Our expert says:
Your present BMI = 41,2 which is very, very high. In your case because you would need to lose at least 31 kg just to get back to the obese range with a BMI of 30, and because of your high blood pressure, I would urge you to consult a clinical dietitian. Visit the Association for Dietetics in SA Website at: www.adsa.org.za and click on "Find a Dietitian" to find a dietitian in your area. You need assistance with your weightloss and some guidance so that you do start losing weight. Another option is to consider a gastric bypass seeing that you need to lose in excess of 30 kg. Contact the Bariatric Centres of Excellence in regard to having a gastric bypass to assist weightloss. You can contact Jana Derksen at the Call Centre for the Netcare Bariatric Centres of Excellence on 0861-623-7489 or contact her at: email@example.com or call her on her cell phone at: 072-373-0155 or visit their Website at www.netcare.co.za to discuss this option if you have a great deal of weight to lose.
It does not help to go on brief starvation diets for a week or so and then start eating an unbalanced diet and regain all the weight you have lost. You need to use a low-fat, low-salt, energy-reduce balanced diet that the dietitian will work out for you.
Holding thumbs that you start losing now.
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