Our expert says:
Your present BMI = 29,5 which is in the overweight range, so it would be a good idea to lose some weight. To get back into the normal range with a BMI of 24, you would need to weigh 70 kg, thus a loss of 16 kg. Although you may be eating healthier foods, the total energy content of your food intake may still be higher than required for weightloss. Compare your dietary intake with the energy-reduced, low-fat, high-fibre diet on this website for example (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) and make the necessary adjustments. Also increase your walking to 30 min every day and as you get fitter, start walking faster and further to stimulate your metabolism. One factor that could be hampering your weightloss is excessive water intake. If you drink those 2 litres of water in addition to other liquids (milk, tea, coffee, fruit juice, etc), then you may be overdoing your liquid intake and this can cause electrolyte imbalances that lead to water retention, so you may weigh more, even when you are losing fat tissue. Stick to having a total liquid intake of 2,5 litres per day. Also monitor your vital statistics so that you can see if you are losing cm, even when your scale does not budge.
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