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The right weight loss program - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   i am obese and i want to lose some weight in a correct way..
User :   what are the ways that you can recommend?
Doctor :  
ok
User :   i dont want to take pills or use equipments
Doctor :   First you ahve to understand the fact weight loss cannot happen in a day, or week or month
Doctor :  
It can only happen over a period of time
User :   ok
Doctor :  
by following the correct recommendations
Doctor :  
with Diet modifications, regualar exericse and Behavioural modification
Doctor :  
There are no short cuts for this
Doctor :  
like pills
User :   do i need to consult a dietician/physician, or i can use the ways that ii take from internet or book
Doctor :   No you cannot rely on internet

Doctor :   The weight loss program is essentially a multi team approach including Dietician, Physical Trainer and General physician.

Doctor :   First you should see the doctor to rule out any medical cause of Obesity
User :   ok
Doctor :   Diet and Exercise are primary treatments which are addressed by Dietician and Physical Trainer.
User :   do i need to goto a gym or simple cardio exercises/walking/ jogging regularly will help?
Doctor :   simple exercises help
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but they do not help if you are irregular
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So regular exercise is like 5 days a week
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Choose your days, choose a simple exercise and allocate a time
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all as per your wish
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See that you change the exercise once a while so that you are not bored up doing the same
User :   ok
User :   i want to try the GM diet which i saw in the internet , but heard like it reduces the liquid wait and you will gain it easily
Doctor :  
it is a crash diet
User :   will that work if i want to loose some 4-5 kgs in 7 days?
Doctor :  
It helps but there is always a chance to regain
Doctor :  
sooner or later
User :   apart from regular exercise, do i need to abstain from any kind of food?
Doctor :   Abstain from foods that melt in your mouth
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like oil foods, ice creams, chocolates, ghee sweets
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Take crunchy foods like vegetables, fruits
User :   ok.. in meat?
Doctor :   Only lean meat
Doctor :  
no red meat
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Fish is good
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Take dried beans and lentils
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Baked potatos
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Driet fruit
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Walnuted
Doctor :   You can take chicken
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without skin
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Skimmed milk is good than whole milk
User :   ok
Doctor :   As much fruits and vegetables
User :   ok Doc.. Thanks for your suggestions
Doctor :  
if you have any doubts
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Just get back to me
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for tips and suggestions on weight loss
User :   sure Doc
Doctor :  
Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   thanks! i have filled the feedback
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