360° Coverage : A weight control kit that makes pills redundant

1 Updates
A weight control kit that makes pills redundant
Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky, Getty Images

A weight control kit that makes pills redundant

Aug 22 2013, 7:42am CDT | by IANS

Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) An Indian American doctor and a fellow physician have co-invented a weight control kit that promises to make weight loss supplements, that risk damage to the liver and kidneys, redundant.

Washington, Aug 22 — An Indian American doctor and a fellow physician have co-invented a weight control kit that promises to make weight loss supplements, that risk damage to the liver and kidneys,...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

1 year ago

A weight control kit that makes pills redundant

Aug 22 2013, 7:42am CDT | by IANS

Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) An Indian American doctor and a fellow physician have co-invented a weight control kit that promises to make weight loss supplements, that risk damage to the liver and kidneys, redundant.

Washington, Aug 22 — An Indian American doctor and a fellow physician have co-invented a weight control kit that promises to make weight loss supplements, that risk damage to the liver and kidneys, redundant.

Called SlimPlate System, the "portion control kit" developed by Sandeep Grewal and Myo Nwe, both practising physicians in Rock Hill, South Carolina, marks a radical shift in weight loss planning and control, according to a media release issued Thursday.

Portion control, a dieting method of understanding how much a serving size of food is and how many calories or how much food energy a serving contains, is not a new concept.

But the SlimPlate System kit makes portion control easy and structured.

"We have presented 'Weight-Loss In A Box'. Our new SlimPlate System provides a plan, as well as a method, for users to control portion sizes effortlessly," the media statement quoted a spokesperson of Ace Medical Weight Loss Centre that produces the kit as saying.

Rock Hill-based Ace Medical Weight Loss Centre was co-founded by Grewal and Nwe.

According to the spokesperson, instead of counting on people to figure out the correct portion sizes, the makers of the kit have included portion control plates, cups, bowls and a set of unique portion control cutting rings.

"This gets rid of any guesswork. The SlimPlate System is the only system of weight loss that provides tableware that have clearly marked lines that separate the portions of the different groups of foods. Fruits, grains, vegetables and proteins are all kept within different coloured lines for easy portion-control," he said.

It took two years to develop the kit and the results were presented at the 2012 annual meeting of The American Society of Bariatric Physicians in Orlando, Florida.

While Grewal is a recipient of the Charlotte Business Journal's Healthcare Innovator Award for 2013, Nwe holds a diploma from the American Board of Obesity Medicine.

IANS

Source: IANS

 

Don't miss ...

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Apple and GT Part Ways
Apple and GT Part Ways
The Cupertino company has parted ways with their sapphire provider
 
 
Apple Turns To Crowdsourcing For Maps
Apple Turns To Crowdsourcing For Maps
The company is working hard to improve their Maps App
 
 
Apple’s Mac Sales Are Back
Apple’s Mac Sales Are Back
Their recent earnings show that computers are coming back
 
 
Cook Talks to the Chinese Authority on the Security of User Data on iCloud
Cook Talks to the Chinese Authority on the Security of User Data on iCloud
The Apple CEO has a conversation with the high Chinese officials regarding the iCloud user data security threat
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Second MERS case reported in Qatar
Doha, Oct 23 (IANS) A 43-year-old man in Qatar has tested positive for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in the second confirmed case of the deadly virus in 10 days, media reported Thursday. The patient had...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Two people die in Pakistan bomb blast
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) At least two people were killed and 12 others injured in an explosion that took place in Pakistan's Balochistan province Thursday, media reported. The bomb was planted on a motorcycle, Dawn...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Trott extends contract with Warwickshire till 2017
London, Oct 23 (IANS) England batsman Jonathan Trott, whose mental issues led to his abrupt departure from last winter's Ashes tour, has confirmed his successful comeback to competitive cricket by signing a new three-...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Srikanth, Kashyap big movers in BWF rankings
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 23 (IANS) Indian men shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap jumped seven places each in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday while Olympic bronze medallist...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Alvin Stardust dead
London, Oct 23 (IANS) English singer Alvin Stardust died after a short illness. He was 72. Stardust's manager confirmed the news about his demise Thursday, reports mirror.co.uk. He was recently diagnosed with...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Indian man reunited with family after 40 years
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) An Indian man, who had disappeared from his hometown in Kerala nearly 40 years ago, has been found by his family at a hospital in Dubai in the UAE, a newspaper report said. Now in his 60s, Abdulla...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Srikanth, Kashyap, Saina rise in world rankings
Kala Lumpur, Oct 23 (IANS) Indian men shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap jumped seven places each in the latest released Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings Thursday while Olympic bronze medallist...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Flintoff signs for Big Bash side Brisbane Heat
Brisbane, Oct 23 (IANS) Former England captain and all-rounder Andrew Flintoff, who retired from international cricket in 2009, Wednesday confirmed that he will play for Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash League (BBL) this...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
OPEC daily basket price falls again
Vienna, Oct 23 (IANS/WAM) The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) closed at $81.94 a barrel Wednesday compared to $82.09 Tuesday, the OPEC Secretariat said. The new OPEC...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Lopez to sign multi-million dollar deal?
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez is reportedly in the final stages of securing a multi-million dollar deal to perform in Las Vegas. The 45-year-old is being offered $350,000 per show at The...
Read more on Celebrity Balla