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Diet modification and regular exercise for reducing excess fat - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi,
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How canI help you
User :   I have lot of fat how to reduce it??
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient.
User :   ok..
Doctor :   Have you calculated your BMI (body mass index)
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   please do that From this link and tell me the value.
User :   Sorry i cann't understand..
Doctor :   Tell me your Heigtht and weight
Doctor :   I shall Di it for you.
Doctor :   do it for you.
User :   My height is 168cm my weight is 78kgs..
Doctor :   Your BMI is 28.
Doctor :   considered overweight
Doctor :   do you have any Medical illness.
User :   no..
Doctor :   ok..
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   Yes..
Doctor :   provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No Please.
User :   Are u male r female??
Doctor :   Male..
User :   ok fine. I can consult with u many things..
Doctor :   provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No Please.
Doctor :   You can consult on any medical conditions.
User :   my age is 24,
User :   gender male, student, india, single..
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   yes i am smoker. drinks is ocassionly..
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   Do you exercise regularly? If yes what kind of exercise and for how long?
User :   see i am very fat i cannt bend much..
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   Have you put on weight suddenly or has it been ts way since your child hood.
User :   no in past 2, 3 yrs only..
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   What is your daily diet?
User :   nothing diet..
User :   only bating..
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   Have you measured the waist and hip circumference any time?
Doctor :   Do you eat non Vegetarian food also.
User :   yes 37cms..
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   yes, i am pure non vegitarian..
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   Its going to be a long way since the diet and the
Doctor :   That you take and the Fact that you do not exercise will only add on to your worries.
User :   so what can i do now??
Doctor :   the regular the exercise and diet modification should be good in your case.
Doctor :   will Helkp you with that.
Doctor :   Yes, as I am chatting with some patients simultaneously. Please bear with us for a reply
Doctor :   Avoid crash diets and fad diets, and if you want to follow an organised diet program
Doctor :   only promote gradual weight loss of 0.5 to 1kg (1 to 2lbs) per week - any more than this and you'll be losing water and muscle, not fat
Doctor :   make your own changes to your daily diet and exercise patterns.
Doctor :   Keep a food diary for a week, writing down everything that you eat and drink. People who are overweight often don't realise how much they are eating.
User :   can u tell me which type of food can i have, to control my weight..
Doctor :   Limit the Dairy and the Non veg items initially that will help you slowly try to get away from them.
Doctor :   Alcohol is high in calories - three pints of beer could add up to 600 calories and a large glass of wine can provide about 135 calories. You should also limit sugary drinks, because apart from the energy, they have virtually no nutritional value
Doctor :   30 minutes of moderate physical activity on most days of the week. Moderate activity is where you feel slightly warm and out of breath - brisk walking is ideal. It will Do you a Lord of good
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