Slim Fast is one of the most popular diet drink weight loss program. It involves replacing one or two meals with a low calorie Slim Fast product. Slim Fast were shake like drinks that came in a can, with various flavours such as chocolate and vanilla. Recently more products have been added to the line, including breakfast bars and smoothies.
The Slim Fast diet is today an eating plan that is aimed to losing weight but it is based on a wide variety of Slim Fast portion and calorie controlled prepared foods, including shakes, nutrition bars, packaged meals and other dietary supplements. The original Slim Fast formula is available in ready-to-drink shakes, smoothies, meal bars and powder.
Slim Fast Optima includes shakes, meal bars, cookies and powder. Slim Fast High Protein are products available in shakes and meal bars. Slim Fast Easy To Digest are only available in shakes, it is a lactose and gluten free formula for those who cannot digest products containing milk or wheat.
Slim Fast products are sold in the US, the UK, Canada, France, Germany, Brazil and the Netherlands. The diet plan encourages a regimen of sensible meals in addition to its products. Half of your plate should be filled with vegetables, such as green beans, carrots, cauliflower, cabbage, spinach, broccoli, mushrooms or peppers. One fourth of the plate should be made of protein, such as lean beef, pork, poultry, fish, eggs and dairy products. The last fourth should be made of starches, such as potatoes, pasta, rice and whole wheat bread.
The guidelines also recommend physical activity on a regular basis. You do not have to count calories with this diet plan, and meal plans are designed to fit both caloric and nutritional needs. It is a convenient diet, easy to follow and requires little or no food preparation.