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Introduction Best Healthcare Brand Award - 2016 by Economic Times. Prettislim has ranked as Mumbai No. 1 Slimming Clinic by All India Times Hospitals & Clinics Survey. Prettislim Bag......more
Introduction Best Healthcare Brand Award - 2016 by Economic Times. Prettislim has ranked as Mumbai No. 1 Slimming Clinic by All India Times Hospitals & Clinics Survey. Prettislim Bags KAF’s Business & Entertainment Global Award for Best Slimming Clinic in Mumbai PrettislimTM Clinic is a 10 Year Old, Slimming & Body shaping clinic, run by a team of qualified MBBS, MD Doctors, Dietitians, Physiotherapists & allied Health Professionals. PrettislimTM launched U-LipoTM, first time in India, few years back. Till date thousands of clients have been successfully treated through U-LipoTM. We have thousands of satisfied clients, from all strata of society, including doctors, lawyers, models, cine stars, celebrities ,government officers, politicians, corporate executives, professionals, housewives & students, who have given us 95% satisfaction ratings. Our highest number of satisfied clients, has made us The No.1 Slimming clinic in Mumbai. Our team is focused & committed for the R & D and treatment for Body Shaping, Figure Correction, Obesity & its related conditions. We have in-house R & D department comprising of Doctors, Physiotherapists, Dietitians & Counselors, for doing the research & development, on the technological advances & its suitability/ adaptability to the different subjects. All our treatment are launched after thorough research and trials. PrettislimTM is one of the very few clinics, where all the treatments are done by the Doctors and not by the unskilled technicians. We do not compromise on quality & safety of our clients. All our clients get a complimentary copy of the hugely popular book- Slimming Secrets- The little Book of Slimming. This book is a treasure house for our clients. It helps the clients to understand the concepts of Dietary, Behavioral, Hormonal, Slimming tools & Slimming Treatments. It also shares simple and easy methods to follow, that helps the clients to achieve their health goals like Slimming tips, Healthy Recipes, Motivating Success Stories of our Clients, apart from the “ Food Diary”, which is considered “The No.1 Slimming tool” worldwide. For the convenience of our clients, Slimming secrets is available in 4 languages ie English, Hindi, Marathi & Gujarati. Reading this Little Book cover to cover, is recommended to all our clients, for gaining in depth knowledge about Slimming & Fitness. We also have effective Client Management systems to effective use the various modes of communication for the benefit of our clients. We have developed robust feedback mechanism, for you to share your experiences with us. We also have tie-ups with leading brands for other fitness & nutrition products, with arrangements for home delivery, for the convenience of our clients. We believe in 360 degree approach for the benefit of our clients. Our experts not only work on the body through the latest technology available, but we also focus on lifestyle management, Medical examination, dietary advice, Mind-Body connection and much more. We also believe that there is always a scope of improvement. We constantly make endeavors to achieve the same objective, by ways of continuous training, monitoring, auditing of all our systems & procedures. Success of any slimming program also depends on client’s cooperation, in following the instructions given by the dietitians/ doctors. Hence to become “Fit for Life”, the first & foremost decision you have to take, is to “Take 100 % responsibility of your Slimming Program”. Our experts will take all efforts to support you in your endeavor. We wish you Good luck & Success in your journey towards a Fit & Healthy body. We will be happy to have your feedback on your experience with PrettislimTM. Do share your experience / suggestions on info@prettislim.net. Also remember that Fitness is not a Destination, It is a Way of Life. Enrolling with PrettislimTM clinic is your first step towards your goal of achieving a fit & healthy body. We are sure that you shall adapt very well and enjoy the fruits of a healthy & fit body.

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Hello Everybody,<br/><br/>I am Dr Puneet Nayak, CMD prettislim a chain of obesity and slimming cl...

Hello Everybody,

I am Dr Puneet Nayak, CMD prettislim a chain of obesity and slimming clinic Mumbai.

Today I will share with you few tips to maintain fitness during the holidays and vacations.

We all work around the year and deserve application during the year to rejuvenate our mind, body and spirit . Use the holidays and vacations as a motivational tool to become fit , smart and healthy.

We all love to share our holiday pics with friends and loved ones on social media - it's up to you to decide how you want to look in those holiday pics. If you want to look fit and smart , you have to use holidays as a motivational tool so that before you start your holidays you should regain your fitness levels to look your best during holiday pics. There is usually a time lag in our plan for holidays as we plan it atleast few months in advance. If you are planning for at least International holiday ,  we do have to use this time to become fit and healthy as the time is usually less and we need to better take professional help . Take a selector sent with approval track record to help you achieve your fitness goals - usually body areas like Tommy and double chain for men and lower body hips and thighs for women need special attention.

If you take enough precautions and a fitness gym before you plan for holidays, you can definitely avoid gaining weight during holidays and look your best during holiday pics. So if you use this strategy , plan your holiday with a fitness regiment. You can even make a better choice if you are under fitness plan .

Apart from pre preparations , what precautions you can take during the holidays ? I would like to share few tips about that also - avoid choosing a meal plan along with your hotel stay as whenever you travel you tend to eat outside the local delicacies . Also along with that , if you have pre booked meal plan ,  you may think you overeat as I already paid for it . Also carry some healthy snacks like protein bars healthy biscuits as reading snacking options.

If you do not have 20 , you may choose locally on healthy available food which may add few more kilos. Whenever you are on a holiday, try to connect with nature like some physical activities such as walking on a beach or trekking on the hills . Connecting with nature also add to your fitness levels. Also most of the resorts and hotels have in house swimming pools, health clubs, gymnasiums. Don't forget to even explode this as a part of your holidays.

If you use these simple tips , I am sure you will not only enjoy your holidays but you can also maintain your fitness levels during the vacations.

Even if you have gained few kgs after your holidays , and once you are back , don't ignore because if you ignore these kgs will pile up and the problem will become much bigger . Most of the people tend to become busy in their work once the holidays are over. Avoid taking any steps for the fitness because of busy schedule as they tend to neglect the fitness.

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Hello, everybody, I am Dr Puneet Nayak, CMD Prettislim Clinic. Today I will be talking about how ...

Hello, everybody, I am Dr Puneet Nayak, CMD Prettislim Clinic. Today I will be talking about how to remain fit and healthy in today’s busy life. All of us want to remain fit and healthy, but we always complain we are short of time. I believe that more than shortness of time. It is the lack of motivation or the lack of action which makes us to not achieve our fitness goals. So first thing is that focus, that orientation, that yes, fitness is important, like other aspects of life like career, family life, social life, entertainment, fitness is also something important which needs to be given time, effort, energy and focus. Once you develop this orientation, then the next step will automatically come in. Next step is, finding good professionals. Like every other field of this world, fitness is a specialized field. You need good professionals or good centres where you can have specialized professionals like dieticians, physicians, fitness trainers, yoga trainers to help you achieve your fitness goals.

At Prettislim, we are eleven year old clinic with a team of 50 doctors, 25 dieticians, 20 counsellors and 6 physicians in our team. We help you achieve your fitness and slimming goals, through the use of human involvement as well as the use of latest technology, as well as the use of technology to give you reminders and support you during the program. So after finding a good professional place and centre, it is also very important to take charge of your fitness, because until you take charge then your goals will not be achieved. And it is also important to know that fitness is not an all-or-none phenomenon, it is not that either you have a big pot belly, or you have a six pack. You can always be somewhere in the middle.

So if you’re better than what you were yesterday, a week back, or a month back, you are in the right direction. So keep up the momentum. If you make unreasonable goals, then you’re bound to fail, and which will reduce your motivation and you will go haywire. So if you are better than what you were yesterday, a week back, or a month back, keep your bag packed and move ahead. You are in the right direction. Also, it is very important to keep a variety of fitness regimen. Sometimes you’re doing walking, jogging, treadmill, sometimes some games, this will keep you pep up, you will not get bored, otherwise, if you get bored you drop, everything and become lethargic. Keep a variety.

Also, it is important that use some good fitness nutritional supplements, like protein, fibre, calcium, vitamin, as they are very important to help you achieve your fitness goals. So be regular, don’t hesitate, it is going to help you. Apart from this, it’s also very important that sometimes it might happen that you may lose focus and you may go haywire. But don’t worry. Find a good occasion to remotivate yourself. It can be your birthday, a new year, a friend’s marriage, or it can be even your upcoming holiday. Use it as a motivation tool, and get your ball rolling again. In no time, you will be able to achieve your fitness goals again. Also, be attentive towards your fitness regimen. Read more, listen more, watch more about your fitness, because fitness is an ever-changing field.

Like in Prettislim we introduced four-in-one technology 4 years back. Where we use four technologies in one treatment of 60 minutes to help you lose your unwanted body fat. So you only need 60 minutes a week, which can definitely fit into your busy schedule. Over and above, you get dietician support through slimming tips as well as SMS, Whatsapp, and e-mail.

So what are you waiting for? If you don’t have time, still you can become fit and healthy by just giving 60 minutes a week. I am sure the tools which I have suggested you in my video would help you to achieve your fitness goals even if you’re busy. For more information, you can always connect me through Lybrate.com, or know more about us at www.prettislim.com.

Thank you very much.

 

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Ways To Maintain Your Fitness On Vacation

PrettislimTM Clinic is a 10 Year Old
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
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Hello Everybody,

I am Dr Puneet Nayak, CMD prettislim a chain of obesity and slimming clinic Mumbai.

Today I will share with you few tips to maintain fitness during the holidays and vacations.

We all work around the year and deserve application during the year to rejuvenate our mind, body and spirit . Use the holidays and vacations as a motivational tool to become fit , smart and healthy.

We all love to share our holiday pics with friends and loved ones on social media - it's up to you to decide how you want to look in those holiday pics. If you want to look fit and smart , you have to use holidays as a motivational tool so that before you start your holidays you should regain your fitness levels to look your best during holiday pics. There is usually a time lag in our plan for holidays as we plan it atleast few months in advance. If you are planning for at least International holiday ,  we do have to use this time to become fit and healthy as the time is usually less and we need to better take professional help . Take a selector sent with approval track record to help you achieve your fitness goals - usually body areas like Tommy and double chain for men and lower body hips and thighs for women need special attention.

If you take enough precautions and a fitness gym before you plan for holidays, you can definitely avoid gaining weight during holidays and look your best during holiday pics. So if you use this strategy , plan your holiday with a fitness regiment. You can even make a better choice if you are under fitness plan .

Apart from pre preparations , what precautions you can take during the holidays ? I would like to share few tips about that also - avoid choosing a meal plan along with your hotel stay as whenever you travel you tend to eat outside the local delicacies . Also along with that , if you have pre booked meal plan ,  you may think you overeat as I already paid for it . Also carry some healthy snacks like protein bars healthy biscuits as reading snacking options.

If you do not have 20 , you may choose locally on healthy available food which may add few more kilos. Whenever you are on a holiday, try to connect with nature like some physical activities such as walking on a beach or trekking on the hills . Connecting with nature also add to your fitness levels. Also most of the resorts and hotels have in house swimming pools, health clubs, gymnasiums. Don't forget to even explode this as a part of your holidays.

If you use these simple tips , I am sure you will not only enjoy your holidays but you can also maintain your fitness levels during the vacations.

Even if you have gained few kgs after your holidays , and once you are back , don't ignore because if you ignore these kgs will pile up and the problem will become much bigger . Most of the people tend to become busy in their work once the holidays are over. Avoid taking any steps for the fitness because of busy schedule as they tend to neglect the fitness.

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My health is very poor .I always different kind of person because fatty and headache problem so give you solution hiw to loose fat and headache problem.

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My health is very poor .I always different kind of person because fatty and headache problem so give you solution hiw...
Hi lybrate-user, you need to work on your fat and obesity as because of obesity also people heave bodyache, headache issues. Along with that immunity goes down. So, I would advise you to start with good protein intake in your diet like protein supplement, paneer, tofu, chicken, egg, fish etc and reduce carb intake like bread, rice, root vegetable etc. Also, for professional personal guidance and treatment according to your BCA report.
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Is Soup A Complete Dinner?

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Is Soup A Complete Dinner?

Soups are normally the first thing you order at a restaurant, followed by at least two other meal courses. The universally accepted appetizer takes a backseat when contemplating dinner. But can it be considered a complete dinner meal in itself?

To rightly be considered as dinner, a soup must not only be filling, but must also be correct on the calorie chart. Hearty soups like Russian Borsch, Vietnamese pho, and Italian Minestrone are considered as main courses. They have an apt mix of vegetables, protein and carbohydrates in a single bowl. Thick soups that carry not only the broth, but also toppings that make them sumptuous, can be had as your dinner.

These kind of all-in-one soups, that carry a number of condiments on their side, and ingredients in them, are also a great way of utilizing leftovers. For fussy eaters, a lot of ingredients can be blended well and masked in the form of soup. It is a perfect comfort food, which can be easily cooked, and is loved by almost everyone. It also carries benefits for people who want to lose weight.

Home-made soups are much healthier than the ready-to-drink packet ones as the packet ones have starch and few other ingredients which are not healthy. Another important thing is the time of having these soups. It should be preferred that soups should be taken as early as possible in the evenings, latest by 7:00pm, if at home and 8:00pm if having dinner out as it has salt content which can lead to water retention in the body if consumed too late. The soup can be coupled with freshly cut salad without any creams or fat content.

The calories in a soup can range from 20 to 100 approximately, depending upon the density and the additives. However, the usual by-the-sides like breadsticks, potatoes, rice crackers, naan bread, tofu croutons, creme fraiche, or even a spoonful of pesto etc. increase the calorie content and hence should be avoided.

So the next time you stress about what to cook for dinner, just pick up some vegetables off the shelf, or meat, and blend your way through an easy,nutritious and yummy dinner choice. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dietitian/Nutritionist.

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The 3 Don'ts Of Healthy Diet

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The 3 Don'ts Of Healthy Diet

The 3 Do's of Healthy Diet:
1. Try to eat more unprocessed foods

Use fresh ingredients like vegetables, eggs, milk, lean meat etc to prepare your meals in and try to avoid consumption of processed food as far as possible. In most cases, processed food items are loaded with preservatives, added chemical substances, sweeteners, fats and artificial colours, which should be avoided to maintain good health. Also, make sure to include lots of fresh fruits, nuts and legumes in your daily diet instead of fruit juices, instant noodles or frozen food items.
2. Include whole grains in your diet
Whole grains have a lesser glycemic index (figure that measures the ability of carbohydrates to increase glucose in your blood), which makes them a healthy food option. Whole grains keep you full for long hours while providing you with energy to concentrate at work throughout the day. When it comes to taste, the flavour and nuttiness of whole grains are superior to refined ones. So, prefer wholegrain bread, pasta or brown rice when choosing your food items.
3. Monitor your serving sizes
Monitoring the amount of what you eat is important as it helps you to limit your intake of unhealthy food. Also, ensure that the amount of food you eat for dinner is lesser than that of your lunch. Ideally, for lunch, you should ensure that half your meal consists of salad or vegetables and the other half should contain lean proteins and low-gi or whole grain carbs in equal amounts.

The 3 Don'ts of Healthy Diet:
1. Skip breakfast
Breakfast is considered to be the most significant meal of the day. Make it a habit to have breakfast every day as skipping this meal can adversely affect your health by causing obesity, irritated mood, and headaches while increasing your risks of getting hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in your bloodstream).
2. Eat excessively saturated fat
Try to minimise your intake of food containing saturated fats as this can lead to the accumulation of weight in different parts of your body. Instead of consuming, huge amounts of milk, cheese, butter, bacon, meat etc. Switch to low-fat substitutes like white-meat chicken, reduced-fat dairy products, soy versions of traditional meat etc.
3. Give up your entire diet plan for a small mistake
If you happen to make only one dieting mistake, don't feel disappointed and start munching on unhealthy or junk food. Just remember that eating large amounts of unhealthy food can nullify all the effects of healthy eating you have experienced so far. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dietitian/Nutritionist.

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Tips for Weight loss in Busy Life

MBBS, DFM, Diploma in Diet and Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
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Hello, everybody, I am Dr Puneet Nayak, CMD Prettislim Clinic. Today I will be talking about how to remain fit and healthy in today’s busy life. All of us want to remain fit and healthy, but we always complain we are short of time. I believe that more than shortness of time. It is the lack of motivation or the lack of action which makes us to not achieve our fitness goals. So first thing is that focus, that orientation, that yes, fitness is important, like other aspects of life like career, family life, social life, entertainment, fitness is also something important which needs to be given time, effort, energy and focus. Once you develop this orientation, then the next step will automatically come in. Next step is, finding good professionals. Like every other field of this world, fitness is a specialized field. You need good professionals or good centres where you can have specialized professionals like dieticians, physicians, fitness trainers, yoga trainers to help you achieve your fitness goals.

At Prettislim, we are eleven year old clinic with a team of 50 doctors, 25 dieticians, 20 counsellors and 6 physicians in our team. We help you achieve your fitness and slimming goals, through the use of human involvement as well as the use of latest technology, as well as the use of technology to give you reminders and support you during the program. So after finding a good professional place and centre, it is also very important to take charge of your fitness, because until you take charge then your goals will not be achieved. And it is also important to know that fitness is not an all-or-none phenomenon, it is not that either you have a big pot belly, or you have a six pack. You can always be somewhere in the middle.

So if you’re better than what you were yesterday, a week back, or a month back, you are in the right direction. So keep up the momentum. If you make unreasonable goals, then you’re bound to fail, and which will reduce your motivation and you will go haywire. So if you are better than what you were yesterday, a week back, or a month back, keep your bag packed and move ahead. You are in the right direction. Also, it is very important to keep a variety of fitness regimen. Sometimes you’re doing walking, jogging, treadmill, sometimes some games, this will keep you pep up, you will not get bored, otherwise, if you get bored you drop, everything and become lethargic. Keep a variety.

Also, it is important that use some good fitness nutritional supplements, like protein, fibre, calcium, vitamin, as they are very important to help you achieve your fitness goals. So be regular, don’t hesitate, it is going to help you. Apart from this, it’s also very important that sometimes it might happen that you may lose focus and you may go haywire. But don’t worry. Find a good occasion to remotivate yourself. It can be your birthday, a new year, a friend’s marriage, or it can be even your upcoming holiday. Use it as a motivation tool, and get your ball rolling again. In no time, you will be able to achieve your fitness goals again. Also, be attentive towards your fitness regimen. Read more, listen more, watch more about your fitness, because fitness is an ever-changing field.

Like in Prettislim we introduced four-in-one technology 4 years back. Where we use four technologies in one treatment of 60 minutes to help you lose your unwanted body fat. So you only need 60 minutes a week, which can definitely fit into your busy schedule. Over and above, you get dietician support through slimming tips as well as SMS, Whatsapp, and e-mail.

So what are you waiting for? If you don’t have time, still you can become fit and healthy by just giving 60 minutes a week. I am sure the tools which I have suggested you in my video would help you to achieve your fitness goals even if you’re busy. For more information, you can always connect me through Lybrate.com, or know more about us at www.prettislim.com.

Thank you very much.

 

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Quinoa - 10 Proven Health Benefits Of It!

PrettislimTM Clinic is a 10 Year Old
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Quinoa - 10 Proven Health Benefits Of It!

Quinoa is considered to be one of the world's healthiest foods. It is gluten free and high in protein. It is among the few plants which contain all 9 essential amino acids. Quinoa is also rich in fiber, iron, potassium, phosphorus, Vitamin E, vitamin B and other beneficial antioxidants.

Here are 10 health benefits of quinoa:

  1. Quinoa comes in red, white and black colors. It is an edible seed and becoming very trendy among the people who are health conscious. It is loaded with the richness of many important nutrients. There are traces of nutrients present which are very healthy for the body These include flavonoids which are basically the plant antioxidants which have beneficial effects on the health. Quercetin and Kaempferol are flavonoids and are found in large amounts in quinoa. Both these molecules have anti viral, anti inflammatory, anti cancer and anti depressants effects.
  2. Very high in fiber, much higher than most grains. It is high in fiber, but boiled quinoa has less fiber in it as it is absorbed by the water. It has almost 17-27 grams of fiber per cup.
  3. Gluten free and perfect for people with gluten intolerance. A gluten free diet is considered to be healthy as long as the starches are not refined as this causes a problem. If gluten foods with refined sugars are consumed they are equal to consuming junk food. Quinoa is a natural gluten free product and is used in gluten free recipes. This increases the nutrient value and the antioxidants of the gluten diet.
  4. Amino acids make up the protein. Some of these amino acids are known as essential as we need to get them through diet. Many plant foods are deficient in some essential amino acids like lysine. But quinoa is an exception, as it contains all the nine amino acids.
  5. The glycemic index is usually done to measure the blood sugar levels. On eating foods high in glycemic index, it can stimulate the hunger and leads to obesity. The glycemic index of quinoa is 53 which is low.
  6. Certain nutrients like magnesium, potassium, zinc and (for women) irons go missing from the diet. Quinoa is very high in all these minerals, especially magnesium.
  7. Quinoa can lower blood sugar and triglyceride level thus, improving metabolic health.
  8. Quinoa appears to be very high in antioxidants, which are increased even further after the seeds are sprouted.
  9. Helps in losing weight as quinoa is high in fiber, protein and has a low glycemic index.
  10. Quinoa is very easy to include in diet.

If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dietitian-nutritionist.

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