Our expert says:
Your present BMI = 25,6 which is just in the overweight category. To reach an ideal BMI of 22 you would need to lose those 7 kg or even slightly more. Eggs, as such, are an excellent food being rich in high-quality protein, plenty of iron, zinc and trace elements. But eggs have a very high cholesterol content (in the yolk) and one egg can contain your fully daily allowance of 300 mg cholesterol. In general white South Africans tend to have problems with a high cholesterol intake, so the Heart Foundation has recommended that adults eat only 4 eggs per week. So for your own sake stop eating 2 eggs a day. Substitute low-fat foods such as tuna or cottage cheese of these eggs. If you need an example of a low-fat diet click on 'Diet' at the top of this page, 'Weight loss', ‘Balanced diet' and then on 'Slimming Diet'. Keep up the exercise - if you persevere you will find that you will get fitter as your body gets used to exercising again.
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