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Dietitian/Nutritionist Clinic

NBCC Shopping Complex, 1st Floor, Shop F-20, New Town, Action Area-1 Kolkata
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I am here to help you prevent & cure diseases by sharing my current updated knowledge regarding nutrition & physical activity for health. Eating is what all of us do but eating right is w......more
I am here to help you prevent & cure diseases by sharing my current updated knowledge regarding nutrition & physical activity for health. Eating is what all of us do but eating right is what I'll help you with.
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Doctors & Doctors is known for housing experienced Dietitian/Nutritionists. Dt. Pratyasha Agrawal, a well-reputed Dietitian/Nutritionist, practices in Kolkata. Visit this medical health centre for Dietitian/Nutritionists recommended by 63 patients.

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05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
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08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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NBCC Shopping Complex, 1st Floor, Shop F-20, New Town, Action Area-1
New Town Kolkata, West Bengal - 700156
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Dt. Pratyasha Agrawal

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist
91%  (774 ratings)
10 Years experience
400 at clinic
₹200 online
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"Professional" 2 reviews "Prompt" 2 reviews "Well-reasoned" 5 reviews "Helped me impr..." 3 reviews "Practical" 6 reviews "knowledgeable" 30 reviews "Sensible" 6 reviews "Caring" 7 reviews "Very helpful" 39 reviews "Inspiring" 4 reviews

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Nov 22, 2016

Dt. Pratyasha Agrawal provides answers that are knowledgeable. Thanks for giving correct info :-)

Nov 2, 2016

Dt. Pratyasha Agrawal provides answers that are very helpful, knowledgeable, well-reasoned, inspiring and professional. I must say this to the Doctor THANK YOU VERY MUCH. The knowledge you shared is very expressive. I will try to do all of these. If not successded will call or consult you Mam. Thanks a lot :)

Nov 1, 2016

Dt. Pratyasha Agrawal provides answers that are caring. Nice answers

Oct 31, 2016

I found the answers provided by the Dt. Pratyasha Agrawal to be knowledgeable. Thankyou

Oct 26, 2016

I found the answers provided by the Dt. Pratyasha Agrawal to be very helpful. Ty mam l'll definitely follow this..:)

Oct 20, 2016

Dt. Pratyasha Agrawal provides answers that are very helpful, knowledgeable and sensible. Your message is helpful and I will try my best

Oct 19, 2016

I found the answers provided by the Dt. Pratyasha Agrawal to be very helpful. Thanks for your advice

Oct 19, 2016

I found the answers provided by the Dt. Pratyasha Agrawal to be very helpful. Thanks

Oct 18, 2016

Dt. Pratyasha Agrawal provides answers that are very helpful. Thank you so much.

Aug 24, 2016

Dt. Pratyasha Agrawal provides answers that are caring. The doctor who reacts to the patient need is god

Jul 15, 2016

Dr Pratyasha has helped me to reduce my weight from 65 kg to 54 kg ..and also reducing my waist size from 34 inches to 29 inches..she not only helped my health status but also encouraged me to follow a more healthier lifestyle...

Jun 21, 2016

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Jun 2, 2016

Very knowledgeable, experienced and very friendly. Had a great experience with her.

May 30, 2016

Pratyasha madam you have really showed the way to achieve the desired target . Hats off to you - A journey of thoudand miles starts with a single step- and the first step was yours guidance.

May 29, 2016

Dt.Miss Agarwal has been proved as very efficient and fruitful in managing my body weight and food habits.I'm really grateful to her.

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I am very week in physically from starting. My weight is 50-52 kg. So please treat me.

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
I am very week in physically from starting.
My weight is 50-52 kg.
So please treat me.
1. Have small frequent meals at 2-3 hrs interval instead of 3-4 large ones only 2. Eat fast & in bigger utensils 3. Include nutrient & calorie dense foods low in volume like paneer paratha with chutney, dates almonds milkshake, peanut chikki, til ladoo, cow's milk with skim milk powder, premix with soup, egg curry + rice with ghee, cheese-potato sandwich, wheat malt with milk & sugar, fresh fruit juice, sugarcane juice. 4. Drink 3 litres water daily (but not with or just before a meal) 5. Take 15 mins light walk prior to main meals to enhance appetite 6. Have regular sound sleep 7. Get a thyroid function test done.
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I'm very thin ,I need some tips to put on weight I request you provide me few betterment tips.

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
I'm very thin ,I need some tips to put on weight I request you provide me few betterment tips.
1. Have small frequent meals at 2-3 hrs interval instead of 3-4 large ones only 2. Eat fast & in bigger utensils 3. Include nutrient & calorie dense foods low in volume like paneer paratha with chutney, dates almonds milkshake, peanut chikki, til ladoo, cow's milk with skim milk powder, premix with soup, egg curry + rice with ghee, cheese-potato sandwich, wheat malt with milk & sugar, fresh fruit juice, sugarcane juice. 4. Drink 3 litres water daily (but not with or just before a meal) 5. Take 15 mins light walk prior to main meals to enhance appetite 6. Have regular sound sleep 7. Get a thyroid function test done.
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I am 17 years old my height is 5 ft n weight 65 I want to increase my height but how.

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
I am 17 years old my height is 5 ft n weight 65
I want to increase my height but how.
1. Skipping 2. Basketball 3. Hanging from rod 4. Proper intake of calcium & vitamin d through low fat milk, curd, chenna, buttermilk, salted lassi, dates, ragi, soyabean, rajma, spinach, safed til, almonds, egg, fish with bones, fatty fish, sunlight exposure.
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I'm 6 ft tall and weigh 72 kg .Is my body ratio correct? If not then how can I gain mass?

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
I'm 6 ft tall and weigh 72 kg .Is my body ratio correct? If not then how can I gain mass?
As per your height & weight your bmi is within normal range. For increasing muscle mass & weight gain, 1. Have foods high in nutrient, protein & calorie density at 2-3 hrs interval. Include premix, malt, paneer, cheese, til, groundnuts, banana, dates, milkshake, dry fruits, tofu, egg, fatty fish, chicken, rice with ghee, cow milk with skim milk powder. 3 drink 3 litres water daily 4. Oractice strength exercises 5. Avoid skipping meals & junk food.
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My name is Rakshit Misr I wants to increase my appetite so please suggest me some medicine for this my weight is 45 kg and my height is 165 cm.

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
My name is Rakshit Misr I wants to increase my appetite so please suggest me some medicine for this my weight is 45 k...
Medicines alter our metabolism & hormonal balance. So best avoided. Tios for appetite enhancement: 1. 15: mins light walk prior main meals 2. Water intake to be avoided with meal or just before a meal 3. Small frequent meals at 2-3 hrs interval instead of 2-3 meals only 4. Include souo befoe lunch & dinner. 5. Sleep should be sound & complete 6. Yoga & meditation for reducing stress.
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Hi I am 16 year old boy and I am a student. I am requesting you to please give me a 1 week (7 days) diet plan to stay healthy and stay away from diseases. And also I am a non-vegetarian.

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
Hi I am 16 year old boy and I am a student. I am requesting you to please give me a 1 week (7 days) diet plan to stay...
EM: 2 glass plain water empty stomach before brushing teeth, BF: oats/ barley porridge/ suji upma/ chirwa pulao/ dalia or bajra khichdi/ Muesli + low fat milk, MM: whole fruit/ coconut water, L: salad + Multigrain roti/ Brown rice + vegetables + soyabean/ nutrella/ tofu/ sprouts/ dal + fish + raita/ curd/ channa, SN: boiled egg-1 + whole fruit+ nuts+ green tea, DN: salad + Multigrain atra roti/ brown rice + vegetables + curd.
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(1) Is the pre-dinner dose of Insulin to be injected always half of the pre-breakfast dose?(2) Insulin can be injected in any convenient and accessible location of the body?

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
(1) Is the pre-dinner dose of Insulin to be injected always half of the pre-breakfast dose?(2) Insulin can be injecte...
Pre dinner dose of insulin will depend on carb content of dinner. Insulin can be injected in 4 areas: abdomen, thigh, arm, buttock.
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Is cow milk consuming is good for health ?i have listen some that it weakens the bones.

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
Is cow milk consuming is good for health ?i have listen some that it weakens the bones.
No cows milk is nutritionally adequate & suitable for human consumption. It strengthens the bones. But along side vitamin d should also be adequate through sunlight exposure, consumption of fatty fish, whole egg, mushrooms.
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B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
Health Quote of the Week

Bigger snacks, bigger slacks.

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I'm 20. I'm suffering from physical weakness. I have headache overtime. I can't concentrate on anything. I'm getting weaker. I've such symptoms including giddiness, nausea,insomnia. Can you refer some specialists?

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
I'm 20. I'm suffering from physical weakness. I have headache overtime. I can't concentrate on anything. I'm getting ...
Kindly refer a general physician for your symptoms who can then refer to a specialist if needed. Try to have 2-3 litres water daily to avoid dehydration which gives similar symptoms. Avoid skipping meals. Eat small meals at 2-3 hr interval. Include groundnuts, oilseeds- ex til chikki/ladoo, whole legumes-nutrella/rajma/soyabean/chola/chana, whole grains- ex bajra/ragi/wheat malt with milk & sugar, cheese, paneer, fresh fruit juice, banana, dates, dry fruits, milkshake, egg, fatty fish, chicken in your daily diet.
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I feel heavy head in the morning. I want a diet chart in order to feel active and energetic full day. I am 32 year old, with a height of 5.8 feet. I weight around 72 kg. Please help me to be fit and to feel energetic.

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
I feel heavy head in the morning. I want a diet chart in order to feel active and energetic full day. I am 32 year ol...
1. Exercise daily for 1/2 hr 2. Drink 3 litres water daily 3. Have small frequent meals at 2-3 hr interval instead of 3-4 large meals. In between balanced main meals (comprising of whole grains, whole legumes/fish/chicken/egg, fruits, vegetables, low fat dairy product), have healthy snacks- coconut water w/o cream, nuts, oilseeds, boiled egg, roasted chana, roasted makhana, muri with veggies, roasted chirwa, whole fruit with green tea. 4. Eat slowly chewing your food well 5. Avoid junk, processed, refined, sugary foods & drinks, alcohol. 6. Be active- take stairs instead of lift, walk instead of taking transport 7. Avoid skipping meals 8. Sleep & wake up early. 9. Have light & early dinner. 10. Find out the trigger for your headaches. Try chewing ajwain post main meals.
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I've been diagnosed with mild bulky ovaries and grade 1 fatty liver. I guess it means pcod. Im on medication and trying to loose weight. However there is constant dull pain on the left side of my stomach which is really discomforting. Please suggest something to diagnose this pain, it subsides with painkillers. Also is pcod totally curable.

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
I've been diagnosed with mild bulky ovaries and grade 1 fatty liver. I guess it means pcod. Im on medication and tryi...
PCOD & fatty liver management requires weight loss. Apart from medications, diet, lifestyle, daily exercise & weight loss are very helpful in relieving symptoms & sometimes curing it. Here are some tips for weight loss. 1. Have small frequent meals at 2-3 hrs interval instead of 3-4 large meals only. In between balanced main meals-(comprising of a whole grain, whole legume/egg/fish/chicken, low fat dairy, whole fruits, vegetables, salad); include healthy snacks in between- coconut water (w/o cream), whole fruit, roasted makhana, roasted chana (unsalted), nuts & oilseeds, soup, stew, buttermilk, salted lassi, green tea, boiled egg. 2. Drink 2- 3 litres water daily 3. Avoid junk, fried, processed, preserved, sugary foods & drinks, alcohol. 4. Replace simple carbs (sugar, jaggery, honey, maida, sago, cornflour, arrowroot flour, potato, biscuit, cake, white rice, white bread) with complex carbs (whole fruits, vegetables, salads, whole grains-atta, dalia, suji, oats, millets, barley, brown rice, atta bread, quinoa, whole legumes-sprouts, soyabean, pseudo cereals-rajgira, makhana, & nuts, oilseeds). 5. Avoid skipping meals 6. Have early & light dinner. 7. Sleep & wake up early. Have a sound sleep. Avoid use of mobile, laptop etc at bedtime 8. Brisk walk daily for 1 hr. In morning. 9. Walk/ cycle instead of taking transport, take stairs instead of lift/ escalator. 10. Cut down on total oil consumption. Have stewed & boiled foods mostly till fatty liver problem is solved. 11. Take 15 mins light walk post main meals. 12. Avoid sitting for an hr at a stretch continuously 13. Avoid sleeping in afternoon. Light nap of 20 mins is ok.
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Hi Dr, I'm very thin compare to my friend he is 1 year younger then me but he is fat I mean perfect but I'm very thin I wanna gain body so please give some suggestions.

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
Hi Dr,
I'm very thin compare to my friend he is 1 year younger then me but he is fat I mean perfect but I'm very thin...
For healthy weight gain, 1. Have small frequent meals at 2-3 hrs intervals containing foods rich in nutrient & calorie density (concentrated food low in volume) like paneer paratha, cheese-potato sandwich, dates-almonds milkshake, peanut chikki, til ladoo, banana kheer, atta halwa/gond ladoo, thicker atta-maida rotis with ghee, rice with ghee, cow/buffalo milk with skim milk powder, homemade cereal malt with milk & sugar, premix with soup, fruit juice, sugarcane juice, dry fruits, soyabean cutlet/roll, fruit lassi, egg curry/omlette/egg scramble/french toast, fatty fish, thick creamy chicken soup 2. Drink 2-3 litres water daily (but not with or just before meal) 3. Avoid junk foods & empty calorie snacks 4. Enjoy meals in a peaceful environment without distractions 5. Eat fast & in bigger utensils 6. Practice strength exercises-bench press, squats, push up, etc daily to increase lean mass only not causing any weight loss. 7. Get a thyroid profile test done to rule out hyperthyroidism.
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I have a desk job and my weight is highly increases in few months. I have Lose my weight please help.

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
I have a desk job and my weight is highly increases in few months. I have Lose my weight please help.
Sedentary lifestyle causes energy disbalance in our body leading to obesity. Tips for weight loss: 1. Have small frequent meals at 2-3 hrs interval instead of 3-4 large meals only. In between balanced main meals-(comprising of a whole grain, whole legume/egg/fish/chicken, low fat dairy, whole fruits, vegetables, salad); include healthy snacks in between- coconut water (w/o cream), whole fruit, roasted makhana, roasted chana (unsalted), nuts & oilseeds, soup, stew, buttermilk, salted lassi, green tea. 2. Drink 3 litres water daily 3. Avoid junk, fried, processed, preserved, sugary foods & drinks, alcohol. 4. Replace simple carbs (sugar, jaggery, honey, maida, sago, cornflour, arrowroot flour, potato, biscuit, cake, white rice, white bread) with complex carbs (whole fruits, vegetables, salads, whole grains-atta, dalia, suji, oats, millets, barley, brown rice, atta bread, quinoa, whole legumes-sprouts, soyabean, pseudo cereals-rajgira, makhana, & nuts, oilseeds). 5. Avoid skipping meals 6. Have early & light dinner. 7. Sleep & wake up early. Have a sound sleep. Avoid use of mobile, laptop etc at bedtime 8. Brisk walk/Practice yoga daily for 1/2-1 hr. 9. Walk/ cycle instead of taking transport, take stairs instead of lift/ escalator. 10. Cut down on total oil consumption. 11. Take 15 mins light walk post main meals. 12. Avoid sitting for an hr at a stretch continuously 13. Avoid eating in front of TV 14. Play outside regularly-badminton/tennis/football/volleyball/ hockey/golf, etc. 15. Join dance/swimming/karate/boxing classes. 16. Choose healthier options when eating outside- grilled/steamed/boiled/stewed/ roasted foods.
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I am 23 years old, Recently I had a complete blood check up and I am zinc deficient. Please suggest medicine.

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
I am 23 years old, Recently I had a complete blood check up and I am zinc deficient. Please suggest medicine.
Medicine & its dosage should be suggested by the doctor whom you had consulted for the test. Dietary sources of zinc- whole egg, seafood.
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How to Increase Weight to normal BMI? And My eyes went inside, with dark circles around eyes, how to bring it normal?

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
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How to Increase Weight to normal BMI? And
My eyes went inside, with dark circles around eyes, how to bring it normal?
For healthy weight gain, 1. Have small frequent meals at 2-3 hrs intervals containing foods rich in nutrient & calorie density (concentrated food low in volume) like paneer paratha, cheese-potato sandwich, dates-almonds milkshake, peanut chikki, til ladoo, banana kheer, atta halwa/gond ladoo, thicker atta-maida rotis with ghee, rice with ghee, cow/buffalo milk with skim milk powder, homemade cereal malt with milk & sugar, premix with soup, fruit juice, sugarcane juice, dry fruits, soyabean cutlet/roll, fruit lassi, egg curry/omlette/egg scramble/french toast, fatty fish, thick creamy chicken soup 2. Drink 3 litres water daily (but not with or just before meal) 3. Avoid junk foods & empty calorie snacks 4. Enjoy meals in a peaceful environment without distractions 5. Eat fast & in bigger utensils 6. Practice strength exercises-bench press, squats, push up, etc daily to increase lean mass only not causing any weight loss. 7. Get a thyroid profile test done to rule out hyperthyroidism.
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Dear Dietitian, my both leg are so weak and small. But I am hardworking boy. I want to increase my width of legs. Kindly suggest such medicine and healthy foods. Just same as legs. My hand arms also small. I am 29 age. Please.

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
Only certain areas of body cannot be increased separately. Overall weight gain will cause your hands & legs also to increase in size. For healthy weight gain, 1. Have small frequent meals at 2-3 hrs intervals containing foods rich in nutrient & calorie density (concentrated food low in volume) like paneer paratha, cheese-potato sandwich, dates-almonds milkshake, peanut chikki, til ladoo, banana kheer, atta halwa/gond ladoo, thicker atta-maida rotis with ghee, rice with ghee, cow/buffalo milk with skim milk powder, homemade cereal malt with milk & sugar, premix with soup, fruit juice, sugarcane juice, dry fruits, soyabean cutlet/roll, fruit lassi, egg curry/omlette/egg scramble/french toast, fatty fish, thick creamy chicken soup 2. Drink 3 litres water daily (but not with or just before meal) 3. Avoid junk foods & empty calorie snacks 4. Enjoy meals in a peaceful environment without distractions 5. Eat fast & in bigger utensils 6. 15 mins light walk can be taken before meals to increase appetite 7. Get a thyroid profile test done to rule out hyperthyroidism.
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How can I loose my weight. My weight is now 50 kg and I want to loose weight at least 6 kg. So please suggest me something by which I can loose my weight.

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
How can I loose my weight.
My weight is now 50 kg and I want to loose weight at least 6 kg.
So please suggest me some...
Easy yet inexpensive weight loss tips: 1. Have small frequent meals at 2-3 hrs interval instead of 3-4 large meals only. In between balanced main meals-(comprising of a whole grain, whole legume/egg/fish/chicken, low fat dairy, whole fruits, vegetables, salad); include healthy snacks in between- coconut water (w/o cream), whole fruit, roasted makhana, roasted chana (unsalted), nuts & oilseeds, soup, stew, buttermilk, salted lassi, green tea. 2. Drink 2- 3 litres water daily 3. Avoid junk, fried, processed, preserved, sugary foods & drinks, alcohol. 4. Replace simple carbs (sugar, jaggery, honey, maida, sago, cornflour, arrowroot flour, potato, biscuit, cake, white rice, white bread) with complex carbs (whole fruits, vegetables, salads, whole grains-atta, dalia, suji, oats, millets, barley, brown rice, atta bread, quinoa, whole legumes-sprouts, soyabean, pseudo cereals-rajgira, makhana, & nuts, oilseeds). 5. Avoid skipping meals 6. Have early & light dinner. 7. Sleep & wake up early. Have a sound sleep. Avoid use of mobile, laptop etc at bedtime 8. Brisk walk daily for 1/2-1 hr. 9. Walk/ cycle instead of taking transport, take stairs instead of lift/ escalator. 10. Cut down on total oil consumption. 11. Avoid sleeping in afternoon. Light nap of 20 mins is ok. 12. Avoid eating in front of TV 13. Play outside regularly-badminton/tennis/football/volleyball etc. 14. Cleaning (brooming/mopping/dusting)/cooking/gardening/other household activities also help in weight loss.
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Sir my weight is not increasing since I eat minimum but I eat egg so please give me a tips to increase my weight I am college student my weight is only 45 kg.

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
Sir my weight is not increasing since I eat minimum but I eat egg so please give me a tips to increase my weight I am...
For healthy weight gain, 1. Have small frequent meals at 2-3 hrs intervals containing foods rich in nutrient & calorie density (concentrated food low in volume) like paneer paratha, cheese-potato sandwich, dates-almonds milkshake, peanut chikki, til ladoo, banana kheer, atta halwa/gond ladoo, thicker atta-maida rotis with ghee, rice with ghee, cow/buffalo milk with skim milk powder, homemade cereal malt with milk & sugar, premix with soup, fruit juice, sugarcane juice, dry fruits, soyabean cutlet/roll, fruit lassi, egg curry/omlette/egg scramble/french toast, fatty fish, thick creamy chicken soup 2. Drink 2-3 litres water daily (but not with or just before meal) 3. Avoid junk foods & empty calorie snacks 4. Enjoy meals in a peaceful environment without distractions 5. Eat fast & in bigger utensils 6. Practice strength exercises-bench press, squats, push up, etc to increase lean mass only not causing any weight loss. Take 15 mins light walk before meals to enhance appetite. 7. Get a thyroid profile test done to rule out hyperthyroidism.
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My weight is 85 kgs and it is increasing .I want to loose weight suggest some food or medicine to reduce weight.

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
My weight is 85 kgs and it is increasing .I want to loose weight suggest some food or medicine to reduce weight.
Medicines/food supplements though effective in causing weight loss, apart from being expensive, have adverse effects on our health by altering our metabolism & hormonal balance. Instead try these natural, easy yet inexpensive weight loss tips: 1. Have small frequent meals at 2-3 hrs interval instead of 3-4 large meals only. In between balanced main meals-(comprising of a whole grain, whole legume/egg/fish/chicken, low fat dairy, whole fruits, vegetables, salad); include healthy snacks in between- coconut water (w/o cream), whole fruit, roasted makhana, roasted chana (unsalted), nuts & oilseeds, soup, stew, buttermilk, salted lassi, green tea. 2. Drink 2- 3 litres water daily 3. Avoid junk, fried, processed, preserved, sugary foods & drinks, alcohol. 4. Replace simple carbs (sugar, jaggery, honey, maida, sago, cornflour, arrowroot flour, potato, biscuit, cake, white rice, white bread) with complex carbs (whole fruits, vegetables, salads, whole grains-atta, dalia, suji, oats, millets, barley, brown rice, atta bread, quinoa, whole legumes-sprouts, soyabean, pseudo cereals-rajgira, makhana, & nuts, oilseeds). 5. Avoid skipping meals 6. Have early & light dinner. 7. Sleep & wake up early. Have a sound sleep. Avoid use of mobile, laptop etc at bedtime. Avoid staying up late at night & snacking 8. Brisk walk daily for 1 hr. 9. Walk/ cycle instead of taking transport, take stairs instead of lift/ escalator. 10. Cut down on total oil consumption. 11. Take 15 mins light walk post main meals. 12. Avoid sitting for an hr at a stretch continuously 13. Avoid eating in front of TV.
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