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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help u
Doctor :  
please proceed with your query
Doctor :  
good evening
User :  
wth sme good advice on healthy eating pls
User :  
let me tell u my prob
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i will help yu and guide
User :  
i am around 171cms tall, 34 yrs old and 70kgs heavy
User :  
which is on the higher side
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
i have lot of flab around my tummy and lower body..and i have a prolapsed disc limiting my chances of vigorous exercise
User :  
pls help
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
i will help u in this
User :  
ps do
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as per your wt and ht
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your body mass index is 24
User :  
ok
Doctor :   which comes under over wt category
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your ideal wt is 64- 66 kgs
User :  
ok
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so need to reduce 5 kgs of wt
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
there are 2 ways
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one is diet and other is exercise
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regarding diet
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are yu veg or mixed
User :   pls give me both the options

User :  
mixed..both veg and nveg
Doctor :  
ok
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first is diet
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for break fast
User :   will note down

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have 1 cup of tea or coffee
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with wheat containing biscuits
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3-4
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
not good day and others as its cheesy and has butter
User :   ok

User :   AAAAAAA ok?
Doctor :  
its good
User :  
alrite
Doctor :  
for break fast can have 2 -3 idli
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or 2-3 smalll sized dosa
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or 2 cup of upma
User :   ok
Doctor :  
i think yu are south indian bavitha
User :   yes

Doctor :  
ok
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then yu belong to our place
User :  
u mean just south or karnataka
Doctor :   which is your native
User :  
Coorg, karnataka
Doctor :   yes kannadiga
Doctor :  
good to hear
User :  
kind of
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
are u a kannadiga too
Doctor :  
yes native banglore
User :  
ok:)
Doctor :  
other option is corn flakes with skimmed milk and
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
2-3 chopped fritus like chickoo
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
banana, papaya, mango or even pomegarante or grapes
Doctor :  
this can be your break fast for once in a week
User :  
but they say banana,mango and grapes are fattening
Doctor :  
no
User :  
u mean one of the options each day
Doctor :  
they are good for health
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
they does not fat
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
instead they contain more vitamins and antioxidants
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
its good to have
User :  
alrite
Doctor :  
dont take the robust big bananan
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eat yalakki banana
User :  
ok..
Doctor :  
for meals wat do yu have
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lunch
User :  
i have two chapathis and vegetable and 1/2 apple or limit it to cucumber, carrot and apple
Doctor :   thats good its ideal
Doctor :  
can take diluted curd with it
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and a small cup of rice and sambhar
User :   ok...at times i go out then it becomes heavy..maybe once a month
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
ok
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for snacks have fruit juices or fruits
User :  
3-4 AAAAAAA biscuits not ok?
Doctor :  
or even 2-3 wheat bread with jam is good
Doctor :  
its ok
Doctor :  
yu can have it
User :  
u mean fruit juices without sugar
Doctor :  
take 5-6 badam and cashews atleast twice a week
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
with 1 tsps of sugar
User :  
ok
Doctor :   regarding non veg
Doctor :   do yu have red meat - pork
User :  
yes
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or chiken
User :  
all except beef
Doctor :  
sorrry to say
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its better to take fish 2 times a week its vry good for health
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skinless chicken once in a week
User :  
i do that ..i take fish once a week and chicken once a week
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and pork and mutton to reduce
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as they contain more fat
User :   mutton maybe once a month and pork once in t2-3 months
Doctor :  
once in 15 - 20 days
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
pork
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and once in month mutton
User :  
oh mutton is worse than pork ?
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avoid cheese, butter, ghee, panner
User :  
ok
Doctor :   first is beef, worst than mutton
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
mutton worst than pork
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
do yu have any diet quries to ask
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i can help u in that
User :  
wat abt dinner time
Doctor :  
yes
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which one do yu prefer
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a meal type or lunch type
User :  
i usually have chapathis though i prefer rice
Doctor :  
means breakfast type
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   do yu use ragi
User :  
yes
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
or oats too
Doctor :  
a small cup of rice
Doctor :  
with sambhar
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1 one veg curry
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and a small ragi ball
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is good
User :  
i know only ragi porridge
Doctor :  
this can be alternated with oats
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ok
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
its the same in liquid form
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
yu can have thaat
User :  
ok
Doctor :   finally it does not matter wat yu eat
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how much yu eat
User :  
ok:)
Doctor :  
wat ever yu eat
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yu need to burn in the form of calories
User :  
now..how to do that is the big question
Doctor :   so its not accumalated as fat in the body
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
for this yu need to do exercise
Doctor :  
to burn out the food that u eat
User :  
will just walking help
Doctor :  
carbohydrates and proteins can be easily burnt out by simple exercises
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but fat burning requires more exercises
User :  
so i need more
Doctor :  
thats the reason to avoid fatty foods
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
there are 2 type of exercise
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1. aerobic
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2. cardio exercises
User :  
pls suggest keepking my slip disc in mind
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as yu have disk problem its better to go for aerobic exercises
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
yes i will do
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there are 2 advantages of aerobic exercises
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a) reduces the bad chlolestrol and increases the good one
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
b) at the time of exercises ENDORPHINS are released
User :  
wat is that
Doctor :  
which will help u to reduce the stress and tension
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
keep you in elevated mood
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its harmone like substance secreted in blood
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aerobic exercises include
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brisk walking
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swimming
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jogging
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cycling
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for you brisk walking is good
User :  
ok
Doctor :   yu wat brisk walking is
Doctor :   1. speed more than walking, less than jogging
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
2. freely move the shoulders and arm
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3. walk on a plain surface
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4. neck and back straight'
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5. for 20 - 30 min
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for 4 days in aweek
User :  
ok
Doctor :   a good diet control
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a good exercise
User :  
like wat u mentioned earlier
Doctor :  
will control the wt
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and also help yu in disk problem
User :  
what abt the bulges already there
User :  
stomach and lower back
Doctor :  
if yu send the e mail id
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i can send yu the mail
User :  
YYYY@YYYY
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regarding the abdominal exercise
User :  
pls do send
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and exercises for disk problem
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
with postures
User :  
that will be nice
Doctor :  
it will be easy for yu to follow it
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
i will do that
User :  
thanku
Doctor :   please fill the feed back form
Doctor :  
have yu filled the feed back form
User :   have done that

User :  
can i ask for your name
Doctor :   DR. AAAAAAA
User :  
thanku
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now.
User :  
thanks for your patient and useful responses..bye
Doctor :   will send yu the e- mail regrading exercises
User :  
ok thanks again
Doctor :  
ok take care bye
User :  
Bye.
Doctor :  
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