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Nowadays I'm becoming too fat my chest had grown big and now I want to continue diet plan can you please provide me a diet plan.

Dr. Fatema Ebrahim 93% (1658 ratings)
BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Nowadays I'm becoming too fat my chest had grown big and now I want to continue diet plan can you please provide me a...
Hello lybrate-user! Try to b active atleast so brisk walking once a day so that your metabolism will improve! In diet give me your food habits according to which I can prescribe you diet! Homeopathic medication can also help which hve no side effects! U can see packages also in my profile! Hve green tea which will help to detoxify your body! Include soups and salads in diet! Don't skip any meal! Avoid fatty and junk food !do not do fasting instead eat healthy at small small intervals! For detail diet do consult once!
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Sudden Weight Loss - Why Is It Bad?

Dr. Anil Mehta 86% (603 ratings)
MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)
General Physician, Delhi
Sudden Weight Loss - Why Is It Bad?

Sudden weight loss is extremely common. It is mainly adopted by people who are depressed because of their weight and want to reduce weight rapidly. There can be various reasons why people would want to adopt sudden weight loss techniques. Few of these reasons are obesity, feelings of social neglect, heart diseases and inactivity or lethargy.

Sometimes many people want to reduce weight as soon as possible. They try to lose weight by dieting or by consuming certain medications. This might result in a lot of complications such as:

  1. If you reduce weight rapidly, it might cause the skin to be left behind and also it will cause the skin to sag. This also creates stretch marks on the surface of your skin from where you intend to lose weight. This might give a very unsightly appearance to your body. So it is better to reduce weight slowly.
  2. Many people try to starve themselves while dieting to get faster results. This is extremely harmful for your body. It can result in dehydration and sometimes also lead to nausea or fainting.
  3. Rapid weight loss can also make you lose water from your body. This can be extremely detrimental for your health. It is difficult to burn a lot of calories in a short time instead you might be burning water from your body which is very harmful.
  4. Sudden weight loss is not a permanent solution. You should be very careful while adopting rapid forms of weight loss exercise or diet, you might lose weight for a limited period, but since your body isn’t trained to adapt to temporary and rapid changes, you might start gaining weight rapidly instead.
  5. Rapid weight loss can also lead to the formation of gallstones. It can also cause infection because of obstruction in the normal flow of the bile from the gallbladder to the intestine.
  6. Hair loss can also occur, if you are trying to lose weight rapidly. Protein intake gets reduced when you follow a strict diet plan for rapid weight loss. This can make your hair extremely brittle and dry hence causing it to break.

If you want to reduce weight, it is better to follow a diet chart which does not make you starve and rather balances your diet.

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Eggs - 4 Reasons To Have Them During Breakfast

Dt. Sarika Nair 92% (44 ratings)
Diploma in Diet and Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Eggs - 4 Reasons To Have Them During Breakfast

It is often believed that eggs tend to heat up your stomach and, hence, should be avoided as much as possible. People believe that eating eggs during the hot summer months can lead to detrimental health effects. One of the reasons attributed to this belief is that eggs contain copious amounts of cholesterol, which can generate tremendous amounts of body heat.
However, contrary to popular belief, eggs do not heat up your system and perfectly safe for consumption during the season of some summer.
 

Having eggs for breakfast helps you with the following:
1. Cholesterol Factor - To be precise, a single egg provides 212 mg of cholesterol out of the recommended 300 mg. However, cholesterol in your diet does not raise the cholesterol levels in your blood. This happens because the liver produces a high quantity of cholesterol each day, and when you eat more eggs causing your cholesterol levels to rise, the liver starts producing less of it. In fact, a study found that eggs didn't raise cholesterol in 70% of its test subjects.
2. Provides Choline - Choline is a substance, which is required by the body to build cell membranes and to perform a horde of other functions like liver function, brain development, nerve, and muscle function. Lack of choline could lead to disruption of these functions. Whole eggs contain more than 100 mg of this less known nutrient, and therefore, should be a part of your diet.
3. Contains Lutein and Zeaxanthin - One of the gradual symptoms of aging is worsening eyesight. There are many types of nutrients that help in countering this degenerative process. Two such nutrients are lutein and zeaxanthin, which eggs are rich in. These two antioxidants help to build up the retina of the eye. Moreover, they also help in preventing eyesight conditions like cataracts and macular degeneration. Eggs are also rich in Vitamin A, the lack of which is the most common cause of blindness worldwide.
4. Reduce Risk of StrokeFor many decades, eggs have been unfairly criticized. A popular misbelief was that high cholesterol in eggs made them a cause for cardiac problems. In a review, which accounted for 17 studies and a total of 263,938 participants, no associations were found between eggs and heart diseases. Eggs are also highly filling and help to lose weight to a certain extent. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dietitian-nutritionist.

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I have a desk job and in the last 2 years, my weight has gone up form 75 kgs to 85 kgs. I want to lost weight. Please help.

Dt. Pratyasha Agrawal 90% (828 ratings)
B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
I have a desk job and in the last 2 years, my weight has gone up form 75 kgs to 85 kgs. I want to lost weight. Please...
2-3 Kg weight loss per month is ideal. These tips will help you lose weight. 1. Have small frequent meals at 2-3 hrs intervals. 2. Avoid junk/ fried/ sugary foods& drinks, alcohol. 3. Have healthy snacks in between main meals - whole fruits, coconut water, nuts, oilseed, soup, dal chila, dhokla, sprouts. 4. Include salads in lunch ,& dinner. 5. Exercise daily for at least 30 mins. 6. Take stairs instead of lift & walk instead of hiring transport. 7. Drink 3 litres water daily. 8. Take 15 mins light walk post main meals. 9. Eat slowly chewing each bite well.
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My height is 173 cm and my weight is 97 kg. My belly size is 44 inch I want reduce it please suggest me diet and exercise?

Dt. Divya Patel Kinjalkumar 90% (65 ratings)
M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Anand
My height is 173 cm and my weight is 97 kg. My belly size is 44 inch I want reduce it please suggest me diet and exer...
Hello sir. 1) Don't skip breakfast. 2) Eat regular meals. 3) Take plenty of fruit and vegetables. 4) Get some exercise. 5) Drink lots of water. 6) Eat high fiber foods. 7) Take low calories foods. 8) Don't take junk food.
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I am having my buttocks large size how can I reduce it and how can I reduce my waist size.

Dr. Swarnshikha Sharma 91% (528 ratings)
Doctrate in Dietetics, Ph. D - Psychology
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
I am having my buttocks large size how can I reduce it and how can I reduce my waist size.
your weight is excess as per your age and height. you need to reduce weight as well. you can start with any physical activity like walk, power yoga, Aerobics etc as per your schedule. you can start with high fiber, medium protein and low carb diet in your daily routine. take plenty of water during the day. for specific area reduction you can start with particular area exercise along with your normal routine only.
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While dieting for weight-loss - is dark chocolate bad or useful? Please mention quantity of such chocolate to be taken.

Dt. Apeksha Thakkar 95% (3092 ratings)
BSc - Food Science & Nutrition, PGD in Sports Nutrition and Dietitics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
While dieting for weight-loss - is dark chocolate bad or useful? Please mention quantity of such chocolate to be taken.
Hello, Dark chocolates can surely be taken while on weight loss. If taken moderation,it can be very beneficial.
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I have watched videos and heard about L Carnitine which is claimed as a good fat burning ingredient. It is also available at a local pharmacy by the Name Carni-q, Carnisure. Is it alright to take this with a clean diet and regular exercise?

Dr. Argha Chatterjee 89% (58 ratings)
BHMS
Homeopath, Kolkata
I have watched videos and heard about L Carnitine which is claimed as a good fat burning ingredient. It is also avail...
Dear User, I would advice you to take natural ways to loose weight by proper diet and exercise. All of the materials which claim to be as fat burning have many side effects. Take plenty of water, take more proteins and take less carbs. No sodas and avoid all sorts of addictions.
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Breast Cancer - 8 Things You Must Do To Avoid it!

Dr. Nishita Shah 91% (112 ratings)
DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MBBS
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Breast Cancer - 8 Things You Must Do To Avoid it!

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women about 1 in 8 women in the USA develop invasive breast cancer. The incidence of breast cancer has increased with changes in lifestyle including smoking, drinking and loss of physical activity. The risk factors are age, ethnicity and family history cannot be changed. However, there are some risk factors that can definitely be acted upon to reduce the chances of developing breast cancer.

  1. Weight management: Obesity is one of the major risk factors for breast cancer and managing weight and a good body mass index will help reduce the risk of developing breast cancer. This is especially important in women undergoing menopause.
  2. Reducing smoking: The benefits of quitting it are manifold and reducing the risk for breast cancer is one of them. This will, as a byproduct, also result in a host of other benefits including improved quality of life, reduced chances of heart disease, stroke, and other cancers.
  3. Physical activity: In addition to helping in weight management, this also helps reduce the risk of breast cancer. Ideal recommendation is 30 minutes of physical activity per day, plus strength training.
  4. Breastfeeding: This helps in reducing the risk of breast cancer. Prolonged feeding is shown to have a greater protective benefit.
  5. Hormone replacement therapy: When possible, limit the use of hormone replacement therapy for prolonged periods of time. Explore options of non-hormonal substitutes or use the least permissible or required dose. Be sure to get periodic check-ups when on hormone therapy.
  6. Reduce exposure to environmental pollution: Higher levels of pollutants are linked to a higher incidence of breast cancer. When possible, avoid getting exposure to environmental pollutants.
  7. Screening: If there is a strong family history or other risk factors, then screening can help detect breast cancer very early in the process. Recommended ages for mammography are as follows:
    • If you are age 40 – 44: Go for annual mammograms after discussing risks and benefits with the doctor.
    • If you are age 45 – 54: Go for annual mammogram.
    • If you are age 55 or over: Mammograms are recommended every other year. You can choose to continue to have them every year. Self-breast exams are not sufficient. However, if being done, they can also be an input to an abnormality.
  8. Cautious use of birth control pills: Birth control pill usage to be discussed with your gynaecologist if you are above 35 years of age and smoke. The good news is that the risk associated with it disappears slowly after the pill is stopped.

These will help reduce the risk of developing breast cancer, early detection, and improved prognosis.

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We were blessed with a baby in the month of November 2016, but till today stomach of my wife has not regained it's shape as it was before pregnancy. The stomach still looks like a five months pregnant lady. Kindly suggest some measures.

Dr. Anjana Agarwal 88% (24 ratings)
MSc - Food and Applied Nutrition, Ph.D, Aroma Therapist
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ghaziabad
We were blessed with a baby in the month of November 2016, but till today stomach of my wife has not regained it's sh...
Hello, Congratulation for being mother. Was it C- section or normal. Is she feeding She needs to do enough exercise, brisk walking is best at least 30-40 minutes 6 days a week. Avoid eating heavy gravy things but add all balanced food. Do not skip the meal. Eat grain in the morning and light food after sunset. You can see me in person.
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