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Lose weight & control your BP sustainably while enjoying holidays & festival seasons.


Name: Kausalya

Location: Switzerland

Age: 36 years

Starting BMI: 30.4 kg/m2

Current BMI: 27.2 kg/m2

Case History: Kausalya a busy IT professional and a mother reached out for help to lose her post pregnancy weight .As a working professional and a mother of a 7 year old, she wanted to manage all her priorities well, feel energetic through the day and lose weight. Excess weight gain and stress levels also caused BP and therefore she desired asimple planthat does not require a lot of work and add another stressor to her life. She would initially lose a few kgs and gain the weight back. She was also diagnosed with High Blood Pressure 4 years back. She suffered with weekly migraine attacks and a lot of fatigue. Her menstrual was irregular once in 2-3 months. She was using medication for High BP and for managing pain during her migraine attacks. She needed help with bettering her health with sustainable weight loss and improve her fitness. Her Vitamin D and B12 levels were at insufficient levels.

Analysis: Daily routine, work schedule, dietary and lifestyle choices and socialising routine.

Approach by the best weight loss nutritionist: We helped her make some simple modifications to her current food intake to suit her outcomes. On week 1, we started just by adding more vegetables to her current food choices and dense protein in every meal. We helped her prepare her grocery list on Fridays so that her kitchen was stocked with food items for the whole week. We helped her with simple recipes that did not take too much of her time and gave her tips to prepare for the week days on the weekends. As she got comfortable with the vegetable component in her diet, we introduced some super food which heal the gut and are available in Switzerland like kefir, chicken broth, hemp milk and steal cut oats. Real time support on food options that made it fun and exciting to eat and helping her plan her day to comfortably squeeze in, effective physical activity in the comfort of her home helped her with steady weight loss. She and her family have an active social life and therefore she would be scared of eating in parties on weekends. We gave her guidelines to enjoy her weekends and balance the excess weekend calories with healthy detox plans allowed her to enjoy socialising events as well as be productive on working days and still steadily lose weight.

We asked her to take Vitamin D and B12 supplements for about 3 months to help improve her absorption and improve their levels. It also helped her with overall nutrition support her energy levels. Whole food combined with supplements, super foods, proper balance between fasting and feasting periods and adequate effective physical activity from the comfort of the home helped her achieve sustainable weight loss, and with increased muscle percentage and fat lose making her reduce by 3 sizes.

Results: Kausalya lost 8 kgs in 5 months, lost all the pregnancy weight and fits into clothes that she used to 5 years back. Her fluctuating high BP is now stable and does not require taking medications as per her physician advice. Her migraines have completely disappeared, and she can work through the day with consistent energy levels and now knows how to balance health and pleasure. She has learnt in this process through the program how to enjoy her favourites and with mindful eating enjoys her favourite foods. The lifestyle changes she introduced at home has helped her husband also shed weight, feel energetic and he is also now is in the ideal BMI range. She is now regular with her period cycle and does not suffer from PCOD symptoms anymore.

She is able to exercise consistently and her energy levels have improved significantly, also doesn’t have any cravings.

Her migraine attacks are a rare occurrence now. She learnt portion control, healthy and wholesome food choices, mindful eating & how to balance health with pleasure.

Deepika Chalasani is a Clinical Nutritionist, Mind and Body Transformation Coach and co-founder of Fit4Life India, an integrated nutrition and wellness organization for Indians that provides complete solutions, addressing health and wellness challenges of individuals by working on their overall well-being. Deepika, best nutritionist in Hyderabad for weight loss and online dietician can be contacted via email or Mobile +91 9491011202

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