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Tips to gain weight through healthy diet and exercise - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   hello
User :   hello sir i want to gain weight
User :   r u there
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Ok I shall give you few tips to gain weight
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Before that I shall ask you few questions, Is it fine?
User :   ok
User :   ok
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What is your age and Occupation?
User :   may age is 21
User :   and am student
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What is your Gender?
User :   male
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What is your Height and Weight?
User :   my hiegt is 5 .6 or 5 .7 i thik and weight is 52 kg
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Ok the ideal weight for your height is 60 kg
User :   ok
Doctor :   to 62 kg
User :   ok
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So there is need to increase weight in a step wise manner
User :   ok
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Now answer these questions.
User :   ok
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Do your family members look lean?
User :   no
User :   all have good health
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Did you see a doctor for being underweight?
User :   not yet
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Do you have problems like excessive sweating, increased hunger, excessive sleep
User :   no
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How is your appetite?
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I mean hunger
User :   ok average
User :   nto more
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Did you check for Blood sugar levels?
User :   no
Doctor :   What do you eat daily?

User :   due to light problem my pc can off at any time can u tell the procedure pls how can i caht with u again
User :   chat
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You can log on this website
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and just click chat with the doctor
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anytime within the expiry period of your package
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and the doctor shall help you appropriately
User :   u will be online then
Doctor :   Yes
User :   same doctor
User :   ok
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If you login by 8PM today
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I shall be able to help you
User :   u avavilable upto 8 pm
User :   wts ur name
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Yes
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Let us continue till then
User :   ok
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The most important aspects of gaining weight is to reduce your body metabolism
User :   i eat 2 chapati in morning then 3 chapati in lunch and 3 in dinner
Doctor :   You can do it with Good diet with regular schedules
User :   wts that
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and simple exercise
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Few people have high metabolism rates
User :   ok
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and they cannot be changed with medicines that is their inherent mechanism at cellular level
User :   ok
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They have to adopt to a lifestyle which helps in utilising the energy that you take in for growth of your muscles and boen
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bone
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So that you put on healthy weight not fat
User :   ok
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So how to do that is what our discussion goes here
User :   ok
User :   it means u r talking about process that convert food extra into energy
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Now adapting Dietary measures and Regular exercise is not easy and shall not happen overnight
User :   ok
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It takes a minimum period of 3 months for you to notice some change
User :   ok
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and thereby you shall understand how to proceed
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and gain more and more healthy weight
User :   ok
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The weight does not come from Junks foods, carbonated beverages etc
User :   ok
Doctor :   The diet should be balanced with appropriate Carbo, protein and fat
User :   ok
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One way of utilising the food that you eat is by having food at regular and short intervals
User :   ok
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That is instead of 3 times meal ( BF, Lunch and Dinner) you have to add extra snacks in between
User :   ok
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Like it should go this way, early morning if you get up in the morning say at 6 Am, wash and change with a cup of tea
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Hit the exercise with simple walking or jogging or swimming or even cycling
User :   ok
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Once you do it for say 20 to 30 minutes
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Wash and then breakfast
User :   ok
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with good carbohydrates and protein with fruit
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Say Idli, Vada, Dosa, Poha
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kind of foods
User :   ok
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Or even Cornflakes , Porridge, Cereals
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It would you be good if you eat boiled egg white
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every day
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as a rich source of protein and calcium
User :   can u tell the quantity shoul i eat
User :   of each
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4 Idli / 2 Dosa / 2 Vada
User :   ok
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150 gm of porridge / cereal
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one boiled egg white
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and one seasonal fruit
User :   actually i can not eat egg
User :   u just tell another thing instead of egg
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Ok green sprouts
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bengal gram sprouts
User :   ok
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fist ful of them
User :   ok
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After 2 hours you can have 6 to 8 nuts in the form of Cashew / badam / pista or a mixture of them
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with one milk shake
User :   ok
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After 2 and half hours you should have lunch
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First with good salad
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   2 Roti, One medium cup rice , Curry, Dal, Sambar / Rasam , Curd
User :   ok can we continue later i have to go
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Ok no problem
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have you filled the feedback form?
User :   yes t
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thanks for consulting us
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See you later
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Bye for now.
User :   thank u doctor
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