OPTIFAST Plan

OPTIFAST® is a full meal replacement program that combines physician support, guidance and nutritional supplements to help you lose weight. This rapid weight loss program has an average weight loss of 52 pounds over 22 weeks.* Most patients see an average of 2-7 lbs lost per week on the OPTIFAST plan.

The OPTIFAST weight loss plan combines meal replacement products with physician supervision, lifestyle and nutrition counseling, and exercise training. The meal replacement products, which are only available through a physician, are designed to replace all or part of your existing diet plan, making it easier to follow a low-calorie diet while reducing hunger.

Meal Replacement Products
Physician Supervision
Nutrition Counseling
Exercise Training

What Are Meal Replacements?

Protein Shakes
Soup Mixes
Meal Bars

OPTIFAST products are low in calories but are nutritionally rich, providing you with all of the nutritional support you will need to maintain proper health while reducing your calorie intake. Products include:

  • Protein shakes in several flavors, including chocolate, vanilla and strawberry
  • Soup mixes in chicken or tomato flavors
  • Meal bars in several flavors, including chocolate, peanut butter and yogurt berry.

*Wadden TA, et al. A multicenter evaluation of a proprietary weight loss program for the treatment of marked obesity: A five year follow-up. Int J East Disord. 1997; 22:203-212.