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Optifast Programme

Your OPTIFAST® weight-loss programme

The OPTIFAST® programme is a medically supervised weight-management programme that closely monitors and assesses your progress towards better lifestyle choices.

The programme involves a clinically proven meal replacement plan that then transitions to self-prepared ‘everyday’ meals, in conjunction with comprehensive education and support

How is the OPTIFAST® programme different?

This clinically proven programme has been designed to help improve dietary management by losing weight under medical supervision. 1-3

  • Clinically proven
  • Nutritionally complete meal replacements
  • Personalised coaching packages to suit you and your lifestyle
  • Individual coaching with a registered dietitian
  • Lifestyle and nutrition education
  • Long term weight maintenance
  • OPTIFAST® products recommended by healthcare professionals

Proven Benefits

The OPTIFAST® programme has over 40 years of experience and documented outcomes in more than 80 supporting studies demonstrating efficacy on over 5,000 people in Europe.

Do I Qualify?

Below you will find the exclusion criteria for the Milestones Lite programme.

  • BMI less than 23kg/m2
  • Must be aged between 18 - 75 years
  • Unstable cardiac or cerebral vascular disease
  • Pregnancy or breast feeding

Starter Pack

A helpful starter pack is available to get you started on your OPTIFAST® weight loss journey. Within your starter pack you will find a box of each flavour; chocolate, strawberry and vanilla shakes and a warming vegetable soup. You will also find a useful shaker to help make up the shakes easily and quickly.

Milestones Lite

Your starter pack contains a voucher for one free session of our Milestones Lite coaching service. It is highly recommended that you sign up to this service in order to get the best results from the OPTIFAST® weight loss programme.

Personalised Coaching

Once you have purchased your voucher and free coaching session you will then be able to choose a suitable package for you. Your dedicated dietitian will talk you through the different options, each one designed to fit around your everyday life.


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