Smart Swaps: 6 Easy Ways To Make Healthier Eating Choices

Inside Story
4th April 2022

Whether you are looking to lose weight or are struggling to make healthy day-to-day eating choices, there are options that can make it easier. Enter exante, the leading eating plan and range of meals, snacks and shakes that’s backed by GPs, dieticians and is proven to get results. Here’s everything you need to know to shake up your routine and introduce some smart swaps to your eating habits…

Sticking to a healthy eating plan can be tough whether you’re needing to lose weight for health reasons or simply want to stay on track with your calorie count. Busy schedules, long working hours and a lack of knowledge about what foods we should be eating and how much of them all play a part in making bad food choices. Plus, it can be daunting and difficult to apply some motivation and get started on a weight loss journey. That’s where exante comes in…

Their plans are tailored to your needs, offering flexible, convenient and easy to prep meals, snacks and shakes that will help you in your healthy eating habit goals, whether you want to lose weight, maintain weight or simply make more considered choices. 

Not only that, but exante has the backing of professionals, from doctors to dieticians, plus, the NHS promote the brand for a controlled way to lose weight in thousands of their GP surgeries around the country. The team has worked with diabetes patients to see if a low-calorie diet can help Type 2 diabetes, and the findings were astonishing, putting the disease into remission for four out of five participants. Impressive stuff. 

Intrigued to try? Read on for some simple, smart exante swaps to make now…

Not only is Exante backed by professionals, from doctors to dieticians, but the brand works closely with the NHS and is promoted in thousands of GP surgeries throughout the country.

1. Swap your 600kcal Starbucks for an exante Caramel Latte

If you’ve started to rely on your 8am coffee fix, break the cycle and opt for one of exante’s delicious Caramel Lattes instead. From the brand’s Coffee Shop range, the drink contains 27 vitamins and minerals, is low in sugar, high in protein and contains half the calories of the real stuff. And with hundreds of five star reviews, it tastes damn good too.

2. Swap your usual breakfast for an exante Porridge Pot

A quick croissant on the go or sugar laden granolas at your desk are an easy option for breakfast, but switch them out for one of exante’s Porridge Pots instead. The creamy, satisfying pots come in tasty flavours like chocolate, cinnamon and red currant and they couldn’t be easier to prep. Simply add 150ml of boiling water, stir and sit for five minutes. Not only are they delicious, but they contain exante’s usual 27 vitamins and minerals, are high in protein and fibre and help to complement a calorie-controlled diet.

3. Swap something sweet for an exante Strawberry Jam bar

Satisfy an insatiable sweet tooth with one of extane’s Strawberry Jam bars. Fruity, crunchy and smothered in sticky jam and creamy yoghurt, you’d never know it came in at 220 calories. Use it as a meal replacement if you’re following one of exante’s weight loss plans, or as a high protein snack in-between.

4. Swap your desk-side sandwich for an exante meals

exante’s meals are a conveniently way to work towards a calorie controlled diet, ideal if you’re looking to lose weight. Choose from the likes of Sweet and Sour Noodles – a great choice if you’re craving a weekend takeaway – or the Chicken Fajita box, with its hints of fragrant Mexican chilli powder, bell peppers, garlic, tomato, onion and tender chicken.

5. Swap your 3pm sugar slump craving for an exante Snack Bites or Shot

Keep a bag of exante’s Snack Bites in your car or your desk drawer for any 3pm sugar slump cravings. Coming in two delicious flavours, Lemon & Coconut and Carrot Cake, these tasty little plant based snacks come in at just 100 calories. Or pop a packet of Shots in your bag – we love the Dark Chocolate & Cranberry mix which brings together chickpeas, pumpkin seeds and cranberries all coated in rich dark chocolate, for just 99kcal!

6. Swap your favourite tipple for an exante Burst Mocktail 

If a post-work or weekend tipple is what you deserve, dive in guilt-free with one of exante’s refreshing Burst Mocktails. Choose from Pina Colada or Strawberry Daiquiri, the brand’s subtly sparkling, zero sugar, zero fat and just four calories per can, delicious mocktails.

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With over 72 flavours running throughout the exante range, there’s plenty to keep your plan varied and interesting. Choose from boxed plans that have everything you need for either a two-week or four-week stint, delicious Superfood Shakes that work as meal replacements or calorie-controlled snacks to support the rest of your daily eating plan.

If meal replacements feel too extreme or are unnecessary in your own personal weight loss journey, there are also products like pot meal, soups and porridges – even tasty pancakes – to help you enjoy mealtimes while keeping on track. 

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