Our expert says:
I am sorry to hear that you suffer from bipolar disorder. You can try combining an energy-reduced, low-fat, high-fibre diet (click on 'DietnFood' at the top of this page, then on 'Healthy Diets' and then on 'Slimming Diet' for a copy of such a diet), with exercise. Increase your energy output by doing regular exercise (running, jogging, skipping, cycling, swimming, join a gym or Walk for Life) for at least 30 or more minutes per day. The exercise component will not only stimulate your metabolism, but also 'lift' your mood, so it is important that you do as much exercise as possible.
I hope you will feel less depressed and that the diet and exercise will help you lose weight.
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