How The 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.
A typical OPTIFAST® Weight Management Program consists of 4 phases, all under medical supervision:*
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.
You will gradually reintroduce regular foods into your diet as you receive ongoing lifestyle education and support.
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.
* Some programs offer a slightly different schedule or a modified program to meet individualized needs.
Optifast® 900 is a delicious, powdered meal replacement beverage providing complete nutrition and an excellent source of protein. It is nutritionally balanced with carbohydrates, fat, fibre, vitamins and minerals.
Essential Source of Protein (22.5 g/340 ml prepared serving)
VITAMINS AND MINERALS
Source of 26 Vitamins and Minerals
GLUTEN & LACTOSE FREE
Suitable for individuals who avoid gluten and lactose
4 g of soluble Fibre/340 ml prepared serving
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.
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