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Have high cholesterol. Need diet chart - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Cholesterol
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Practicing since : 2002
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User:Hi Dr
User:i got my reports
Doctor:I am sorry about the delay for the sample pickup
User:that u had prescribed for
Doctor:The centre people said something and di9dnt do it
Doctor:Then we needed to get back on Monday
Doctor:Thats why it took some time
Doctor:Yes, now about the reports
User:ok thats fine
Doctor:What are the results?
User:do u have any way so that i can FW you te reports
User:so that you can have a look at them
Doctor:email it to me YYYY@YYYY
Doctor:in the subject line, write attention to Dr. XXXXXXX
Doctor:are you emailing them to me right now?
User:s just check
User:its been FW'd
Doctor:Just give me a minute
Doctor:I have gone through your reports
Doctor:The cholesterol is higher, HDL is low and triglycerides are high
Doctor:Dietary modification needs to be started, XXXXXXX
Doctor:Do you take non-vegetarian food
User:s i take non veg
Doctor:we would need to modify your diet XXXXXXX
Doctor:Can you tell me what all do you eat in a day, once you get up in the morning?
User:Morning Breakfast
User:Every day we have diffrent thing from Mon-Fri
Doctor:like what
User:Soon i get up, will take Bed TEA at 7.15-7-30 AM, in office at 8-30 to 9.00 AM will have Idli, Vada for breakfast.
Doctor:How many idlis and vadas
User:at 12.30 to 1.00 PM will have lunch, like, 1 chapathi, Gravy, 2 sabjis, daal, Rice & little pallow & 1 fruitbowl
User:2 idli & 1 vada
User:with Chatni n samber
User:will have dinner in night around 9 to 10.30 PM
User:n will have regular food like rice sambar & 2-3 pices of non veg optional
Doctor:We need to change this slightly
Doctor:In the morning, no vadas and no dosas
Doctor:Have 2-3 idlis+sambhar. No coconut chutney
Doctor:Lunch will be 1-2 chapathi/rice ( not both) + sabji+ 1 gravy
User:how abt groundnut chatni
Doctor:No fruit bowl at this time
Doctor:No groundnut chutney
Doctor:Its very high fat
Doctor:at around 4
Doctor:1 fruit bowl
Doctor:or 1-2 idlis . again, no vadas/dosas/chutney
Doctor:In dinner
Doctor:avoid rice
Doctor:take chapathi+gravy/non veg
Doctor:Not both
Doctor:Thats it
Doctor:and continue with the kapalbhati pranayam
Doctor:what about sweets
Doctor:No sweets?
User:do i need to follow any medication?
User:it will be there for lunch, bt i dnt like sweets much
Doctor:not right now
Doctor:Totally avoid sweets
Doctor:and tell your wife to make food in the minimum possible oil
Doctor:Please lets do this for 1-2 months
Doctor:and lets try and control the levels without medication
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