Background | OPTIFAST was developed in 1974 to fill the growing need to treat obesity in a healthy, effective way. Thirty-six years and more than 80 clinical studies later, more than one million people have participated in an OPTIFAST program.

Optifast SoupsA serious solution for weight loss, this comprehensive, medically supervised program works because it offers a different path—one that’s clinically proven to help people lose weight and keep it off for the long term. The OPTIFAST program has a significant success rate for long-term weight loss maintenance when compared to other weight loss programs.

Optifast BarsWhat’s the secret? Patients say it’s because OPTIFAST isn’t just a diet, it’s a community that provides ongoing support during—and long after—weight loss. To demonstrate our commitment to long-term success, patients are invited to attend maintenance meetings free of charge.

The well-documented weight loss success of the OPTIFAST program is also based upon the use of meal replacements during the active weight loss phase of the program. Some people are skeptical about their ability to follow such a diet, but adjusting to full meal replacement typically only takes about one week. Afterward, many patients report they feel more energetic than they have for a long time.

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Benefits include:

Medical supervision includes:

Positive change can occur quickly. In addition to losing weight, you will improve your health and learn new, healthier eating and activity skills—so that when you return to self-prepared foods, you are better equipped to manage your weight for the long term.

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