Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

Gold Star - 18,120 Points (14-2-1957 / Tamilnadu, India)

Mind Your Calories! - Poem by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

Avoid extra calories;
Take no chance to turn obese;
Burn more calories in you;
Be active and joyful too.

Use the stairs and not the lift;
Exercise well, stay most fit;
Walk for health, some miles at dawn;
To do things the hard way- Learn.

Do your daily chores yourself;
Keep empty your fridge, food-shelf;
Enter house by the back-door;
Sit for less hours, walk some more.

Walk uphill whenev’r you can;
Eat less; work more for health, man;
Use the ramp, avoid plain floor;
Lazy mind makes life a bore.

Fast-foods, never take at all;
Eat lesser starch, consume dhal;
Drink more water if you can;
Work hard and stay healthy, man.

Extra food can poison you;
Fat lessens your life-span too;
Count your calories you take;
Life is worth-while, if you make!
Copyright by Dr John Celes 3-24-2007

Comments about Mind Your Calories! by Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,

  • Rajaram Ramachandran (3/29/2007 8:16:00 PM)

    A sound advice to a diabetic patient like me, Doctor. I am trying to follow your advice. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 24, 2007

Poem Edited: Sunday, February 6, 2011

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