Don’t go for any famous diet to lose weight: Nupur Krishnan

Dr. Nupur Krishnan is a leading nutrition expert with a decade of proven experience in Preventive and Clinical Nutrition therapies on heart attack, obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol, stroke, blood pressure, thyroid, kidney disorders, liver disease and aneamia. The expert takes time out to answer Sify readers’ queries on nutrition and weight loss in an exclusive chat. Read the complete chat transcript here.

What is the one Indian food that is the prime reason for high cholesterol?

There are two types of cholesterol. One is good and other is bad. Any food high in saturated fat like animal meat, coconut chutney , fried foods will elevate total cholesterol

Dr, am suffering with high BP 160/110, sugar level is generally low less than110 p.d. I get exhausted within mins after hard working, walking etc. Can you suggest some diet as taking more sugar increased my wt nw 88 kilos for 5’7″ height?

Consume frequent and small meals with complex carbohydrates. Consume food with low Glycemic index Missi Chapati, Whole wheat atta, Legumes,

Whole fruits which release energy slowly throughout the day

Noni fruit juice and wheat grass powder are supposed to be good nutrition supplements tat cure diseases. Is there any confirmed and accepted results on these which are otherwise advertised widely in the health care sector.  They are good. But not for all the diseases.

I am 33 yr male, ht 5’9, weight 51kgs. My body doesn’t absorb nutrients. I eat quite well but dont gain weight. frequent stomach upsets when I eat out. Trying to improve weight for 15 years. pl advice food and resolve problem of stomach upset.

I think you are going through digestive disorders where nutrition absorption being prevented. Your intestine needs to be checked to offer practical solution. Try to chew food properly to help better digestion

I want to decrease tummy, back, want good diet plan.can i go for famous Diet called GM diet for a week is that good, My Height is 174 age 28. what should be my ideal weight

Dont go for any famous diet. The diet should be specific to your body requirements. Just follow the food pyramid . Consume more complex carbohydrate, medium quantity of good quality protein and less fat products

what wud be an ideal diet for a person with digestive problems characterised by belching and low appetite.this problem has been accentuated

after a an attack of dengue a year ago also include in your reply suggested timings in diet intake thank u doctor

Include more liquid diet in the form juices & soups which work as appetiser and have small and frequent meal throughout the day

What diet to be given in Pregnancy & after delivery to mother.

During pregnancy consume additional calories + protein + calcium + Folic Acid + Iron After delivery because of lactating mother consume theabove even more

please give a nutritional chart for Hypertension patient having Diabetes Mellitus.

You can follow Low Sodium Diet with max 1.2 to 1.5 gms salt per day , but if you are suffering Diabetes you should mention every month’sblood parameter as we need to know how blood sugar fluctuates. We need to know the dose of medicine you are taking for the above illness to suggest proper diet plan

iam 4o type1diabetes for 22y and ckd stage 3 since 2001 with one kidyney by birth my creatine is 1.7 to 1.9 can i have fruits if so what

fruits what type of diet should be followed

If you are taking insulin for advanced stage of Diabetes, we need to know about your other health parameters to give further guidance

My daughter is alergic to cold,dust & smock,please advice

She has to enhance her immunity. Also advised to undergo food allergy tests to find exact reasons for allergy

how to reduce the fat

Consume less saturated fat products and eat only as much quantity as required by your body

I have problem of constipation & piles also I have table work in office. Kindly guide me for proper diet.

The root cause of the constipation could be that your digestive juices are not secreting sufficient enough or you are eating less fiberous and more refined food. Kindly contact with more inputs

My height is 160cm and am 63kgs.iam a female &foodaholic.In office i dont think abt food(i eat breakfast,lunch)but as i reach home iam munching.I walk half an hour 4 days a week,some stretches.I want to be 55 kgs

You can easily lose 4-5 kgs per month even while eating tasty food. But you need to concentrate on the quality of food you eat. With balanced

food you can even eat Pizza, burger, ice cream at certain times

Hi , I have recently undergone with a L4/L5 surgery and GYM is not allowd for atleast next 1 year. Recenty I am putting on weight. pls suggest me the diet plan to keep it minimum.

Kindly consult us as we have to know the root cause of your weight gain. Either you are consuming more energy foods or your metabolism is slowing down

how to reduce to tension and mind disturbances

Practice Yoga & meditation. Females during menstrual period likely to have such problems. You may be lacking in certain minerals like zinc

Good Morning madam. I am very fat, so please tell me how to reduce my belly

Brisk walk, with change in food habits will help you. Consume less fat & fried foods.

How to reduce the weight?

Match your energy requirement with your energy supply through food. Simply stop your food when your stomach says

i am 31 age height 5.0″ & very slim wat kind food i take, i want to become height & weight help me madam


Consume good quality protein in the form of egg, fish, tofu etc

What is the best diet plan for a 45 year old mild dibetic and hypertensive adult male.

Eat more complex carbohydrate, with good quality protein and less visible fat in the form of Cooking oil, butter, Pure Ghee

i am 43 yrs, my wt is 89 , i do morning brisk walk for 1 hr, still wt is not getting reduced. pl tell me

Your energy intake is more than your energy expenditure even after 1 hour brisk walk. COnsume less energy and more fiberous food

Kindly advice a healthy vegeterian diet for working prefessionals either sitting 9-7 in office or on tours.

We need to analyse your working pattern and your energy requirements. If you are on tour we have to suggest different diet as the availability of food and timmings may differ from working in office environment

Egg how good it is ? nutrion wise?

It is one of the best for children and adults in growing stage. However if your cholesterol level is high consume only the white portion and avoid yellow portion

a ladies having hemoglobin 10.8 and also lack of rbc. what should she eats to overcome this anaemic situation.

She should consume more Folic Acid and Iron rich foods. Other reasons for Aneamic should be investigated to suggest where she lack in

Kindly let me know how to get rid of lower body fat . I do gymming everyday

If you do gymming it should reduce fat in your entire body. Something wrong with your exercise. You need to reduce you fat intake andexcessive energy intake

I am 44 years and my weight is 88 how to reduce my weight , though i have a regular good food every day

It depends on the quality of food rather than quantity of food. You can lose 4-5 kgs of weight per month with nutritious food

i have 1 bottle of Almarai orange juice for breakfast everyday.Is it good for health?

Eating 2 Oranges is healthier than drinking orange juice

feel always tired when iget up in the morning

Your energy distribution may be imbalanced. We need to know your food habits to suggest an alternative

i have piles which is very painful during morning hrs after breakfast.

Contact with more inputs

about health diet

Follow food pyramid diet.

hi nupur. whats the secret to your glowing skin?

Good nutrition

eating dates daily. will i put on weight?
with 4-5 dates you will not put weight. But depends on other food habits also

are all fruits good for weight loss?

Fruits are good for health. But in some cases of obesity it was caused by disorders like Thyroid you have to be selective. We need to findthe root cause of obesity

how much peanuts can we eat if we have high cholesterol?

It is not clear how much cholesterol you have. It depends on your cholesterol levels.

pl suggest breakfast diet for diabetics

Kindly contact us with more details

can drinking 2 glasses of milk after age 40 help to stregthen my bones

Not necessarily. The calcium you consume should be available for the body to absorb. Milk can increase calcium but at the same time it may

also elevate your fat level. We can guide after seeing your cholesterol level

any specific diet for menopausal women?

Your diet should be modified to increase your estrogen levels , compensate you calcium, magnesium, vitamin C deficiency and decreased

metabolism. it is important to be well nourished to meet the challenges of Heart disease, Osteoporosis, Cancer, and Diabetes.

Good morning Madam! How can i above to reduce my weight minimum 10kg with 2 to 3 months? What do i need to do? What can above achieve this?

Is it possible or not please?
It is easily possible to reduce 4-5 kgs of weight per month and within 2 months you can lose 10 kgs. You need to follow proper diet plan

respected Madam, from some months i suffer from gas problem. my stomach is fill with gas and give pain. so for thisrelated problem arises. so what i do for that?

You are going through digestive disorders. Eat more liquid food in the form of juices. Eat small but frequent meal (4-5) meals per day. Chew properly

i am 39 yrs old living in Dubai,i am having Deabetes and hypertenssion to border line plz guide me what should be proper diet chart for me.

kindly contact us : website www.biologics24.com or biologics24@yahoo.com or 022-23822211

I am 32 Years old, 5′ 4″ hight Young Boy. My weight is 78 Kg. What is the right weight for me and how I decrease my weight? What is the diet chart for me?

You need to reduce 11 -13 kgs to achieve your ideal body weight. It also depends on you body frame, gender and your life style.

i m 57.8 kilos ht 5 ft 3 inches …wat is my ideal wt? how do i achieve it?

Your diet is not based on your height and weight alone. Your other physical and pathological parameters needs to be considered before suggesting any diet

i am over weight what is the diet chat for me for loosing weight

Kindly contact us as we have to understand the root cause of your obesity problem

tips for loosing belly fatness

It cannot be answered with little time. Kindly refer my various article in internet

how to prevent diabetes with diet?

More complex carbohydrate diet, foods which enhance pancreas and insulin acceptance will prevent diabetes

how can I beat acidity bcoz i suffer from it if i dont eat immediately after I wake up in the morning and it continues the whole day with vomiting anything i eat

You may be suffering from digestive disorders like GERD reflux. Kindly contact us with more inputs as we need to analyse your intestine

problems

Pls give suggestions for increasing good cholesterol

Consume more almonds, nuts, flax seeds and high unsaturated foods

I am having GERD for many years i am 45 now. Can u suggest me a diet for O+ blood type? i am asouth indian now located in Kochi. Thank you.

There is no separate diet for different blood group. You need to control your Acid Reflux, You can eat cucumber early in the morning or soak potato in a glass of water overnight and drink in the morning

Can i take green tea on empty stomach

Yes you can

Can i take carrot,pomagranate & almonds on morning empty stomach

Good, keep it up

Dr. Nupur Krishnan is a leading nutrition expert with a decade of proven experience in Preventive and Clinical Nutrition therapies on heart

attack, obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol, stroke, blood pressure, thyroid, kidney disorders, liver disease and aneamia. The expert takes

time out to answer Sify readers’ queries in an exclusive chat. Read the complete chat transcript here.

What is the one Indian food that is the prime reason for high cholesterol?
There are two types of cholesterol. One is good and other is bad. Any food high in saturated fat like animal meat, coconut chutney , fried

foods will elevate total cholesterol

Dr, am suffering with high BP 160/110, sugar level is generally low less than110 p.d. I get exhausted within mins after hard working, walking

etc. Can you suggest some diet as taking more sugar increased my wt nw 88 kilos for 5’7″ height?
Consume frequent and small meals with complex carbohydrates. Consume food with low Glycemic index Missi Chapati, Whole wheat atta, Legumes,

Whole fruits which release energy slowly throughout the day

Noni fruit juice and wheat grass powder are supposed to be good nutrition supplements tat cure diseases. Is there any confirmed and accepted

results on these which are otherwise advertised widely in the health care sector.
They are good. But not for all the diseases.

I am 33 yr male, ht 5’9, weight 51kgs. My body doesn’t absorb nutrients. I eat quite well but dont gain weight. frequent stomach upsets when

I eat out. Trying to improve weight for 15 years. pl advice food and resolve problem of stomach upset.
I think you are going through digestive disorders where nutrition absorption being prevented. Your intestine needs to be checked to offer

practical solution. Try to chew food properly to help better digestion

I want to decrease tummy, back, want good diet plan.can i go for famous Diet called GM diet for a week is that good, My Height is 174 age 28

what should be my ideal weight
Dont go for any famous diet. The diet should be specific to your body requirements. Just follow the food pyramid . Consume more complex

carbohydrate, medium quantity of good quality protein and less fat products

what wud be an ideal diet for a person with digestive problems characterised by belching and low appetite.this problem has been accentuated

after a an attack of dengue a year ago also include in your reply suggested timings in diet intake thank u doctor
Include more liquid diet in the form juices & soups which work as appetiser and have small and frequent meal throughout the day

Nutrition for Geriatic cases.
Kindly be specific

What diet to be given in Pregnancy & after delivery to mother.
During pregnancy consume additional calories + protein + calcium + Folic Acid + Iron After delivery because of lactating mother consume the

above even more

please give a nutritional chart for Hypertension patient having Diabetes Mellitus.
You can follow Low Sodium Diet with max 1.2 to 1.5 gms salt per day , but if you are suffering Diabetes you should mention every month’s

blood parameter as we need to know how blood sugar fluctuates. We need to know the dose of medicine you are taking for the above illness to

suggest proper diet plan

iam 4o type1diabetes for 22y and ckd stage 3 since 2001 with one kidyney by birth my creatine is 1.7 to 1.9 can i have fruits if so what

fruits what type of diet should be followed
If you are taking insulin for advanced stage of Diabetes, we need to know about your other health parameters to give further guidance

My daughter is alergic to cold,dust & smock,please advice
She has to enhance her immunity. Also advised to undergo food allergy tests to find exact reasons for allergy

how to reduce the fat
Consume less saturated fat products and eat only as much quantity as required by your body

I have problem of constipation & piles also I have table work in office. Kindly guide me for proper diet.
The root cause of the constipation could be that your digestive juices are not secreting sufficient enough or you are eating less fiberous

and more refined food. Kindly contact with more inputs

My height is 160cm and am 63kgs.iam a female &foodaholic.In office i dont think abt food(i eat breakfast,lunch)but as i reach home iam

munching.I walk half an hour 4 days a week,some stretches.I want to be 55 kgs
You can easily lose 4-5 kgs per month even while eating tasty food. But you need to concentrate on the quality of food you eat. With balanced

food you can even eat Pizza, burger, ice cream at certain times

Hi , I have recently undergone with a L4/L5 surgery and GYM is not allowd for atleast next 1 year. Recenty I am putting on weight. pls

suggest me the diet plan to keep it minimum.
Kindly consult us as we have to know the root cause of your weight gain. Either you are consuming more energy foods or your metabolism is

slowing down

how to reduce to tension and mind disturbances
Practice Yoga & meditation. Females during menstrual period likely to have such problems. You may be lacking in certain minerals like zinc

Good Morning madam. I am very fat, so please tell me how to reduce my belly
Brisk walk, with change in food habits will help you. Consume less fat & fried foods.

How to reduce the weight?
Match your energy requirement with your energy supply through food. Simply stop your food when your stomach says

i am 31 age height 5.0″ & very slim wat kind food i take, i want to become height & weight help me madam
Consume good quality protein in the form of egg, fish, tofu etc

What is the best diet plan for a 45 year old mild dibetic and hypertensive adult male.
Eat more complex carbohydrate, with good quality protein and less visible fat in the form of Cooking oil, butter, Pure Ghee

i am 43 yrs, my wt is 89 , i do morning brisk walk for 1 hr, still wt is not getting reduced. pl tell me
Your energy intake is more than your energy expenditure even after 1 hour brisk walk. COnsume less energy and more fiberous food

Kindly advice a healthy vegeterian diet for working prefessionals either sitting 9-7 in office or on tours.
We need to analyse your working pattern and your energy requirements. If you are on tour we have to suggest different diet as the

availability of food and timmings may differ from working in office environment

Egg how good it is ? nutrion wise?
It is one of the best for children and adults in growing stage. However if your cholesterol level is high consume only the white portion and

avoid yellow portion

a ladies having hemoglobin 10.8 and also lack of rbc. what should she eats to overcome this anaemic situation.
She should consume more Folic Acid and Iron rich foods. Other reasons for Aneamic should be investigated to suggest where she lack in

Kindly let me know how to get rid of lower body fat . I do gymming everyday
If you do gymming it should reduce fat in your entire body. Something wrong with your exercise. You need to reduce you fat intake and

excessive energy intake

I am 44 years and my weight is 88 how to reduce my weight , though i have a regular good food every day
It depends on the quality of food rather than quantity of food. You can lose 4-5 kgs of weight per month with nutritious food

i have 1 bottle of Almarai orange juice for breakfast everyday.Is it good for health?
Eating 2 Oranges is healthier than drinking orange juice

feel always tired when iget up in the morning
Your energy distribution may be imbalanced. We need to know your food habits to suggest an alternative

i have piles which is very painful during morning hrs after breakfast.
Contact with more inputs

about health diet
Follow food pyramid diet.

hi nupur. whats the secret to your glowing skin?
Good nutrition

eating dates daily. will i put on weight?
with 4-5 dates you will not put weight. But depends on other food habits also

are all fruits good for weight loss?
Fruits are good for health. But in some cases of obesity it was caused by disorders like Thyroid you have to be selective. We need to find

the root cause of obesity

how much peanuts can we eat if we have high cholesterol?
It is not clear how much cholesterol you have. It depends on your cholesterol levels.

pl suggest breakfast diet for diabetics
Kindly contact us with more details

can drinking 2 glasses of milk after age 40 help to stregthen my bones
Not necessarily. The calcium you consume should be available for the body to absorb. Milk can increase calcium but at the same time it may

also elevate your fat level. We can guide after seeing your cholesterol level

any specific diet for menopausal women?
Your diet should be modified to increase your estrogen levels , compensate you calcium, magnesium, vitamin C deficiency and decreased

metabolism. it is important to be well nourished to meet the challenges of Heart disease, Osteoporosis, Cancer, and Diabetes.

Good morning Madam! How can i above to reduce my weight minimum 10kg with 2 to 3 months? What do i need to do? What can above achieve this?

Is it possible or not please?
It is easily possible to reduce 4-5 kgs of weight per month and within 2 months you can lose 10 kgs. You need to follow proper diet plan

respected Madam, from some months i suffer from gas problem. my stomach is fill with gas and give pain. so for thisrelated problem arises. so

what i do for that?
You are going through digestive disorders. Eat more liquid food in the form of juices. Eat small but frequent meal (4-5) meals per day. Chew

properly

i am 39 yrs old living in Dubai,i am having Deabetes and hypertenssion to border line plz guide me what should be proper diet chart for me.
kindly contact us : website www.biologics24.com or biologics24@yahoo.com or 022-23822211

Please send me a low cholesterol diet chart so that I can reduce my weight with 3-4 months.
kindly contact us with more inputs

I am 32 Years old, 5′ 4″ hight Young Boy. My weight is 78 Kg. What is the right weight for me and how I decrease my weight? What is the diet

chart for me?
You need to reduce 11 -13 kgs to achieve your ideal body weight. It also depends on you body frame, gender and your life style.

i m 57.8 kilos ht 5 ft 3 inches …wat is my ideal wt? how do i achieve it?
Your diet is not based on your height and weight alone. Your other physical and pathological parameters needs to be considered before

suggesting any diet

i am over weight what is the diet chat for me for loosing weight
Kindly contact us as we have to understand the root cause of your obesity problem

tips for loosing belly fatness
It cannot be answered with little time. Kindly refer my various article in internet

how to prevent diabetes with diet?
More complex carbohydrate diet, foods which enhance pancreas and insulin acceptance will prevent diabetes

how can I beat acidity bcoz i suffer from it if i dont eat immediately after I wake up in the morning and it continues the whole day with

vomiting anything i eat
You may be suffering from digestive disorders like GERD reflux. Kindly contact us with more inputs as we need to analyse your intestine

problems

Pls give suggestions for increasing good chollestral
Consume more almonds, nuts, flax seeds and high unsaturated foods

I am having GERD for many years i am 45 now. Can u suggest me a diet for O+ blood type? i am asouth indian now located in Kochi. Thank you.
There is no separate diet for different blood group. You need to control your Acid Reflux, You can eat cucumber early in the morning or soak

potato in glass of water overnight and drink in the morning

Can i take green tea on empty stomach
Yes you can

Can i take carrot,pomagranate & almonds on morning empty stomach
Good, keep it up

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