Our expert says:
Your present BMI = 25,8, which is just above the normal range (18-25). To achieve an ideal BMI of 22, you would have to weigh 50 kg, so you really don't need to lose as much weight as you suggest. To lose weight you need to basically change your lifestyle. 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' , ‘The right approach' 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, rowing). I would recommend that you try these exercises (for which you don't need a gym contract) as they are known to promote weight loss, while working with weights may firm and trim your body, but not necessarily burn as much energy. I am not in favour of diet pills and potions as they all have negative side-effects, cost a lot of money and don't really deliver the goods.
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