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Overweight. Weight reduction tips? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-May-2013
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Doctor:How are you doing?
User:i am fine
Doctor:How can I help you
User:for the last year 1 year i was staying in trivandrum and ate food from outside. I thing that i ve put on weight .
Doctor:How much is your height and weight
User:i wanted to reduce my weight
User:my height is 5 ft 10 inches and weight is around 85 kgs.
Doctor:Your BMI is 27.75, XXXXXXX
Doctor:It shows that you are in the pre-obese range
Doctor:So we definitely have to take this situation, heads on
User:may be.. and i ve been smoking for the past 2 yrs
Doctor:We'll take 1 challenge at a time, XXXXXXX
Doctor:You choose what goes first
User:reduce weight.
Doctor:then when you get settled in your diet and exercise plan, we'll try and leave smoking
Doctor:First thing, dietary modification
Doctor:I want you to eat something small and healthy every 2-3 hours
Doctor:So, you start your day with 1 fruit
Doctor:Then have breakfast like 2 roti+sabji/wheatflakes/poha/2 toast+egg white/3-4 idlis +sambhar
Doctor:around 11 am, have 1 roti + sabji/ curd rice ( 1/2 bowl)
Doctor:then around 1 pm , have the rest of your luncch
Doctor:whatever you have
Doctor:say 1 roti+ dal/sambhar+rice+vegetable
Doctor:Around 4 pm, have boiled corn/poha/sandwich (without cheese and mayonnaise)
Doctor:then around 7-8 pm, have dinner
Doctor:similar to lunch
Doctor:Is this possible for you
User:yes. i am advised to come on shifts in my office. is there anything that will affect me.
Doctor:What is your shift, XXXXXXX?
User:my shift is from 2 to 11.
Doctor:Thats still ok
Doctor:People with a night shift have a problem
Doctor:They have more chances of gaining weight, high blood pressure, high stress levels
User:could you excuse me for a small break.
Doctor:Will you come back in chat?
User:yes may in another 20 mins
Doctor:Take your time
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