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Tips to lose weight with balanced diet - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
User :   please proceed with your health query
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User :   Hi...THE BMi indicates that i'm obese....
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   May i know your age, height and weight?
User :   29, about 172 cm, 90 kgs
Doctor :   Your ideal weight should be between 65 to 70 kg
Doctor :   Have you recently gained weight?
User :   20 kgs in the last 4 years...yes and abt 8 kgs in the last 6-7 months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   You shuold have a balanced diet comprising of fruits, veggies, proteins, vitamins and carbohydrates
Doctor :   1) Maintain your calorie intake daily.
Doctor :   2) Do regular exercises
Doctor :   3) Avoid having sweets, oily and junk food
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yes Doctor...seeing what you are typing
Doctor :   Ok
User :   My food doesnt seem to be out of proportion..
User :   I eat regular breakfast, lunch and dinner...
Doctor :   4) Never skip a meal, always have breakfast
User :   Sweet intake may be high though
Doctor :   Keep a count of your calorie intake
User :   but exercise seems to be difficult
Doctor :   See even a regular walk daily for even half an hour is advisable and beneficial.
Doctor :   You should plan your day accordingly, also you can practice yoga
Doctor :   Your calorie requirement daily should be between 1600- 1700 calories depending on your age and weight.
User :   How do I track calorie intake?
Doctor :   First try losing some weight and then maintain weight.
Doctor :   Maintain a food dairy, enter intake of all food items even a small biscuit or a glass of water.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Then calculate the amount of calrie intake daily.
Doctor :   After getting up in morning take a glass of warm water after adding one lime juice and 1 tbsp honey in it.
User :   ok...How do I understnad the calorie consumed at the time of each food intake?
Doctor :   In general high calorie foods are those having high fats and carbohydrate content. For a detailed study you can consult a nutritionist or a dietitian.
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