Health & Nutrition Articles

Our nutritionally complete meals are based on the extensive research and the expertise of our food technicians and certified dietitians. Since our launch in 2014, we are constantly innovating to make the healthiest food possible.

Besides our own research, we formulate our recipes based on a large meta-analysis by established health and nutrition institutions such as the World Health Organization and the European Food Safety Authority. 

We use sustainable ingredients which are naturally filled with the good stuff and fortify these where it adds a health benefit.

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Beginners guide to Nutrition

Choosing the perfect Jimmy Joy Meal

Complete Guide To Fat Loss

Complete Guide to Weight Gain

Jimmy Joy: One Meal With 175 Health Benefits

Plenny Shake cooking recipes

Complete foods: 3 Common Myths Debunked

Jimmy Joy's ingredients explained: what goes into your Plenny meals?


Research & Nutrition  

Beginners guide to Nutrition

Introduction to Macronutrients 

Introduction to Micronutrients

Jimmy Joy: One Meal With 175 Health Benefits

The Science Behind Feeling Full and Hungry

Is Skipping Breakfast Bad For You?

Complete Guide to Intermittent Fasting

Food Coma Causes And Prevention

Food Cravings and Mindful Eating

Comparison of blood glucose response between Plenny Bar and Huel Bar over the course of 135 minutes

Comparison of Blood Glucose Response Between Jimmy Joy Plenny Shake and white bread over 120 minutes

How Does Jimmy Joy Perform Their Quality Assurance?

Complete foods: 3 Common Myths Debunked

Common Nutrient Deficiencies You Might Be Struggling With

Unlearning the Myths About Processed Foods

How to Read (Jimmy Joy’s) Nutritional Labels

Training & Weight Management 

Complete Guide To Fat Loss

Complete Guide to Weight Gain

Complete Guide to Weight Maintenance

Why We Gain Weight in Winter

Liquid Diets: Weight Gain and Weight Loss Made Easy

Guide to getting the most out of your pre- and post-workout 

How much protein do you really need?

10 Simple Tips for Successful Portion Control


Jimmy Joy and Mental Health  

How to Support Your Immune System

How to keep your heart happy and healthy

All About Inflammation

Why is Sleep Important?

Liquid Diet Tips for Broken Jaw, Eating Disorders, and More

Diabetes-friendly Meal Replacement Shakes To Make Your Life Easier

Acne & Wrinkles: Can Your Diet Affect Your Skin?


Product formulas explained 

Plenny Shake v3.0

Plenny Drink v2.1

Plenny Bar v3.0

Plenny Shake Active v3.1

Plenny Pot v1.0


Plenny Shake v2.1 to v3.0: What changed?

Plenny Shake Active v3.0 vs v3.1: What changed?

Comparison of Plenny Bar v2.0 to v3.0. What changed?

Comparison of Plenny Drink v2.0 to v2.1. What changed?



Guide to Sweeteners

Everything You Need to Know About Soy 

Pre- and probiotics: The guide to a healthy gut

What Is Ahiflower? 

Oats: the OG of Superfoods 

Lactose: Is It Good or Bad for You?

Caffeine: the Good, the Bad and the Myths

Guide to Bioavailability: How well are vitamins and minerals in Jimmy Joy absorbed?

Plant Protein VS Whey Protein

Jimmy Joy's ingredients explained: what goes into your Plenny meals? 

Natural vs Artificial Flavouring: Which One is Better?


Lifestyle & User cases

Lee ate nothing but Plenny Shake for 6 months and did blood tests

Getting ripped with Plenny Shake

How a 100% Plenny Shake challenge became a 3-year habit

The Science Behind Forming Habits

How To Get Yourself Together and Stop Procrastinating

Rowing across the Atlantic, a Plenny Shake powered world record

4 Ways to Pimp Your Oatmeal Shake for Breakfast

Guide to Doing Meal Replacement Shakes Right

I got 99 problems but my Plenny Shake ain’t one

Guide to living longer than 100 years

Vegan Travel Food: The Easy Guide to Travelling as a Vegan

What's the Difference Between Protein Shakes, Meal Replacement Shakes, and Meal Shakes? 


5 science-based reasons to switch to a plant-based diet

The Ins and Outs of Climate Change Pt.1

Climate Change Pt. II: Why we don't care

World Overshoot Day 

Reduce, reuse, recycle: breaking down our packaging


Plenny Shake Recipes

Overview of Plenny Shake cooking recipes