exante

  1. M

    Back on Exante!

    I tried exante last year but didn’t prepare mentally for ketosis with a little one in tow. My weight has creeped up over the last year or so and have now hit the 13st mark which is very big for my frame. Ive heard now that I’m in my 40’s it’s much harder to shift the weight so I am fully...
  2. S

    Exante Day 1.

    So I've been able to stick to my Exante plan today. Breakfast; banana shake. Lunch; Red Thai Soup Dinner; Curry I did add 100g of steamed broccoli. Supper; Peanut butter bar. I've had lots of water today and don't feel too bad. Also on my fitness Pal it has logged my Fitbit steps 9703 so far...
  3. S

    Day 1. Exante.

    Hello Miniminers, So today was the first time my weight has started to go down in nearly a year. I am starting Exante today (hoping to see it through for longer than dinner time 🤣) I have 2 large boxes full ready to be consumed 4 satchets, bars or packs per day. I know it's going to be tough...
  4. L

    Konjac noodles question..

    Hi everyone I’ve been on exante for 5 weeks and have lost 1st 4lbs so far. im on the 800 cal plan where I have 3 products a day and a 200 cal meal from the approved list... I recently realised we can have 200g of konjac noodles as well as the veg and protein in the 200 cal meal.. whe I do...
  5. K

    My journey to lose 5 stones on exante

    Hi everyone, i am starting exante tomorrow. I have 5 stones to lose! I have my graduation coming up in 2 months so i need to lose as much as i can by then. Has any one tried exercising and has it given better results? I will be logging in my weight loss weekly would love some buddies to join me...
  6. pippotter1996

    EXANTE, anyone?

    Anyone doing the exante diet? or any other vlcd. I want to hear about side effects, weight loss (time scale if possible) i've lost 4 stone using exante. i want to lose abit more.
  7. Angelmumma

    Breastfeeding exante

    Hi everyone, just looking for advice. Has anyone breastfed once a day on Exante? My LG is 9 months now and I want to start exante again as I have my brothers wedding end of Oct and I feel like a whale atm I am breast feeding atm alongside food she has aswell so I want to put her onto formula now...
  8. Ellie1984

    To keep me motivated...

    Hello, I'm starting exante on Monday, hoping updates here will keep me motivated! My highest weight was 16st 2lbs in July 2017, I wandered up and down a stone for nearly a year but started lighter life in April 2018 and dropped down to 13st 6lbs. I came off it to go on holiday and didn't ever...
  9. Faery Jess

    Life after TS?

    Hey all, this should probs go in the maintainers feed but no one has posted in there for like two years. Am starting week five of TS, and loving the losses so far- am like a stone down, which is awesome. However after only maintaining on food week last week, I’ve been thinking about what to do...
  10. C

    Start of Exante journey

    Hello! I'm Emma, I've been a Minimins browser for about a year, I have gone from 20st 5 to 17 stone 12 in about 8 months just by cutting back and walking more! I have dabbled with exante in the past but actually got pneumonia so that put a stop to all weight stuff! I am going to try again and...
  11. Faery Jess

    Jesses Exante Diet

    Hiya! I’m on day 11 of TS and figured I’d do a diary to help keep me accountable. Lost 6lbs in the first week, and even though it’s probs all water weight, it was nice seeing the numbers go down on the scales. I’ve done SW in the past but this time I wanted a big kick start: I’m planning to...
  12. a toll of the Belle

    50 Day Challenge

    So, I fell off the wagon. A couple of planned days off turned into a couple of unplanned weeks off. I am trying not to beat myself up about it, but feeling pretty bad about myself. I have decided I am back - and I need some motivation to keep me on task - checking this site was really helpful...
  13. S

    Sarahosaurus Exante Diary

    Hi there!! I purchased exante last year, completed 2 days and gave up. I think I pushed myself too hard, added exercise too soon, I was just exhausted. But 6 months on....I’m a few lbs down but I’m still obese and unhappy with my body. I lost my father in law to Parkinson’s disease last week and...
  14. a toll of the Belle

    New - a long way to go

    Hi All, I dabbled with exante many years ago but student life got the better of me and I never really stuck to it. Over the last 6 months I have been watching what I eat and following slimming world principles, losing a grand total of 10 lbs. I feel like most of that has come back on over...
  15. MsDev

    Exante HELP!

    Hello! I am desperately trying to start on Exante total solution, 3 days in and I've failed by the end of each day! I did CWP a few years ago and lost two stone and maintained that weight loss for two years..fell pregnant and lost all pregnancy weight very quickly. but in the year following I've...
  16. Surroundedbycake

    New to this...

    Hello fellow lovely dieters I’ve been loving the posts on here and the support network that everyone has provided to one another. To be honest I’ve got most of my knowledge about Exante on this site, and that spurred me on to take on the programme. I’m hoping to do Exante for 4 weeks (as I’ve...
  17. K

    Kiki's Exante diary! 8 weeks of hard dieting.

    Hi all, I have never tried a diet plan like this before but after seeing family getting great results I have decided to bite the bullet an try it for myself. Over the last 2 years I have gained lots of weight for me. I sat at around 10 stone 0 pounds, a weight which i looked very skinny at due...
  18. elldonut

    New to Exante - Flexi help please!

    Hi all! Have read these posts for a while but never had the guts to join. I’ve had a year with Slimming World now - lost 11lbs in the first three months and then completely lost the discipline. Feel like the last 9 months I’ve been going two steps forward and one step back... i have gradually...
  19. A

    Determined to stand in front of the camera

    Hi all I have my beautiful step daughters wedding to attend in 8 weeks and I’ve been so anxious. Tried every diet in the past but found Exante and thought I would give it a try. I’m determined to feel comfortable enough to be in the wedding photos. I have a total of 5 stone to loose obviously...
  20. Lena12345

    moving on from total solution

    So I’ve been on total solution exante since 20th May and I’ve lost 2 stone 6 pounds in this time. I’m slowly beginning to miss the social side of drinking and simply going out for dinner with friends. A lot of friends and family have asked me to go for a meal and have a few drinks this weekend...
  21. hunni17

    New start 7 stone...off you go!!

    Hey guys I'm starting exante today, i need to lose 5 stone (First large target). Would love to hear any success stories, hints and tips to maximise my time doing it. Sick of being a large version of myself but often find it hard to stay motivated 😏 Hope to hear from you 😘
  22. S

    Exante - My Way

    I have tried exante in the past and although I know it can stick to it and works. It doesn’t fit in with my life. I have 2 children under two and that evening meal is important. We need to eat together as a family to establish a good routine, teach my kids about the importance of healthy eating...
  23. B

    Exante VLCD Diary

    I have tried pretty much every diet you could think of, but just never managed to stick to one properly. I now have PCOS, and according to my endocrinologist, the extra doughnuts around my middle (and pretty much everywhere else) really need to go! I have tried exante before, and actually like...
  24. Sheslosingit

    Not another FAT holiday

    Hello! I’ve just completed my first week on exante and lost 7lbs. I am a previous slimming world member and I’m packing that in this week, in favour of a food diary shared here with you guys. Today I booked a little holiday to Mallorca in September. Last year, on holiday I promised myself...
  25. Sheslosingit

    Serial dieter looking for tips?

    Hello! I've been on a diet for a decade with weight ranging from 11 stone to 15 and a half (im 5ft 11). This time last year I got married and was at the bottom end weight wise after more or less starving myself with stress. Since our wedding day I've gained 4 and a half stone in under a year...
  26. LolaSlim

    Exante TS... We meet again.

    Here's a brief story of my weight loss journey: 18 years old: at college, lost loads of weight from walking and gym, got down to a size 10 (the skinniest I've ever been in my entire life) 19 - 22 years old: started a full time job in an office, sitting down all the time and eating my 'normal'...
  27. Alsay

    My Introduction:)

    Hi all! I've come onto minimins at the very start of my true weight loss journey. I hope to actually get through it to my final destination this time round. A bit about myself - I'm 26 and now at the highest weight I have ever been (132kg) and aim to finally reach around 72kg (sometime soon I...
  28. FullFathom

    Tales from the Secret Dieter

    Hallo everyone. Firstly, May I just say a big thank you to all of you for the questions, answers, diaries and stories that I’ve read and survived on while lurking on this forum all year! Success stories, struggles, celebrations and grumps - I’ve found everything very, very helpful, so thank you...
  29. SPE

    6 Stone to lose 😭😭😭

    So here I am again.......I am terrible at diets. When I was pregnant I had Gestational diabetes and stuck to a low carb diet with ease. I didn’t gain pregnancy weight and it was a breeze as I was doing it for my baby. Here I am 4 months pp and I can’t stick to anything. I gained weight 3 years...
  30. A

    Here we go

    Hi all, just started on exante total solution on 1st October. Today is day 5 and I'm looking to loose 4 stones in 4 mouths, I have bought a calendar and marked all the weeks. Week 6 will take me into mid Jan 2018, so hopefully by then these 4 stone will disappear of me. I have also made some...
  31. Laura40

    Weekly Weigh in :-)

    So happy with my weigh in this morning! Was hoping for 7-8llbs and I have actually lost 10.1llbs!! Great motivator for the week ahead! I know it will slow down this week, so aiming for 5-6llbs. Fingers crossed for a good week everyone! :-)
  32. Laura40

    Total Solution My progress diary.....

    Hi All, Back on Exante today after having great success a number of years ago. Forgot how difficult it is to get started, but i know once i'm 'in the zone', hopefully it'll be worth it and the results will speak for themselves. Not looking forward to the dull headaches and ketosis...
  33. Laura40

    Hello All!

    Hi everyone I'm starting the Exante diet again today, after having amazing results years ago. Over the last year for various reasons i have gained a bit of weight, despite having been able to maintain fairly well for about 4 years. I'm hoping that by chatting with others on this forum, it will...
  34. Moonebeam

    Total Solution Weight loss Diary

    So I have decided to create this thread to motivate me to stay on plan and discuss my journey. I have never been a skinny girl and have finally made my mind up and decided to change something about myself. I don't have a huge amount of weight to lose (10kg) but its still a struggle! I weighed in...
  35. Moonebeam

    Newbie on first week of Exante :)

    Hello! Thought I'd introduce myself. I decided to look up an online forum for dieters like me. I'm currently on my first week of the Exante diet. Why Exante? - It was the cheapest TFR diet I could find and they had a good bit of choice. I'm currently having 2 shakes and 1 bar a day. I'm hoping...
  36. E

    Starting Exante Again!

    I am new to this website and need as much motivation and inspiration as possible! I feel like a complete failure after being on and off Exante for many weeks(I pigged out on week 3).Surprisingly I have lost one stone starting at 14.5stone and going down to 13.5stone and even a week when I had...
  37. Dinma

    Total Solution Peeling off the final layers with Exante

    Hi, everyone! I've been obese all my adult life, carried most of my weight in my hips, and thankful to have a not so big tummy. Turning point came in 2012 when I got on a scale and I weighed 130kg! I didn't realise I was that heavy!!! Anyway, I lost 34 kg on the Stillman's Diet in 2012, and...
  38. LivvLove

    Total Solution Liv's Lovely VLCD

    Starting weight: 12 stone 0 lbs First goal: 11 stone Second goal: 10 stone 7 lbs Third goal: 10 stone Final goal: 9 stone 7 lbs So tomorrow is day 4 of my Exante journey. I'm pretty pleased with myself for making it this far because I have little to no willpower generally. I've never been happy...
  39. LivvLove

    Heyy!

    Hi everyone! I'm Liv. I'm 24 and have never been happy with my weight. I am an incredibly picky eater and a binge/comfort eater. I started Exante total solution on Monday. I have been on Exante before maybe 5 years ago but in the last couple of years I've put on over 2 stone so it's time to...
  40. L

    Total Solution Here I go!

    So.. here I go! Today was day one of Exante Total Solutions. I tried CWP a few months ago but had to stop due to needing an operation. Op is all done and I have the doctors ok to go! I decided money wise Exante would work best for me. So....about me! When I have tried this before I have...
  41. L

    Exante diet after frequent yoyoing

    Hi Everyone, Despite the fact I am a somewhat professional dieter, I have never joined a forum before, so am really hoping this will help me stay on track! I am three days into the Exante Total Solution and finding it ok so far. I have previously tried all sorts of diets and successfully lost...
  42. Rea Cat

    Total Solution Rea's Radical New Routine

    Last night, I had one hell of a last hurrah. I ordered a monstrous amount of Dominos and I scoffed the lot. Not even as particularly ashamed of that as I probably ought to be. But it was all for a good cause - all in the name of a last hurrah. Because this morning I started the Exante Total...
  43. LolaSlim

    Second time on Exante - let's do this!

    A bit of a back story... So this is the second time I am going on the Exante diet. I previously did it for two months in late 2015 and lost a total of 2 stone which took me down to 12st 7lbs. I was happy at this weight which is why I stopped doing Exante. I maintained the weight for 10 months...
  44. M

    Anybody else struggling to keep the shakes down?

    Hiya Guys, Brand new, first day, first shake - got half way through and the thing came back up in it's entirety, I was sipping it slow but with every sip I just got more and more gipping, I'm not sick and I don't feel sick. I've struggled with shakes before but I can't tell if it's the...
  45. heyfattybumbum1

    Jane plan or diet chef?

    Iv been on the exante diet for a while but im really bored after losing 5 stone. I feel like a change i still have 7 stone to go. Should i just plod on with what im doing or try somthing new?
  46. SAJ74

    Total Solution Steph's Journey (again)

    I'm hoping that writing about my thoughts and progress will help to keep me on track so here goes... I'm Steph, I'm 42 years old and I'm extremely overweight. I lost over 5 stone on Cambridge a few years back but didn't maintain the loss and now feel ready to try again and have decided to give...
  47. S

    Back to VLCD from Atkins

    Hi all, This is my first post as I'm new to minimins! I started Exante VLCD on 5th Jan and managed to lose just under a stone (6kg) in 3 weeks, which brought me down to 64kg. Since then, spent a few days slowly phasing myself and I did a week and a half of Dukan (induction phase) and lost...
  48. H

    Starting again! 2+ stone too hopeful?

    Hello! I'm new to minimins and have joined as I had started TS in January and stayed on till the first of Feb but have completely fallen off the band wagon and have decided to start again on Feb 15th as my partner has planned a Valentine's Day treat. I go on holiday on 23rd of may 2017, I am...
  49. C

    Am I being realistic

    I started Exante total solutions yesterday. Mostly I've enjoyed it so far. Anyhoo I'm 5"3' and 14stone 11lb. Really disappointed with myself as I mainly try to eat well and excersise but do to illness I just got slack and I need a jump start. So I'm On this for the next 4 weeks I then go to...
  50. C

    2nd day and already nervous

    Ok so 30 years ol 5'3 and I managed to get to 14stone 11lb. I was horrified so I researched and decided exante total solutions was the best option for me. I have and on off relationship with exercise mainly down to medical reasons and I have a real food addiction. Anyway I intend to lose 4.5...
  51. Slimmerme2017

    Bring it on, Exante and Insanity!

    So here we go again, I am not making any promises as I fall off the wagon often! However, I am going to give this my best shot and aim to lose 4 stone with a mixture of Insanity and Exante. Anyone want to join me? Week One 28th December 2016- 14st :-(
  52. Muso_Girl

    Total Solution 2nd Attempt for Goal Weight!

    Hello MiniMins! I started the Exante TS in January 2015 and despite a few mishaps here and there, I went from 15 stone to 12 stone and was pretty pleased with that! I'll be honest, I didn't stick to it 100% and I know that in the four months that I was on the diet, I could have lost another...
  53. bubblebabeuk

    Total Solution bubblebabeuk

    New start! It's day 1 for me today, sat drinking my black tea, not bad so far, really thought I would hate it without milk. I have done Cambridge 9 years ago to great success and exante 7 years ago until I got caught with the wonderful exante super fertility effect, so after two babies in ten...
  54. Shuckels

    Exante Works. I'm Living Proof. (Pics Included)

    Hi guys, first ever post and was the only forum I could find that had a good Exante thread. Well, it's been an extraordinary journey, but I'm nearing my goal. My starting weight: 308 lbs - Current weight 202 lbs (7 months I have lost 106 lbs). When I first looked into VLCD's there were so many...
  55. Kyle101

    Total Solution I will succeed! You just watch me!

    Hello all, Well starting tomorrow (3rd August) i will be starting the VLCD Total Solution with Exante, i am very excited and don't worry i have done similar things before so i know that i am in for! Why am i doing this? There are a lot of reasons, i was once really skinny not so long ago, i...
  56. kehbluex

    2 stone or more in 6 weeks .. Can it be done?!

    Hi All! Newbie here... I am starting the Exante diet tomorrow.. In an ideal world I would love to lose a total of 4 stone by my wedding on September 24th but would be happy with anything right now. I am 5ft7 and currently about 16 stone. Shamefully the heaviest I have ever been :(:(:(. Piled...
  57. Q

    Total Solution 3 Stone in 6 Weeks Possible? Let's find out...

    It’s Friday 1st July and in exactly 6 weeks (42 days) from today, I’m off on holiday. My Background: I’m a guy, 31 years old, 5'10. For most of my adult life I’ve always been around the 12 stone region, but in the last 3-4 years I’ve been rapidly letting myself go, jumping well over 16 stone...
  58. Julie2011

    Groupon Special Deal for Exante Shakes - £29.99 for 2 weeks, £39.99 for 4 weeks

    Free Delivery. These are selling really fast so probably won't be available for too long. Also, if you are new to Groupon (or possibly will work with a new email address) you can save £10 on the 4 week offer by using SAVE10 in the promo offer box at checkout. Even when I am not doing Exante...
  59. Losing For The Last Time

    Hi

    Hi I'm giving Exante another go and I've heard such good things and lots of recommendations for this site for support which I really need. I little bit about myself... Since falling pregnant with my little boy in 2013 I've given up on all diets for one reason or another. There's always been...
  60. C

    Wedding Slim Down Challenge

    Day 1 02/06/16 Weight: 10.8 stone It's officially day 1 of TS for me today. Having been on and off with exante for the last 2 months I've shed 14lbs. My starting weight was 11.8 stone and I am now 10.8 stone. At 5ft 1 unfortunately it's not the most healthiest of weights to be for my height...
  61. F

    Total Solution New to Exante with some questions

    Hi everyone, loved lurking on the thread (at work during the week - can't really write anything). So here it is the weekend (and Day 4 of Exante) and I have a few questions that I don't seem to find the answer for anywhere... (though reading this on my mobile I might have missed something :-)...
  62. J

    Exante Totoal Solution Week 4 - getting difficult

    Hi, I'm on week 4 of exante total solution. In my first week I lost a stone (but I had been binge eating for four days prior to the diet I think most of that would have been water weight :oops:) After that my weight loss has been so slow Week 2: 3lb Week 3: 2lb Then I weighed myself this...
  63. L

    Total Solution L's "Slim by Summer" 2016 diary

    Hi all, After a tough past couple of months filled with lots of comfort eating, and little to no physical activity, I decided to give Exante a go, as my weight had crept up so quickly! I started on Monday 22nd of February weighing in at 80.5kg / approx 12 stone 9.4 lbs, and having weighed...
  64. Quirky_Candy

    Total Solution Quirky's back! (Diary of a Loser)

    I was here ages ago, so hit me with a Hi if you remember me! My BMI is over 38. I weigh 15st7lbs. Tomorrow or Sunday I am starting Total Solutions. I've had mixed success in the past. I can lose on it but have struggled to keep the weight off. Reasons for wanting to lose weight: To feel like me...
  65. alicimo

    Day 1, 2.0, let's do this!

    Today's my first day on Exante! I did the diet 3 years ago and lost 20lbs, and kept it off! I recently broke my foot and have been on crutches so not doing any exercise obviously, I've put on 3lbs so far whilst on crutches and although it's not very much, I'm only halfway through- 5 more weeks...
  66. May45

    Anyone got to week 4 yet???

    Hi, I'm just starting week3 been 100% TS and planning to stay the course. I heard I need to 'eat' in week 4 ... Is anyone doing this or have you done this?? If so how did it go? Can I just have 4 packs instead of 3 ?? Scared I'll gain.... Any advice appreciated
  67. Gezza_B

    Hopefully Skinny Bridesmaid

    Hey everyone Thanks for taking the time to read my diary. I don't usually diet. It just seems to like too hard work and means I can't eat crap food!! That's like hell I have caught myself on now. I am 5'1 and 14st. I find it hard to run after my daughter I don't want her to miss out...
  68. S

    Total Solution and..the journey begins..again.

    Hi All! Brand new here, so, I'm gonna put myself out there and tell you my goals, what's happened and various other bits. My story has many ups and downs, but, I hope it can help inspire and also support me! I'm 30. A male. I am 6ft 2 and I weigh, whilst writing this, a whopping, 24 stone 1.6...
  69. Gezza_B

    Curious New Start

    Hey everyone. I am starting the Exante diet next week. Do you have any tips on how to stick to it? What meals taste good and what to avoid? Also I would like to know how successful it is? What should I expect to lose? Thanks in advance
  70. May45

    Its been a few years and thought I'd say 'Hi'

    I did really well last time using the Cambridge Diet... But have gained a few pounds (a few??) well actually 24 so am in need of the support that only this group of high achievers can give me I can't afford Cambridge these days so am going for Exante.... Fingers crossed. Starting on 11th...
  71. smidge87

    Total Solution Smidge's 2016 Diary :)

    So... I'm a typical yo-yo dieting female who has conquered exante once before losing about 4 stone in 3 months for a summer holiday. That was 2 years ago and now I'm back, bigger than my starting weight then! Anyway, no point dwelling too much on the past. I'm here now and I will do it again I...
  72. C

    NYE 100%!?

    who else managed to stay 100% total solution yesterday? I went to a house party, lots lovely party food and alcohol. It was day 5 & I stuck to plan having just coffee and water. I am proud of myself. Feeling so determined. Who is with me?
  73. Mini

    Hi! A Big Welcome to Old and New Members for 2016!

    Is this YOUR year? Is this the year that you will lose weight? This is a great time of year to start a new diet or to get back on the wagon to lose the pounds and with the support, encouragement and help from our wonderful members we can achieve our weight-loss goals in 2016! We would really...
  74. D

    Total Solution 2016 - Let's Do This!

    Hi All! I'm new to this so go easy on me! I'm currently 26yrs old, 5ft 6in and weigh in around 13st 7lbs (slowly going up over the Christmas period!) Going on my BMI I am currently obese. I decided to do something when my size 14 clothes refused to fit me. I have never been a size 16 before...


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