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Diet chart and regime to reduce weight - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   need some advice on a diet sch
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will help u inthis
Doctor :   can i ask few Q
User :   yes pls
Doctor :   wats your age
Doctor :   ht wt
User :   age - 38, wt 63.5, ht 5.4
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   your BMI 24
Doctor :   thats body mass index is 24
User :   ok what does it indicate
Doctor :   your ideal wt is 59- 63.5
Doctor :   yu come under over wt
User :   what is an ideal bmi
Doctor :   its 18.5 - 22.5
Doctor :   this is the ideal BMI
User :   ok my diet is high on protien eggs, chicken, soya milk, etc
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will advice u few diet tips
Doctor :   high protien is good for health
User :   low on oily food, fried, rice,
Doctor :   soya is rich in protein
Doctor :   yu need to reduce the fat content
Doctor :   egg is good
Doctor :   have 4-5 per week
User :   what shoild i avoid in the list
Doctor :   but yellow part contains more choleterol
Doctor :   so better to avoid it
User :   what about fruits like muskmelon, papaya, grapes, etc, do they add on to fat/ weight
User :   yes egg yellow i dont have
Doctor :   yes these fruits are good yu can have this
User :   what about wheat bread,
Doctor :   also have watermelon, cucumber,
Doctor :   white bread is good yu can use that 2-3 pcs
User :   do fruits have sugar content
Doctor :   reduce spicy , junk , fatty foods
User :   so chinese food wld be avoidable??
Doctor :   butter, cheese, panner, ghee in redcued amount
User :   so what wld u say is an ideal diet for a day
Doctor :   more of protiens in the form of soya, ragi, sprouted grains, dal
Doctor :   more of green leafy veg
Doctor :   palak, methi, and others
Doctor :   more of fruits
Doctor :   carbohydrates in moderate qty
Doctor :   and fat less
Doctor :   regardign chicknen let it be skinless
User :   in any pack (like soya milk250 ml,etc) when it says Energ 154 Kcal, Fat 3.2 kg, choles 0 g, carbohyd - 23.6 g what does it indicate,

User :   is energy good or bad from weight/ flab prespective

User :   r u there

Doctor :   yes i am there
Doctor :   energy rich foods are good
Doctor :   will not add fat to the body
Doctor :   take fish 2 times in a week
Doctor :   its very good as it contains more vitamins and minerals
User :   i only have chicken in non veg,
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   but it should be skinless
Doctor :   is that ok
User :   yes
Doctor :   energy rich foods will increase the muscle mass
Doctor :   not the fat
User :   ok, will do that

Doctor :   regarding exercises
Doctor :   wat ever yu eat yu need to burn that
Doctor :   in the form of calories
Doctor :   so its not stored as fat
User :   sorry but what is the dif in fat and cal, are they both not avoid

Doctor :   so yu need to do certain aerobic and cardiac exercises
Doctor :   fat is cholestrol which has more tendency to deposit in the body

Doctor :   its difficult to burn this int to calories
Doctor :   but carbohydrates and proteins can be easily burnt out into calories by doing exercises
Doctor :   regarding arerobic exercises
Doctor :   it includes brisk walking. swimming, jogging
Doctor :   this will increase the good cholestrol levels thats HDL levels
Doctor :   and reduce the bad cholesterol levels thats LDL levels
User :   ok got that

Doctor :   during exercise there is release of hormone like substance
Doctor :   called Endorphins
User :   what does endorphin do
Doctor :   which will reduce the stress and tension levels
Doctor :   and keep u in a elevated mood
Doctor :   mind in relaxed state
Doctor :   so yu need to do brisk walking for 30- 40 min daily for 5-6 days in a week
Doctor :   do yu know wat brisk walking is
User :   yes i do
Doctor :   ok thats good
Doctor :   is there any thing else i can help u with
User :   no thanks for this, will try tofollow the above

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