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Oats meal for reducing high cholestrol - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   GM Doctor
User :   Shall we take Oats or Flake during dinner...
User :   ?
Doctor :   May I know your age and gender?
User :   27 & M
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
Doctor :   Oat flakes are high fibre diet.
Doctor :   An important diet component if your primary goal is weight reduction.
Doctor :   Hence if you are planning for weight reduction, then you can use oat flakes.
Doctor :   But if your target is weight gain, then its not recommended that you use oat flakes regularly.
User :   Ok thanks.... I am not looking for weight reduction as such....
User :   I had health check up recently and my cholestro level is bit higher than normal level.. some 229 mg/dl or something so wanna reduce that level..
Doctor :   The other use of oat flakes are cholesterol control, helps in bowel irregularities.
Doctor :   Yes,
Doctor :   its useful in reducing cholesterol.
Doctor :   However, watch out for other cholesterol intake.
User :   yes sure Doctor...
User :   Thanks for the info....
Doctor :   If you are consuming high cholesterol products such as too much oily products, rich diary products, red meat, then there is no point in just
Doctor :   using oat flakes.
Doctor :   Hence other dietary restriction is equally important.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   No Doc.... Thanks much...
User :   Have a nice day... Bye...
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
Doctor :   Have a great day!!
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