The European trade body for manufacturers and distributors of formula diet products, including total diet replacement products (TDRs) and meal replacement products (MRPs) which provide weight loss and weight management programmes for the overweight and obese. Our members currently operate predominantly in the Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, the Czech Republic, the United Kingdom, Denmark, Ireland, Cyprus, Greece and Poland.
TDMR Europe was previously known as the European Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD) Industry Group.
We work to secure appropriate and proportionate European legislation for slimming foods and are in close continuous dialogue with a wide variety of stakeholders such as policymakers and senior officials in the relevant bodies to do this. We also aim to increase awareness and understanding of specialist weight management foods such as TDRs and MRPs and coordinate detailed technical and regulatory expertise of members to develop common industry positions that help to support European public policy and regulatory decisions.
Also to the mainstream press and the specialist media, highlighting the increasing evidence base within the scientific literature regarding their efficacy and potential to change the face of obesity and related diseases in Europe.
All TDMR Europe members abide by our strict Code of Conduct, which can be accessed here.
Health experts demonstrated that total diet replacements (TDR) offer a cost-effective solution in tackling obesity and health related diseases, in TDMR Europe’s latest webinar “Total Diet Replacement: exploring sustainable weight loss and health benefits, including diabetes remission and prevention”. Programme Total diet replacement – amount, safety and sustainability of weight
On 27th October, TDMR Europe organized the online seminar “Total Diet Replacement: exploring sustainable weight loss and health benefits, including diabetes remission and prevention”. The webinar brought together industry stakeholders, academics and others and showed the potential role of TDR in bringing down the incidence of obesity and severity of weight related
Professor Anthony Leeds, senior fellow at the Parker Institute, Copenhagen, and chair of TDMR Europe reviewed the characteristics and mechanism of action of total diet replacement in TDMR Europe’s webinar “Total Diet Replacement: exploring sustainable weight loss and health benefits, including diabetes remission and prevention” held on 27th October 2021.