VLCDs or low-calorie diets normally have high fibre and is one which increases the fibre content of the individuals’ diet, this constitutes a calorie controlled diet. In which you get the ideal number of proteins but without the added excessive calories.
These depend on taking food substitutes instead of meals. They usually come in sachets or powder form which then is made into drinks, soups or puddings. They will contain the recommended daily intake of minerals, vitamins and electrolytes
Because they are lower in calories, they allow you to consume more per day. This means shorter periods between meals which helps regulate your blood sugar levels throughout the day and reduce hunger pangs. whilst also allowing your stomach to adjust to smaller size meals.