Balanced Diet

A diet that contains required amounts of calories, proteins, minerals, vitamins, fats, and fibers, is called a balanced diet. It provides proper nourishment to the body, which helps in proper growth and development, and improves overall health.

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What is the reason for pain and muscle weakness in the left arm for the past eight years?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 45 year old male. When I lie on my left side and raise my left arm, then try to push down on this arm using my right hand, I feel pain in the upper left arm. I am unable to push all the way back. However, when I try the opposite, that is, lying on my right side pushing down on t...  Read Full »


Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to have a lot of issues with your body, and also have diabetes. The arm pain is mostly shoulder arch syndrome which can be reduced with hot water application and shoulder wheel exercises. Do shoulder shrugging exercise, 15 repetitions twice daily. Try to slide...  Read Full »

How to stop losing muscle mass in the body?

Query: Hi doctor, I did exercises to relax and tighten the neck muscles. The exercises that I did has affected my entire body. I have lost muscle mass all over my body, and I have gained muscles in thighs and all the wrong places. I eat apples to stop muscle loss, as I read that eating apple stops muscula...  Read Full »


Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Can you tell me what kind of exercises you did that resulted in such a situation? If you did exercises of the neck, then it cannot move the muscles on gluteus or back. I suggest you try doing the following. Go for a full body checkup. Stop doing exercises abruptly. Have...  Read Full »

How to start working out for weight loss?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 22 years old and a mother of three kids. I am overweight. I currently weigh 180 lbs and I am 5'1". I have decided that I want to change my life around and start eating healthy, stop smoking, start exercising, etc. I just want to be the best role model for my kids. My question is, wha...  Read Full »


Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is really nice to hear that you want to have a change in your life. This will be an example for other ladies also. Cleansing the body is essential, but before that cleanse your mind with lots of positive attitude towards life. Never forget to pamper yourself. Always t...  Read Full »

Please suggest a diet chart to gain weight in an anemic.

Query: Hello doctor, My wife was anemic and as per the doctor's advise she was taking Iron tablets. Now she is eating iron-rich foods. However, we need a balanced diet for her to put little more weight. She was 59 kg six months back and now her weight is 54 kg. Need to increase the weight as well along wi...  Read Full »


Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per the reports were taken before the surgery (attachment removed to protect patient identity), please do mention the after reports if any taken. She needs to take a wholesome diet rich in protein along with Iron also. In anyways, do wait for the results to come u...  Read Full »

My mother is weak after a surgery. Please suggest a diet plan for her recovery.

Query: Hello doctor,My mother had undergone a laparoscopy assisted vaginal hysterectomy two months ago. She is 52 years old, height 5 feet and 2 inches, weight 70 kg. She does not have any other medical issues. She was advised to avoid spicy food for a month. She has fatigue, weakness, constipation and gas...  Read Full »


Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your mother needs a wholesome diet that is rich in protein as well as vitamins, and calcium. Start with a low-fat diet which has moderate levels of carbohydrates, but is rich in protein. Give her four small meals a day, instead of three big ones. Breakfast should inclu...  Read Full »

Can you give me a custom meal plan for weight gain?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23 year old male, slightly underweight for my height. I believe I eat enough to satiate my appetite but, I still do not gain weight. The quality of my food is good too but, I am just worried about the distribution of nutrients, that is if I am taking a balanced diet or not. I a...  Read Full »


Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you are into hypertensive medication, you are bound to face some weight issues. Take four small meals per day. Never starve yourself. Try to include a lot of milk and dairy products in your diet. Breakfast should be heavy with sandwiches or milk and oats or fruits l...  Read Full »

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