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Lighter Life Total for Men Diet Review (The Man Plan)

By WLR's Site Manager, Laurence Beeken

The Lighter Life Total for Men diet plan (also known as the belly be Gone plan) has been designed for men with a BMI of 30 or over, who typically have 3 stone or more to lose. Created for men who don’t want to be in a women only group, the Lighter Life for Men diet is basically the same as the Total plan.  

How Do I Follow the Lighter Life Diet for Men?

You replace your meals with 4 food packs per day, and get support from a LighterLife counsellor who will establish why you have gained weight and teach you how to keep it off in the future.

How Much Weight Could I Lose with Lighter Life?

Lighterlife do not say how much weight you could lose although many people claim to have lost over a stone in 4 weeks.

What Happens in the LighterLife for Men Meetings?

Support is a crucial part of the plan.  You attend a ‘men only’ group and get regularly weighed and measured.  You get to choose your Lighter Life food packs for the coming week, and with the help of your counsellor, establish your reasons for overeating and put together a plan to overcome them.

How Long Does Lighter Life for Men Last?

You continue until you have reached the goal set with your counsellor before moving onto the management stage.

What Can I Eat on the Lighter Life Diet?

You get 4 food packs a day, and cut out alcohol, pizza, chips etc.  You replace regular meals and eat only the soups, shakes bars, porridge and chilli.  The packs are nutritionally balanced to give you all that your body needs.

Will I Feel Hungry on the Lighter Life diet?

According to LighterLife, you will start to burn stored fat and as a side effect should feel less hungry

How Many Calories Am I Allowed with Lighter Life for Men?


How Much Will Lighter Life for Men Cost?

4 food packs per day for 1 week will cost you £66.00.  

Can I Try LighterLife for Men Before I Commit?

No, unlike Weight Loss Resources, there is no free trial with Lighter Life.

What Are the Possible Side Effects of the Lighter Life for Men Diet?

  • tiredness
  • weakness
  • dizziness
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • constipation
  • diarrhoea
  • dry skin
  • hair loss
  • intolerance to cold

The Pros and Cons of the Lighter Life Diet


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