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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   hi
User :   i would like to loose my weight
Doctor :   This is Dr.Bharath here
Doctor :   Ok
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I can help you in that
User :   i would like to know much about diet and how to loose weight
User :   i mean...the food intake, and what workout i should do
Doctor :  
Ok
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Before answering that may I know your age, gender, height and weight?
User :   29, Male, 5'10", and 90.5 kg
Doctor :  
Ok
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How has your weight been over the past 2-3 years or more?
User :   increased in 1 year of about 8 kg.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   previously it was around 80-82kg
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Has there been a change in your lifestyle in the last year or so?
User :   Yup....eating a bit more :)
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
What is your normal diet like
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what you have for breakfast
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lunch
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dinner
User :   breakfast...a sandwich/fruits and sometimes corn flakes with milk
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Ok
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thats good
User :   lunch: i wil have lunch only 2-3 times a week
User :   rice....
User :   dinner: rice with curry and curd
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   will eat Non-Veg twice in a week
Doctor :  
thats a healthy practice you are following
User :   i do sit for long hours continuously
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How about visit to restaurants?
User :   hardly once a week.....McDonalds or pizza
Doctor :   Ok
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You need to take care of that part
User :   ok
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Even once in a week is a risk
User :   ok
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if you want to see changes in your weight
User :   ok
Doctor :   How about snacking?
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Coffee/tea/other beverages
User :   often only cool drinks
Doctor :  
as a routine habit I am asking
User :   no hot beverages
Doctor :  
Ok
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How about alcohol?
User :   no alcohol, smoking..
Doctor :   Cool drinks and soft drinks?
User :   yup...drink couple of times a week
Doctor :   Such beverages usually give you empty calories
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and also cause some gastric disturbances
User :   ok
Doctor :  
You can have cold milk instead
User :   i am trying my best to avoid them
User :   ok
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preferably without sugar
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Now coming back to your plan
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to reduce weight
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Have you tried it before?
User :   yup...
User :   used to diet a lot wiht having only one time meals and eating lots of fruits
Doctor :  
Ok
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When was that?
User :   last year from january to may
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and how successful it was?
User :   yes it was
Doctor :   Thats good
User :   could loose around 6kg
User :   i mean was able to lose around 6kg
Doctor :   But such diets will make you protein deprived
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and eventually you will be loosing mean muscle mass
User :   yup..i was a bit weak during that time
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So your metabolic rate goes down
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and your ability to burn calories will decrease
User :   dats the reason i would like to take advice of yours
Doctor :  
Sure
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For weight reduction, Diet forms about 75% and exercise 25%
User :   ok
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but it will be successful if both are carried out simultaneously
User :   will do
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Because exercise will help you decrease your food intake
User :   ok
Doctor :   We design Personalized Weight Management Program with Diet Menus and Exercise only for users who subscribe for a Monthly/Yearly paid package with us.
User :   ok
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And exercise you can do any exercise like
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gym, brisk walking, jogging
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swimming
User :   ok
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cycling, playing tennis
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or other sport
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which you can stick on to
User :   ok
Doctor :   You need to do it atleast 5 days/week
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Diet part you can decrease oil, ghee and sugar intake
User :   ok
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Go for whole cereals
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instead of refined one
User :   k
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Eat good amount of fruits and vegeatables
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Is there anything else you wanna ask?
User :   no
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User :   .sure....
User :   Thanks
Doctor :  
Bye
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