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Obesity Management


According to recent WHO statistics, 11% of India’s population is overweight & 2% of population are obese.

In last 5 years, so called obesity panaceas (a remedy for almost all diseases) have been banned in India. There is only one approved anti obesity drug in India, which is mildly effective.

Do we need only medicines to reduce weight?

Little modification in your lifestyle can prevent obesity. Positive changes in your eating & exercise behavior are essential for sustain reduction in weight.  You can assess yourself at home & start lifestyle modification.

Assessment of Obesity:

  1. Measure your BMI-  http://justforhearts.org/health-tools/bmi-calculator/
  2. If BMI >25 – Measure waist circumference. If Waist circumference found above cutoff point. For Male –  ≤ 90cm & For Female  – ≤ 80cm
  3. Conduct clinical & lab investigations- Heart Rate, Blood Pressure,  BSL fasting, Lipid profile.
  4. Assess & screen for depression, eating & mood disorder.
  5. Treat co morbidities & other health risk if present.
  6. Assess readiness to change behaviors & barriers to weight loss.
  7.  Devise Goals & Lifestyle modification program.
  8. Health team to advice lifestyle modification program.

Weight Loss Goals:

5 – 10 % body weight  Or  ½ to 1 kg per week

Lifestyle modification program:

Nutrition:   Reduce energy Intake by 500 – 1000 kcal/day

Physical activity:  Initially – 30 mins, moderate intensity exercise for 3-5 days per week.

Cognitive behavior therapy.

Watermelon Juice


Hope this is last summer drink I am going to serve this summer…

On next Wednesday I would like to serve you something hot, spicy (but healthy) recipe to welcome the rainy season…..

Ingredients:

Watermelon – ½ fruit

Sugar- 3-4 tsp

Lemon – ½ fruit (or as per taste)

Procedure:

Extract juice from watermelon in a blender.

Add sugar & lemon juice.

Mix it well.

Health Benefits:

Known for its nutritious value, refreshing watermelon juice is the best way to beat the summer heat.

Watermelon is rich in antioxidants vitamin C & A which also helps in preventing various diseases.

Watermelon has rich source of potassium which helps to regulate blood pressure & keeps heart healthy.

Seeds are packed with protein, calcium, iron, zinc & phosphorus.

It is important addition for low fat & low cholesterol diet.

Watermelon juice helps to promote weight loss.

Watermelon juice cleanses your kidney & bladder.

It acts like natural Viagra & increases insulin sensitivity.

It also protects you from early aging.

 

 

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