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28 Sep 2011

Kilojoules and weight loss
How much should I eat per day to loose weight.
I am 38 and weigh almost 100kg. 1,78M
I do the odd excercise but enough.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Ron
Your present BMI = 31,5, which is high. It would thus be a good idea if you could lose some weight. For a normal BMI of 25, you would need to weigh 79 kg, thus a loss of 21 kg. In general, it is recommended that adult men consume approx. 7100 kJ per day if they want to lose weight. Reduce your energy intake by eating an energy-reduced, low-fat, high-fibre diet (click on 'DietnFood' at the top of this page, then on 'Healthy Diets' and then on 'Slimming Diet' for a copy of such a diet), and increase your energy output by doing regular exercise (running, jogging, skipping, cycling, swimming, join a gym or Walk for Life) for at least 30 min a day.
Best regards
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