Our expert says:
To loose body fat you need to be in a slight negative energy balance – that all depends on your weight, daily activity and daily exercise. Divide that figure in 6 meals per day – always a balance of lean protein (chicken without the skin / fish / ostrich) and low GI Carbs (lentils + brown rice / pulses / barley / rolled oats / quinoa apple). Since I have too little info to calculate your energy need the easy way out is to eat half a cup of oats in the morning with skimmed milk, and for the other meals eat half a cup of carbs with a small portion of protein e.g. small chicken breast / half a tin of tuna in brine / 4-6 egg whites. Add lost of veggies to fill you up and eat a fruit or two per day. Don’t forget the water!
Re the training you will have to step-up the effort – aim to eventually do 45 minutes 5 times per week and you have to break a sweat – you heart has to pound when you perform your exercise – jogging is better than walking, but make that you goal not your starting point.
Hope this helps a bit – GOOD LUCK!
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