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Diet plan for weight loss

65 year old, 5'6", 180 lbs, fat belly, has emphysema , out of breath very easily, exercise at a gym now then....walk 1 mile 30 min....use weights, 1 gin martini nightly, BP 130/85, cholestrol 155......had prostate cancer 2001....seed implant, PSA at 0.01, use Viagra , need to lose weight , need a diet plan.
Asked On : Wed, 24 Feb 2010
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Dietitian & Nutritionist 's  Response
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Thanks for contacting HCM. You need high protein low calorie diet plan. incorporate more fibers in your diet. Keep in mind to keep your BMR high. Never skip any meal.Try to eat low calorie snacks/salads/soups in every two hours.Cut refines and processed food completely. better to avoid fats.

Incorporate Yoga also in your exercise regime.

Answered: Tue, 11 Sep 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement Dr. Saurabh Gupta's  Response
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Thanks for posting your query.

you have to consume protein, carbohydrate, fats, plenty of water, Exclude wheat-containing products, Limit table salts, sugar, and products that contain sugar, Limit heated oils and fats, Avoid products rich in preservatives and cold drinks, Limit alcoholic drinks and full cream dairy products, Aim to have your dinner before 19:00 in the evenings, Depending on lactose tolerance levels, 1-2 cups of fat-free milk or yoghurt (also sugar-free) should be taken for optimal health and to promote weight loss, Ensure 7-8 hours sleep per night for optimal health and complete body recovery.

Hope I have answered your query.

Answered: Tue, 16 Oct 2012
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Dentist Dr. Neha Gupta's  Response
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Foods strictly disallowed

Fast foods, such as McDonald's
Indian fast foods, such as bhel, chaats, samosas, etc.
Fried foods, whether shallow or deep-fried.
Sweet foods

Eat slowly and enjoy your food.

Exercise and diet go hand in hand when weight loss is the goal. This program will gradually ease you into a fitness routine. Once you see some weight loss, the exercise regime needs to get tough to keep up with your body that is growing stronger!

Cardio's all you need for now. Fat burn happens through cardio workouts such as walking, swimming or aerobics. Start with walking three days a week for 20 minutes. The pace should be brisk and you should feel a bit out of breath.

Apart from exercise, keep yourself physically active as much as possible. Take the stairs, walk short distances. Don't lie down during the day. Offer to run errands for your family or help with housework. Go dancing!

Hope I have answered your query.

Wishing you good health.
Answered: Fri, 26 Oct 2012
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  Anonymous's Response

Hi.. In general you need a diet which is contains less protein and less calorie for successful weight reduction.. If you are looking for a complete diet plan, you may have to consult your dietician or you may get it online from different websites... This facility is also available on this website. If you are interested you can avail the facility for a complete diet plan...

Answered: Thu, 25 Feb 2010
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