Nutrition

10 Facts About OPTIFAST Weight Loss Plans

OPTIFAST meal replacement products

For over 40 years, the OPTIFAST weight loss plans have consistently delivered results for our customers, be it weight loss or health improvements, which may in certain cases lead to type 2 diabetes remission.

But what is it that makes OPTIFAST weight loss plans really work? Let’s take a look…

1. Low in Calories

OPTIFAST Shakes, Soups, Bars and Desserts are low in calories and rich in nutrition. Each product contains approximately 220 calories per serving (amount varies depending on the product).

With the OPTIFAST total diet replacement programme, you consume approximately 800 calories a day, which consists of 4 OPTIFAST products a day that you can easily mix and match.

2. High in Protein

OPTIFAST products are a good source of high-quality protein, providing 20g per serving for all our Shakes, Soups, Bars and Desserts, which is key for maintaining muscle mass.

3. Contains Essential Vitamins & Minerals

Every OPTIFAST meal replacement product contains 24 essential vitamins and minerals – including vitamins A, B12, D, E, and magnesium – to help keep your body healthy during your weight loss journey.

4. A Good Source of Fibre

OPTIFAST products are a good source of fibre, which can help keep you feeling full, while supporting your weight loss or maintenance.

5. Proven Results Backed By 120 Clinical Studies

The OPTIFAST total diet replacement programme is science-based and was developed by researchers over 40 years ago. There are over 120 publications and clinical studies proving its efficacy and safety, helping people all around the world achieve their weight loss goals, so you can be sure you’re embarking on a weight loss plan that really works.

Read Sandy’s story of how she took control of her type 2 diabetes with her weight loss programme using OPTIFAST products:

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6. Preferred Product of Oviva, NHS Low Calorie Diet Programme Provider

We’re extremely proud that OPTIFAST has been selected as a preferred supplier by Oviva, a provider for the NHS Low Calorie Diet Programme pilot.

This NHS diet programme is designed for people who are overweight or obese and have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.

7. Brilliant Variety

With a wide range of Shakes, Soups, Bars, and Desserts to choose from, there’s plenty of variety available, which can help to keep you feeling motivated while you’re following an OPTIFAST weight loss plan.

Mix and match the different OPTIFAST products to find your favourites; try one of our Shakes for breakfast or lunch, enjoy a tasty Soup for lunch or dinner and help to keep hunger at bay by snacking on one of our Bars. You can even indulge in a tasty pudding with one of our OPTIFAST Desserts.

8. Great Taste

Our range of products comes in several great flavours; our Shakes come in Vanilla, Strawberry, Chocolate, Banana, Caramel, and Coffee flavours, and our Bars are available in Berry, Cereal, Cappuccino, Chocolate or Almond, Date & Honey.

Try our Tomato, Vegetable or Potato & Leek Soups and satisfy your sweet tooth with our Vanilla and Chocolate Desserts.

9. Flexible Diet Plans that Fit Your Lifestyle

There are a variety of weight loss plans to fit your lifestyle, including total diet replacement, intermittent fasting (including 5:2 fasting) and partial meal replacement.

There’s also a maintenance plan to support you in continuing your journey following initial weight loss.

10. A Supportive Programme

You can receive holistic support throughout your weight loss journey from our blog, where you’ll find tasty recipes, nutrition advice and lifestyle tips. Keep an eye on our Instagram for updates from our OPTIFAST ambassadors, and join our closed Facebook group, where you can connect with others following an OPTIFAST weight loss plan to share tips, advice and support.

Find out more about the importance of surrounding yourself with support on your weight loss journey:

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