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10 Sep 2007

Nutrition / food supplements
Hi there!

I would like to know whether or not I can take a food supplement (replacement) in order to make sure that I get all the necessary nutrients in my diet?

If so, which one would you recommend - I'm not going to gym or anything like that.

I look forward to hearing from you!

Rentia van Wyk
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01 Jan 0001

Hi REntia

Absolutely, yes. Dieticians often recommend them to people who are in danger of insufficient energy intakes. Of course, it's best to get your energy from a well balanced diet, and the fact that you are not is perhaps something to look at, because even a meal replacement might not make up for some insufficiencies in the diet.

However, if you go with one, Nestle Nutren Active is particularly good, I know dieticians recommend it, so I'd go for that one. I've seen it at pick and Pay, and pharmacies will almost certainly have them too.

Good luck
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