Optislim Meal Replacement Shakes Review
25 essential vitamins and nutrients, an effective 3 step program, flavors to delight any taste bud, and fast, effective weight loss. This is what the Optislim, an Australian based company claims to offer through their VLCD Meal Replacement Shakes. But, do they stand up to their lofty claims? Let’s take a deeper look and find out.
Optislim offers 3 flavors of their VLCD Meal Replacement Shakes: Chocolate, Vanilla and Espresso Coffee. VLCD stands for Very Low Calorie Diet and each shake contains only 200 calories each. The various meal replacement products work simply together, each offering approximately 200 calories per serving. These light servings can be replaced for up to 3 meals per day in step one of their program, Advanced Weight Loss.
Step 2: Rapid Weight Loss comes together by replacing two meals per day, and including a regular, low calorie healthy meal for the third. Optislim offers you ready to eat Healthy Meal Options if you like the idea of never having to worry about what to make.
The third step is Balanced Weight Loss. This final step is for those who have reached their weight loss goals and are working on maintenance. Step three suggests one meal replacement per day and 2 other nutritious healthy meals in addition to a daily exercise plan.
The price of the Optislim Meal Replacement shakes alone isn’t too bad. They come in packets of 21 that cost about $35 each. However, seeing as these products do not include any fiber, you must purchase an additional fiber supplement in order to get the amount that will help you lose and maintain your weight loss.
Optislim promises 25 vitamins and nutrients that will provide you with everything you need to get through the day. However, this is the most complete list of ingredients we have found so far, taken straight from their website. “VLCDs also contain the recommended daily requirements for vitamins, minerals, trace elements, fatty acids and protein.”
There are good reviews about the product; however, this is about all we can find that is good. Sold only in Australia and the UK makes it difficult to obtain and a little pricier than most meal replacement options. With no ingredient list, scientific studies or clinical reviews we recommend staying away from this product.