Our expert says:
Your hubby's present BMI = 29,9 which is in the overweight range. To get back to the normal range with a BMI of 25, he would need to weigh 81 kg, thus a loss of 16 kg. It is good that he is doing exercise. In general exercises that target the tummy like sit-ups need to be combined with aerobic exercises like running, jogging, brisk walking, skipping, swimming, cycling or rowing to promote weightloss all round and stimulate the metabolism. 1 rice cake provides approx. 189 kJ and consists mainly of carbohydrates and some plant protein, while 1 slice of brown bread provides about 280 kJ, but it does contain dietary fibre (for regularity) and more B vitamins and minerals than the rice cake. So I would suggest that your hubby uses both types of starch for variety and to ensure that he ingests a balanced diet.
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