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28 Jul 2005

Fat free foods
I have lost 36 kgs in the last 6 months by eating fat free, salt free and sugar free (or as close as I can get to these). I drink 2 litres of water a day and do Taebo 5 times a week (advanced). I am 1.5m tall, 36 years old (with a size 3 shoe). At present I weigh 59 kg's. What should I weigh and how do I loose more (reached a major plateau!). I love eating slim slabs (about 5 a day) and jelly babies (fat free) - are these ok to eat or should I stop doing so?
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Jackie
Congratulations on losing those 36 kg - you are a bright ***star****. At present your BMI = 26,2, which is still above the normal range (18-25). To enter the normal range with a BMI of say 24, you would still have to lose 5 kg. Plateaux in weight loss are very frustrating, but if you continue with your exercise and sensible eating plan then you should still lose those 5 kg. Just be patient. Be careful that eating those slim slabs and jelly babies does not push up your energy intake too much as this could be a reason for weight loss slowing down. They are good foods to eat, but any food if eaten to excess has the potential to cause weight gain or hamper weight loss.
Keep up the good work
Best regards
DietDoc
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