Help Centre FAQ's
Our meal replacement products contain 27 vitamins & minerals, 33% NRV (Nutrient Reference Value) and are specifically designed to support you on a weight management or weight loss* journey. Keep reading for our recommendations on how to use the products depending on your goal. Remember, this is just a guide, so if you’ve found another method to work for you, that’s totally fine too.
*Substituting two of the main daily meals of an energy restricted diet with meal replacements contributes to weight loss. Consume as part of a balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle, maintaining an adequate daily fluid intake. ** Please consult your GP or Healthcare professional before starting a VLCD plan, or if you have a medical condition and are looking to change your diet.
For weight loss:
We recommend swapping2-3meals per day with exante meal replacements, followed by 400-600kcal healthy meals and snacks*.However, if anybody is unsure, we always recommend customers consult with a GP before embarking on a meal replacement diet.
* Substituting one your daily meals with a meal replacement for the maintenance of weight after weight loss. Consume as part of a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle, maintaining an adequate daily fluid intake. We recommend following the NHS guidance of drinking 2L of water per day to stay hydrated, and lightly exercising for 30 mins per day to stay active.
For Weight Management:
We recommend swapping 1 meal per day with an exante meal replacement. Consume balanced meals and snacks to help maintain your goal as part of a balanced diet* and healthy lifestyle. We recommend following the NHS guidance to drinking 2L of water per day to stay hydrated, and lightly exercising for 30 mins per day to stay active.
*The UK government recommends consuming 2,500 calories for males and 2,000 calories for females per day.
We want our products to be enjoyed as flexibly as possible and have therefore simplified our plans to ‘weight loss’, ‘weight control’ and ‘keto’. We made this change in January 2023, so it’s worth noting that any online blog posts or historic pages before this date may have outdated information. We are working our way to updating our full site, so please bear with us whilst this takes time.
Some customers have found consuming 800 calories or 1,200 calories to work well for them, however your daily calorie allowance is your preference. To ensure you’ll be in a calorie deficit, you can work out how many calories you need to maintain, and consume slightly less than the figure using the link here.
There’s no fear of ‘sins’ or ‘points’ with exante. We don't restrictor attach guilt to certain food groups. Instead, we understand that everybody has a different starting point, end goal, and relationship with food. Our products intend to inspire healthy habits and help you build a positive mindset towards your diet.
We encourage enjoying exante with a balanced diet. Incorporating lots of fruit, veg and protein. Plus, a healthy mixture of carbohydrates, grains and healthy fats. There are no restrictions on what you choose to make up those calories, but we encourage you to track these through food diaries or apps.
To increase flexibility even more, we have removed the ‘approved food list’, milk allowance and fruit restriction which was seta while ago. Eating these will not hinder your weight loss, ensuring you remain in a calorie deficit is the main principle of weight loss.
Our meal replacement products are for following a calorie deficit plan, meaning they are high protein, fibre and contain 27 vitamins and minerals.
Our Keto shakes are designed for a keto diet, as they are sugar-free (as consumed) high in prebiotic gut-friendly* fibre, contain 7g MCT coconut and up to 15g healthy fats. For more information on the keto shakes, read here.
*A serving of Keto shakes contains at least 2.6g of your 12g per day chicory inulin (22% of the required daily intake), which helps to maintain regular gut function through more frequent bowel movements.