How much weight can you expect to lose per week with Nupo?
A diet with Nupo as the only food gives an average weight loss of approx. 2.5 kilos per week.
How many calories per day do you get with Nupo?
Depending on which flavours you choose, and if you do not eat anything in addition to Nupo, the daily calorie intake for women and men is approx. 600-750 calories per day. This is within the zone of 450-800 calories per day that is defined as a VLCD (Very Low Calorie Diet).
Will I gain all of the weight again when I stop the Nupo diet?
If you return to the same diet and meal pattern as before you went on the Nupo diet, then yes, your weight will probably creep back up again! It’s a matter of changing your eating habits after being on the Nupo diet and this is where Block System can help! The Block List will teach you what different foods “cost” in calories.
It can also be a very good idea to calculate your metabolism so that you can balance your daily calorie intake with your level of activity. In our Block Book, you will find a chart that helps to calculate your metabolism – and if you have any questions you are always welcome to contact us at Team Nupo!
Can you avoid feeling hungry when you are on a Nupo diet?
This varies from person to person. You will typically feel hungry for the first few days, but then your body gets used to the new situation and your stomach shrinks.
The body goes into a state similar to fasting and begins converting fat into substances that promote a feeling of being full. Furthermore, all Nupo products contain fibre, which further enhances a feeling of fullness. The high protein content in Nupo also makes you feel full.
Can I exercise when I am on a Nupo diet?
Yes, without a doubt. Studies have shown that you will enjoy significantly greater weight loss by combining Nupo and exercise. Some people find that their endurance may be slightly lower due to the low energy content of their diet.
What types of fibre are in Nupo?
We have experimented with different types of fibre and have achieved the best results by using pea fibre in the hot soups and wheat fibre in the cold soups. However, we will gradually replace the wheat fibre with inulin from the chicory plant, as this fibre gives a better texture in the cold shakes. Fibre is important for digestion and a feeling of fullness, and it has a positive effect on the gastrointestinal tract.
Will my metabolism slow down if I only eat Nupo?
No, it won't. This is partly because of the nutrients and dietary fibre in Nupo products, and partly because you eat 6 Nupo portions per day. Eating many small meals during the day keeps your metabolism up better than if you have a few large meals each day.
How do you stop the Nupo diet when you have lost the weight you want?
It is a very good idea to use the Nupo diet + 10 blocks when you are approaching the end of your Nupo diet. The Block List will provide helpful knowledge about the calories in various foods and your stomach will gradually adapt to getting regular food again.
Many people have also benefited from using a Nupo Meal Replacement product for 1 or 2 of their main meals when they start eating regular food again.
It is beneficial for your body to continue the good meal pattern you have established with 6 Nupo meals per day - but now with regular food. This will enable you to maintain stable blood sugar levels and high metabolism.
What does VLCD mean?
VLCD stands for Very Low Calorie Diet. The Nupo diet, consisting of 6 Nupo meals per day, is a VLCD. Legislation in the field of VLCDs is very strict and ensures that users of these diets are guaranteed to receive 100% of the vitamins, minerals and nutrients your body needs in a daily diet - with a minimum of calories. By law, a VLCD may contain between 450 and 800 calories per day. The Nupo diet gives you about 700 calories spread over 6 meals. You are able to keep your blood sugar stable by regularly eating a Nupo meal - you get 100% of the vitamins, minerals and nutrients that your body needs whilst consuming a minimum amount of calories for effective and safe weight loss.
I have a measuring cup for my Nupo powder – how many do I need for a Nupo meal?
1 measuring cup is equivalent to 1 Nupo Diet portion
Can I breastfeed while I’m on Nupo?
We do not generally recommend that nursing women take Nupo, but it is a good idea to talk with your doctor about this.
I have been prescribed medication by my doctor – can I continue my Nupo diet?
It depends greatly on the medication you are taking. Therefore, it is important that you speak with your doctor about whether you can take Nupo in conjunction with your medication.
Can you be on the Nupo diet for more than 3 weeks?
A daily diet with six portions of Nupo contains all the vitamins, minerals and nutrients the body needs. Full Diet Replacement should not be used for longer than three weeks without medical supervision. The full diet replacement can be continued subject to a satisfactory medical check-up and continuing medical supervision until the target weight is achieved. Otherwise, after three weeks on the sole Nupo Diet, the six Nupo diet portions per day can be combined with regular food - just add 10 bricks per day.
I have become ill and have a fever. Can I continue my Nupo diet?
If you are ill and have a fever it is a good idea to consult your doctor about using Nupo. Your doctor can assess whether it is advisable to continue the diet while you have a need for energy to get well.
Can you mix Nupo with milk?
In principle, there is nothing wrong with mixing Nupo powder with milk, but keep in mind that you will get twice as many calories.
If you want a creamier texture, you can briefly put the shake in the freezer, or blend it with a small amount of frozen fruit or ice cubes.
If you still want to mix it with milk, use the block system to calculate your calories according to the type of milk you drink. For example, if you use semi-skimmed milk, ½ dl is equal to 1 block.
Can you mix Nupo Diet Shakes and Soups with hot water?
You can mix your shakes with hot water, but they should be consumed cold. The soups must be mixed with cold water and heated in a microwave or saucepan.
Can I make my Nupo Diet shakes in advance?
Yes, you can make all of your Diet shakes one day in advance. They just need to be refrigerated like a dairy beverage. Before enjoying your shake, you may want to shake it up one more time.
Can I freeze my Nupo Diet shakes?
Yes, you can freeze your Diet shake briefly for 1-2 days. Some people freeze their Diet Shake for 15-30 minutes before drinking, making it ice cold and delicious - and a little more thick and slushy! If you freeze your shake the night before, you can take it with you in the morning and enjoy an ice-cold shake later in the day. Just note that the thawing time may vary depending on the temperature where you are. Some people also enjoy a frozen Nupo Diet as a delicious Nupo Ice Cream when a sweet tooth calls - ice cream with a minimum of calories!
Can I freeze a Nupo Meal Replacement?
Yes you can - then you will have a delicious ice cream that also contains all of the good nutrients!
Do Nupo products lose vitamins or minerals if you prepare them the night before?
Preparing your shake the night before makes no difference, as long as you keep it refrigerated. Vitamins, minerals and nutrients are not harmed, so you can prepare the shake the night before worry-free.
Nupo and meals
Can I make do with 4-5 Nupo packets and supplement them with a healthy dinner?
You must always eat 6 Nupo meals a day - even if you supplement your diet with other food!
This is very important because we must ensure that our bodies get all of the vitamins, minerals and nutrients they need. And although it seems that the food you supplement the diet with is healthy and nutritious, it is not certain that it contains everything your body needs. If you would like to eat dinner, it is a very good idea to eat a Nupo meal 30 minutes before to temper your hunger and help you resist the temptation to eat too much!
Can I replace just one meal with Nupo Diet?
If you do not want to replace your entire diet and eat 6 Nupo meals daily, you can replace one main meal with 2 Nupo Diet products, which will provide more than 30% of the vitamins and minerals you need in your daily diet.
Can I replace Nupo powder with a Nupo bar or ready-to-drink product?
Generally speaking, our bars and ready-to-drink products are meal replacements and therefore cannot be substituted in place of Nupo powder.
If you want to replace one of the 6 Nupo meals with a bar or ready-to-drink product, it is important that you eat 5 Nupo Diet products during the day. Otherwise, your body will not get the vitamins and minerals it needs.So one day’s diet can consist of 5 Nupo powder portions and 1 meal replacement.
When can I eat Nupo Snack bars?
Nupo Snack bars are specially developed for the times between meals where the body often needs an extra shot of energy without empty and fattening calories.
The bars are neither full diet products nor meal replacements, but only a snack product.
Do I need to take vitamins when I am only eating Nupo?
No, it is not necessary. Nupo contains all the vitamins and minerals you need - and in the right amounts.
You can also combine Nupo with other food in different ways. Of course, this will add extra calories, but if you feel too hungry when eating Nupo alone, it can help to eat a little bit of healthy food on the side. For example, you can supplement Nupo with 600 grams of fruit and vegetables a day.
Do people get headaches when they eat Nupo?
If you make sure to eat all of your Nupo portions and get enough fluids, there shouldn’t be anything to worry about and your discomfort and headache should disappear within a short time.
How much fluid do I need to drink?
You need to drink 2-3 litres of fluid in addition to what is found in the diet soups and shakes! The fluid in these meals does NOT count towards the 2-3 litres.
The reason that you need to drink at least 2 litres of fluid is that this helps to keep your digestive system running and reduces the risk of discomfort during the diet - and it also helps to give you a sense of fullness, particularly during the initial period where your body is getting used to less and different food.
Fluids can be other things than just water. You are allowed to drink tea and coffee without sugar and milk, diet juice/soft drinks and mineral water.
Just make sure that you get 2-3 litres no-calorie
fluid in all.
I experience a lot of gas when I have eaten Nupo.
Due to the high fibre in Nupo, you may experience gas. This is normal and simply a matter of your body getting used to Nupo.