The Medical Vita Diet shakes contain:
The sugars are mainly derived from lactose (a low GI carbohydrate found naturally in milk)
Why not use artificial sweeteners?
A lot of controversy surrounds the use of artificial sweeteners in foods. Apart from research pointing to cancer links, the latest research has shown that artificial sweeteners can make people put on weight because the sweet taste prepares the body for a large calorie intake.
“When this did not arrive the body demanded more food or burned less energy, which resulted in weight gain”
Behavioral Neuroscience Journal as quoted in The Courier Mail (12th February, 2008)
Mixing Directions: Add contents of sachet to 200 to 250mls of chilled water in shaker and mix.
Handy Hints: Use chilled water with ice for a great creamy taste. If you are not doing the weight loss program, but taking the shakes for convenience or Extra Nutrition in your diet, you can also mix the shakes with low fat milk.