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The Serious Solution for Weight Management

The OPTIFAST Difference

Designed for people who are living with obesity, the program integrates medical, nutritional, and behavioral elements to achieve lasting weight loss. It is a proven weight management program for people with current health issues related to obesity1. The Optifast® Weight Management Program is a comprehensive, medically supervised program that limits patients calorie intake using delicious meal replacements, while providing the support and expertise of healthcare professionals. It is a medically managed program, offered by a select amount of clinics in Canada.

Optifast logo Program Phases

Participants will be evaluated by a physician and medically monitored throughout the program. They will be guided by healthcare professionals as they progress from the active weight loss phase to transitioning to regular food and then to long-term management. During all phases, they’ll learn tools and techniques during weekly sessions which help them manage their new healthy lifestyle.

Baseline

Weight Management

Transition

Maintenance

Weightloss journey time
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Documented Results for Patients

Clinical studies using a comprehensive weight management program, such as the Optifast® weight management program, have shown positive results: 1-5

14-20%
average weight loss

12-15%
average decrease in cholesterol

Discontinuation
of diabetes medication

7-10%
average decrease in blood pressure

16%
average decrease in weight circumference

Long Term Results with Optifast logo

  1. Ard JD, Lewis KH, Rothberg A, et al. Effectiveness of a Total Meal Replacement Program (OPTIFAST Program) on Weight Loss: Results from the OPTIWIN Study. Obesity. 2019;27(1):22-29
  2. Drawert S, Bedford K, Largent D. Change in glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol with weight loss in medically obese patients. Obes Res. 1996; 4(SI):67S
  3. Wadden TA, Frey DL. A multicenter evaluation of a proprietary weight loss program for the treatment of marked obesity: A five-year follow-up. Int J Eat Disord. 1997; 22:203-212
  4. Bischoff et al. Multicentre evaluation of an interdisciplinary 52-week weight loss program for obesity with regard to boy weight, comorbidites and quality of life-a prospective study. Inter J Obes. 2011. June 1-11
  5. Shiau JY, So DYF, Dent RR. Effects on diabetes medications, weight and glycated hemoglobin among adult patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes: 6-month observations from a full meal replacement, low-calorie diet weight management program. Can J Diabetes 42 (2018) 56–60

Our Product: Optifast®900

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 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 your patients achieve their weight loss goals and support their long-term success.

Optifast® 900 is available exclusively through specific clinics and/or healthcare providers. For more information on becoming an Optifast partner, please click here.