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Last updated on: January 10, 2012 17:53 IST

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In an online chat with our users, Kalli Purie, author of Confessions of a Serial Dieter talked about how she managed to do the unthinkable. Here is the unedited transcript of the chat

Kalli Purie says, Hello folks, this is Kalli Purie signing into Rediff Chat! Shoot away!


Abhijeet asked, I have a lot of belly fat. I run regularly for past 2-3 months in the mornings. But I dont see any major difference. Could you please let me know what else i need to do ?
Kalli Purie answers, at 2012-01-06 15:13:26Food...what are u eating? food more important than exercise for belly fat
Trendsetters asked, Kudos to you reducing nearly 40kgs and maintaining it!!! What thoughts did you consciously drive off and what did you replace it with? i am mostly all by myself at the house cum office with a laptop related job.. i keep telling myself "just this once".. and then feel guilty
Kalli Purie answers, destock the house...so when u want to cheat there is nothing to cheat with. get serious and get away from temptation....
Sreeram asked, How do i reduce my belly?
Kalli Purie answers, reduce carbs and sweets and processed food....drink lots of water...green tea...
Ramesh asked, Do tell us something about Champagne diet
Kalli Purie answers, my own self concocted diet...its the best the bubbliest diet in town...perfect for the weekend and partying...starts on friday not on a monday like most diets and it involves a lot of champagne
roopa asked, Walking --- is it goood form of exercise to loose weight?
Kalli Purie answers, the best for fat burning...power walking even better than running...but not nightie strolling in the park...thats useless...walk fast and hard so that u cant chat w your buddy or on your mobile comfortably
ia asked, i am 21 years old ..and 130 kg ..what to do ??? not that i am unable to do day to day activties./....i do them easily....but dont look smart...how to loose this fat and how much time would it take?
Kalli Purie answers, it depends on your motivation...u are so young...it will come off fast...just commit and do it....the longer u wait the harder it will get....and u maybe comfortable doing all activities but u will feel the difference it makes not having a small person on your back
kapil asked, i am all ready 100 kg i want to reduce my weight by 20 kgs. what whould i do which can help me to reduce my weight very soon ..plss advice me...
Kalli Purie answers, cut sugar carbs and processed food completely. also alcohol and drink lots and lots of water and green tea....main thing is get motivated..set a goal w a timeline
Girish asked, hi how can i losse my weight my current weight is 114 and my age is 25. can u give me any diet chat or any plan how can i loose this
Kalli Purie answers, hey u are young so exercise will help...cut white poison like sugar white flour white bread...swicth to brwon...cut sugar..alcohol...doing it a few times a week is not going to work ....u need to stick to the plan 7 days
Trip asked, Is it possible to lose weight on your boobs? they are too big? Sorry but could not ask this question in real?
Kalli Purie answers, its the easiest place to lose weight. most people lose weight on their boobs and face first...its the ABT thats hard. last i heard big boobs are good!!!!
ruchi asked, i want to lose fat around my arms
Kalli Purie answers, ooooh the tricky bit. u have to work on them sopecifically..lots of exrcises for them not sure whether your wobbly bit is triceps or elewhere...i dont like weights...i like to use my own body weight....push ups are the best....plank push ups ven better...do arms and shoulder and abs.....
Ankit asked, how can i loose my stomach
Kalli Purie answers, cut alcohol, sweets and crabs...rice makes my tummy swell...when i cut white carbs rice, bread and pasta etc...it goes flat...yipee!!!
roopa asked, i just walk will it help ?
Kalli Purie answers, its the best...do it outdoors...and do it hard and fast...
drrakhee asked, how did u lose 40kgs?
Kalli Purie answers, it was hard..but main thing just stuick to the program...head down and forget about food...get the high out of exercise....when i wld stress i wld go to the fridge now i go for a run...sounds mad but try it
kush asked, Kalli - Can you suggest some exercises to increase the metabolic rate and in turn helps in reducing weight
Kalli Purie answers, increase metabolic rate by teasing your tummy ofteb...a small pice of fruit every hour...liek one slice of apple every hour...and water. water kickstarts metabolic rate...
Prakash asked, how maximum liters of water, we can drink in a day?
Kalli Purie answers, if u are on weightloss a litre for every ten kgs u are in excess of your average weight/height.....the more u drink the more u shrink

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Rahul asked, How to get from Questions section to Answers section????? I have asked 20 times but no reply :-(
Kalli Purie answers, hey rahul whats your question???
ksjdfhksjde asked, eat less, exercise more. game over.eat less, exercise more. game over.eat less, exercise more. game over.eat less, exercise more. game over.eat less, exercise more. game over.eat less, exercise more. game over.eat less, exercise more. game over.eat less, exercise more. game over.eat less, exercise more. game over.eat less, exercise more. game over.eat less, exercise more. game over.eat less, exercise more. game over.eat less, exercise more. game over.eat less, exercise more. game over.eat less, exercise more. game over.eat less, exercise more. game over.eat less, exercise more. game over.eat less, exercise more. game over.eat less, exercise more. game over.
Kalli Purie answers, no no game not over...game won....
ksjdfhksjde asked, kalli, u are rose kalli or genda kalli???kalli, u are rose kalli or genda kalli???kalli, u are rose kalli or genda kalli???kalli, u are rose kalli or genda kalli???kalli, u are rose kalli or genda kalli???kalli, u are rose kalli or genda kalli???kalli, u are rose kalli or genda kalli???kalli, u are rose kalli or genda kalli???kalli, u are rose kalli or genda kalli???kalli, u are rose kalli or genda kalli???kalli, u are rose kalli or genda kalli???kalli, u are rose kalli or genda kalli???kalli, u are rose kalli or genda kalli???kalli, u are rose kalli or genda kalli???kalli, u are rose kalli or genda kalli???kalli, u are rose kalli or genda kalli???kalli, u are rose kalli or genda kalli???kalli, u are rose kalli or genda kalli???kalli, u are rose kalli or genda kalli???kalli, u are rose kalli or genda kalli???
Kalli Purie answers, at the moment rose kalli....are u exercising your fingers by repeating the q? its not going to help u lose weight u know!!!!!
ksjdfhksjde asked, kalli, if ur single marry me...i dont care if ur fat or thin...kalli, if ur single marry me...i dont care if ur fat or thin...kalli, if ur single marry me...i dont care if ur fat or thin...kalli, if ur single marry me...i dont care if ur fat or thin...kalli, if ur single marry me...i dont care if ur fat or thin...kalli, if ur single marry me...i dont care if ur fat or thin...kalli, if ur single marry me...i dont care if ur fat or thin...kalli, if ur single marry me...i dont care if ur fat or thin...kalli, if ur single marry me...i dont care if ur fat or thin...kalli, if ur single marry me...i dont care if ur fat or thin...kalli, if ur single marry me...i dont care if ur fat or thin...kalli, if ur single marry me...i dont care if ur fat or thin...
Kalli Purie answers, where is the ring?
Niv asked, Hi can you tell me any good dieticians/trainers/weight loss centres in Hyderabad ..I am looking for something like your McSlim or DD
Kalli Purie answers, wow u have read my book...i dont know of anyone there....her rediff users anyone out there know of good dieticians n hyerabad...
roopa asked, what is power walking mam??????????????
Kalli Purie answers, walking fast and with purpose...no strolling..using your arms to raise your heart rate.....and doing it fast enough that you are not able to talk...
debasis asked, is coffee good for health?
Kalli Purie answers, its good for weightloss....i always drink a skimmed milk capuccino when on teh go and cant find a healthy option...it is such a great low cal filler....also black coffee and good metabolic starter...
h asked, Is using treadmill for 15 min daily is enough to get rid of extra fat? I am planning to buy it as i did not get time for workout.
Kalli Purie answers, No not enough at all....less than thirty mins no good. and i think if u want real results u need to work out an hour 6 days a week...i like fast results...
Shri asked, Hello mam, my age is 31 & weight is about 70kg, i want to loose weight by 10 kg, i had ceserian bcoz of that my tummy is big, i m going for walking daily will it help to loose weight..pls reply
Kalli Purie answers, yes it will help but sorry to say this bitter truth but a slight muffin top after a c section is very hard to lose....corset underwear can help push in that last bit for a flat belly...but firts control diet and exrcise to get to that point....
Khanna asked, kalli u look really sexy and hot.
Kalli Purie answers, yipeeeeeeee!
Piyush10 asked, Hello Kalli: I was 100+ kgs few months back, through regular walking and jogging i reduced atleast 30 kilos, I did not even quit alcohol, I drink everyday but restricted my food menu. Ur comments please
Kalli Purie answers, Great. Different foods and even alcohol has different effects on different people...in some people alcohol actually leads to weight loss.....i am not that lucky!!!!
Rahul asked, i m 31yrs, 85kgs, 5'10''. what shud be my ideal weight & how to get that. My main problem is fat on stomach. I also have indigestion problem & even if i take one sip of Coca Cola my stomach gets upset. I want to reduce weight..please tell me the best & shortest way
Kalli Purie answers, U need to be about 70 kg...your indigestion can be related to your weight....a heavy belly leads to reflux and too much food in the system stresses the digestive system...
Simmi asked, I WEIGH 70 KGS, MY HEIGHT IS 5.4'' and I AM 21 YEARS OLD, I WANT TO START WORKING OUT. PLEASE HELP ME OUT, ALSO IS AEROBICS BETTER OR GYM? PLEASE REPLY :(
Kalli Purie answers, aerobic is better...u need cardio to lose weight...but most importantly zip your mouth...no bad food
Kitty asked, Hie. I am losing weight by following healthy diet, daily walk and have lost 8kgs with it. I am stuck on one number almost for a month. How do I go further down? I need to reduce atleast 6 more kgs to come to my ideal weight as per my height!
Kalli Purie answers, yes u are reached that plateau....dont give up you are at that tipping point....stick to your plan...change the exercise plan...maybe intensify it...increase speed....lots n lots of water w lemon and green tea and make your dinner as early as possible
sk asked, hi my age 45 weigh 80 height 5.4" I GO TO GYM EVERY DAY AND WORK OUT 01 HOUR PLS TELL ME HOW CAN LOOS MY WGT
Kalli Purie answers, u have to control your diet...dont waste all that exercise by eating bad food....
Vanita asked, im 36 years and 90 kgs... i always think decide to lose weight i do also but for some time and again i eat... again i feel guilty and do the diet exercise but for sometime ... how you reduced your weight means how you made up your mind? pl advise...
Kalli Purie answers, u need my book...u are in the vicious cycle...you need to pull yourself out of this....u need a motivation an incentive...a dress u wnat to fit into, a party you want to rock and hottie u want to impress....focus on the incentive and get out of rut...
neha.jhaa asked, hi,i m 5'3'' and am 54kgs.i think am bit on the heavier side.could u tell me regular lifestyle changes which can make me bit thinner and fitter?
Kalli Purie answers, u are THIN THIN THIN according to height weight chart...but u need to find your happy weight....make dinner really early...and lots n lots of water
bakaasur asked, I weigh 134 kgs.. and want to eat whole cart of meat. How can I reduce my weight? Pl. help
Kalli Purie answers, eat the whole cart of meat but nothing else...no carbs, no sugar, no fat....and lots of water to wash down your whole cart of meat....
Miss asked, HI KALLI, WHAT WAS YOUR EXERCISE ROUTINE? PLEASE SHARE IT? I WANT TO KNOW? :)
Kalli Purie answers, Power Yoga and Running. It still is
sigma asked, Hi there, im 5.9 weight 75 kg..what should be my ideal weight? Can cutting rice reduce my weight?coz i eat rice a lot..
Kalli Purie answers, YES...cutting rice will cut your weight for sure....
varunsharma asked, hi i weigh 90 kgs and age is 25 years... i want to loose my weight..??
Kalli Purie answers, just decide you want to do it...and please do it well before u hit that horrible 30...so much harder after that...



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pinks asked, i want to loose fat around the hip .......any tricks....
Kalli Purie answers, poncha...good old swabbing....works like magic....
preeti asked, KALLI, I NEED YOUR OPINION ON THE DUKAN DIET. I WANT TO FOLLOW IT. HAVE READ THE BOOK COMPLETELY. AM 35 YRS OLD AND NEED TO LOSE 20KGS (DOCS ORDERS) ASAP. PLS ADVISE.
Kalli Purie answers, ok i ahve done the dukan...firts time huge success...attack phase worked brillaintly but gave up after three weeks went on holiday explosive rebound....and the second time round it jsut did not work...so i wld say if u are going to do it u ve to like non veg..i dont. u have to drink a lot of water....i find it very hard to drink water. lastly u have to watch out for the uric acid content in your body....the diet is hard on the system
kumar asked, is it true that drinking lots of water reduces weight? i heard that drinking lots pf water increases your belly size??? which one is true?
Kalli Purie answers, drink to shrink
gouri asked, is dieting a nice way to lose weight
Kalli Purie answers, no but its the only way!
anonymous asked, i m fit according to the height and weight charts.but the problem that i want to lose fat around my hip and thighs.any suggestions?
Kalli Purie answers, swabbing or poncha..bets work out for hips....surya namsakars also brillaint to lose hips
prashantwaa asked, hello,Kalli,my weight is 95 kg,age 34,height 180 cm,i wanna loose 20 kg.how can i loose? what diet ?i cant stop eating fish once in a week
Kalli Purie answers, fish is good...its the rice or chips that go w it that r not good for weightloss.....diffi to give u one diet without knowing more...but in gen if u cut processed food, sugar, fat and carbs....
sandeep asked, hi i have gained a lot in last 4 years from 50 to 72. earlier i used to lose weight fast but since last 2 years i ahvent lost much. especially around waist. drink a lot of water and also lemon juice is morning. is it because of entering in 30's.will walk in evening reduce tummy fat. please reply
Kalli Purie answers, yes entering 30s is like a switch goes off...u will need to add exercise...the metabolic rate just slows down post 30....morning walk really jump starts the system
preeti asked, CAN I DO YOGA WHILE ON THE DUAKN DIET?
Kalli Purie answers, yes i did. but the book recommends walking for 20 mins daily and not doing any intense exercise
preeti asked, IS THERE AN EMAIL ID I CAN WRITE TO YOU WITH SOME QUERIES OF MINE REG THE DUKAN DIET...MUCH RATHER EMAIL IN DETAIL
Kalli Purie answers, yes www.theserialdieter.com
Ronzi asked, does regular sex increases weight or it decreases weight
Kalli Purie answers, decrease for sure...great for body, heart and soul
kumar asked, i am 5.9 feet and my weight is 72 i feel uncomfortable with my body image give me your suggestion
Kalli Purie answers, work out to get confidence and find your happy weight.
bfr asked, iam 5.8 feet on diet i was 85 KG . i strted diet 3 week ago and already lost 5 KG. i an basically on low calorie & aerobics excercise daily diet. now iam prone to mood swings . sometimes i ask why iam doing it as iam not obaese. people around me also say i dont need to loose weight. i am caught up in delima now. and also feel taht weight loss process is slowed down. please help me with ur experience. if you had to go throug this phase also. also i gained 1 kilo in two days when i stoped dieting for two days. this is very demoratlizing
Kalli Purie answers, dont stop...get to a happy weight....mood swings when u are dieting r natural they stabilize as your body n tummy adjust to the lower qty of food...tell friends not to discourage u....
weight asked, i lost 10kgs in just 3 months on herbalife products
Kalli Purie answers, wow....i have not tried that...maybe i will now....
vinjosh31 asked, Hey, Is there a way to increase one's metabolism rate? does starving helps to curtail weight gain?
Kalli Purie answers, water and eating every hour..something small liek one slice of apple....starving over a long period no...starving for short burst good to shock the system and detox...like fasting..ancient wisdom
prashantwaa asked, what exercise you recommend for me,height 180 cm,weight :95,age 34 yrs.stomach out.i wanna b slim.i take roti with ghee and dal,rice in night.10 glass water every day.
Kalli Purie answers, no ghee pleae and no dal and rise in night. if u must eat carbs at night....make it veg and royi no ghee
Kalli Purie says, Thanks all. May you find your happy weight and u can always find me at www.theserialdieter.com



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