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Date : 31-Aug-2013
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Answered : 106 Questions
User:How to reduce the belly?
Doctor:What is your age, weight, height and occupation?
User:I am XXXX 27 old, 63, 160 cm
Doctor:The weight seems to be correct for your height
Doctor:However if you reduce by 3 more kg, then it looks perfect
Doctor:I guess you are concerned about the growing tummy
Doctor:Is it?
User:I had belly problem in my stomac
Doctor:The best and proved way reducing the tummy is still the jog for 40 minutes
User:what kind of Jog?
Doctor:or cycling
Doctor:at a pace of 6km/her
User:Got it.
Doctor:that means you have to run for atleast 3km a day
Doctor:That cuts down the subcutaneous fat
User:okay. Usually i used to walk 1 km a day.
Doctor:However below the fat is the abdominal muscle
Doctor:that needs to be toned after you reduce one half inch of the fat
Doctor:so you can do abdominal exercise
User:yes please
User:May I know some inside home abdominal excercise?
User:What kind of foods to be taken to reduce the tummy?
Doctor:Foods are no restiction
Doctor:Abdominal exercise you get a lot on google search
Doctor:every set can tone them
Doctor:example is lying flat on the floor and getting up to touch the toes is famous and traditional abdominal
User:yes. you are right.
User:I tried that one.
Doctor:Do you have any more queries
User:How to increase the bone strength?
User:while old age the bone strength getting down
User:what kinds care to be taken to strength bone.
Doctor:Strenght training exercises
Doctor:as part of regular work out
Doctor:on alternate days
User:bone power?
Doctor:keep you bones healthy and prevent bone loss and fractures in the old age
Doctor:As an adult one has to take 1000mg of calcium per day
User:Any Advise
Doctor:I did not understand your query
Doctor:about calcium??
Doctor:One glass of milk or curd a day has 500mg of calcium
User:yes. i know that. What else?
Doctor:Only dairy products are XXXXXXX in calcium
Doctor:so I suggest the muscle strengthening exercise plus milk and its products should make your bones strong
Doctor:and minimize muscle loss
User:do we have calcium in the rice?
User:I taking breakfast & Lunch as Rice.
User:Is there any other benefits of eating rice except carbohydrate?
User:what do you meant fibre?
Doctor:Fibre in the food
Doctor:It helps in slow digestion of food and prevent spike in blood glucose and thereby prevents a lot of common health and lifestyle problems
Doctor:like Diabetes, fatty liver, metablolic syndrome
User:Is there any limit in the eating rice?
Doctor:2 cups to 3 cups a day
Doctor:Always cereals/grains are good in combinations
User:If not what will happened? Please advise
Doctor:like rice plus wheat or ragi plus wheat
Doctor:or jowar plus rice
Doctor:so a combination is preferable
User:yes. i used the combination reqularly.
Doctor:Ok that is good
User:do we have problem eating more rice?
Doctor:You can eat red or brown rice
Doctor:which are more fibrous than the white rice
Doctor:which lacks the husk
Doctor:It fills the stomach with one bowl
Doctor:because of the large fibre content
User:I always used the white rice only.
Doctor:try it
User:we dont have brown & red rice.
Doctor:you can buy it
User:Name the product please?
Doctor:It is available at all the modern general stores
Doctor:you can ask for brown rice it is red in color
User:ok. i will check stores.
User:my friends told me that, eating mroe rice thats problem of tummy.
User:its creates belly.
User:rice is culprits of belly.
User:Is this true? Please confirm
Doctor:It is lack of exercise
Doctor:and sedentary habit along with genetics
User:sound good. Happy to hear that.
Doctor:All the best
User:I agree with sedentary point. but for the genetics i have question
User:my dad dont have tummy porblme?
User:then how came with me now?
User:how should it come to me?
Doctor:He might be more active than you are
User:thats right. he always more active.
Doctor:If a person is sitting for more than 3 hours at his rout
Doctor:ien work
Doctor:then it is considered sedentary by medical terms
Doctor:The human body is not designed to sit and work
Doctor:and unfortunately our work are designed to sit
User:Good one!!!
User:turning point words. i will start to regular excercise.
User:it could be helpful if i get some step by step excercise
User:some kind of manual. if i try i google. it was confused me to which one to use.
Doctor:You can request for diet plan from our dietiain
Doctor:they can advise you on exercise as well
Doctor:with pictures
User:Can you help me in this? Do we have guidlines in the healthcaremagice
Doctor:please use our other service
Doctor:'Ask A Dietitian'
Doctor:They can plan the chart and exerciise as well
User:Sounds good. What should i ask them?
User:Just diet plan thats it?
Doctor:for tummy loss
User:great. Is this chargeable?
User:Do i need to pay something?
User:Just want to be clear, Please dont mistake me
Doctor:It is free of cost
User:really.. great. Are you Dietitan?
User:Then who?
Doctor:I am GP
User:GP meant
User:General Family physician
User:Okay. Nice to chat with you. got lot info about my health plan
User:Thank you for detail explaination. Dr. Mazumdar
Doctor:thank you
User:I will ask Dietitan to get the Diet plan
Doctor:Have a nice independence day
Doctor:Bye for now
User:Thanks. Bye for now.
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