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16 Feb 2004

Weight problem
Hi Dietdoc, I'm a 25year old female,my height is 1,65 and my weight is 71kg.My problem is that I don't feel comfortable with my weight.I would like to weigh at least 60kg.What is it that I have to do in order for me to loose this weight.Or for someone with my height,how much do I have to weigh.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Mamsie
Your present BMI = 26, which is above the upper limit of the normal range (18-25). Your ideal weight for your height would be 60 kg you mention, but even if you could lose 8 kg it would be good. To lose weight, you need to eat a low-fat, high-fibre diet (click on 'Diet' and 'Weight loss' and 'Slimming Diet' for a copy), and combine it with regular exercise (brisk walking, running, jogging, skipping, cycling, swimming - anything to get active).
Good luck
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