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Posted by: Lucy | 2004/10/25

Want to lose 3.5kg.

I am wanting to lose 3.5kg and find it so difficult, thinking of joining weigh-less but it would be a waste of money, having so little to loose. My current diet is as such: Porrige in the morning, a fruit at 10:00am, or yoghurt, provita's and chedder cheese at lunch or white bread or salad consisting of lettuce tomatoe cucumber pineapple boiled egg. Supper - often have lots of red meat: sausage, chops, steak, mince, chicken once a week, I use oil for most of my foods and sometimes eat bread with my supper, seldom have salads with my supper. A friend has recommended that I eat before 7pm at night cause that is what weigh-less advises, does it help and do I have to? I also like to have a coffee and biscuit at 9pm. I am not a chocolate lover and seldom eat sweets.
Please advise me on a eating plan that I can follow.

Currently it's a holy month a fasting for me and I do feel it is a good time to loose but can't resist all the sweet things on the dinner table at night, PLEASE HELP. Kind Regards Lucy

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Dear Lucy
Dear Unhappy
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 a such a diet), and increasing your energy output by doing regular exercise (running, jogging, skipping, cycling, swimming, join a gym or Walk for Life). Your current diet is probably high in energy because of the large amounts of meat you eat at night and possibly over-use of oil. Moderation is the key.
Wishing you well over the fast.
DietDoc

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