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Nhs diet plan followed

Hi,

I somehow followed the Nhs plan but didn't keep record of everyday calories but had following routine

Breakfast: a cup of tea with medium bread piece

Lunch:Salad bowl

Dinner at 6: chicken piece with vegetables

Walk+running: 35minutes(around 8000steps per day)

2litres of water

No crisp/chocolates/biscuits

Had chocolate cake slice hardly once a week

I have lost about a stone in 2 months .Is it a sensible weightloss .i am just worried as either I lost weight due to this routine or is there any other medical reason I should be worried about.

I was size 14 now I fit in size 10

I was 65kg before now I am 59kgs (age 28)

Thanks in advance for your replies

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Hello Ana2000 and welcome to the Weight Loss Forum

Without knowing a little bit more about you I couldn't say if this is a healthy weight loss or not. The rate of loss is perfect if you are overweight and trying to lose fat, but the amount you are eating doesn't look like enough 😕 Please have a read of the suggestions below and ask if you have any questions

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Best wishes

Anna

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The food portions look little, especially for breakfast and lunch. Don't starve yourself otherwise you cannot sustain the weight loss. All the best!

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Thanks that's what I been thinking now as I am feeling so weak these days

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I suggest you put your details into the NHS BMI calculator and see what calorie range it suggests for you :)

Wishing you all the best on your journey :)

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That is really not good Ana2000

As I said above, that is not enough food.

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Opt for more satiating and nourishing foods that keep you full and energetic all day. Aim to have some protein at all meal times.

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Hi I don't think you eat enough either to be healthy as I can't see you are getting enough nutrition from your diet. If you are feeling weak this could be in part due to the lack of carbohydrates in your diet. These provide energy and the only bit you are having is the bread. Try having more potatoes (they are not fattening unless you load them with butter or cheese) and definitely some fruit every day. You might also find protein such as eggs for breakfast will give you energy and make you feel fuller. x

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Thanks I am trying to maintain my diet now as I been on bmi 21.9 now

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Have a look at the Daily Diary for some ideas for healthy balanced meals Ana2000

healthunlocked.com/nhsweigh...

Take care

Anna

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Thanks I ll Ve a look

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