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Obesity, BMI 36.7 - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi,
Doctor :  
Doctor :   Hoew can i be of help/
User :   Hi
Doctor :   ?*
User :   i need to know about weight loss
Doctor :   Yes i can help you with this
Doctor :   May i know your age height and weight ?
User :   i need it for my husband
User :   his hight is 5'6' and weight is 103
Doctor :   Ok, can i get the same details of your husband ?

Doctor :   Age ?
User :   29
Doctor :   His current BMI is 36.7 which is very much more and he can be diagnosed obese
Doctor :   The ideal weight for his height would be 53 to 70kgs
User :   ook
Doctor :   what is his occupation ?
User :   investment consultant
Doctor :   So its more of table work?
Doctor :   Does he work out ?
User :   yes
User :   no he dose not work out
Doctor :   Ok, His basic calorie requirement would be around 2000kcal
Doctor :   or less
User :   ok
Doctor :   Along with daily basis working out
User :   wat should be his workout schedule
User :   we have a treadmill at home...
Doctor :   He has to spend some calories on daily basis by either mornings or evenings , even a brisk walk for 1/2 hour would suffice initially
User :   ok
User :   and on treadmill
Doctor :   combination of diet modification and exercise is a must to loose weight
User :   ok
Doctor :   its recommend 30 - 60 minutes of physical activity a day to stay healthy. Also adding weight-bearing exercises at least 2 times a week is benificial. This will help him to burn some of the unwanted calories.
Doctor :   Fruits and vegetables are packed with beneficial fibers, vitamins and antioxidants. They fill up stomach fast so he feels full earlier. They are also low in calories and helps to keep his calorie count low.
User :   thank you
Doctor :   let him not skip meals,instead Eating small frequent meals help to balance your calorie intake throughout the day and also keeps your blood sugar level balanced. Instead of eating 3 big meals, try to eat 5 - 6 smaller meals throughout the day.
Doctor :   Its good to avoid carbohydrate food more , like rice , sugar , tubers and starch
Doctor :   Juices, soda, cream & sugar in your coffee or tea all add up. Opt for drinking at least 8 glasses of water a day. In addition to providing hydration to the body, it will also help to feel full.
Doctor :   Is he a non vegetarian ?
Doctor :   Are you there
User :   yes
User :   yes he is a nonveg
Doctor :   Then it is advisable to consume non veg food like Chicken , than a normal diet

User :   ok
Doctor :   Hence the meals he consumes should be of low carbohydrate low fat and high protein content which is considered ideal for weight loss
Doctor :   Is there anything i can help you with ?

User :   no thanks a lot
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting, bye for now
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