Slim-Fast Diet Menu & Nutrition

Sample Menu

Here’s a typical one-day Slim-Fast menu:


Slim-Fast French Vanilla Shake


½ banana


Slim-Fast Chocolate Cookie Dough Meal Bar


1 apple


Asian beef salad


Slim-Fast Chocolatey Vanilla Blitz Snack Bar


Here’s a breakdown of the nutritional content of a day of meals in the Slim-Fast diet, alongside recommendations from the government’s 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Diet figures were supplied by Slim-Fast.

Slim-Fast Diet Recommended
Calories 1,200 Women Men
21-25: 2,000
26-50: 1,800
51+: 1,600
21-40: 2,400
41-60: 2,200
61+: 2,000
Total Fat 24% 20%-35%
     Saturated 6% Less than 10%
     Trans 0% N/A
Total Carbohydrates 58% 45%-65%
(total except as noted)
     Fiber 29 g. Women Men
19-30: 28 g.
31-50: 25 g.
51+: 22 g.
19-30: 34 g.
31-50: 31 g.
51+: 28 g.
Protein 22% 10%-35%
Sodium 1,215 mg. Under 2,300 mg., under 1,500 mg. for 51+
Potassium 3,290 mg. At least 4,700 mg.
Calcium 1,230 mg. 19-50: 1,000 mg.
51+: 1,200 mg.
Vitamin B-12 4.3 mcg. 2.4 mcg.
Vitamin D 9.5 mcg. 15 mcg.

Recommendations apply to adults 19 and older except as noted. Recommended calories assume a sedentary lifestyle. Because of rounding, protein, fat, and carbohydrate content may not add up to 100 percent.

Last updated by Angela Haupt | December 12, 2013

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