This is not a free programme offered by Know Diabetes. However thousands attend this weekly weight loss programme across NWL

1:1 Diet

The 1:1 Diet, originally known as The Cambridge Diet, was launched in the UK in 1984 and has helped more than 30 million people worldwide lose weight and live healthier, happier lives.

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The 1:1 Diet Cambridge Weight Plan

The Cambridge 1:1 diet is a VLCD (Very low-calorie diet) meal replacement diet in which 415 to 1500 calories consumed daily through a combination of meal replacement bars, smoothies, shakes and soups.

Local support

The Cambridge diet offers local Consultants who go through The 1:1 Diet options in detail. Once the best plan has been discussed all the 1:1 Diet products can be purchased for the first two weeks from your local consultant.

The Consultant offers a once a week for a weigh-in, a catch-up, and to order your products,  and offer regular calls or texts from them in between appointments.

Nutritionally complete menu

The 1:1 Diet product range has been researched and tested by nutritional experts to provide all the vitamins and minerals your body needs for a balanced diet and manageable weight loss. They’re not just effective - they’re delicious too.

The 1:1 Diet gives you a fantastic menu to choose from. Shakes, soups, bites, porridge, savoury rice, couscous and pasta dishes, smoothies and meal bars.

Examples of Cambridge weight plan food products including smoothies, soups and porridge

There are a total of six variations of the plan, ranging from 440 to 1,500 calories a day, depending on factors such as your starting weight and weight-loss goals.

Step one is to cut out all 'normal' daily foods and solely eat from Cambridge Weight Plan's own-brand, low-calorie range of products, along with 2.5-litres of water.

Later stages - like step six, or 'Maintenance' - are more flexible, allowing room for some meal, interspersed with a few meal-replacements.

Food timetable and plan on Cambridge Weight Plan

1:1 Diet key facts

 Weight loss programme

 Personal diet Consultant

 Nutritionally balanced menu