Our expert says:
Your present BMI = 25,2, which is just above the upper level of the normal range (18-25). To achieve an ideal BMI of 22, you would need to weigh 51 kg, so your goal is realistic. The diet you describe is very low in energy and tends to lack calcium, so do try to add 3 servings of fat-free milk or yoghurt to your intake. You may also find that if you do the amount of exercise you mention that you start lacking energy. If this should happen have some additional low-GI carbs (e.g. ProVita with your snacks and brown rice of pasta made from Durum wheat at supper). You should lose at least 0,5 to 1 kg per week on this regimen. It is a good idea to avoid social gatherings while you are losing weight because alcohol like wine provides 29 kJ per gram or ml and can derail weightloss. Once you have reached your goal weight, you can start socialising again, but apply all the rules and tips to reduce the energy intake of such events: have as few alcoholic drinks as possible; dilute your alcohol with water, soda water, ice cubes or artificially sweetened cold drinks; eat only low-fat snacks and keep your portions moderate.
Good luck with your weightloss
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