Our expert says:
Your BMI = 25,5 which is marginally above the upper normal range (18-25). Because you are weight training it is perfectly possible that you weigh a bit more because muscle tissue weighs more than fat tissue. Remember that if you want to lose weight then you need to concentrate on aerobic exercise instead. If you are constantly hungry this is an indication that you diet does not contain sufficient low-fat carbs, which are not fattening, but do provide the body with the fuel it needs for intensive exercise. So you can certainly eat bread, seed loaf, pasta, high-bran cereals, and other carbs to fuel your energy needs without gaining weight. Cut down on your fat intake (37 kg/gram compared to 16 kJ/gram for carbs), to lose weight if this is necessary. You can try 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), but if your are doing lots of exercise then you can have larger portions of the permitted carbs. Also click on 'Fitness' at the top of this page and then on 'Nutrition' and read the articles on 'Diets for Sportsmen and women', esp the ones on carbs and carbo-loading. First give this diet a chance before your spend money on products that may not really do what they claim to do.
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