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What diet should I take to reduce the weight? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Oct-2013
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User:Hi Doc:)
User:Gud morning
Doctor:how can I help you?
User:regarding health diet
Doctor:Yes, how can I help you with that?
Doctor:What kind of information are you seeking?
User:height is 5.9" weight is 100Kg
User:am looking for a good diet. Please Suggest
Doctor:You need a good diet to reduce weight or to increase weight?
User:Gud Joke
Doctor:You have not mentioned that, so I just want to be sure before answering
User:i know to increase the weight, so only i got that much of weight. i want to know how to reduce weight
Doctor:The best way to reduce weight is not only diet but exercise
Doctor:Exercise is the most important thing
Doctor:then comes diet restriction
Doctor:There is nothing like good diet for reducing weight
User:am doing exercise, but little confusion about diet
Doctor:all you need to do is eat less and exercise more
Doctor:And in diet which is considered good is
Doctor:that which has less fat/oil, more protein
User:that's wat am asking about
Doctor:an ideal diet should generate 50-60% of calories from carbohydrates
User:which protien food i must follow? please advice
Doctor:and 20-30% from proteins
Doctor:and the rest 15% from fats
Doctor:this is recommended for people who are not fat
User:you are not getting my question properly
Doctor:hold on
User:i want to know about good protien items to eat daily
Doctor:For people who are over weight
Doctor:we advice, less or minimal fat like 5-10%, 30% from proteins and the remaining from carbohydrates
Doctor:Generally an adult male who is doing a sitting job like you will need around 2200 Kcals of energy /day
User:we dont know that science words, i want to know about wat items if you know
User:how can we get 2200 Kcals of energy? i mean that wat items should we eat am asking that
Doctor:Look Mr. XXXXXXX I can't help you much if you don't have patience, then you will go and give poor feedback
User:k Sorry
Doctor:Why I am explaining all this to you is to make you understand what you should do
User:if am not satisfied with your answer, i will automatically give poor feedback
User:so wat am asking about my question again and again
Doctor:All I am asking of you is some patience
User:you are saying cals and something , we are unable to understand so wat am asking ayou
Doctor:In cases like your where the person is overweight
Doctor:the person does not need 2200 Kcals
Doctor:you will need much lesser than that
Doctor:and the exact number depends on what goal you wish to set for yourself
User:k i understand that
User:k thankyou XXXXXXX
User:have a good day
Doctor:I am not finished
User:k terll me
Doctor:If you come here expecting one line answers I am sorry I don't do that kind of job
Doctor:the first and most important thing is your patience and your willingness to understand about your problem
Doctor:In your case I would advise about 5 Kg weight loss every 3 months, and not more than that
User:k its my pleasure, please suggest me sir
Doctor:To achieve this, you need to set a goal of eating not more than 1500Kcals to 1600Kcals every day
Doctor:So, what you need to do is
Doctor:Reduce eating large amounts of food
User:k sir
Doctor:every time you eat make sure you eat less than what you generally eat
Doctor:eat small meals but at frequent intervals
Doctor:stop eating anything that is made in oil
Doctor:or is fried
Doctor:do not eat mutton
Doctor:reduce eating chicken
Doctor:Include fish in your food
Doctor:eat lots of fresh green leafy vegetables
User:can we eat prawns and Egg?
Doctor:Stop drinking pepsi and coke and such aerated drinks
Doctor:egg and prawns are fine but limited
Doctor:your diet should be XXXXXXX in fiber
Doctor:and most importantly exercise every day for at least 45 minutes
User:in which vegetables can i get fiber more?
Doctor:These are the basic guidelines to follow in preparing a diet plan
Doctor:You will get fiber more in green leafy vegetable
User:k can u suggest any more vegetables that contains more fiber?
User:not only vegetables, any more items?
Doctor:Based on these guidelines a dietitian will be able to prepare a diet chart for you to follow
Doctor:Fruits also have fiber
Doctor:So I suggest you sit with a good dietitian and prepare a diet chart on the numbers I have given you
User:k thankyou for your suggestion and spending your valuable time with me
Doctor:that is, 1500-1600 Kcal per day
User:i will get back to you if any more queries arise on diet
Doctor:I hope now you understand why the numbers and explanations were given in the beginning
User:kk now i came to know
User:'sorry for that
User:k bye XXXXXXX
User:have a good day
Doctor:And please change your arrogant behavior, and remember you are not doing a favor to me by chatting
User:k k
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