Obesity

A person is considered obese when their body mass index (BMI) is more than 30 kg/m2. BMI is calculated by dividing your weight by the square of your height in meters. Obesity is caused due to lack of physical activity, overeating, hormonal disturbances, genetic susceptibility, certain medications, or some psychological illness.

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I need to reduce my weight within two months. Are there any quick weight loss methods?

Query: Hello doctor, I am obese, and I have attached my reports in the below box; please check them out. I am trying everything, from diet to workout, but nothing gives me quick results. I am fed up. In the next two months, I joined a job where they give importance to my shape and size. In this situation, ...  Read Full »


Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, you need to continue with your workout sessions and try to focus on the target areas of the body. And you should have patience and wait for the results; a quick fix is not the solution. Have a good meal, avoid fats and carbs, and drink a lot of water. Check your...  Read Full »

I am 5 feet tall, weigh 80 kgs, and unable to lose weight. Kindly suggest to me ways to reduce the extra weight.

Query: Hi doctor, I am obese, and my height is 5 ft. I weigh about 80 kgs. I have a work lifestyle of sitting, and my daily intake is 1800 calories with a low-fat diet with fruits. Can you please help me sort out my health issue and suggest proper guidance and plan? Thank you.   Read Full »


Hemang Sudhakarbhai Jani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. It can happen gradually by maintaining calorie intake and expenditure. Try to decrease calorie intake and increase energy expenditure. You can reduce calorie intake by taking more fibers in your diet and protein-rich food. Consume more wat...  Read Full »

What is a good diet for an obese person?

Query: Hi doctor,I am well built, with 96 kgs weight and 162 cms height. Everyone teases me for being obese. So I want to become fit with proper BMI (body mass index). I do not drink alcohol, but I smoke two packets of cigarettes per week. I came across various types of diets. I want to follow the keto die...  Read Full »


Shakuntala Srivastava

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.comDo not start the keto diet. Instead of adopting a particular diet, it is always better to eat in moderation.1. Control your eating habit and exercise regularly.2. Replace refined flour and sugar with millets and jaggery or muscovado sugar.3. Stay hydrated.4. Follow a sleepin...  Read Full »

Is it advisable to take calories less than your BMR?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22-year-old female with a height of 160 cm and a weight of 73 kgs. I am trying to lose weight, and I want to know about my daily calorie intake. Also, the calorie I can take if I work out regularly as well.  Read Full »


Vishal Kumar Wadi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your BMR (basal metabolic rate) is 1459 calories. So, if you are not exercising, you should take 1750 calories. If you do moderate exercise for 30 to 45 minutes daily, you should carry around 2200 calories per day. If you exercise only four to five days a week, you ...  Read Full »

Please suggest dietary changes to lower cholesterol levels.

Query: Hi doctor, My husband's cholesterol level is 234mg/dL. But last year, it was 220mg/dL. What changes do I have to make in his diet to lower the cholesterol level? Sometimes, he snores while sleeping, and he is overweight.  Read Full »


Subharanjini Ramesh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your husband’s healthy weight range is between 72 to 77 kg. He belongs to the obese category. First, he should concentrate on reducing his weight. Automatically, his lipid profile will become routine. He is young, and he can overcome his weight. As he grows old, ...  Read Full »

How To Lower Cholesterol On A Paleo Diet?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25 year old male. I am 91 kg, and my height is 5 feet and 2 inches. My cholesterol levels are high, and I am over weight. I have hypertension, and I am taking tablets for cholesterol. I need a Paleo diet chart. Please help me. I am attaching my recent reports.  Read Full »


Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hello Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and saw a marked elevation of cholesterol levels with low vitamin D levels. So, it is very much necessary to take up a strict diet so that you get all your vitals to a near normal range. Firs...  Read Full »

Please suggest a diet chart to reduce weight and improve fertility.

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 24 years old and her height is 4'10" and weight is 61 kg. She is a bit overweight and also has PCOD problem. We got married 2 years back and she cannot get pregnant. Please send the diet chart to reduce her weight. What are all the foods that she can take to improve ferti...  Read Full »


Swapan Banerjee

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to icliniq.com. Thanks for your query. From your information, I got to know that she is obese. She needs to reduce approximately 6 kg. It is too much weight for her height but no worry she can reduce it by diet and some exercises. She needs very low calorie diet of about 1200...  Read Full »

Please advise me about the fasting method of detoxification.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 24 years old. I am obese with weight 110 kg and taking BP medicines. I want to detoxify my body. I read somewhere a schedule for detoxification of the body. In this chart some days they want to remain on a liquid diet that is, only on water. Is that a safe way to detoxify? I have t...  Read Full »


Dr. Arul Amuthan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Naturopathy has the fasting procedure for detoxification based on body condition. If you wish to fast weekly once, then Thursday is the good day. The whole day, you can drink only fruit juice, water, lemon juice or any herbal juices. All should be only liquid. On...  Read Full »

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