Our expert says:
Although I think that you will lose weight on the diet you describe, I don't think it is really balanced - it is lacking in too many nutrients (e.g. calcium for strong bones and teeth, etc). So don't stay on this diet for longer than a week. You may also get very tired of eating the same food all the time. You can try 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, join a gym or Walk for Life). With the latter diet you should lose between 0,5 and 1 kg per week. Slow, steady weight loss is much better than starvation diets that can have negative effects on your metabolism and lead to serious deficiencies.
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