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Dieting tips for weight loss program - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hello Doctor, how are you?
Doctor :   ho can i help
User :   See i am quite over weight, i mean my height is 6 feet and weight is around 94 kgs... which is not in proportion... how to go about reducing it.... plz guide
Doctor :   calculate the bmi
Doctor :   from the link on home page
User :   bmi???
Doctor :   body mass index
User :   and what after that ...
User :   i actually want some guidelines on how to reduce or something...
User :   is going on Dieting ok...
Doctor :   s
User :   sorry ... s????
Doctor :   i mean yes
User :   but i have heard that there are not good implication .. i've heard many doctors saying that you should never go on dieting...
User :   i mean they say that it will effect your health...
User :   what do you say?
User :   i am sorry but is anyone listening?
Doctor :   yes tell me
Doctor :   as I am chatting with some patients simultaneously. Please bear with us for a reply
Doctor :   weight reduction should be under guidence fromthe dieteciens
User :   oh not an issue i understand u must be busy ... sorry for that ...
User :   in that case can you help ... i mean can you be dieteciens and suggest?
Doctor :   The weight may come from muscle, bone, fat and/or body water.
Doctor :   thats the reason i wanted ur bmi
User :   oh i c.. let me first go and do it at once... excuse me for a minute
User :   can u suggest some site where i can go and check my bmi?
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   go to this link
User :   oh thanks
User :   29.0 is my bmi
User :   what next?
Doctor :   25-30 is over weight
User :   ya thats what i told u that i am over weight so how to go about it...
Doctor :   Therapeutic weight loss, in individuals who are overweight
Doctor :   can decrease the likelihood of developing diseases such as diabetes.
Doctor :   Overweight and obese individuals face a greater risk of health conditions such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, osteoarthritis[5] and certain types of cancer.
User :   i dnt get that ...
User :   ya that i know and that is what im asking from you .. how to go abt it...
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   For healthy weight loss
Doctor :   a physician should be consulted to develop a weight loss plan that is tailored to the individual.
User :   ya
User :   and ???
Doctor :   weight loss for the purposes of maintaining health
Doctor :   should aim to lose fat while conserving muscle and fluid.
User :   i want to ask that i start skipping my meals wud tht help?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   that come s with other adverse effects
User :   so what do you mean by dieting ...
Doctor :   is the practice of ingesting food in a regulated fashion to achieve or maintain a controlled weight
User :   excuse me for a minute i'll b back!
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, and say when done.

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