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Diet plans and body mass index - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr
Doctor :   how can i help u today ?
User :   Hi Dr
User :   new to this website
User :   my BMI is 21
User :   is it fine?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   a BMI of 18-25 is good and is normal
Doctor :   less than 18 is underweight
User :   i have eyesight problem
User :   is there any way to cure it
User :   say getting rid of the spectacles
Doctor :   what do u mean by eyesight problem ?
User :   i cant see objects located far by
Doctor :   spectacles are due to refraction errors and your condition is called hypermetropia (inability to see far off obejcts)
Doctor :   this can be corrected either by using sepctacles or by using contact lenses
User :   k
Doctor :   if u do not want to use spects, then u can consider laser procedures to correct the the refraction errors
User :   how to ensure that power of lenses don't increse
Doctor :   and this will provide a good results
Doctor :   over time, the eye muscles become weak and this causes change in the lens power
Doctor :   this can be controlled by regular use of spects or contact lences
Doctor :   Are u there ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Have u followed my advice ?
User :   any tip to gain weight
User :   i have been specs since last 5yrs
Doctor :   physical workout, high protein diet , and a nutricious diet will help
User :   suggest something for a vegetarian
Doctor :   may i know ur age ?
User :   21
Doctor :   at your young age, u will gain weight over time and as your body grows, you may find one day that u want to lose weight
Doctor :   so enjoy your youth and do not worry much about weight gain
Doctor :   You have a healthy BMI as u have mentioned before and that is good.
User :   thanks for this,but still can you suggest a healthy ved diet
User :   *veg
Doctor :   You can also consult our dietician on our panel who can suggest u a diet as per your daily needs
User :   may i know full name?
Doctor :   but as a general overal overview, you can take green vegetables, soya been , whole grains, etc
Doctor :   My Name is Dr XXXXXXXX XXXXX
Doctor :   being a vegetarian, the dietary sources of high protein include dal, pulses (most),
Doctor :   are u there ?
User :   yes
User :   jus checking the diet chart link
Doctor :   ok
User :   it costly
Doctor :   no
User :   why don't u suggest it over here
Doctor :   I am a general physician and can advice you a broadly diet
User :   are u on facebook
Doctor :   But accordingly to your needs and dietary requirements a dietician would be very helpful
Doctor :   for a BMI of 21, you can take most foods, including dhal chapatis, rice etc which can give u a healthy diet
Doctor :   avoid processed foods and junk food like pizza, noodles, etc, which do not contain much of protein
User :   packed juices like real,delmonte are fine?
Doctor :   yes they are fine too
Doctor :   fresh fruit juices are good
Doctor :   Are u there ?
Doctor :   Is there any thing else i can help you with ?
User :   thanx,
User :   this chat
User :   won't go public?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   this is confidential and is not published anywhere
User :   thnx for ur consultation dr AAAAAAA
User :   gud nite
Doctor :   only u can have acess to this
User :   and u also sleep
User :   its 3am
Doctor :   thanks and good night
Doctor :   take care and bye for now
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