I am about 23 days into a 60% Huel diet and so far I’m getting on brilliantly! It has really encouraged me to adopt a more plant-based lifestyle and I’m saving lots of money from fewer shop-bought breakfasts and lunches!
I am 30 years old, 1.55m tall and I weigh 68kg, so I have a fair amount of weight to lose! I managed to lose 1kg in the first week, but since then my weight loss has stalled. After re-reading the fat loss guide I realised I was probably consuming too few calories (839kcal daily).
So as of today I have boosted my daily calorie allowance up to 1400, and I’m already surprised at how much Huel I need to consume today!
I just wanted to share my experiences to:
a) ensure my approach makes sense
b) remind those aiming to lose weight that a restrictive calorie controlled diet does not equal fast weight loss!
Has anyone else had a similar experience of need to re-evaluate their intake? How long did it take you to find a routine that worked for you?
Have a good day everyone!