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How To Lose Weight

You can lose weight by consuming a low-calorie and a high-fiber diet. Thirty minutes of physical exercise like walking, swimming, aerobics, etc. will help lose weight. Usually, by reducing the intake of processed foods, which are high in saturated fats, salt and sugar, and exercising, weight loss can be achieved.

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How can weight be reduced in a breastfeeding mother?

Query: Hello doctor,Recently, I have given birth to a child. She is now 4 months old, due to which I have gained post pregnancy weight. Previously, I was 147.71 lb, 5.3 feet, but after delivery, my weight is 187.39 lb. I want to reduce it. My problem is, as I have undergone C-section, I have to limit my ex...  Read Full »

Sumiya Sulthana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It is good that you are feeding. The best thing about it is that it will help to reduce your weight with right eating pattern. Decide your meals to 6 to 7 meal pattern. Make sure you take good fruits and vegetables. Increase your water content. This will help to increas...  Read Full »

How to lose my weight soon?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 19 years old, and I am taking Duromine for two months. I have lost 35.27 lb. I am eating about 700 to 900 calories per day. My usual food consists of breakfast with a small piece of fruit. My lunch contains fruits and vegetables. I take my dinner with a salad and steamed vegetables. ...  Read Full »

Vishal Kumar Wadi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are taking an appetite suppressant and a low-calorie diet. You have hit the weight loss plateau. Suppressing the appetite is not good for health. Taking drugs can cause plenty of side effects. Hitting a weight loss plateau is quite excellent. It happens to almost ever...  Read Full »

I have two kids, and I weigh 176 pounds. I would like to reduce my weight. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to reduce my weight. I am 32 years old, and my weight is around 176 pounds. My height is 5 feet and 5 inches and I have two kids. The elder one is three years old and the younger one is four months old. Please help.  Read Full »

Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hi,Welcome to passion, commitment, and experience, I hope I will be able to provide you with a top-class medical opinion.Please refer to the following diet chart and I suggest you follow the same. Alternative foods are also mentioned below.Drink two glasses of water along with soake...  Read Full »

I am a 23-year-old male and weigh 209 pounds. Please suggest a diet plan to reduce my belly fat.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23-year-old male. I weigh 209 pounds, and my height is 169 cm. In my body structure, except for the belly and chest parts, everything is perfect. I want to reduce my belly fat as soon as possible. Please give me suggestions for that.  Read Full »

Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hi,Welcome to thoroughly read your query and understand your concern.I suggest you the following diet chart. Please follow this. Alternative foods are mentioned below. In the early morning, drink two glasses of water and have two soaked Bengal grams. Alternatively, you can drink lemon ...  Read Full »

Is Garcinia Cambogia a good slimming product? Can you suggest low carb diet chart ?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 20-year-old female. My height is 5 feet 44 inches and I weigh 170 lbs. Actually, I used to take less food only. But, I do not know, how I am getting obese.One of my friends said that Garcinia cambogia is a good slimming product. So, before using that, I thought of consulting a dieti...  Read Full »

Manidipa Dey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You need to have low calorie, low carbohydrate and high protein balanced diet chart for your weight loss. According to your height, your ideal body weight should be 138 to 143 lbs. Diet and exercise both are important for the weight loss program. Exercise regularly...  Read Full »

Do irregular food timings lead to weight gain in PCOD patients?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old unmarried woman with PCOD. I was diagnosed with PCOD eight years back. My height is 4.9 feet, and my current weight is 150 lbs. I have been trying to lose weight for years. A few years back, my weight was 176 lbs, and in the past one and a half years, I have been abl...  Read Full »

Dr. Jignaba Zala

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There are multiple factors in your case. as you have PCOD (poly-cystic ovarian disease), you have a hormonal imbalance that causes bloating, water retention, and weight gain. The second thing you are not physically active or do exercise. Third, your activities schedule ...  Read Full »

Are there any rapid weight loss methods for a 17-year-old?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 17-year-old male. My height is 5 feet 10 inches, and weight is 276 lbs, and my BMI is 41. I am currently taking tablet Topamax. My query is, how can I lose weight? I have tried everything, but nothing worked. I guess my depression is the reason. I do not have the motivation to ...  Read Full »

Subha Ranjini B

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. You are just 17 years old now. It is effortless to lose weight, provided you do your diet and exercise regularly. I suggest you involve in any sports like badminton, basketball, or football. Regarding diet, it is advisable to avoid j...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest exercises and a diet to lose weight.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23-year-old male with a weight of 216 lbs and a height of five feet. I have gained a weight of 39 lbs in this corona lockdown. I have 33 percent of fat, a bone mass of 7 lbs, and a muscle mass of 141 lbs. I gathered this information from the smart weighing scale. Last week, I walke...  Read Full »

Subha Ranjini B

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You seem to be overweight of 44 lbs according to your height. You can try to increase your exercise gradually. As you are young, you can lose weight faster. You can go walking in the evening for 45 minutes to one hour daily apart from your morning schedule. Regarding di...  Read Full »

How to lose weight?

Query: Hi doctor, My weight is 143 lbs and my height is 155. I want to lose weight. Please help.  Read Full »

Shariff Safina Mohsin Noushina

Answer: Hi, Welcome to As per your height, you need to lose 17 to 22 lbs. With proper diet and regular exercise, it is possible to reach your goal within 2 to 3 months, depending on your metabolism. I will give you some dietary recommendations to lose weight. Avoid fried and too oily food....  Read Full »

Why are Clenbuterol and T3 not helping me lose weight?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 134 lbs now, and I have been taking Clenbuterol and T3 together to burn the fat, but I have not even reduced one kg until now. I have been working out only a little and following a proper ketogenic diet. What is the issue that the most potent medicine is not working for my body? Shou...  Read Full »

Subha Ranjini B

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are overweight for your height by 15 lbs (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). You are pretty young. If you follow a regular healthy diet with exercises, you can quickly lose weight. I do not advise a ketogenic diet for weight reduction. It may or...  Read Full »

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