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Sedentary job causing weight gain. No time for exercise, take fast food regularly. Will Amway product help?

Hi, I am a software engineer(age: 23 years),day by day my weight is increasing because of sitting infront of laptop for hours, no time to go to Gym(work out) and intake of fast food. Additional to this, My Grandfather and father both are diabetic patient. Therefore what precaution should I take to avoid diabetes and to reduce weight (fat). Whether Amway product can help me out ? If yes which one...... If No. Then what should I do to avoid Diabetes and to reduce fat. Thanks & Regard, Sanchit
Asked On : Mon, 1 Apr 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

Weight increases either due to an increase in caloric intake from food or drink or a decrease in energy output from exercise or activity.

To decrease weight and to prevent diseases such as diabetes,high blood pressure and high cholesterol a person would either have to decrease their intake or increase their output of energy.
In the case of the energy output, since it is not possible due to time constraints, to find 30 to 45 mins together to exercise, you may want to consider dividing it. This means if you can find 10 mins out of 3 to 4 hrs to get and go to a brief walk around the office or outside, it would be helpful.

In terms of your caloric input, you would need to alter your diet so that the amount of energy you put into your body decreases. This can be done by decreasing your use or eliminating your use of fast food and sodas. These meals are very high in calories.
If you replace the sodas with water this would save at least 200 calories a drink.
If you replace the fast food meals with a meal of salad or vegetables combined with a healthy meat and small amount of carbohydrates, then you would begin to lose weight.

Make your snacks in between the meals fruits or vegetables.

Even if you took a product such as amway , you would still need to change your diet.

I hope this helps
Answered: Mon, 1 Apr 2013
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Cardiologist Dr. Anantharamakrishnan's  Response
Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

Consult a good dietician
Keep you weight to normal / even 10% below normal
There is no safe and officially approved drug for weight reduction
If you are very grossly obese, bariatric surgery will help.

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Tue, 2 Apr 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Sunil 's  Response
Thanks for posting your query.
As your life style is prone to get weight and diabetes, only way that can help you to prevent obesity and diabetes is regular exercise, physical activities, balanced diet, avoiding fast foot, stop smoking and alcohol. Eating fast food and having little physical activities can lead to serious consequences, obesity and diabetes are common.
Prevention is better than cure. Health comes first above all.
Hope it helps.
Take Care!
Answered: Mon, 1 Apr 2013
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