Following diet and exercise to lose weight...
I have gone through your medical history carefully and understood your concerns.
is used with caution in patients with heart failure
. I suggest to avoid alcohol and tranquilizing drugs as the effects will be enhanced leading to heart failure.
With regards to losing weight, I usually the following diet to my patients:
- drink plenty of water
- have your meals often and small portions
- eat more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fish, poultry, nuts, etc.
- avoid fatty/fried foods
- avoid carbonated drinks
- limit fresh squeezed drinks up to 1 glass/day (no added sugar).
Exercise is also important to lose weight and keep fit.