Posted by: Lucy | 2007/07/31


I have BOKOMO UP & GO LIQUID BREAKFAST (WITH THE FIBRE CONTENT OF 2 WEEK-BOX & MILK) every morning, instead of other cereals, as I cannot eat so early in the morning and believe that it is good to have breakfast. So I have a 250ml up&go and a banana.

My question: is this ok when trying to loose weight?

Energy 850KJ
Protein 9.0g
Total Fat 3.8g
Saturated 0.5g
Transfatty Acids 0.0g
Polyunsaturated 2.3g
Monounsaturated 1.0g
Carbohydrate 31.0g
Sugar 18.5g
Dietary Fibre 4.0g
Sodium 188mg
Potassium 463mg
Vitamin A 127mg
Thiamin Vit B1 0.28mg
Riboflavin Vit B2 0.43mg
Niacin Vit B3 2.5mg
Vitamin B12 0.36mg
Vitamin C 10mg
Folate 100mg
Vitamin B6 0.4mg
Calcium 400mg
Phosphorus 250mg


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Dear Lucy
Thanks so much for listing the nutritional composition of the Bokomo Up & Go, as this enables me to judge if it is suitable when you are dieting. The energy value of 850 kJ is fine because we use a general rule that each one of the 3 daily meals should contain not more than 2100 kJ when you are trying to lose weight. Even if you add a banana (average energy content 384 kJ per 100g) you will not be having more than about 1300 kJ for breakfast. This means you can have a mid-morning snack of fruit and fat-free yoghurt to make up the other 900 kJ for the morning.

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