Specialist information for healthcare professionals

Welcome to our information portal for doctors. OFFSET Nutrition is your partner for innovative solutions in the field of weight loss and nutritional optimization. Our products are designed to support your patients on their way to a healthier lifestyle. This page provides you with detailed information about our products and how to use them as part of a comprehensive weight management program.

Meal replacements are formulated to replace a full meal with all the necessary nutrients at a controlled calorie intake. They are an effective aid to weight loss and weight management as they facilitate the calorie deficit without sacrificing essential nutrients.

Benefits and application

  • Meal replacement products from OFFSET Nutrition are designed to provide a balanced mix of macro and micronutrients to fully replace a meal. They are convenient for on-the-go and help to maintain a nutritional plan:
  • Preset number of calories, which simplifies calorie counting
  • Balanced composition of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals
  • Contributes to satiety and reduces the feeling of hunger

Instructions for healthcare professionals

Physicians can use this information to offer patients who are overweight or obese a structured and nutritious option for weight loss. It is important to consider patients' individual needs and health conditions and use meal replacement products as part of a comprehensive treatment plan that includes nutritional counseling and physical activity.

Pretty Little Meal

Pretty Little Meal from OFFSET Nutrition offers an innovative and nutritious solution for weight loss and weight management. As part of our commitment to supporting a healthy lifestyle, Pretty Little Meal has been specifically designed to replace a complete and balanced meal, with the aim of facilitating a calorie deficit without sacrificing essential nutrients.

Pretty Little Meal offers a perfectly balanced combination of protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals, with only 205 calories per serving. It is enriched with ingredients such as

  • High-quality proteins: support muscle maintenance during weight reduction.
  • Dietary fiber: Promotes a feeling of satiety and supports digestive health.
  • 24 vitamins and minerals: ensure that your daily requirements are met and support your general health.

Thanks to this balanced composition, Pretty Little Meal from OFFSET Nutrition can help to control hunger and make it easier to stick to a calorie-reduced diet plan.

Application recommendations

Pretty Little Meal can replace two meals a day to support weight loss or one meal a day to maintain weight. It is important that patients eat a balanced third meal in addition to Pretty Little Meal to ensure they are getting all the nutrients they need.

Scientific basis

The development of Pretty Little Meal is based on current nutritional science and aims to support the achievement and maintenance of a healthy body weight. The composition has been selected so that it can contribute to weight reduction as part of a calorie-controlled diet plan.

For medical professionals

We encourage physicians to recommend Pretty Little Meal from OFFSET Nutrition as part of a comprehensive weight management program that includes nutritional counseling and physical activity. For more information or to discuss specific patient cases, please contact our medical team at [email protected].

The recommendation of meal replacement products such as OFFSET Nutrition meal replacement (MZE) and the OFFSET weight loss plan by physicians to their patients is based on a combination of scientific research, practical versatility and patient-centered benefits. These products can be an effective complement to traditional weight loss methods, including the use of weight loss injections.

  • Scientifically supported effectiveness

    Studies have shown that meal replacements can be an effective strategy for weight loss and weight management. They provide a controlled calorie intake, are rich in essential nutrients and support adherence to diet plans. The systematic review and meta-analysis by Heymsfield et al. (2018) suggests that meal replacements, especially when integrated into a structured diet plan, can significantly contribute to weight loss compared to traditional dieting methods.

  • Complementary application with slimming syringes

    Weight loss injections, which typically contain active ingredients that reduce hunger or increase satiety, can be effectively supplemented by the use of meal replacement products such as OFFSET MZE. This combination allows patients to better control their calorie intake while ensuring a balanced nutritional intake. The meal replacement helps to support the calorie deficit induced by the weight loss injections with a nutrient-rich diet.

  • Diversity and flexibility

    OFFSET offers its meal replacements in over 40 different varieties and forms, including shakes, bars, cereals and pancakes. This variety can make sticking to a weight loss plan much easier, as it prevents dietary boredom and caters to individual taste preferences. Such flexibility is particularly important to keep patients motivated and engaged in the long term.

  • User-friendliness and practicality

    The OFFSET MZE Shake is simply mixed with milk and does not require the addition of oil, making it a convenient, quick and healthy meal option. This ease of use promotes adherence to the weight loss plan by minimizing meal prep time while still providing a filling and nutritious meal.

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Sources for weight loss with meal replacements

Heymsfield, S. B., van Mierlo, C. A., van der Knaap, H. C., Heo, M., & Frier, H. I. (2003). Weight management using a meal replacement strategy: meta and pooling analysis from six studies. International Journal of Obesity, 27(5), 537-549. This meta-analysis shows that the use of meal replacement products can lead to significant weight loss.

LeCheminant, J. D., & Gibson, C. A. (2005). Effect of exercise and physical activity on weight loss and maintenance. Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases, 47(6), 396-412. This review emphasizes the importance of physical activity as an adjunct to dietary interventions such as meal replacement for effective weight management.

By recommending the OFFSET Nutrition meal replacement and accompanying weight loss plan to their patients, physicians offer a science-based, convenient and flexible option to support their weight loss goals. The combination with weight loss injections and the variety of products increase the likelihood that patients will stay motivated and achieve long-term success.

EFSA Health Claims

According to EFSA guidelines, the following health claims can be made in relation to meal replacement products for weight reduction and control:

Weight loss:
"Replacing two of the daily meals as part of a low-calorie diet with meal replacements contributes to weight loss." This supports the use of meal replacements as part of a structured diet program to achieve a calorie deficit.

Weight maintenance after weight loss
"Replacing one of the daily meals as part of a low-calorie diet with a meal replacement helps to maintain weight after weight loss." This claim emphasizes the role of meal replacement products in long-term weight control after an initial weight loss phase.

  • Pretty Little Meal

    The development of Pretty Little Meal is based on current nutritional science and aims to support the achievement and maintenance of a healthy body weight. The composition has been selected so that it can contribute to weight reduction as part of a calorie-controlled diet plan.

  • Meal replacement

    Studies show that meal replacements, when used as part of a calorie-controlled eating plan, can effectively contribute to weight loss. The structured guidelines make it easier to stick to the diet and thus promote long-term weight management success.

  • Effectiveness with a diet plan

    Studies have shown that meal replacements can be an effective strategy for weight loss and weight management. They provide a controlled calorie intake, are rich in essential nutrients and support adherence to diet plans. The systematic review and meta-analysis by Heymsfield et al. (2018) suggests that meal replacements, especially when integrated into a structured diet plan, can significantly contribute to weight loss compared to traditional dieting methods.

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FAQ

The OFFSET meal replacement is designed to replace one or two main meals a day to support weight loss or weight management. It is rich in essential nutrients and helps to achieve a calorie deficit without sacrificing a balanced nutritional intake. However, it is important that patients also eat a balanced third meal to ensure a complete and healthy diet.
The OFFSET meal replacement can be an effective supplement to weight loss injections by providing a nutrient-rich meal option with a controlled number of calories. This helps to support the calorie deficit induced by weight loss injections, while ensuring that the body receives all the nutrients it needs.
The variety in shapes and flavors of OFFSET meal replacements aims to prevent monotony in the diet and promote adherence to the weight loss plan. By providing over 40 attractive varieties and delivery forms, such as shakes, bars, cereals and pancakes, individual taste preferences and lifestyles can be catered for.
The OFFSET Shake is simply prepared by mixing with milk without adding oil. This makes it a quick, convenient and healthy meal option that can be easily integrated into everyday life. The ease of preparation promotes adherence to the diet plan and supports long-term commitment to weight management.
OFFSET meal replacement products are suitable for most people looking for a convenient solution for weight loss and management. However, it is recommended that individuals with special dietary needs or health conditions seek advice from a healthcare professional before use.
Yes, the OFFSET meal replacement was developed with the needs of diabetics in mind. This means that special emphasis has been placed in the formulation on a low glycemic index (GI) and controlling sugar levels to avoid blood sugar spikes. Products with a low GI release glucose into the bloodstream more slowly, which enables more stable blood sugar control and is therefore beneficial for diabetics.

In addition, the meal replacement products from OFFSET Nutrition contain a balanced blend of macro and micronutrients specifically designed to support the nutritional needs of diabetics without negatively impacting their blood sugar levels. This makes OFFSET meal replacements a safe and potent option for diabetics looking for effective weight management and weight loss solutions, provided they are used as part of a comprehensive and physician-supervised diet plan.

However, it is important that diabetics always make individual dietary recommendations and adjustments in consultation with their treating physician or a dietitian to ensure that meal replacements are optimally integrated into their specific health plan.

Contact for queries

For further information or specific requests, we offer a dedicated e-mail address:

[email protected]

Our specialist team will be happy to answer your questions and help you make the best use of our products.

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