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12 Jul 2005

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I am about 1 metre 55 cm tall and over 70 kgs... I try to control what I eat but unfortunately I have a very big problem. I do not like the taste of healthy food and when i try them i just throw... i do not like meat, rabbits, fish, chicken and so on. i do not eat vegetables and eat fruit however. i lke to eat pasta and burgers and chips. i am worried for my future when i have babies. how can i substitute the vitamins coming from the above mentioned food e.g. meat etc with fruit?
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Red Rose
Your present BMI = 31,1, which is in the obese range, so you really need to reduce your weight. Try to lose at least 14 kg to get back into the normal range. You also need to take a decision to eat a healthy diet because your obesity and poor eating habits will probably complicate any future pregnancy you may have. For your own sake PLEASE consult a clinical dietitian. Someone needs to sit down with you and try to figure out why you are reacting to foods such as meat and vegetables by throwing up. If you eat burgers then you are ingesting meat, so it is strange that you don't throw up this meat, but other types. Check the List of Dietitians on this Website or phone 082-593-0276 or send an e-mail to or look in your local telephone directory or Yellow Pages, to find a dietitian in your area. Go for that consultation because you need to sort out your eating habits and start losing weight. You cannot just eat fast food and fruit because you will develop nutritional deficiencies.
Take great care
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