Suggest diet plan to reduce weight

Posted on Mon, 13 Nov 2017 in Weight Loss
Question: My height 5 ft 5 inches , my weight 155 lbs
I want to reduce 16lbs, which diet i have to follow.
Answered by Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
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Detailed Answer:
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Could you please provide clarification as to whether you need to reduce weight or increase muscle mass to 161 pounds?
Also, please provide details on any medications you may have or any medications you are taking?
Please provide a general idea on your current diet and exercise regime too.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
Follow up: Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal 2 days later
I just want to decrease weight, daily i am doing half an hour walk, not following any diet
Answered by Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal 8 hours later
Brief Answer:
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Detailed Answer:
Hello again,

Below is a good diet plan to promote weight loss
-Drink a glass of water 15 minutes befire each meal so that you eat less.
-Eat small portion of food spaced frequently rather than 3 large meals a day
-Avoid fatty, fried food
-Avoid processed sugar, starch, carbonated sugary drinks
-Eat protein rich food to make you feel full. Protein rich food include chicken, Turkey breast, soy beans, peanuts, almonds, lentils, oatmeal, flax meal
-Include more fiber rich food like XXXXXXX whole wheat
-Vegetables with minimal calorific value include broccoli, cauliflower, XXXXXXX lettuce, cucumber etc.
-Strawberries are the best fruit option as it is low in sugar content.

Along with the dietary changes, do aerobic exercises like walking, jogging, cycling etc. to loose weight.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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