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Generalized suggestions for diet control to achieve weight loss - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   need to lose weight
Doctor :   I'm Dr.XXX.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   current weight 86 kgs
Doctor :   Please give your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height, Weight and Waist circumference.
User :   current height 5.5 ft
User :   age: 39, gender: male, loc: XXX.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   occupation: XXX., married
User :   waist 42 inch
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You seems to overweight
User :   ofcourse
Doctor :   Tell me about your food habits
User :   I tend to control diet avoid oily foods, have more roti than rice, little breakfast, snacks in lunch and light dinner
Doctor :   Your BMI is 31.6 which is in obese category
Doctor :   Your ideal weight as per your height should be between 52 to 68 kgs
Doctor :   Weight loss should a gradual process, archived by following
User :   I walk 30 mins regularly with some shortfalls
Doctor :   a well balanced along with fitnesses plan to prevent rebound weight gain
Doctor :   At the time not depriving your body with essential nutrient
Doctor :   Which could led to deficiency problems
User :   examples??????!!!
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Doctor :   Did you follow what I said? Please get back to me in case of doubts.
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   well thank you but the part was unclear
User :   rebound weight gain part was unclear
Doctor :   is there anything you would like to ask me?
Doctor :   rebound weight gain is what the person regains after loosing the desired weight.
Doctor :   it happens due to excessive dieting and depriving body of the essential nutrients
Doctor :   so the body craves to eat more and results in rebound wewight gain that is very difficult to loose.
User :   some one suggested to get operated to actually cut out fat
Doctor :   that is called as liposuction or tummy tuck operation and this should be done all other weightloss management program has failed to result in adequate weight loss.
User :   is this harmful
Doctor :   otherwise there is no use of the operation unless diet pattern changes
User :   is this harmful
Doctor :   no it is not harmful, it does give good results provided initial weight loss has been achieved by following the diet and fitness program.
Doctor :   is there anything else you would like to ask me?
User :   when would you suggest liposuction I mean at what stage
Doctor :   right now you need to loose weight . you should loose atleast10% of your current weight over next 6 weeks time
User :   any generalised suggestions for diet control
Doctor :   such that it is a gradual weight loss and it does not push you into rebound weight gain or complications of excessive dieting
Doctor :   1) include more of salads, in form of sprouts and greens such that you get good amount of natural protiens and fibre
Doctor :   2) avoid use of processed food, avoid red meat and meat with visible fat in it
Doctor :   3) take glass of warm water with juice of half lime in it , it wil act as a detoxifier also.
Doctor :   4) divide th entire days caloric requirements into 5-6 small meals and snacks
Doctor :   5) drink plenty of water about 10-12 glasses per day.
Doctor :   6) limit use of carbohydrates and use more of complex carbohydrates like whole wheat and cereals insteadofrice
Doctor :   6) avoid snacking while watching TV.
Doctor :   7) increase activity levels, involving all body parts
Doctor :   take brisk walk for upto 20-25minutes daily
Doctor :   8) Join aerobics class or swimming, they are known to burn fat and calories.
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
Doctor :   please get back to me in case of doubts.
User :   sure Thank you for your advice it was help ful and thank you for your time and patience
Doctor :   is there anything else you would like to ask me?
Doctor :   Can you please share your mobile number and e-mail id so that we may update our records. This information will be useful to us in case we need to send you additional information through mail or sms.
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User :   mob nos: +0000
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Doctor :   you can also do it yourself by going to 'accounts and settings page' and update the contact details.
User :   done
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