Our expert says:
Congratulations on the birth of your baby. Your BMI = 24,4 at the moment and it would be a good idea to try and lose about 6 kg to get back to a BMI of 22. Generally speaking adult women require about 6300 kJ per day to lose weight. Reduce your energy intake by eating an energy-reduced, low-fat, high-fibre diet (click on 'Diet' at the top of this page, 'Weight loss', ‘Balanced diet’ and then on 'Slimming Diet' for a copy of such a diet), and increasing your energy output by doing regular exercise (running, jogging, skipping, cycling, swimming, join a gym or Walk for Life), for 30 min a day.
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