frequently asked questionss
What is ESCASO® GDDiET®
ESCASO® is an Obesity management / Physiotherapy & Wellness Center first of its kind in India, Since 2006, offering Scientifically & Clinically proven Non-surgical treatments combined with special eating habit GDDiET® which are highly effective in preventing lifestyle diseases and achieving weight loss. ESCASO® is not a regular beauty therapy, or fitness regime, as offered by any of most beauty parlour, gyms and SPA centres.
ESCASO® Offers a well researched and documented Overweight and Obesity management treatments, Nutritional plans carried out under the supervision of expert doctors, physiotherapists, clinical nutritionists and trained practitioners.
ESCASO® follows a specialised eating plan known as GDDiET® developed by our founder director Grinto Davy Chirakekkaren. We consider Food is Medicine
Who can do it?
If you want to prevent lifestyle diseases like diabetes, heart disease, fatty liver, PCOD, infertility issues, lose Weight and Feel Great, you can do it. We don‘t use any medicines, food supplements, juices, powders, injections, surgeries or stressful and strenuous exercise. So even if you are suffering from knee pain, back pain or lack time to exercise ,you can join us.
You can also check if you have any of the following problems
Chronic Muscle pains
Food Cravings ? Frequent Hunger
Digestive problems like gas / acidity / bloating / constipation
Water Retention / Swelling
Poor Muscle tone / Weakness
If you answer “YES” to three or more of the question, then you can be assured that ESCASO® GDDiET® will offer you a powerful path forward to greater health and well-being
I have Diabetes / Hypertension / Thyroid problems and PCOD, Can I lose weight?
Our treatments primarily focus on your health not just your overall weight. Changes in lifestyle and changes in blood parameters are the cause of these lifestyle diseases. So first we have to correct the lifestyle, it will help you to normalise your blood parameters . If you are undergoing medical treatment for the above diseases, our program will help you to get the maximum results from your treatments, and you can reduce the dosage of your medicines ( With the supervision of your doctor) . In our program you will observe positive changes in the blood sugar levels, HbA1C and other lifestyle diseases. Weight loss is the result of a healthy life. Additionally we will check all your parameters prior to our program to ensure excellent results.
I have knee pain / back pain / disability / Can’t walk or Run, Can I do the program?
We often get this question. Our society still thinks that one must “eat less and workout more” for losing weight. This is a myth. Escaso program is designed for all, anyone suffering from any disability, any disease or any type of joint pain can do this. Because ESCASO® GDDiET® mainly focuses on your healthy eating pattern. We have successfully treated many such cases and brought out great impact on their health and weight. Make sure to get it done with experts to guide you through it
When Can I start Escaso® program after delivery ? I’m a breastfeeding Mother. Can I do this program
Weight gain after child birth is a normal phenomena. But if you are not following a healthy eating plan after childbirth, then the weight gain becomes abnormal and you will gain excessive weight and it is difficult to shed off that fat after a long time. Escaso® GDDiET® has specially designed plans for new mothers, and this healthy eating plan prevent you from getting excess fat. You can start the eating plan as soon as your delivery. If you had a normal delivery ,you can start the Escaso® in-house program after one month( 30days), and if you had a C-section, you can start our in-house program after 45 days
You can follow our GDDiET® during breastfeeding. Because we encourage to eat all the real foods. It will promote your and your baby’s health. It also helps to produce more milk. We are not advising any medicines, food supplements or juices or any other packet foods for weight-loss. Hence, it is very safe for lactating mothers.
Any side effects?
Real foods are safe. We help you correct your lifestyle and overweight, naturally without using any medicines, surgeries, food supplements , juices powders or injections . Yes, you will have to tighten and trim your dresses for the better looking you. We believe in real food and real science.
Do I need to avoid food?
We believe in real food. And this program - GDDiET® is based on real science developed by Grinto Davy Chirakekkaren, an Orthopaedic Physiotherapist, Clinical nutritionist, Health & Wellness Coach. He is the founder of ESCASO® - Body & Beyond. There is no need of crash dieting, starvation or any other exotic diet like fruits, watermelon or banana diet. You can eat Rice, Chicken, Fish, Veggies, Dal (according to your preference) that you prepare! We not only correct your quality and quantity of your current diet, but personally monitor your habits to achieve your results.
Do we have to come daily?
There are different types of programmes which can be decided based on your body composition analysis and personalised consultation depending on your requirements. We even offer solutions for you like One day Weight-loss Masterclass by Grinto Davy Chirakekkaren - Founder of ESCASO® - Body & Beyond ,GDDiET® and Personalised Online Programs.
I don’t eat anything, still I am Fat!
90 % of people who are obese says the same thing. Believe in the power of your body & real food. Understand the real cause of obesity & lifestyle diseases and treat with proper guidance from experts. Don’t follow any diet plans without medical supervision. Because food is medicine. In ESCASO, we will map your current eating pattern, lifestyle and body Composition, blood reports with the help of expert supervision to know the root cause of obesity. Once we identify and analyse the root cause, we will help you to correct it, without starvation or any other medications!
Will I lose weight or Inches during the treatment?
Don’t believe in numbers. When you lose weight first we will check whether you are losing excess fat or muscle .We will also keep a check on the progression of your blood parameters. You can definitely monitor your progress on the go. You will definitely see good and stunning results!
Is there a particular age for this treatment?
ESCASO® program and GDDiET® is for EVERYONE. Nowadays Obesity & Lifestyle diseases are more common in adults and children. Our client age group range from 7 yrs to 81 years and all shows excellent results.
Our first procedure is a detailed Consultation with our experts in which a thorough Body Composition Analysis will be done to find out the total fat percentage, excess fat weight, visceral fat levels, body water level , muscle weight, segmental fat distribution, & your metabolic age!
Consultation is done on an appointment basis, so kindly book yours in advance to avoid any delay. We will design a suitable and affordable package depending on your requirements and body status.