Maintenance Plan

Maintenance Plan (To Progress from the Diet Plans)

Follow this diet plan when you have reached your weight loss goals and need to make the progression back to eating regular meals again. Moving from a VLCD or TFRD onto an ordinary food-based maintenance plan has to be done over a period of weeks, even months, to allow the body an adaptation period.

For guidance on what to eat read our guidelines here.

For some healthy recipe ideas visit our recipe section.

  • Helps body adjust to normal eating
  • Prevents weight gain during transition 

  • Educate yourself on weight maintenance 
  • Still consume a few STW products

Follow these easy steps

Your guide to maintaining your weight-loss

This is best done in two stages lasting a minimum of 3-4 weeks each.

Stage 1

Enjoy any 2 STW meal products

One for a meal and 1 as a snack between meals

2 regular meals (e.g lunch and dinner)

Made from complex carbohydrates, lean protein and vegetables.

Stay hydrated

Drink a minimum of 2 ½ litres of water daily.

Read more about the importance of water and things you can/cant drink here.

Snacking

Have a snack mid morning either a Shake That Weight one such as wafers, crisps and zippers. Or fruits, nuts or yoghurt.

Stage 2

Enjoy any 1 STW meal products

For use in-between meals

3 regular meals (e.g breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Made from complex carbohydrates, lean protein and vegetables

Stay hydrated

Drink a minimum of 2 ½ litres of water daily.

Read more about the importance of water and things you can/cant drink here.

Snacking

Not essential but if you feel the need to snack, you are allowed 1 Shake That Weight high protein and low carb snack daily. Snacks include Shake That Weight wafers, crisps and zippers.

Important Notes

During both stages it may be worth keeping a food diary just to keep an eye on any dietary changes that lead to sudden weight gain. After two months you should be in a good routine of eating regularly, eating the right type of foods and also keeping your weight stable!