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Bmi

The full form of BMI is Body Mass Index. It is the measure of a person's body fat based on the person's height and weight, which applies to both adult men and women. It is calculated by dividing your weight in kilograms with the square of your height in meters and is expressed in the units of kg/m2.

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What role does BMI play in weight management?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old woman weighing 231.48 pounds, and my doctor has diagnosed me as obese. As it is World Obesity Day, I am feeling quite depressed and would like to know effective ways to reduce my weight. Additionally, could you explain the role of body mass index (BMI) in weight man...  Read Full »


Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Yes, it is important to recognize that seeking to improve your health is a positive step, and World Obesity Day can be a day of empowerment and the start of a journey toward better health. Here is some detailed inform...  Read Full »

How much calorie deficit is ideal to reduce fat than muscle mass?

Query: Hi doctor, I am currently on a low carb, high-fat diet to lose weight. How much of a calorie deficit do I need to accomplish weight loss, decrease body fat percentage more than muscle mass?  Read Full »


Sumiya Sulthana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your BMI is 23 which is near normal, it might be with muscle mass or fat content. I need to evaluate still and need details for proper nutritional assessment to provide a correct advice. According to WHO (world health organization), you need 2000 kcal /day. For most pe...  Read Full »

I want to reduce weight through aerobic exercise. Please guide.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 35-years-old female and I am obese. My BMI is 27. I want to lose weight and stick to any easiest and most effective method to achieve it. Can aerobic exercise help me to achieve it? Who can do aerobic exercise and who should not do that? I have vitamin D3 deficiency and do not know ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. I can guide you on your weight loss journey and will share the benefits of aerobic exercise. 1. Losing weight: To lose weight, you need to create a calorie deficit by consuming fewer calories than you burn. A combination of a balanced diet a...  Read Full »

How to stay committed to weight loss with less exercise time?

Query: Hello doctor, I am just beginning my weight loss journey and I want to make sure it does not become another clichéd failed New Year's resolution. Currently, I weigh 205 pounds with a height of 5 feet 12 inches. In the initial three weeks, I was able to dedicate two hours to training and exercis...  Read Full »


Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. Obesity can result from factors like high carbohydrate intake, insufficient physical activity, and hormonal changes, which may be relevant to your age of 27. To address this issue, we need to identify the specifi...  Read Full »

I have been struggling with obesity. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been struggling with my weight for so long, and it is getting to the point where it is affecting my health and my entire life. I have tried every diet out there, and spent hours at the gym, but nothing seems to work. I have been considering anti-obesity medications, but I am t...  Read Full »


Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. It is valid that obesity occurs due to high carbohydrate intake with less physical activity. It can also be due to drastic hormonal changes which are related to your current age too as you are 40. We need to find out the cause of obesity...  Read Full »

I have PCOS and am trying to lose weight. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I have been diagnosed with PCOS and I am trying to lose weight. I have heard that weightlifting and strength training exercises could help, but I am not sure where to start. Though I am also working on other exercises and dieting, I wanted to try this also. Could you provide detailed infor...  Read Full »


Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hi, We welcome you to the icliniq.com family. I appreciate the confidence that you place in me for your healthcare consultation. Today's generation is getting more obese when compared to the older generation, due to massive lifestyle changes, which is mostly a sedentary lifestyle. The food choice is...  Read Full »

I need advice to become fit and healthy. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 35 year old female. I was into fitness earlier and now face difficulty climbing stairs. I have gained a lot of weight. Can you suggest some exercises and lifestyle modifications for a healthier life? Please help.Thank you.  Read Full »


Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read the query, and I can understand your concern. Obesity occurs due to high carbohydrate intake with less physical activity. It can be due to drastic hormonal changes related to your current age, as you are 35. Although you have already indicated that obesi...  Read Full »

Can BF1 gene mutation be the reason for my obesity?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old male and weigh 280 pounds. I have tried everything I could come across or thought would help to lose weight. However, nothing worked. I read of a BF1 genetic mutation that can result in persistent obesity. Is this true? How can I know if this is the reason behind my ...  Read Full »


Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your first query consult is on us! Your concern is valid. Obesity occurs due to high carbohydrate intake with less physical activity. It can be due to drastic hormonal changes as well, which are related to your current age, as you are 34 years old. We need to find o...  Read Full »

Please tell me the diet recommendations to lose weight.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 28-year-old male. I recently received slightly elevated cholesterol and a somewhat higher BMI (body mass index) report. Consequently, I started going to the gym and gradually losing weight. I am interested in optimizing my diet. Currently, I am incorporating both plant-based and ...  Read Full »


Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Thank you.Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I have read your query, and I can understand your concern. Consuming high levels of carbohydrates leads to elevated sugar levels in the blood, accelerating the deposition of fats in the body and resulting in obesity, contributing to metabolic issues such as hig...  Read Full »

How to lose chest and stomach fat?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a fat issue in my body. I have chest and stomach fat in my body. And for that, I am too much worried that how to reduce chest fat (basically this is too much irritating for me) and stomach fat and becoming a fit and healthy person. Please give me some suggestion what to do so that ...  Read Full »


Sumiya Sulthana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need not worry as your BMI (attachment removed to protect patient identity) is in the normal range as per WHO standards. You may need to work on spot reduction with some ab workouts. Your diet plan is fine you may require to include two mini meals of some fibers like ...  Read Full »

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