over weight - not happy

Hi. I work for the nhs. Always took advantage of a slim figure in my 20s and 30s!!! Not the case inmy 40s. Over my bmi in the over weight range. Find it hard with the cold weather to diet or exercise. Maybe because I don't know what diet to stick to - low carbs or low calories. Doesn't help having a sweet tooth. Hope this forum can offer offer tips, support and advise!!

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  • Hi and welcome, Dahegamia :)

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  • I do a mix. Low carbs high fat when I have a quite day High carbs when I run :-). Lots of grazing when I'm on nights. It's finding what works for you that's important.

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