The diet that restricts the amount of fat consumption is called a low-fat diet. A low-fat diet helps reduce overall calories, improves cholesterol levels, and weight loss. Such a diet includes whole-grain food items, fish, lean meats, lentils, vegetables, and fruits.
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Would you please suggest a diet plan for hypothyroidism and high BP?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 50 year old male. My height is 6 feet and my weight is 90 kg. I take regular medications for hypothyroidism and high BP. I am attaching my latest reports. Please suggest a low-carb high-fat vegetarian diet. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). According to your height, your ideal weight should be 63 kg. You need to reduce at least 25 kg. Your total cholesterol count is high.General suggestions as follows:In... Read Full »
I want to lower my body fat percentage to get a sculpted physique. Please suggest a nutritionally balanced meal plan.
Query: Hello doctor,I am an 18-year-old male, and I recently began my health journey. I am having trouble completely understanding the nutrition aspect. I want to start a nutritionally balanced meal plan. I want to learn the right proportions of nutrients to consume. I am also an athlete. I want to lower m... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. I am sharing a weight loss diet plan for you. Alternative foods are mentioned below. 1. Early morning - One glass of lukewarm water with half lemon and a pinch of cinnamon powder. Have Green tea and almond as a morni... Read Full »
Kindly suggest a vegetarian paleo diet chart.
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 40 year old female, and I weigh 88 kg and my height is 160 cm. I am a vegetarian but I eat eggs. I am planning to start paleo diet to reduce my weight and before starting the diet, I got a blood test done. I am attaching my reports. Please suggest a vegetarian diet chart. What ty... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and according to it, you can go on a paleo diet. Which is good for your weight maintenance. But remember a vegetarian diet lacks some essential protein, which can only be supplied by non-veg... Read Full »
Can I take protein powder, fruits, and vegetables instead of food to gain muscles and lose fat?
Query: Hello doctor,I am an 18-year-old male with a weight of 87 kilograms and a height of 162 cms. I want to gain muscles but lose fat.Can I take protein powder alone as a substitute for food along with fruits and veggies salad for weight loss? Which protein powder do you suggest to me? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is not a good idea to replace your food with protein drinks. You will be somehow able to lose weight, but it will not be sustainable as you cannot do it forever. So choose a way of balanced nutrition in combination with the workout. The result may be slow, but it wi... Read Full »
What is the proper diet to follow after a kidney transplant?
Query: Hi doctor, Four years before I had a kidney transplant. My weight is 79 kg and height is 164 cm. My current medication is immunosuppressant. Please explain me the diet chart. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am initially guiding you, but I always advise you to take a personalized diet plan. You need more fiber rich foods like brown rice, brown breads, all multigrains, whole skins vegetables and fruits. You should add more quality protein like egg white, sweet water fish, bu... Read Full »
Is it reasonable to take supplements to build muscle?
Query: Hi doctor,I am a professional stunt rider. I like to build muscle and reduce belly fat. Currently I am taking whey protein, BCAA, creatine, and Hydroxycut fat burner. Are these type of supplements safe? Will they give any side effects? My height is 173 cm, and weight is 75.8 kg. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you take supplement alone without doing any exercise, then it can cause the following problems. Digestive problem. May decrease liver function. May cause muscle damage. Sexual problem like decreased sex desire and premature ejaculation. Hormonal problem like anxiety, d... Read Full »
Kindly provide a diet chart to reduce my cholesterol levels.
Query: Hello doctor, My total cholesterol - 239, HDL cholesterol serum- 54, LDL cholesterol serum- 159. I want to control it and make it normal, for which I need a definite diet plan and guidelines. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you already said, you have borderline cholesterols which can be controlled easily through diet and exercise. You are 10 kg overweight which needs to be reduced. If your weight becomes normal, your blood reports will automatically become normal. You need to eat nor... 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 »
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 »