In a world consumed with beauty and image, more people are striving to lose weight to suit their ideal body image. The media constantly throws images on wafer thin models, and anorexic actresses in our face and we can not help but feel inadequate. Many are turning to meal supplements such as Slim Fast to aid them in their battle against the bulge. .
Slim Fast offers a variety of different productions to the consumer. Walk into any grocery store and you can find Slim Fast Ready to Drink Shakes, Breakfast and Lunch Bars, Chewy Granola Bars, Meal On The Go Bars, Nutritional Snack Bars, Slim Fast Hot Meals, and Regular and Ultra Powders. These products promise to make weight loss both easy and enjoyable. Advertisers show the public testimonials of Slim Fast costumers who have lost "58 pounds on the Slim Fast plan" and sell us the notion that just three shakes a day will allow us to shed those unsightly pounds.
To further entice the weight weary consumer, their products all offer a variety of different delicious flavours to tantalize your taste buds. Slim Fast shakes offer Cappuccino Delight, Rich Chocolate Royale, and Strawberries N Cream. Snack bars come in mouth-watering Chewy Chocolate Nougat, Peanut Butter Crunch, and Rich Chewy Caramel. With a diet that "tastes" like a dessert tray, who could resist?.
What it all boils down to in the end when it comes to any diet, is what is the nutritional value of these products. After all no one wants deprive their body of the essentials it needs in order to survive. All of Slim Fasts Hot Meals contain less than 250 calories and 50 grams of fat. Ready to Drink shakes are packed with 25 vitamins and minerals and are high in calcium. And the Slim Fast bars are less than 120 calories and 25 grams of fat per bar.
The Slim Fast plan is made of three components. The first is the actual product, Slim fast meal and snack supplements that provide twenty five to thirty percent of the daily caloric intake.