Is slimming world like lighter life?

Discussion in 'SlimFast' started by sonya1980, 16 November 2009.

  1. sonya1980

    sonya1980 Well-Known Member


    This is my first post on this section so bear with me.

    Does anyone know if slim fast is like lighter life - but
    Last edited: 16 November 2009
  2. FattyMcBigbum

    FattyMcBigbum Well-Known Member

    Isn't lighter life a total food replacement diet and slimming world just a regular diet? This is the Slim Fast forum you'd get a better response if you posted this in the Lighter Life or Slimming World forums :)
  3. sonya1980

    sonya1980 Well-Known Member

    Sorry I meant Slim fast - doh, long day!

    Is slim fast like lighter life?
  4. Kes

    Kes Well-Known Member

    kind of similar, but different.
    slimfast you have 2 of your meals as shakes or bars, 1 main meal of no more than 600 cals, and up to 3 snacks at no more than 100cals
    lighterlife is a complete meal reaplacement programe...
    you may want to chat to some of the lighterlife people and find out what it fully involves....
    lighter life is also costly....
  5. sonya1980

    sonya1980 Well-Known Member

    Thanks - think I'll try slim fast first then, not feeling expense this close to xmas x
  6. EliteLady

    EliteLady Member

    I did lighter life and am now doing slim fast as a lower cost healthier option.
    Whilst I had very good results with Lighter Life, 6 months of meal replacements played havoc with my body and it is a complete lifestyle change. I'm hoping that with Slimfast I can take all of the good parts of LL and still enjoy a nice meal with my family in the evening.
    The things I liked about lighter life were -
    The strict regime - I simply didn't buy food for myself
    The lack of choice - Took away the decisions about what I wanted to consume
    The results - fast.

    However it cost me the best part of £2000, my gall bladder and a feeling of being a "normal" person - whatever that is!

    I wouldn't change any of my decisions as I now know what it is like to be in a thin persons body, I'd just change the way I handled it.

    Good luck, whatever you chose
  7. sacha

    sacha Banned

    ur gall bladder?! Dude - extreme!! LOL
    My flat mate did LL, and she looked AMAXING after a short while, but now she's easily as big as she was if not bigger... but then again Ive put the weight bk on which I lost doing this last yr... but I have totally binged since august, so its hardly surprising. Im sure its not that easy 2 put bk on if u eat normally!
    I couldnt do LL. The fact that I could NEVER eat Real food would do my head in!!

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