reduction success of OPTIFAST has been well-documented. It’s based on using
meal replacement products in the first phase of the program, which is the active
weight loss phase. Straightforward and effective, meal replacements offer you
the following benefits:
that are calorie controlled
- Simple and
- No need to
can occur rapidly. You will lose weight, but in addition, your health will
improve and you will develop eating habits that are healthier and learn weight
management techniques so you will be equipped to sustain your weight loss for
the long term, when you begin eating self-prepared meals again.
differs from a lot of other weight loss programs since the patient is closely
monitored and progress is continually assessed to guide the patient toward
improved health and a better quality of life. While you are participating in
OPTIFAST, we’ll make sure that the dosage of any medications that were
prescribed to you are adjusted as needed and that the calorie content of your
diet is adjusted according to your specific needs to ensure your weight
reduction journey is both effective and safe.
Monitoring With OPTIFAST Includes:
- A complete
pre-program medical exam along with lab tests to establish your baseline health
- Design of a
unique plan based upon patient goals and health status
medical monitoring and progress assessment throughout treatment
with the patient’s primary care doctor as needed
Management For The Long Run
component of a successful weight loss program is continuous or periodic involvement
in the program over a long-time frame.
control is ongoing and requires occasional nutrition, behavioral and exercise
interventions. Relapse can occur, but persistence is the key to success.
of staff and the tools that are used during the active and transition weight
loss phases will also be available for use in the long-term management phase.
The true solution
lies in the longer-term weight management techniques and behavior modification that
is learned, rather than the short-term weight loss. This is particularly true
in the initial year subsequent to the completion of the program.