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Fenugreek consumption reduces weight - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Good evening.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Evening
User :   Happy Ugadi !
Doctor :   Wish you the same.
Doctor :   Proceed with your query.
User :   My query is related to Diet
Doctor :   Right.
User :   My dietician suggested that i can drink Methi water (Fanugreek seeds ) water , soaked overnight and it will help cut down fat
Doctor :   Ok
User :   first thing is i want to know if it is helpful
Doctor :   May I know your current height and weight?
Doctor :   And by cutting down fat, do you mean reducing blood cholesterol levels or reduce your body weight?
User :   second is that I'm trying to conceive so will it harm or interfere with me being able to conceive
User :   he says it will help to burn the body fat
User :   height is 5.3 ft and weight 95 kgs
User :   I'm going to Gym and also following diet
Doctor :   Let me explain to you.
Doctor :   There are no reports of harmful effects of fenugreek seeds on the chances of conception.
Doctor :   This answers your first query.
Doctor :   And with respect to the first query.
User :   yes
Doctor :   Body weight depends on the total calorie consumed and total calorie you loose.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Fenugreek seeds help in reducing your total calorie requirement
Doctor :   thus reducing your total calorie intake.
User :   ok i understand
Doctor :   Scientifically your whole diet regimen is what is considered to help you if you are going to loose weight.
Doctor :   Have I answered your query?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   yes one more
User :   Eating Fanugreek seeds Powder seems to reduce Sugar level in the body is that correct
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Right.
User :   sorry for the delay!
Doctor :   Fenugreek seeds have not been scientifically proved to help sugar control in a normal individual.
Doctor :   However in a diabetic use of herbal products such as fenugreek seeds can produce small amount of sugar chances in the same mechanisms as
Doctor :   I explained for the weight reduction.
Doctor :   These small blood sugar changes can significantly affect the use of medications and other diabetes control measures
Doctor :   and cause better sugar control
Doctor :   They do not have much role however in preventing diabetes from happening in a normal individual.
Doctor :   Hope that is clear to you.
User :   so if the sugar level is 200 will this remedy help
Doctor :   If you can get you weight under control with the fenugreek seeds and by the diet regimen/exercises,
Doctor :   your sugar levels can come down.
Doctor :   But this is going to be a slow process which can take a few months.
Doctor :   Right now, you need to be on the treatment measures suggested by your doctor.
Doctor :   Continue with this diet regimen, concentrate on losing weight
Doctor :   rather than sugar control
Doctor :   If you are successful in loosing weight,
Doctor :   sugar levels will come down proportionately.
Doctor :   Do you follow?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   that's it for today
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   thanks alot for your time and sorrry for the delay
Doctor :   Have a nice day
User :   bye
User :   Thank you
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