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You Can Eat Mangoes and Still Lose Weight!

Millions of people all over the world are fighting obesity and accompanying diseases at any given time and Indians are no exception.

Naturally, weight loss treatments of various kinds have sprung up like mushrooms, in Pune, like they have all over India and also all over the world!

Today self-styled slimming centres in Pune and all over India are selling their own brand of nutrition, dangerous diets, and injurious exercises, with absolute impunity!

Today so-called obesity clinics in Pune and all over India are selling rubbish diets, pretentious slimming medicines or machines, food replacement powders or shakes, with equal impunity.

Is Mango Good For Weight Loss

Amongst the numerous foods that such weight loss treatments strictly prohibit you from eating, is the wonderful fruit, mango!

Naturally, this leads the obese people to fear that mango really makes them fat and stops eating them altogether!

Some ask if mangoes make them fat, or if mangoes can help in weight loss, or what is the best time to eat them, or can they eat mangoes and still lose weight?

Mango, like many other fruits, is a superfood. It is a rich source of Vitamin A and a very good source of Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), Vitamin C and Vitamin E.

Vitamin A is essential for the health of our eyes, skin and mucous membranes.

Pyridoxine is essential for the production of GABA, a brain hormone and for controlling the blood levels of homocysteine, high levels of which lead to coronary artery disease and strokes.

Vitamin C keeps our gums and teeth healthy, helps our body fight infections and also scavenges harmful oxygen-free radicals.

It is rich in potassium (156 mg per 100 gm) and low in sodium (2 mg per 100 gm), helping regulate our heart rate and blood pressure.

Mango is also rich in flavonoids namely beta-carotene, alpha-carotene, and alpha-cryptoxanthene. Together with Vitamin A, the carotenes help protect us against numerous cancers including breast, colon, oral cavity and prostate cancers and leukemia.

The fruit is also a moderate source of copper, which is required for the production of some enzymes and red blood cells.

In short, mango is a superfood that helps keep our vision, skin and mucous membranes healthy, protects us against infections, eliminates harmful oxygen-free radicals from our body, helps regulate out heart rate and blood pressure protects us against heart disease and strokes, and numerous cancers including breast and colon cancers and leukemia.

Other than these health benefits, mango is the most delicious of all fruits. Indian Alphonso or ‘Hapus’ from the Kokan area of coastal Maharashtra is the prized mango.

A hundred grams of the edible fruit gives you 60 calories and has only 15 gm carbohydrates, mostly sugar, little protein, and very little fat.

So a medium size (about 200 gm) fruit won’t give you much more than 90 calories. Healthy balanced nutrition should have three helpings of fruits every day. Even if you are looking to lose weight or keep your blood sugar under control, a mango a day is not going to dent your cause, if you eat healthy and the other two fruits are low-calorie fruits.

Like all other fruits, mangoes are best eaten on empty stomach and no other food should follow it at least for another twenty minutes.

Even then if you should want to offset the mango calories, you could shave off three fourth of a medium size chapati or better still, a bowl of rice from your daily food!

And you can always ‘brisk walk’ for fifteen or twenty more minutes to burn off a mango and also become more heart healthy in the process!

And then the best of the mango season barely lasts for two months!

Not too much to ask for, for the pleasure of eating a mango, the king of fruits, the world’s most delicious fruit for most Indians, and more so for Maharashtrians!

So the prohibitions imposed by these weight loss treatments not withstanding, you can go ahead and have a mango a day, without any guilty feeling! And you can also lose weight while eating them!

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Our ‘Distance Program’ or ‘Residential Weight Loss Program’!

Losing Weight at your own home, anywhere in the world!

Over three decades ago, when I started my then unique Slimming Centre in Pune, I was sure that obesity and its accompanying diseases like various pains and disabilities, hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, strokes, PCOD, miscarriages, and infertility were going to spread like wildfire in the society in decades to come.

Initially, I began helping people get slim and healthy by attending my Slimming Centre on Law College Road, Pune, in what soon became my ‘In-Centre Program’. But soon people began demanding that I help them get slim and healthy at their homes, in different cities, not only in India but also all over the world.

Thus began the journey of my ‘Distance Program’ or ‘Residential Weight Loss Programs’, in Pune and also all over the world, in which I helped people get slim and healthy on their own, normal, everyday food and exercise as even simple as walking, very much at their own homes, all over the world!

The ‘Distance Program’ or ‘Residential Weight Loss Programs’, as some prefer to call them, are truly not just slimming programs, they are a whole new system of living healthy, that isn’t too far different from our normal life. We only learn to make small but significant changes to our lifestyle and our own, normal, everyday food, get more physically active, rest well and be mentally peaceful and happy! People soon find out that they begin to enjoy their newfound disciplined lifestyle, begin to feel fresh and energetic all day long and begin to lose weight with excellent skin and hair health!

Many successfully fight off various pains and disabilities, hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, strokes, ladies overcome PCOD, miscarriages, and infertility along with obesity and many successfully get rid of their medications for these diseases!

The advent of the internet and the communication tools like mail and WhatsApp have made it easy for me to get people under my care to report to me daily from all over the world about their food and exercise and send them appropriate advice based on the report, every day!

This has dramatically helped me improve the results of my ‘Distance Program’ or ‘Residential Weight Loss Programs’ in Pune and abroad and also helped more and more people learn about and take up the program.

If you eat Indian food and are willing to walk regularly, I can help you get slim and healthy successfully at your own home, anywhere in the world!

Read the ‘Distance Program’ link on this website for more information.

Diwali Approaching, Make Sure Not To Use Aluminium Vessels And Pans, Non-Stick Pans With Damaged Non-Stick Coating For Preparing Diwali Delicacies

Don’t Use Newspapers For Soaking Extra Oil From Fried Delicacies.
Aluminium and lead are toxic metals and are harmful to human health. Aluminium pans and vessels are dangerous to cook food in or store it in. All non-stick cookware is aluminium coated with Teflon. Any such vessel with even a small chip in the Teflon coating also exposes our food to aluminium contamination. And the Teflon coating in most non-stick kitchenware in most homes is chipped. Hardly anybody throws away such cookware when it is even slightly damaged.
The best option is all stainless steel kitchenware!
While use of lead and other heavy metals is banned in newspaper inks in the US and is considered safe, no one knows if all the newspaper ink in India is similarly safe. So don’t soak extra oil from your fried food on newspapers or don’t eat foods wrapped in newspaper. Remember newspaper wrapped ‘wada-pav’ and ‘bhaji’ from the road side vendors those most people love so much?
Spread freshly fried food on paper napkins or tissue papers, instead, to absorb the extra oil.
Healthy Weight Loss For Indian Men And Women All Over The World!

Healthy Weight Loss For Indian Men And Women All Over The World!

Helping Indian People Get Slim And Healthy All Over The World!

Over three decades ago, when I started my pioneering ‘Obesity Clinic’ in Pune, India, I was absolutely sure that obesity and various pains, disabilities, hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, strokes, hypothyroidism, PCOD, miscarriages and infertility, the diseases that accompany obesity, were going to spread like wildfire amongst Indian people, not only in India but also all over the world, in decades to come!

Few had foreseen that obesity and its accompanying diseases would make the obesity treatment a multi-crore rupee market in India, in decades to come.

Naturally, there were hardly any commercial slimming centers, weight loss programs, obesity clinics or gyms in Pune, Mumbai or in India.

A decade later the obesity and its accompanying diseases began raising their ugly heads with vengeance and today more and more young people are falling prey to hypertension, diabetes, and heart disease in their twenties and thirties, many undergoing angioplasties before turning forty!

More and more overweight and obese young ladies are suffering from PCOD, miscarriages, and infertility and are being forced to undergo expensive fertility treatments, which fail much more often than they succeed. And nobody has the time to pause and think if the hormonal treatments are safe long term!

And now people are aware that most of the above diseases are caused mainly by obesity. So today more and more people are trying to lose weight desperately.

Naturally, slimming centers, weight loss programs, obesity clinics of all shades and hues have sprung up, like mushrooms, in Pune, Mumbai and all over the India. And so have multi-crore rupee chain of gyms, selling mindless exercises under expensive personal trainers of questionable merits and equally expensive protein powders.

For over three decades now, I have helped numerous Indian people including specialist doctors, CEOs of mega industries, top professionals not only in Pune, Mumbai or India, but also all over the world, overcome overweight or obesity and all the above illnesses, by simply planning, educating and inspiring people to make small, but significant changes to their lifestyle and their normal, everyday food, at least walk regularly, rest adequately and be mentally peaceful and happy.

Many of them have gotten rid of their medication for illnesses like hypertension, diabetes, hypothyroidism, and hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol).

Young ladies who had failed on every expensive fertility treatment, have overcome PCOD, infertility and repeated miscarriages to become happy mothers, by simply beginning to live and eat better, many of them even before they lost significant weight!

You can read some of their stories on the ‘Testimonials’ and the ‘Doctors Recommend Us’ pages and the basic science of slimming and healthy living on the ‘Science Of Slimming’ and ‘Recent Posts’ links on our website.

No starving under bogus slimming machines or medicines or meal replacement shakes or ‘magic’ diets, no painful workout and protein supplements, no psychological torture required!

If you are looking to get slim and healthy and overcome any of the above diseases accompanying obesity, you can write to us on or for more information.

You can also read more about the treatment on the ‘Distance Program’ link of our website.

The Ceo of a Top Automobile Industry Came to Me Demanding 25 Kg Weight Loss in 25 Weeks!

A few years back, my son, Anand, helped his old classmate lose 25 kg weight at our Centre, in our ‘In-Centre Program’.

A few days later the boy stunned his friend’s father with his amazing transformation, from a fat boy to a handsomely slim and fit young man. The gentleman was a globe trotting CEO of a top automobile industry. He too wanted to lose 25 kg, but didn’t know how it could be done as he travelled all week without any schedule, from Pune to Chennai and back and often travelled abroad.

He called and met me straight away, me because I look after the ‘Distance Program’ while my son looks after the ‘In-Centre Program’.

He came straight to the point and told me that he was very impressed with the results of his son’s friend and he too wanted to lose 25 kg!

‘How much maximum weight can I lose in a week?’

‘Half to one kg.’

‘Okay, then help me lose 25 kg in 25 weeks.’!

‘Not so fast! After all Anand helped this boy lose 25 kg at our Centre and they are young men. And you travel constantly.’

‘But you said half to one kg a week was possible.’

‘Yes, that is the international standard, but it can’t be sustained over 25 continuous weeks, nor is it necessary. You have to stay slim and healthy for a lifetime, it doesn’t matter if you take a few months longer to lose 25 kg.’

But he is an extraordinary man and was too determined to lose weight quickly and lost a kg a week for the first 14 weeks! But slowly I convinced him to slow down a little. He achieved his goal and completed 25 kg soon!

He was gracious enough to lend me his testimonial for the website!

I hope he inspires more people to get slim and healthy, constant travel not withstanding!

She Was Trying to Lose Weight with a Foreign Online Slimming Program!

A mid-thirties, smart, highly educated, globe-trotting young lady was trying to lose 10 to 12 kg weight for some time. She had tried a number of gyms and diet programs, the last being a foreign online program.

The consultants on the program planned and supervised the execution of her program regularly. They kept changing her diet from time to time, Paleo to Keto to a few other kinds and exercise varying between gym, Zumba and power yoga.

But nothing worked!

Her mother also lived in the same housing complex, a new complex where everyone was a stranger till a year or two ago.

The mother and a new friend of hers, walked together everyday. The friend’s husband, who travelled regularly, walked alone whenever in town.

Then the young lady learned that her mother’s friend and her husband had slimmed down appreciably in a month or so, were looking much more healthier and fitter, even while both continued only to walk, as usual.

When the young lady found out that the couple were under my care, she and her mother called upon me.

Initially I was a little unsure if this ultra modern girl would be prepared to listen to my advice after following an entirely different kind of approach to weight management, with the foreign program. After all my plan was too unglamorous, too simple, eating normal everyday food better and doing whatever she fancied on any particular day, walking, jogging, Zumba!

She joined me readily and showed complete willingness to follow whatever I planned, but took up only a trial three month program, which I had introduced on an experimental basis, very recently. This program can be extended to the regular, life-time-free follow up program within the first month.

Three weeks into my program, she had lost 3 kg very comfortably in spite of travelling to Tokyo for four days during this period.

Due to the ease with which she had lost weight, I had thought that she may be confident enough not to feel the need to extend her program. None the less, I reminded her that she would have to extend the program before the first month end, if at all she desired to avail of the regular program.

And she readily did, telling me that she wouldn’t want to lose the opportunity of being able to consult me for maintenance, any time she needed, under any circumstances, not after experiencing such excellent results so early and so comfortably!