The Optifast logo Difference

The Optifast® Weight Management Program is a comprehensive, medically supervised program that limits your calorie intake using delicious meal replacements, while providing the support and expertise of healthcare professionals. It provides educational resources to help you achieve your health and weight loss goals and support the success of these goals long-term. The Optifast® Weight Management Program is offered only at select clinics.

How The Optifast logo Weight Management Program Works

The Optifast® Weight Management program contains multiple components including medical, nutritional, and behavioural support, to help you lose weight and improve your overall health. It combines the expertise of healthcare providers, stimuli narrowing with Optifast® 900 meal replacement shakes (link to products page), and behavioural modification. Your healthcare provider will work with you to create a program that limits your caloric intake with Optifast® 900 meal replacement shakes, while leading you through a series of educational modules on a number of different topics, including nutrition, healthy living, and more.

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MEDICAL
MONITORING

Evaluation and support of your health and well-being throughout the program by a medical professional

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NUTRITION
EDUCATION

Strategies for successful, long-term lifestyle changes

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EXERCISE
GUIDANCE

Integrating activity into your weight management program

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PATIENT
SUPPORT

Team of medical professionals available to support you throughout your journey

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MEAL
REPLACEMENT

Nutritionally balanced meal replacements to help make decisions around food easier while you are in the program

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LIFESTYLE
EDUCATION

Lifestyle Education Modules are available to educate and support you in living a healthy lifestyle

Optifast logo Program Phases

A typical OPTIFAST® Weight Management Program consists of 4 phases, all under medical supervision:*

Assessment

In week 1 you begin the program with a comprehensive assessment and physical exam to help you set personalized goals and expectations.

Active Weight Loss

During this phase, you will consume OPTIFAST® 900 meal replacements, attend educational sessions to gain insights and new skills, as well as receive regular medical monitoring.

Transition

You will gradually reintroduce regular foods into your diet as you receive ongoing lifestyle education and support.

Maintenance

You will continue with lifestyle education and professional support sessions to help you stabilize and maintain your weight loss. During this time and past 26 weeks, you may wish to continue taking 1-2 servings of OPTIFAST® 900 each day to help you maintain your weight loss.


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* Some programs offer a slightly different schedule or a modified program to meet individualized needs.

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FAQ

Optifast® 900 is a powdered meal replacement beverage providing complete nutrition and excellent source of protein. It is nutritionally balanced with carbohydrates, fat, fibre, vitamins and minerals. It is available in 2 flavours: Chocolate and Vanilla.

The Optifast® Weight Management Program is a comprehensive, medically supervised program that limits your calorie intake with Optifast® 900, while providing the support and expertise of healthcare professionals. It provides educational resources on nutrition, behaviour modification and healthy living to help you achieve your weight loss goals and support your long-term success.

Optifast® 900 is available exclusively through specific clinics and/or healthcare providers. Check the clinic finder (link) to find a clinic near you and start your journey!

The cost of Optifast® 900 and the Weight Management Program varies by clinic and on the specific program that is right for your individual goals and medical needs.