Q. How can an 18-year-old reduce weight and regain fitness?

Answered by
Sumiya Sulthana
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Mar 09, 2023

Hello doctor,

I am 18 years old, and I feel like I am slightly overweight. I am going on a trek next month and want to get fit for it. I am planning to gain my stamina by jogging and exercising, and I wanted to ask what I should do other than this to regain my fitness. Can you please suggest me a proper diet?

Thank you.



Welcome to

I read your query and understand your concern.

No need to worry about your weight as your BMI (body mass index) is normal. Your plan to increase your stamina with jogging and exercise is good. You can increase protein intake and good fluids in a day. This will help to improve overall health. You need to consult a nutritionist for a customized diet plan, as the diet plan must be tailored and made for each person based on their requirements.

Thank you.

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