What are meal replacements?

A meal replacement is a drink, bar, soup, etc. intended as a substitute for a solid food meal, usually with controlled quantities of calories and nutrients.  While meal replacements are popular options to help with weight loss, they are not all created equal – so it‘s vital to know which is best for you before incorporating meal replacements into your diet. They come in a variety of formulations – including powders, shakes, bars and soups. These partial meal replacements are designed to replace one or two of your daily meals. While they are definitely not a replacement for healthy eating and regular exercise, they can be a useful weight loss tool. Meal replacements can be useful for those who are time-poor and find it difficult to cook healthy food at home.

Ingredients your body will thank you for

Low Glycemic Index carbohydrate

A diet full of low glycemic index ingredients translates to eating a diet which reduces large fluctuations in your blood sugar levels.

One of the main benefits of eating foods with a lower glycemic index is that it may help you to cut cravings and urges by limiting spikes in your blood sugar which the trigger release of insulin, ultimately leading to fat storage and weight gain.

The advantage of eating foods which have a low glycemic index is that your blood sugar will not rise as rapidly. Low glycemic index carbs produce a steadier rise in blood sugar, and the fiber in these foods helps you feel more full to keep you satisfied longer.

Nu pods use a carbohydrate called PALATINOSE which has a Glycemic Index of 32, which is lower than apples, bananas and even carrots!

Powerful pea protein

The power of plants! Protein is an important component of every cell in the body. Your body uses protein to build and repair tissues. You also use protein to make enzymes, hormones, and other body chemicals. Protein is an important building block of bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood. We use high-quality organic pea protein in your Nu Pods.

Fibre for the win

It’s at the heart of any nutritious meal. It’s great for bowel health, helps lower cholesterol and control blood sugar levels. It’s what we call ‘a miracle ingredient’. Jump start your day with a healthy hit of fibre.

Fast food just got healthy

The convenience of fast food without sacrificing your health. Time constantly dictates how we feed ourselves. Take control of your health with a new type of fast food that’s better for you and the environment.

See our Nutritional Fact sheet here

Saving time saves our environment

Convenience never felt this good. Your pods are made from biodegradable materials and all plant ingredients. Happier planet, happier animals, happier us.

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