What other way is there to start a new year? A diet right? Well not really, but I agreed to take part in a new product and thought I would wait until after Christmas before having a go.
The product is called Huel; or Healthy Fuel. This is a meal replacement and can help you achieve one of many goals. Increase muscle tone and worthy, stableiise and be healthy or lose weight too. My goal is to lose a bit of wieght and be a bit healthier- i say this knowing full well that in three weeks time I am attempting to eat 10 burgers in 10 hours.
A bit more about Huel below- from Huel:
"Huel is a nutritionally complete powdered food that contains all the proteins, carbs, and fats you need, plus at least 100% of the European Union's "Daily Recommended Amounts" of all 26 essential vitamins and minerals. So you know you won’t be deficient in any essential nutrients.
It's been formulated by the renowned nutrition expert James Collier BSc (Hons), RNutr. James has over 25 years of experience working in nutrition and dietetics, including 7 years as a Clinical Dietitian in the NHS. He also has an Honours Degree in Nutrition with Dietetics.
Huel is 100% vegan (better for the environment and animals), super convenient, high in protein (148g per 2000 calories) and fibre (35g), contains just 4.6 grams of sugar per 2000 calories (no added sugar), requires minimal packaging and has a shelf-life of 12 months (so zero food waste)."
So far with Huel I have been taking this as a replacement for breakfast. One and a bit scoop of the vanilla flavoured Huel with four parts cold water and I'm good to go. I have chosen breakfast as it is the meal I don't have time for in the mornings.
How is it going so far? At first I thought it would be difficult, because as a foodie I never like to miss a meal. I also thought I would still be really hungry.
Huel in the mornings is great, especially during the week when I don't have time to make breakfast. Quick and easy I'm done and full. I do not feel the need to eat anything and can happily go without grub well into lunch. The most important thing we all have to realise tis that without exercise this "diet" would be useless, so I need to do some to compliment the Huel.
This post is more of an FYI to let you know I have started. I will keep you psoted to see what the effects are in a month or so and if I achieve my goals of losing some wieght and tonign up.
Good luck to all and have a great and healthy 2017.