The Sunday Times,
The premise behind this diet is very simple. In order to lose weight, your body needs to be burning more calories per day than you are consuming.
The most straightforward way to do this is to follow a lower-calorie diet, making sure that you stay on or under your recommended daily calorie intake, based on your height, weight-loss goals and the amount of exercise you do.
You can talk to your GP about calculating the number of calories you should have each day, or use a reliable online calculator to estimate this yourself — the NHS is a good place to start (www.nhs.uk).
The beauty of a lower-calorie diet is that you can still eat many of the foods you love, as long as you…
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