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Tips to lose weight mainly tummy

Hi, I am 163 cm height, 62 kg weight. I have tummy that is looking odd for me. Can you give me some tips to reduce the weight mainly tummy. Thanks, Manju
Asked On : Thu, 25 Nov 2010
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Dietitian & Nutritionist 's  Response
Welcome to Healthcare Magic

One of the very basic concepts that we all have to deal with when trying to lose weight is cutting calories.
Here are some tips
1.Stop drinking calories -taking juices with added sugars,
milk with high fat content.
2.Eat more often - Snack in between meals
3.Switch to lean meats - Chicken, fish, turkey rather than red meats and organ meats.
4.Add volume - Include a fruit or vegetable salad along with your meal.
5.Downsize - cut down the portion size or share it with your spouse or friend.
6.Get fresh - try avoiding processed foods as much as possible, use salad dressing like lemon, olive oil,mustard sauce rather than mayo or sugary sauce.
7.Eat breakfast - skipping breakfast will make you feel hungry throughout the day.
8.Bake Lighter - Cut down sugar to 1/2 and fat to 1/3 , you'll still see good results in baking foods.
9.Turn up volume - before the meal , take broth based soup or a large salad.
10.Sleep more and eat at home - adequate sleep 6-7 hours and avoid eating out often.

Answered: Tue, 4 Jan 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Raju A.T's  Response

Welcome to Healthcaremagic forum,

1)Drink a glass of water before you start the meal.
2)Have another glass of water while you are having the meal
3)Stay away from sweetened bottle drinks, especially sodas.
4)Include in your diet things that contain more water like tomatoes and watermelons.
4)Eat fresh fruit instead of drinking fruit juice
5)Increase your fiber intake.
6)50 to 55% of your diet should be carbohydrates
7)25 to 30% of your diet should be proteins
8) Choose white meat rather than red.
9) High Fiber multigrain breads are better than white breads.
10) Limit your sugar intake.
Abdminal exercises along wit the above tips will surely answer your problem.

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Answered: Sat, 27 Nov 2010
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