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Have high BP, controlled with diet. Suggest ways to loose weight?

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how to loss the weight

iam Female 31 Years old my weight 75Kg
my BP level too high around 169/90 last month . now control in 125/85 i control in food plan to eg less salt, less oil , less sugar
Posted Sun, 15 Sep 2013 in Diet Plans
Answered by Meenakshi Attrey 2 days later
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Diet and exercises help sin weight loss

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Thank you for posting the query.

The possible reason for the lingering weight is mainly the lack of balanced diet and activity. Diet or exercise alone would not be of much help. Hence, the key is a balanced combination of both in the daily routine.

Reducing the calorie intake and including the healthy fats like olive, corn and other vegetable oils helps. Avoid sugar and fatty fried food, instead start experimenting with healthier snacks like, sprouts chaat or Steamed preparations, like Dhokla and idli.
Enjoy variety of salads and grilled dishes, fruits and vegetables provides very good quality fiber, which is important to keep the blood cholesterol levels and body weight under control. Salt and foods containing it have to be wisely chosen. Avoid table salt, preserved food and too salty savories. While buying packed foods always read the label for its salt content and consume the food accordingly. Simple modifications in lifestyle like, taking multiple but small meals, regular exercises and increased fluid intake are found to be very effective methods of weight management.

Simple exercises like brisk walk and skipping helps in regulating the body weight. Exercises also have a positive impact on the circulation.
So, make sure that the physical activities are done on regular basis. If you have extra fat ground the waist, try sit ups, crunches and jogging.

Hope this would Help.

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