OPTIFAST® is a 26 week long meal replacement intense lifestyle change program. It meets on Thursday afternoons from 3-5:00pm. Each weekly group session is led by our dietitian and behavioral psychologist. Our exercise specialist will also share key topics in various group lectures and a nurse will evaluate your clinical progress each week. Once a month, each participant has a private visit with one of our physicians and our psychologist to monitor medical and behavioral progress.
- Nutrition and meal planning; food choices
- Exercise appropriate to individual needs
- Psychology of eating behaviors and stress management
Program materials on each of the key topics are given to participants weekly.
1st phase – 12-16 weeks. Initial calorie Level 800-1000 per day, provided by OPTIFAST® meal replacement. Expected weight loss in Phase I is 2-4 pounds per week.
2nd phase – 12 weeks. Transition to regular food choices; developing a healthy pattern of eating. This is the most important phase of the OPTIFAST® plan. Expected weight loss in Phase II is 1-2 pounds per week.
Enroll in OPTIFAST® today! You can reach us by dialing (909) 558-4594.