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Guide to proper diet and excercise - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi, i need some advice on proper diet, excercise and wieght loss
Doctor :   Diet , Exercise and Behavioural modifications are important for weight loss
Doctor :   these are the proven and definitive facts
Doctor :   I wish to ask you few questions before I proceed on to give you advise
User :   ok
Doctor :   Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height. ??
User :   18 years, female, student, st AAAAAAA single. 250lbs
Doctor :   First you have to set goals for the wt loss
Doctor :   the goals are to be very realistive
Doctor :   realistic
Doctor :   say 15% of yuor current weight in the next 6 months to 1 year
Doctor :   and first month if you start on wt loss every one loses 5 pounds and there after similarl
Doctor :   but going further the wt loss would not be the same as initial part
Doctor :   the larger you weigh the easy to reduce but as you lose weigh going further the wt loss would be tougher task
Doctor :   so one has to adopt to one diet program prescribed by the dietician
Doctor :   they are American heart assosciation program, Atkins program, Meditterenean program etc
Doctor :   Each has distinct way of diet
Doctor :   Hello are you there

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