diet I would sincerely to follow a specific diet chart for weight loss
Doctor :  
You can take a monthly package at healthcaremagic.com where you get a free diet chart along with 1 month's subscription to chat with our doctors
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or You can visit a dietician
Doctor :   to design a diet chart for you
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This will help you in staying motivated to adhere to a particular diet
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Firstly you try to come to 3 or 2 chapathis
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Do not take potatoes
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avoid it as much as you can
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Drink buttermilk instead of curds
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You can dilute the curd and make it yourself
User :   Is healthcaremagic specific to india?
Doctor :  
Let chapathis be dry preferably
Doctor :   We provide consultation to foreigners as well
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but most of our users are Indians
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Also drink sugarless tea
Doctor :  
Its ok if you can use sugarfree
User :   does this have any side-effect? I mean sugrafree
Doctor :   No
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It can be used for short term
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not known for a longer term like 10 years
User :   ok
User :   I would like to discuss one more thing
Doctor :  
Try to have a breakfast, without much fat
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which is approximately equals to 2-3 chapathis
Doctor :  
Proceed with your query
User :   i am allergic to bad/old oil. It starts itching with visible red marks (similar to a mosquito bite). A Dr. advised Zyncet, around 8 years back. From that time, I am regularly taking that (once in 3 days).
User :   Though the Dr. said, it does not have any side effect but I would like to take a second opinion on this
Doctor :   Oil you mean to say, edible oils?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
I think it is Cetrizine
User :   like the one used for pickle
Doctor :   It is good that you know your allergen
User :   yes, its Cetrizine
Doctor :   Avoiding contact with the allergen is the best treatment
Doctor :  
Try to be without taking that medication
User :   Thats right but what about the side effect of the medicine
Doctor :  
and still if you have symptoms you can take it
Doctor :  
Cetrizine is a safe medicine
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which can be taken for years
User :   even for long term like in my case?
User :   ok
Doctor :  
except for that i might cause some drowsiness
Doctor :   'it
User :   ok
User :   thanks Dr.
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   would you like to recommend any dietitian in Noida/East Delhi?
Doctor :  
Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
User :   done
Doctor :   You can as well take our monthly subscription and get your diet chart which is tailor made
User :   ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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