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Weight Loss - Symptom, Treatment And Causes

  • Lean meat like chicken.
  • Fish and seafood- Trout, shrimps, lobsters and salmon.
  • Eggs rich in Omega 3 fatty acids.

Dieticians are of the opinion that high protein diets can reduce obsessive thoughts about eating food by 60%. It kills the desires for eating late night snacks by half and eats at least 441 calories less food intake per day. Although you do not need to exercise a lot to lose weight on this plan. But then again exercise is always good for your health.

The best option is to visit the gym at least 3-4 times a week. Do a warm up first, followed by lifting weights and stretch. By weight lifting, experts are of the opinion, that weight lifting and eating low carbs at the same time prevent your metabolism from slowing down and at the same time helps you to lose weight. If lifting weight is not your cup of tea, then doing some easy cardio workouts like jogging, running, walking and swimming which are also apt for losing weight.

Treatable by medical professional Usually self diagnosable Lab test sometimes required Short-term: resolves within days to weeks Non communicable
Symptoms
Feeling overweight.

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Most Common Types Of Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery!

Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, Fellowship in Bariatric Surgery, M.S.
Bariatrician, Lucknow
Most Common Types Of Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery!

Laproscopic Bariatric Surgery allows Surgeons to perform minimally-invasive treatments to obese patients who have had repeated failure in losing weight through diet change and exercise. Bariatric Surgery is a procedure that does not require any incisions. Patients can return home within 2-3days without much discomfort. In this procedure, inserting operative instruments through multiple holes along with a camera which displays video images on monitor without making a single incision. The camera allows the Surgeons to witness the internal condition and perform the procedure safely. The three most well-known Laproscopic bariatric surgery procedures include gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, and mini-gastric bypass. 

Most common types of Laparoscopic bariatric surgery: 

  1. Gastric sleeve: This is a more drastic mode of surgery and is a new addition to the bariatric endoscopic surgery procedures. Through this procedure, 90 percent of a patient’s stomach is removed to facilitate the loss of hunger. This also helps in portion control of food. 
  2. Gastric bypass: This is the most widely used bariatric procedure to cut down fats and control hunger across the globe. The digestive system is re-routed to suppress the hunger of the patient in this procedure. It also contains minimal risk to a healthy individual. 
  3. Mini-Gastric bypass: Similar to Gastric bypass but shorter procedure with approximately equal results in comparison to gastric bypass. 
  4. Other procedures for weight loss are: EndoBarrier therapy and Intra-gastric balloon The procedure is decided by the Surgeons and depending on which types of the procedure will suit you the most. 

Bariatric Surgery allows doctors to perform minimally-invasive treatments to obese patients who have had repeated failure in losing weight through diet change and exercise. Bariatric Surgery is a procedure that does not require any incisions. Patients can return home within the few day without much discomfort. A keyhole procedure involves inserting camera and instructions within abdominal cavity and operations performed by viewing over the monitor. The camera allows the doctor to witness the internal condition and perform the procedure safely. 

Benefits of Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery: 

Being a minimally-invasive procedure, laparoscopic bariatric surgery has its own advantages. Since minimal incisions are made, the risk of operative complications is easily mitigated. Bariatric surgery is also a long-term solution.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Suffering From Diabetes - 7 Foods That Are A Big 'NO'!

Dip.Diab, Fellowship Diabetology (Gold Medallist), MBBS
Diabetologist, Thane

Diabetic patients should have a meticulous focus on the kind of food they consume. While too much food can shoot up the blood sugar level, too less food can bring down the blood sugar level. It is necessary to maintain a fine balance. It is also very critical to refrain from certain food items which can give a blow back to diabetes.

Here is a list of 8 such food items to stay away from:

  1. Candy: Candies contain a high amount of sugar and largely contribute to weight gain and increase in blood sugar. Instead of consuming candies, it makes sense to satisfy the sweet tooth with food items such as berries, fruit salad etc.
  2. Pastries and cakes: Pastries and cakes are loaded with white flour, sugar, and sodium. They not, only interfere with the proper functioning of insulin in the body but can shoot up blood sugar level in a very short span of time.
  3. White bread: White bread acts just like sugar. Once the body digests it, the refined starch in the white bread interferes with insulin and disturbs diabetes control. A better option to white bread is a whole bread English muffin.
  4. French fries: A favorite to many, this can wreak havoc to the blood sugar level of a person suffering from diabetes. It contains tons of oil, carb, and starch. It raises the cholesterol level and invites other diseases as well.
  5. Syrup and pancakes: It is one of the worst choices in a breakfast. It has loads of white flour and carbs. The butter inside the pancakes makes it worse. Not only does it interfere with the insulin in the body, it majorly disturbs the diabetes control regime.
  6. Raisins: While raisins may not be as harmful as other food items, it still has a detrimental effect on the body. Owing to its concentrated sugar content, it can raise the blood sugar level.
  7. Fruit juice: Strange as it may sound, fruit juice, even if they are hundred percent pure is as good as a sugar syrup. It can sharply increase the blood sugar level and be a major roadblock to diabetes control.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Early Warning Signs Of Cancer That We Often Ignore!

MBBS, MD(General Medicine), Fellowship Hemato - Oncology (Hemat-Oncology), DM(Medical Oncology), DNB(Medical Oncology)
Oncologist, Kolkata
Early Warning Signs Of Cancer That We Often Ignore!

Cancer has been regarded as one of the most deadly diseases. It is a non-communicable chronic disorder, caused by uncontrolled growth of cells in the human body. Every year over 7 million people succumb to this disease globally and over 12 million people are diagnosed with cancer. Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), estimated that India will observe over 8 lakh deaths and over 17 lakh new cancer cases annually by the year 2020. The survival expectancy of a cancer patient depends upon the stage of diagnosis.

There are some forms of cancer which show any noticeable symptoms only in the final stage while there are certain other subtle symptoms which if paid attention to might save a life.
Some common signs of cancer:

  • Unexplained weight lossThis is one of the earliest noticeable symptoms of cancer and is particularly common in patients of lung and breast cancer. Weight loss has been observed in over 40% of cancer patients at the time of diagnosis. Losing over 10% of body weight in a span of 6 months or less could be a cause of concern.
  • Wheezing: This is associated with lung cancer, which is also the most common form of cancer. When the airway in the lungs is pressed or narrowed by a tumor, it creates a wheezing sound while breathing.
  • Frequent infections: Frequent infections and fever may indicate that something is not right with the internal organs of the body. This could be because of cancerous conditions such as leukemia or lymphoma
  • Loss of appetite: Cancer impacts the metabolic process of the body, hence often leads to a loss of appetite. This is particularly a symptom of colon, stomach, ovaries and pancreatic cancer. 
  • Blood in stool/urine: Traces of blood while passing stool or urine could be a symptom of cancer. Though, this could be attributed to many other infections and conditions as well.
  • Chronic cough: Flu and cough along with symptoms like chest pain, hoarseness, weight loss and fatigue could be because of lung cancer.
  • Night sweats: Though night sweat could be attributed to many more reasons, it is also one of the many early warning signs of cancer.

Cancer symptoms specific to men:

Cancer symptoms specific to women:

Early detection is the key to success in your fight against cancer. So,  if you witness any of the above symptoms get yourself diagnosed at the earliest. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Bariatric Surgery - Aftercare Tips You Must Follow!

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, M.Mas, Diploma In Minimal Access Surgery, Fellowship In Minimal Access Surgery, Fellowship In Robotic Surgery, FICS, F.I.A.G.E.S, FAMASI
Surgical Gastroenterologist, Chennai
Bariatric Surgery - Aftercare Tips You Must Follow!

If you have taken the big decision to go ahead with bariatric surgery, one thing you need to prepare for well in advance is the additional effort that is required after the surgery to ensure it is a success. The results will be evident only after a few months post the surgery. This period requires your constant attention.

Listed below are some after-care measures that are essential for the success of a bariatric surgery.

  1. Hospital stay: Most patients are advised hospital stay for four days, during which the hospital staff will ensure the sleeve is working fine. No food is allowed for 48 hours. Diet is gradually advanced from water to clear liquids, about 50 ml to 100 ml and then to 150 ml.
  2. Wound care: Depending on whether a laparoscopic or open surgery was done, the number and location of incisions will vary. However, the wound should be maintained clean and it should be ensured that there is no infection of the site. Wound care should be done by the nursing staff if required. Suture removal, if required, should be done as per doctor’s advice.
  3. Pain management: Finish the course of antibiotics and pain killers to ensure infection is completely gone. Pain would continue, if the infection is not completely controlled.
  4. Diet: The first two weeks would be a completely liquid diet. The next two weeks will consist of a pureed diet. After these four weeks, solid foods will be introduced.

Foods to avoid after a bariatric surgery include anything with a higher protein content and anything that has too much oil as the stomach’s ability to digest these is reduced. Refrain from:

  1. Carbonated beverages
  2. Hard meat
  3. Nuts and seeds
  4. Fried foods

Food items to include post bariatric surgery include those which are easy on the stomach, including:

  1. Liquids such as soups, broth, juice and milk
  2. Pureed cooked vegetables and eggs
  3. Soft mashed food including meat and vegetables

Adherence to this will reduce complications. While eating, the patient should also remember to chew nicely, eat and drink slowly, increase water intake throughout the day, and avoid fats and sugar. It is advisable to eat three proper meals a day and avoid snacking during the day.

Remember that the need for bariatric surgery arose in the first place due to uncontrolled eating of oily food. After undergoing a bariatric surgery, diet pattern is definitely going to move to a healthier side with reduced fat and sugars. It is not an easy shift, but definitely required, if the surgery is to be a success. Imagine the new you and you will be able to do it! In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Weight Loss Surgery & Type 2 Diabetes - Understanding The Relation!

Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, Fellowship in Bariatric Surgery, M.S.
Bariatrician, Lucknow
Weight Loss Surgery & Type 2 Diabetes - Understanding The Relation!

Is there a relation between weight loss surgery and type 2 diabetes? Yes, there is and a very promising one. You as a diabetic may not know this but weight loss surgery also called bariatric surgery can help you reverse type -2 diabetes.

It’s scientifically proven that weight loss surgery can normalize your blood sugar levels and cure diabetes. This means that you may not need any medicines or less medication than before post such a surgery. One long-term study which tracked 400 people with type 2 diabetes showed that six years after bariatric surgery, 62% diabetics showed no signs of diabetes like elevated sugar levels. Apart from this, they also showed better blood pressure, cholesterol and blood triglyceride levels that can cause heart disease.

As a control, the study tracked type 2 diabetics who only took medicines, and only 6% to 8% of them showed similar results after six years. Should you get weight loss surgery done? You are a fit candidate for bariatric surgery if your

  1. BMI is 35 or higher
  2. And if have been trying to lose weight for a long time but haven’t been successful.

Your doctor will give you a physical exam to check whether you are fit for a major surgery and if you are emotionally ready to commit to eating healthy and make exercise a part of your life post-surgery.

Types of weight loss surgery
The most popular type of weight loss surgery is one in which the size of your stomach is shrunk so that you feel full even after small meals. Other types of bariatric surgeries change the way your body absorbs calories and nutrients and vitamins. A few other types of bariatric surgeries do both.

  1. Gastric Bypass: In this surgery, your surgeon makes a small stomach pouch by dividing the top of the stomach from the rest. So, when you eat, food goes into this small pouch, which makes you feel full faster and also makes it possible for your body to absorb fewer calories. This is a very promising type of bariatric surgery for diabetics as up to 80% of people show no signs of diabetes after it. And they also lose 60% to 80% of their extra weight on an average. The negative is that your body absorbs lesser vitamins and minerals post surgery.
  2. Gastric Sleeve: In this surgery, your surgeon will remove a major part of your stomach. When your stomach is small, you will feel full faster. It also reduces hunger pangs. This type of surgery is also very effective in reducing diabetes and losing weight. The con is that this surgery is irreversible and also limits your ability to absorb vitamins and minerals.
  3. Adjustable Gastric Band: In this surgery, your surgeon puts an inflatable band around the top of your stomach. This forms a small pouch which makes you feel full faster. The good point is that your stomach is not cut and your intestines are not shifted. There are thus lesser complications. It also helps in controlling diabetes. The con is that you lose less weight in this type of surgery.
  4. Biliopancreatic DiversionThis is an uncommon surgery but most effective for diabetics. In this the doctor removes a large part of your stomach and also changes the way the food goes to your intestines. This helps in losing weight but it can lead to a number of complications and you will also need more time to recuperate. It also affects digestion long term.

As with any major operation, all bariatric surgeries come with potential risks like bleeding, infection, and leaks in the digestive system. And the weight also creeps back if you don’t follow a stringent diet and exercise programme post- surgery.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Popular Questions & Answers

Mujhe motapa kam karne k liye koi safe or effective medicine btaiye. Or sir mai OCD ki tablets kha raha hu, usse bhookh badti hai or motapa bada. Sir medicine esi ho Jo un ocd ki medicines se react n kre.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Ahmedabad
Decrease your food intake. Increase the physical exercise. Koi dawaai nahi lenaa. Pehle OCD thik Kar lo. Uske baad motaapa thik karnaa.

I have pcos problem, since I got my first periods. I have one daughter. Someone told me to reduce Weight. Please advise any way to reduce Weight.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
PCOD is a disease where there is hormonal imbalance. Depending on your complaints, examination, reports and stage of life treatment differs and it also needs more time so get yourself treated with patience. Meet Gynecologist in whom you have trust as you will need to go for long time to him/her. Overweight is very common so in case you have that reduction of weight helps tremendously. For weight reduction principles are high protein and high fibre keeping stomach always full, low carbohydrate, No carbohydrate after 6 pm, supplements of all vitamins, minerals, omega-3. For practical advise you may inform me.
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Now, I am 5 months completed after my c section. But my tummy is still big. I still look like a pregnant woman. Is this belly come back to normal or not. Somebody say it does not get back to normal size. So I am worried. So pls advice what can I do? How can I reduce my belly? It is possible or not?

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Bulging belly is due to fat deposition and due to LAX abdominal muscles ,you can start doing stretching and abdominal exercises to reduce the bulge. Eat a healthy balanced diet ,avoid fried and junk food ,do not take carbonated drinks and packed juices.
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My baby is 68 days old. I am taking much rest, and also binding belly with cloth daily .but my belly is looking like am 5 months pregnant. How many days it will take to get back my previous tummy size. Is there any other way to reduce my belly.Please suggest me something for reducing weight.

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, DGO, Fellowship In Aesthetic Medicine
Gynaecologist, Pune
It is your 2 months of your delivery, You can take rest for more one wk and slowly start exercising .Start first with walking and yoga then slowly increase. Avoid more fatty food. But don not do dieting as you are a feeding mother.
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How Hormones Play An Important Role In Weight Loss Journey?
Hi friends!

I m Shivani, founder of Nutrishia and by profession I m dietitian.

Today I would like to speak upon how our hormones play a major role in weight loss journey. So what are hormones exactly? Hormones are tiny chemicals messengers delivering the message to organs and tissues. They travel throughout our body. And if there is an imbalance in one or the other hormone it disturbs the whole endocrine system. There are few diseases related to imbalance like PCOS, diabetes, thyroid and anxiety, sleep disorders, acne, facial hairs and many more. Now there are few steps how we can control these imbalance. For doing that I can tell you few points are this: eat real foods, eat real foods means include green veggies in your diet, green veggies have a fight to nutrients in it which helps to break down your hormones which are not in use at that particular time. Avoid to have processed and packed foods because it has neurotoxins present in it that disturbs our endocrine system. Include healthy fats in your diet,healthy fats means coconut oil, olive oil, avocado, hand full of nuts and seeds. And the second would be don t use toxin products, toxin products that are disturbing your hormonal system, like use of plastic products: plastic bottles, plastic utensils, chemicals presents in these also is disturbing your hormone. So replace them with glass or steel. And you can avoid using cosmetics as much as possible because nowadays there is a chemical present in these cosmetics is also seeping from our skin into our body and it disturbs a hormonal balance. So use occasionally as you can do it. Don t use it on daily basis. Third would be reduce your stress and have quality of sleep. For reducing your stress you can do the following steps. Now there is a hormone related to stress i.e. a cortisol hormone and if it is raised then you are not able to lose weight if you are doing a good diet and exercise also. So there is a key role to reducing the cortisol i.e.you have to remain happy, for reducing your levels for reducing stress you can do meditation, yoga, you can listen songs, go for a shopping, and go for a long drive and many more things that makes you happy. You should have quality sleep. Quality sleep of at least 7-8 hours that s make your body s recovery more. So that is very necessary for our body to have quality sleep. The next would be limit your caffeine intake. Caffeine is a chemical present in colas, energy drinks,in tea coffee. So limit as much as possible because it also elevates your cortisol level, insulin level, adrenal i.e. produce from an adrenal gland. So try to limit from 1-2 tea cups of coffee ortea. And replace it with a infused water or herbal teas. Now the last would be exercise. Exercise plays a major role in your weight loss journey because it helps you to balance your hormones, it aids sleeps, regulates your appetite and many more things. So I would suggest to do your physical activity in your daily practice for 30-45 minutes.

So these were the following steps Iwould like to tell you for balancing your hormones. You can contact me on lybrate or you canvisit me on Nutricia i.e. in Rajouri Garden, Delhi. Thank you!
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How to Get Rid of Excessive Weight Gain?
Hello everyone. My name is Dr Ranjana Arora. I have done BPT, Bachelor in Physiotherapy which is four and a half year course, MPT which is Masters in Orthopaedics and Physiotherapy. I have certification in Gym instructor and I have done Matrix Rythm German therapy Instruction course and a Prenatal and Post natal exercise trainer. I have experience of more than 14 years in this field.

Today I am going to discuss Central Obesity which almost every Indian is facing. A Belly fat. Today we will discuss what is Belly fat or Central obesity or Abdominal fat. What are the causes of belly fat? How to get rid of this problem? How to measure waist size to classify as an obese person? and what are the risks associated with it?

What is Central Obesity?

The central obesity, Belly fat or Abdominal fat is when an excessive amount of fat is deposited around the stomach and the internal organs have reached to an extent where we can have a negative impact on the health, is called Central Obesity. People suffer from many problems such as high risks of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes. And other problems are like High BP, they cannot walk, breathlessness, insulin resistance and many other problems.

How to measure a waist size to classify as an Obese?

In order to measure a waist size, we can simply go for BMI (Body Mass Index). A BMI between 25-29.9 is considered as over weight, a BMI of 30 is considered as Obese and a BMI between 25-34.9 with the waist size of 40 inches in a male and 35 inches in the female has a risk of developing Cardiovascular diseases of Central Obesity and the associated problems with it.

How can we get rid of this Belly Fat?

If our diet is more and exercise is less, then the calorie intake will be more and the consumption of energy is less. We will land up with the accumulation of fat in the internal organs and the abdominal area. After a certain age, our muscles become loose and the energy required for calorie burn is less because our muscle mass goes down. So if we have less muscle mass, then fewer calories are burnt as required in our body. As we age, less calories are consumed and required. So if you consume more of the calories at a later age, you will undergo Central Obesity. So, how can we get rid of it? Here are the few tips,

Avoid intake of sugar.
Avoid sugar-sweetened carbohydrate drinks, reduce carbohydrate.
Increase protein to the diet. It will help you out for the long term.
Increase intake of Fibre enriched food.
Exercise is one of the best way. You can go for running, walking, ball aerobics like crunches on the ball, reverse crunches, straight vertical leg crunches. These are the best exercises to reduce belly fat.
You can have luke warm water added with honey in empty stomach.
You can have mint, herbal tea which will help in reducing belly fat etc.
Or you can easily contact us on Physio Slin fit wellness Centre which is a complete health hub. we have four care centre here which will help reduce your belly fat. Also, we have an advanced way of physiotherapy which is Matrix Rythm German Therapy for instant pain relief and mobility and in helps in future weight loss management. You can also try weight loss massage which is included in our slimming part. We havanti-ageing department. We have aerobic function exercise studio as well.

You can also contact me through Lybrate.

Thank you.



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Tips for Weight loss in Busy Life
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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Exercises for Weight Loss
Exercises by which Weight can be reduced

Namaskar. Mai Atharva Ayurveda clinic se baat kar raha hun. Mera naam hai Dr. Sushant Nagarekar. Pichle video mein maine aap se aahar k baare mein kaha tha, abhi mai wyayam k baare me kahunga k kis prakar k wyayam karne k baad mein weight loss hota hai. Kayi log hote hai jo sochte hai ki mai ek hi din sab wyayam kar lun aur mera wyayam kam ho jayega. To aisa nahi hota. Kayi baar aisa hota hai k hum ek baar bohot zyada exercise kar lete hai aur uske wajah se humare muscles pe fat zyada deposit hota hai.

Exercise jo hai vo hamesha ek hi matra mein lekin zyada din tak karna chahiye to hi us exercise ka faida hoga, nahin to us exercise ka kuch bhi faida aap ko nahi hoga. Ek udharan k taur pe mai kehta hun aap ko k roz subah uht k agar aap ek kilometer chal rahe ho to roz ek kilometer hi chalo lekin lagatar chalo aur dheere dheere 100-100 meter badhate jao. Aisa karege to hi aap ka muscle mass badhega aur fat deposition ka hoga. Is tarike se wyayam se hum apna wazan kam kar sakte hai, nahi to agar hum ek hi din mein zyada exercise karege, ek hi din mein 10km bhaage gay aur dusre din se zara bhi nahi bhaage gay to humare muscles k upar fat deposition zyada honga.

To isiliye agar aap wajan kkam karna chahte hai to maine jo bola hai us tarike se wyayam karo usse aap ko zarur faida hoga aur isse bhi aap ko agar zyada jankaari chahiye to Librate.com se aap mujhe contact kar sakte hai.
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Post-pregnancy Weight Loss
How to lose weight Post-pregnancy
How to lose weight Post-pregnancy

Hi friends! This is Neha Chandna Ranglani, a dietitian and nutrition educator practicing in Khar Mumbai since eight years. Today I am going to talk about post pregnancy weight loss and I am sure this is the most important thing for a new mother. Being a mother itself is an overwhelming feeling and there can be no more joyous feeling than giving birth to a new life on earth. But due to so much of physical emotional and mental changes that a mother goes through there is one question which always keeps popping in her mind and that is, "how am I going to get back to my pre pregnancy body?". We need to keep one thing in mind that this is a very crucial period for you and your baby, you have not put on that weight overnight so you cannot lose it overnight. It s a process and you have to follow a proper procedure to do that and you atleast need to give yourself a six week time to get used to the new routine before stepping into the whole new weight loss program or doing anything drastic that can help you to lose weight. The best way to lose weight is at the rate of half a kg per week. So let s see how you can lose this weight slowly and gradually without affecting your health too much and here are the following ways with which you can do that.


1. Breast feeding- So it is very important to breastfeed your child, not only to lose weight but also to form a very good emotional bonding with the new baby and breastfeeding is the best exercise to burn away calories and all the extra fat that you have put on so make sure you don't stop breastfeeding till at least one year and keep feeding your baby so that you lose and burn all the extra calories that you have accumulated during your pregnancy.


2. To eat eat eat- Yes it is very important for you to eat properly and not starve yourself. Now mothers kind of starve after pregnancy thinking that they will lose weight with starving because they are so scared of putting on more weight, but let me tell you that when you starve you actually lose your muscle mass and lots of muscle mass can reduce your metabolism which can again lead to weight gain, so please don t starve. Starving can also make you more hungry towards your next meal and you tend to eat more in your next meal and all the excess food will then go and stored as fat so the best idea is to eat and not to yourself.

So now what you are supposed to eat? You need to start your day with a good breakfast which is going to boost up your metabolism. Especially with fruits. Fruits are awesome, they are filled with natural sugars and they fill up your liver glycogen stores so you have the energy to take care of your baby and deal with all the new things that you have to do. So make sure you include a lot of fruits in your diet. Then the next thing you need to include is good fats which come from coconut oil, nuts, coconuts, and seeds. So these are the good fats which have a lot of Omega-3 Vitamin E in them and you find, which help you to deal with all the trauma that your body has gone through, recover your hormones back and aid in weight loss. Now Omega 3 is again very important for your child s brain development so you need to make sure you include a lot of Omega 3 rich fruits in your diet so that your baby becomes smart and intelligent.

Then you need to include a lot of fiber rich foods in your diet which includes salads, green leafy vegetables and whole grains like oats, brown rice, ragi, jowar. All these things are so rich in fiber that they keep you full for a longer time and you actually don t get your hands on all the crap lying around you, so you need to make sure that your fiber intake is high, fiber also helps you to clear your bowels well which is a very important thing especially post pregnancy when women are facing constipation, fiber is the key ingredient for you to clean your stomach and you get your system rolling well. And it also helps you to keep your sugar level in control, so you don't feel hungry at odd hours and there are lesser chances of diabetes, so you need to make sure you up your fiber intake.

Then you need to include good protein food sources in your diet like eggs, nut milks, nuts, seeds, and you can also add some steamed sprouts or pulses which you can digest easily like Moong Dal or Masoor Dal which are easy on the stomach and do not give you gas or bloating because protein is again very important for the wear and tear and all the trauma that your body has gone through to help you repair all of that, so make sure you add your protein sources in your diet. Next is add some galactagogue in your diet, which means foods which help you to increase your milk production, like Jeera, Saunf, Methi seeds, alfalfa seeds. Now as your milk production increases you also lose weight indirectly. So these foods will help you to feed your baby better and lose weight faster.

Make sure you do not have very high salty or sugary foods because they can cause a lot of water retention and fat accumulation in your body. Make sure you remove all the high salty or sugary foods from your diet because they can cause a lot of water retention and fat accumulation in your body. Keep your processed food intake minimal, that is food which come in packs, tins or cans, just avoid them or omit them completely because they have a lot of artificial preservatives which can get into the milk and to your baby which we don t want. So keep all these things out and focus more on live and natural foods because they are easy to digest and they give you the maximum nourishment. Last but not the least, since you are feeding your baby there is a lot of dehydration that can happen so you need to keep drinking water continuously and make sure you are hydrating yourself well. So every half an hour drink 100 to 150 to 200 ml water depending on your thirst, keep sipping water regularly and don't miss out on drinking water to keep you hydrated and to keep your metabolism going on and help you in losing more fat.


3. You need to get active- So exercise and ideal diet go hand in hand to help you shed all the extra weight. So you can start exercising six weeks after normal delivery and eight weeks after cesarean delivery. 10 to 20 minutes of any activity that you like, like walking, jogging, swimming, body conditioning. And do something under a trainer's supervision and then slowly and gradually increase it to 30 to 45 minutes and then to an hour a day. Now this can really help you lose your post pregnancy depression and improve your blood circulation and metabolism which will definitely help you to lose that extra weight lying around you.


4. Make sure you keep your stress level under control- Now this can be quite difficult because with all the new routine and all the new chores that you have to do with your baby it might be quite intimidating for you to get adjusted to the new surroundings and to the new life that you have to take care of. It could be quite stressful, depressing, sometimes it could be quite overwhelming, but you need to make sure you don t let the stress get better and get over and above your mental state, because when you are more stressful the body starts storing more fat than losing fat. So you need to find out ways where you can control your stress, that could be through breathing, so do 10 to 20 minutes of some yoga or breathing exercises every day. Think positive. Yeah it is very important to control your thoughts. Negative thoughts are very easy to ponder on but it's very difficult to think positive and to maintain that. So make it as an exercise to keep thinking positive and to love yourself, because what a new mother does is only take care of her baby and forgets herself. You need to love yourself, take care of yourself as well so that the body really feels happy raises happy hormones and helps you to lose that weight.

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