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Combination of diet and exercise advised for weight reduction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
Doctor :   How can i help You?
User :   hi i am 5 feet 11 inch and weight is 85.5 I over weight? if yes than upto waht level i should reduce it and how?
Doctor :   give me a minute
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   based on the BMI
Doctor :   your BMI is 31.4
Doctor :   that appears to be a bit on the higher side
Doctor :   you are overweight by 5-6 kilos
Doctor :   are u there ?
User :   how to reduce it sir?
Doctor :   this weight can be reduced by a combination of diet and excersise
Doctor :   may i know your occupation?
Doctor :   and your age?
User :   ok..can u plz suggess me about kind of exercise and a bit regarding diet
Doctor :   sure,
Doctor :   have you ever used the dietician service availble on your panel of services on our website ?
User :   i am 27 and I am working with XXX as a XXX
User :   no i have not
User :   exercise plz?
Doctor :   with regard to excersise, - weight loss is achieved by doing regular aerobic and cardioo workouts
Doctor :   you will have to make changes in your lifestyle and manage time accordinglly and include gym time
Doctor :   Join a gym, and workout there,
User :   i have started going zym and I can also go for morning it not sufficient
Doctor :   do cardio walks and mild joging for 45 minutes daily for 4-5 days in a week
Doctor :   yes thats more than sufficient
Doctor :   you can do a walk in the gym itslef, on the treadmill
User :   but recent study shows that morning walk increase your fat i.e. weight
Doctor :   walk at a speed of 8-9Kms /Hr for 15-30 min daily
Doctor :   it depends on, if you work out less and eat more once u come back
Doctor :   you need knowledge so as to how to titrate the excercise and the diet you follow
User :   ok..thank you so much for your precious time and advice...
Doctor :   you can ask for the diet service and then a CCE will contact you for the time of consultation
User :   ok..thanks bye
Doctor :   then u can get detailed info regarding how u can manage your diet
Doctor :   please remember to leave ur feedback as u log out
Doctor :   bye for now
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