OptiSlim Review

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OptiSlim VLCD is a very low calorie diet system that replaces meals under the recommendations of a health professional. Within the diet industry, VLCD’s are viewed as “extreme” weight loss options, and are usually carried out under a doctor’s supervision. The shakes provided will allow a dieter to maintain his or her daily nutritional requirements and lose weight at the same time. OptiSlim Soups contain 25 vitamins and minerals. However, when under this diet arrangement, it is important to maintain fluid intake during the day. The recommended amount is about 2 liters per day.

Ingredients

The ingredients will vary based upon the product used.

Product Features

OptiSlim is a very low calorie diet containing 3350kJ, which amounts to 800 calories or less per day. There are about four products from OptiSlim. These are VLCD Shakes, VLCD Soups, MAX Tablets and OptiSlim Shakers. OptiSlim Soups have seven sachets per pack that come in flavors of tomato, pumpkin and chicken. The OptiSlim Shakes come in milkshake taste and in three flavors Vanilla, chocolate and Espresso Coffee. They contain minerals, vitamins, and trace elements that come in balanced levels. OptiSlim tablets also come with the right and balanced amounts of vitamins and minerals. However, it is still advisable for someone under the OptiSlim program to ensure that he or she has a daily consumption of fibers, low starch vegetables like broccoli, mushrooms, lettuce, spinach, green beans or cucumbers.

People with diabetes, liver disease, gall bladder disease, kidney problems or cardiovascular diseases should first consult a doctor before starting on any VLCD regimen. This is because the program will usually affect the body’s metabolism processes and may cause an individual to experience significant physical changes like weight loss. This may affect existing medical conditions. Thus, regular checkups and monitoring by a physician is required to manage these medical complications.

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Advantages

  • OptiSlim has been shown to reduce the chances of one being overweight and obese.
  • Obesity has numerous complications that include high blood pressure, cardiovascular problems and other forms of cancer. Thus, one reduces the chances of getting these diseases.

Disadvantages

  • The use of OptiSlim causes a person to experience some unpleasant reactions including headaches, dizziness, constipation, bad breath, nausea and diarrhea.
  • Following the VLCD program will also cause a person to have an increased amount of uric acid in the body which may lead to the development of acute gout. Acute gout is very irritating and will usually require a doctor’s assessment to reduce the discomfort.
  • A VLCD should only be followed under the strict care of a physician.

Conclusion

With only 800 calories or less in a day intake, OptiSlim VLCD programs are clearly one of the most effective weight loss programs on the market when followed under the care of a doctor. The backing of clinical trials on these products is evidence of their safety and effectiveness, but this safety is not something that should be determined by the individual. In order to lose weight effectively without a dangerously low amount of calories, we recommend a fat burner or other weight loss supplement and a healthy diet and exercise.

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21 User Reviews about OptiSlim

  • 1
    halina flak

    Just recievef my order and was told I was not able to take this products ad I have kidney failure and was told by drs and chemist that im unable to have the product could anyone please get back to me so I can send this back

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    Kerrie

    My 16 year old daughter wants to try optislim, is it safe for her, she is not fat just wants to lost a little off her stomach

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  • 3
    Maura

    I’ve been on Optislim for almost four weeks, finding is easy, slowly losing 1kg per week. Headache the first two days but increased water intake, feeling great and never hungry like when on other diets. I have shake for breakfast and lunch, small meal for dinner. I can’t exercise. Still enjoying coffee & tea on low fat milk, no sugar or sweetener.

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  • 4
    Maureen Prien

    Just started and it tastes great but im a diabetic and wondering what the GI of this product is as my sugars seem a little higher.

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    donette

    i tried the opti slim shakes my blood levels were very high and i felt very unwell and my eyes went funny i am on insulin at night

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  • 5
    Hellen

    Hi is it possible to use the shakes and tablets together?

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  • 6
    jacquie

    Husband using Optislim been vomiting and dizzy

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    zoe

    I’ve been drinking the shake for years, it tastes good but I’ve had terrible headaches. When I stopped drinking it my headaches had gone, I went back on it a month later my headaches returned !!!
    I can’t find out if it contains, Aspartame coke contains Aspartame be aware this product could be very dangerous. I won’t be buying it or drinking it again.

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    bree

    Iv just started talking it doctors orders as im struggling to lose my baby weight..iv been vomiting and really bad heart burn and feeling sick and no energy I hope it passes

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    Eve

    I’m about to have a gastric sleeve op in less than 2 weeks, most other patients are on Optifast but I am on Optislim, does Optislim reduce the size of the liver the same way Optifast does??

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  • 8
    Moona

    Whear i will buy in uae

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  • 9
    Anonymous

    hi i have just started optislim lcd today how much wight should i lose a week (average)

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  • 10
    Jarintip

    Hi How long that you can take it? i have been take optislim for 2 years on and off.
    Thank you

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  • 11
    Elaine stevens

    Where can I get the Optislim recepie Book in Queensland I can’t seem to be able to get it anywhere.

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  • 12
    svetlana

    can I purchase optislim in Dubai?

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  • 13
    patricia armstrong

    where can i purchase optislim max tablets.thank you

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    Optislim Customer Care

    Hi Patricia.
    Optislim MAX tablets are available at My Chemist and Chemist Warehouse stores throughout Australia as well as Discount Drug Stores, Pharmacy Select Stores, Blooms The Chemist.
    Kind Regards,
    Optislim Customer Care

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    sonia

    can i have this with soy or rice milk instead of water i am not fat just wanna get rid of a kilo or 2??? I work out and run twice a day so will maybe just replace my evening meal and the odd lunch. always have a healthy breaky!!

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  • 14
    millie

    Are optifast and optislim one and the same company?

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    Optislim Customer Care

    Hi Millie.
    Optislim is a wholly owned Australian company and it’s products are manufactured in Australia. Optifast is owned by Nestle and their products are made in Germany.
    Kind Regards,
    Optislim Customer Care

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  • 15
    Polly

    Does theOptiSlim shake contain any fibre? and if not, why not?

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