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Eating for Weight Loss

by dietitian Clare Wood

The real aim of weight loss is to lose body fat. The way to lose excess body fat is to change your energy balance, so that daily energy expenditure exceeds daily energy intake. Expenditure can be in the form of training, or just your daily living activities, these need to be increased. Energy intake is the amount of Calories/Kilojoules from the food that you eat.

Slow weight loss is the only way to remove fat and to keep it off, as long as you are prepared to stick to some good eating habits.

Strategies for losing body fat

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