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Being overweight and obese cause serious health problems. Weight loss reduces the risk of diabetes, heart problem, joint problems, and increases the body's metabolism. Weight reduction can be achieved by modifying the diet and lifestyle, and by doing physical exercises.

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Despite consuming a low carbohydrate diet and drinking a premier protein shake, why am I gaining weight instead of losing it?

Query: Hello doctor, I am currently trying to lose weight, and I am doing a low-carbohydrate diet. I drink a premier protein drink every morning for breakfast. I am currently gaining weight and wondering if this is part of the reason that I am not losing the way I want to. Kindly advise.  Read Full »

Sumiya Sulthana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I need to know your food habits, likes, dislikes, and a few more things to plan a customized diet plan. Till then, follow these tips. 1) Have a balanced diet that includes grains, pulses, fruits, vegetables, milk, milk products, fish, eggs, and poultry. 2) Split yo...  Read Full »

I am getting married and would like to lose weight. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 34-year-old male weighing 231 pounds, and I am getting married next month. I feel desperate about losing weight in such a short period. Can you provide information about medicines or supplements that could assist in weight loss? Are there any potential side effects or risks assoc...  Read Full »

Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I am here to help you get the best medical advice. Firstly, you need to understand that no magic is going to happen within a month and if you try drastic methods of reducing weight, then you might get sick during your wedding time or might look dull and you will not be...  Read Full »

I am overweight and have an umbilical hernia. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 33 years old with a weight of 63 kg, and my height is 153 cm. I am feeling overweight. My stomach is big, and I am having an umbilical hernia. How to reduce my weight.  Read Full »

Jani Hemang Sudhakarbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Nowadays this problem is very common, my advice is to try to go for proper diet planning and increase energy expenditure as there will be an imbalance between food intake and exercise. So there is a need to do more exercise and control over your food. You must foll...  Read Full »

My daughter is obese and inactive. Please suggest.

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is eight years old. She looks obese and is not always active. How to make my kid active? I am eager to learn more about effective strategies for preventing and managing childhood obesity. Kindly tell me some tips to make my kid active. Please help.  Read Full »

Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query. Low metabolism genetically leads to weight gain. Spending time on screen makes them inactive. 1. Give a timeline for each task for a day like eating and playing. 2. Indulge in role play and invest in educational toys. 3. You need to b...  Read Full »

My 15-year-old son is too fat for his age. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am concerned about my 15-year-old son, who looks too fat for his age. Children of his age are of correct shape, however, my son weighs 145 pounds. I am afraid that soon he will get all major issues in his body due to this excess weight. What are the ways to encourage him to reduce ...  Read Full »

Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Today's generation is getting more obese as compared to the old generation due to massive lifestyle changes, which is a sedentary lifestyle. Kinds of food choices are made now are full of preservatives and sugar or salt consuming high car...  Read Full »

I have issues with body image and want to become slim. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19-year-old female dancer and my weight is 119 pounds and my height is 5 feet 5 inches. I am currently struggling with issues of body image, being a dancer. I always feel I need to be slimmer than I am and it has got to a point where I feel that I should eat very little and occa...  Read Full »

Lakhani Kiran

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your query and I can understand what you are going through. I am sure you understand it is only your mind which is making you think you need to be thinner. Are you aware that there are many many dancers who are fat, really fat and they dance like a pro a...  Read Full »

How do I lose weight?

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 »

Can eating just bananas for breakfast cause weight loss?

Query: Hello doctor,I eat only two bananas for breakfast. Is it recommended to do so or does it cause stomach pain, gastritis, gas and bloating?  Read Full »

Durga Kumari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Eating bananas for breakfast is good. But having only bananas for breakfast is not complete and appropriate. The word breakfast means that you are breaking your overnight fast. So, it is should be made up of carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, minerals, and a fiber-ric...  Read Full »

I have PCOD and gastritis. Please suggest me a non-vegetarian diet to reduce my weight.

Query: Hello doctor, I have PCOD and have been advised by my doctor to reduce my weight. However, I have gastritis and cannot eat pulses and nuts. I need a non-vegetarian diet to reduce weight. Please suggest.  Read Full »

Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. I suggest the following. In the early morning, around 7 AM to 1 PM, take glass-soaked fenugreek seed water with one pinch of cinnamon powder. At 7.15 AM, take green tea and four almonds. For breakfast, around ...  Read Full »

What is the diet plan appropriate to reduce weight and belly fat?

Query: Hello doctor, I am trying to reduce my weight and belly fat, but I am not able to reduce my belly fat successfully. I am also getting kidney stones frequently and undergone surgery just two weeks back and also six months back. I want to reduce my belly fat without getting kidney stones. Let me brief...  Read Full »

Swapan Banerjee

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You can practice some brisk home body poses and exercises other than walking or running. Also, reduce your calorie to lose weight with low carbohydrate diet. Have mainly two roti, mix vegetables, citrus fruits and cucumber. Take vegan based diet, less organic foods, ...  Read Full »

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