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The rate of weight loss is about a stone a month with full compliance on the Lipotrim total food replacement diet.

You must maintain compliance to remain comfortable , healthy and ultimately to reach your target.

With all of this in place you are able to remain on the Lipotrim programme without deviation until the excess weight is lost.

Remember ALL the essential nutrition you require is provided in the Lipotrim formulas.

e.g. if there is a 1 stone of excess weight we’d expect an approximate 4 week dieting time (this is the minimum time and weight loss appropriate for this diet), for 10 stone loss about a 10 month dieting time would be expected, and so on (ie the maximum time is excess weight loss target dependent).

An absolute end-point for any participant is strictly BMI 20

    • Unfortunately we are currently unable to supply the Republic of Ireland. Please watch out on our social media channels for updates

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    Your intake of the correct drinks and beverages is a critical part of the Lipotrim programme and the maintaining of ketosis. Drinking only the allowed beverages and maintaining adequate hydration can make a huge difference to your diet success or otherwise.

    Do not use the Lipotrim Total Food Replacement Programme without consuming at least 2 Litres (approx 4 Pints) per day.

    DO NOT exceed more than 4 Litres (8 Pints) per day.

    Water must be consumed in small, frequent servings throughout the day. You may find a straw or sports bottle helpful for sipping water.

     

    When using Lipotrim Total Food Replacement only the following drinks & beverages are permitted:

    • Tap water
    • Bottled water – plain still and carbonated are ok (NO flavoured water, or zero cal drinks, squash or fruit smoothies)
    • Coffee -black only, with or without caffeine (as per your usual choice).  Coffee with added flavours are NOT allowed.
    • Tea – black only (no milk, whitener) can be ordinary teas (in a tea bag or loose tea) including Earl Grey, Herbal teas that are pure leaf (ie NO fruit teas, flower, berries etc)

     HINT: you may add a fresh mint leaf or basil leaf in your water to add flavour.

     

    IMPORTANT NOTES ON WHAT IS NOT PERMITTED IN DRINKS:

    Tablet artificial sweeteners are permitted but NOT the spoonable options.

    NO lemon (or any fruit) can be added, whether water or tea.

    NO alcohol is allowed

    NO OTHER BEVERAGES ARE ALLOWED – if unsure please contact us

     

    This is an exert from the official Lipotrim patient literature regarding hydration and allowed drinks and beverages:

    In addition to the water used to mix your diet, you must drink at least four pints (about 2 litres) of water each day, but no more than 8 pints (about 4 litres). See your carrier bag for information on how to make up the Lipotrim formula and for the list of permitted drinks. The foods we normally eat are made up of large amounts of water. You will not be getting an adequate amount of water unless you purposely drink it. It is advisable to drink a glass of water before and after each Lipotrim serving. Drinking should be frequent throughout the day, little and often, not all at once. Do not change your usual consumption of caffeine beverages. If you need a sweetener use tablets, not spoonable powders which contain sugar in some form or other to make them spoonable. It is very important for your comfort to drink plenty of fluid.

    Live in the Republic of Ireland? Click here to go to the Lipotrim Ireland website FAQs.

    • No, the addition of any foods and/or drinks to that allowed can disrupt ketosis, leading to increased hunger, reduced comfort and the potential for diet failure. We recommend paracetamol and to monitor your fluid intake

    • We do not advise the use of supplements etc as they may disrupt the ketones This applies to electrolytes (unless prescribed by your Doctor). The Lipotrim formulas are nutritionally complete. It may be that you require more hydration.

    • We do not recommend using this type of tea owing to the many variations of ingredients across the brands, often including fennel seed (not allowed) as an ingredient amongst others.
      Fennel leaf tea is allowed.
      For constipation or to maintain bowel regularity please speak with your supervising pharmacist for the most appropriate option or call our helpline 0800 413 735 and our team will be more than happy to advise you.

    • Thank you for the question. During the total food replacement and refeeding stages the programme specifies no alcohol at all. Once the maintenance phase has been reached a modicum of alcohol is allowed although not recommended. Please visit our total food replacement page and listen to the audio file for more information on alcohol and the refeeding/maintenance phases.

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    Body Mass Index (BMI) is a useful measure to find out whether you are a healthy weight for your height or considered to be overweight or obese.

    Your BMI is also useful to work out your ideal/target weight before you embark on a weight loss programme.

    Use our Lipotrim BMI calculator and BMI graphs to work out your BMI and remember both ourselves at Lipotrim and your local Lipotrim pharmacy are here to support you.

    Click here to calculate your BMI

    What does my BMI tell me?

    • If your BMI is less than 20 you are underweight for your height.
    • If your BMI is between 20 and 24.9 you’re an ideal weight for your height.
    • If your BMI is between 25 and 29.9 you’re overweight.
    • If your BMI is between 30 and 39.9 you’re obese.
    • If your BMI is over 40 you’re morbidly obese.

    If you are overweight or obese click here to learn more about the:

    Lipotrim Pharmacy Total Food Replacement Programme

    Lipotrim Maintenance Programme

    or call the Lipotrim UK helpline on FREEPHONE 0800 413 735

    Categories: Health, Lipotrim advice

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    Lipotrim advice (3)

    The rate of weight loss is about a stone a month with full compliance on the Lipotrim total food replacement diet.

    You must maintain compliance to remain comfortable , healthy and ultimately to reach your target.

    With all of this in place you are able to remain on the Lipotrim programme without deviation until the excess weight is lost.

    Remember ALL the essential nutrition you require is provided in the Lipotrim formulas.

    e.g. if there is a 1 stone of excess weight we’d expect an approximate 4 week dieting time (this is the minimum time and weight loss appropriate for this diet), for 10 stone loss about a 10 month dieting time would be expected, and so on (ie the maximum time is excess weight loss target dependent).

    An absolute end-point for any participant is strictly BMI 20

    • Unfortunately we are currently unable to supply the Republic of Ireland. Please watch out on our social media channels for updates

  • Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published.

    Your intake of the correct drinks and beverages is a critical part of the Lipotrim programme and the maintaining of ketosis. Drinking only the allowed beverages and maintaining adequate hydration can make a huge difference to your diet success or otherwise.

    Do not use the Lipotrim Total Food Replacement Programme without consuming at least 2 Litres (approx 4 Pints) per day.

    DO NOT exceed more than 4 Litres (8 Pints) per day.

    Water must be consumed in small, frequent servings throughout the day. You may find a straw or sports bottle helpful for sipping water.

     

    When using Lipotrim Total Food Replacement only the following drinks & beverages are permitted:

    • Tap water
    • Bottled water – plain still and carbonated are ok (NO flavoured water, or zero cal drinks, squash or fruit smoothies)
    • Coffee -black only, with or without caffeine (as per your usual choice).  Coffee with added flavours are NOT allowed.
    • Tea – black only (no milk, whitener) can be ordinary teas (in a tea bag or loose tea) including Earl Grey, Herbal teas that are pure leaf (ie NO fruit teas, flower, berries etc)

     HINT: you may add a fresh mint leaf or basil leaf in your water to add flavour.

     

    IMPORTANT NOTES ON WHAT IS NOT PERMITTED IN DRINKS:

    Tablet artificial sweeteners are permitted but NOT the spoonable options.

    NO lemon (or any fruit) can be added, whether water or tea.

    NO alcohol is allowed

    NO OTHER BEVERAGES ARE ALLOWED – if unsure please contact us

     

    This is an exert from the official Lipotrim patient literature regarding hydration and allowed drinks and beverages:

    In addition to the water used to mix your diet, you must drink at least four pints (about 2 litres) of water each day, but no more than 8 pints (about 4 litres). See your carrier bag for information on how to make up the Lipotrim formula and for the list of permitted drinks. The foods we normally eat are made up of large amounts of water. You will not be getting an adequate amount of water unless you purposely drink it. It is advisable to drink a glass of water before and after each Lipotrim serving. Drinking should be frequent throughout the day, little and often, not all at once. Do not change your usual consumption of caffeine beverages. If you need a sweetener use tablets, not spoonable powders which contain sugar in some form or other to make them spoonable. It is very important for your comfort to drink plenty of fluid.

    Live in the Republic of Ireland? Click here to go to the Lipotrim Ireland website FAQs.

    • No, the addition of any foods and/or drinks to that allowed can disrupt ketosis, leading to increased hunger, reduced comfort and the potential for diet failure. We recommend paracetamol and to monitor your fluid intake

    • We do not advise the use of supplements etc as they may disrupt the ketones This applies to electrolytes (unless prescribed by your Doctor). The Lipotrim formulas are nutritionally complete. It may be that you require more hydration.

    • We do not recommend using this type of tea owing to the many variations of ingredients across the brands, often including fennel seed (not allowed) as an ingredient amongst others.
      Fennel leaf tea is allowed.
      For constipation or to maintain bowel regularity please speak with your supervising pharmacist for the most appropriate option or call our helpline 0800 413 735 and our team will be more than happy to advise you.

    • Thank you for the question. During the total food replacement and refeeding stages the programme specifies no alcohol at all. Once the maintenance phase has been reached a modicum of alcohol is allowed although not recommended. Please visit our total food replacement page and listen to the audio file for more information on alcohol and the refeeding/maintenance phases.

  • Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published.

    Body Mass Index (BMI) is a useful measure to find out whether you are a healthy weight for your height or considered to be overweight or obese.

    Your BMI is also useful to work out your ideal/target weight before you embark on a weight loss programme.

    Use our Lipotrim BMI calculator and BMI graphs to work out your BMI and remember both ourselves at Lipotrim and your local Lipotrim pharmacy are here to support you.

    Click here to calculate your BMI

    What does my BMI tell me?

    • If your BMI is less than 20 you are underweight for your height.
    • If your BMI is between 20 and 24.9 you’re an ideal weight for your height.
    • If your BMI is between 25 and 29.9 you’re overweight.
    • If your BMI is between 30 and 39.9 you’re obese.
    • If your BMI is over 40 you’re morbidly obese.

    If you are overweight or obese click here to learn more about the:

    Lipotrim Pharmacy Total Food Replacement Programme

    Lipotrim Maintenance Programme

    or call the Lipotrim UK helpline on FREEPHONE 0800 413 735

    Categories: Health, Lipotrim advice

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published.

    Lipotrim results (2)

    The rate of weight loss is about a stone a month with full compliance on the Lipotrim total food replacement diet.

    You must maintain compliance to remain comfortable , healthy and ultimately to reach your target.

    With all of this in place you are able to remain on the Lipotrim programme without deviation until the excess weight is lost.

    Remember ALL the essential nutrition you require is provided in the Lipotrim formulas.

    e.g. if there is a 1 stone of excess weight we’d expect an approximate 4 week dieting time (this is the minimum time and weight loss appropriate for this diet), for 10 stone loss about a 10 month dieting time would be expected, and so on (ie the maximum time is excess weight loss target dependent).

    An absolute end-point for any participant is strictly BMI 20

    • Unfortunately we are currently unable to supply the Republic of Ireland. Please watch out on our social media channels for updates

  • Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published.

    Your intake of the correct drinks and beverages is a critical part of the Lipotrim programme and the maintaining of ketosis. Drinking only the allowed beverages and maintaining adequate hydration can make a huge difference to your diet success or otherwise.

    Do not use the Lipotrim Total Food Replacement Programme without consuming at least 2 Litres (approx 4 Pints) per day.

    DO NOT exceed more than 4 Litres (8 Pints) per day.

    Water must be consumed in small, frequent servings throughout the day. You may find a straw or sports bottle helpful for sipping water.

     

    When using Lipotrim Total Food Replacement only the following drinks & beverages are permitted:

    • Tap water
    • Bottled water – plain still and carbonated are ok (NO flavoured water, or zero cal drinks, squash or fruit smoothies)
    • Coffee -black only, with or without caffeine (as per your usual choice).  Coffee with added flavours are NOT allowed.
    • Tea – black only (no milk, whitener) can be ordinary teas (in a tea bag or loose tea) including Earl Grey, Herbal teas that are pure leaf (ie NO fruit teas, flower, berries etc)

     HINT: you may add a fresh mint leaf or basil leaf in your water to add flavour.

     

    IMPORTANT NOTES ON WHAT IS NOT PERMITTED IN DRINKS:

    Tablet artificial sweeteners are permitted but NOT the spoonable options.

    NO lemon (or any fruit) can be added, whether water or tea.

    NO alcohol is allowed

    NO OTHER BEVERAGES ARE ALLOWED – if unsure please contact us

     

    This is an exert from the official Lipotrim patient literature regarding hydration and allowed drinks and beverages:

    In addition to the water used to mix your diet, you must drink at least four pints (about 2 litres) of water each day, but no more than 8 pints (about 4 litres). See your carrier bag for information on how to make up the Lipotrim formula and for the list of permitted drinks. The foods we normally eat are made up of large amounts of water. You will not be getting an adequate amount of water unless you purposely drink it. It is advisable to drink a glass of water before and after each Lipotrim serving. Drinking should be frequent throughout the day, little and often, not all at once. Do not change your usual consumption of caffeine beverages. If you need a sweetener use tablets, not spoonable powders which contain sugar in some form or other to make them spoonable. It is very important for your comfort to drink plenty of fluid.

    Live in the Republic of Ireland? Click here to go to the Lipotrim Ireland website FAQs.

    • No, the addition of any foods and/or drinks to that allowed can disrupt ketosis, leading to increased hunger, reduced comfort and the potential for diet failure. We recommend paracetamol and to monitor your fluid intake

    • We do not advise the use of supplements etc as they may disrupt the ketones This applies to electrolytes (unless prescribed by your Doctor). The Lipotrim formulas are nutritionally complete. It may be that you require more hydration.

    • We do not recommend using this type of tea owing to the many variations of ingredients across the brands, often including fennel seed (not allowed) as an ingredient amongst others.
      Fennel leaf tea is allowed.
      For constipation or to maintain bowel regularity please speak with your supervising pharmacist for the most appropriate option or call our helpline 0800 413 735 and our team will be more than happy to advise you.

    • Thank you for the question. During the total food replacement and refeeding stages the programme specifies no alcohol at all. Once the maintenance phase has been reached a modicum of alcohol is allowed although not recommended. Please visit our total food replacement page and listen to the audio file for more information on alcohol and the refeeding/maintenance phases.

  • Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published.

    Medical (1)

    The rate of weight loss is about a stone a month with full compliance on the Lipotrim total food replacement diet.

    You must maintain compliance to remain comfortable , healthy and ultimately to reach your target.

    With all of this in place you are able to remain on the Lipotrim programme without deviation until the excess weight is lost.

    Remember ALL the essential nutrition you require is provided in the Lipotrim formulas.

    e.g. if there is a 1 stone of excess weight we’d expect an approximate 4 week dieting time (this is the minimum time and weight loss appropriate for this diet), for 10 stone loss about a 10 month dieting time would be expected, and so on (ie the maximum time is excess weight loss target dependent).

    An absolute end-point for any participant is strictly BMI 20

    • Unfortunately we are currently unable to supply the Republic of Ireland. Please watch out on our social media channels for updates

  • Leave a Reply

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