Our expert says:
Cutting out breakfast to try and lose weight is not a good idea. Research has shown that people who skip breakfast tend to gain more weight than those who eat breakfast. 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', ‘Balanced diet' 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). And eat that breakfast as you will then not tend to overeat at the other meals of the day.
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