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Medifast is a weight loss program that uses low calorie high protein meals eaten every 2-3 hours six times a day. The program is broken down into different steps to first help you get down to your desired weight with the meals and through these meals you are suppose to be taught how to eat in a more healthy fashion. Eating six times a day is designed to help you not feel hungry through out the day and to stop cravings.

Medifast is a portion controlled, low calorie weight loss program that leads to more rapid weight loss than traditional diets. Medifast is special because you can achieve the quick weight loss you want, and, unlike other weight loss programs and diet plans you’ve tried, Medifast is clinically proven to produce quick weight loss, typically 2-5 lbs per week.

Clinically Proven Medifast Meal Replacement Diet.


Diet Keys

Since Medifast is a meal oriented program.  The meals they provide are low calorie, high protein meals.  With the Medifast 5 & 1 Plan, you’ll eat 6 meals a day -- 5 Medifast Meals and 1 Lean & Green Meal. You can choose any 5 Medifast Meals from their menu of over 60 Medifast Meals, including Medifast shakes, bars, soups, pudding, oatmeal, scrambled eggs and more. Your daily Lean & Green Meal consists of a balance of lean protein (such as beef, chicken or fish) and vegetables, which you’ll prepare yourself. 

The website was well organized and designed. All the different sections were easy to locate and use the contact information was listed on the main home page. The website took us through the different steps and processes of the Medifast program and it felt very professional. Ordering on-line is possible, and testimonies and clinical trials were given



For a men or women’s 2 week supply it can range from $149.95, and for a 4 week supply for both men and women, it will cost you $289.95 This pricing is similar for the diabetic meal plans. They do have all their different food products broken down to purchase separately but it is not any less expensive to purchase them as individuals.


  • No enrollment fees
  • Company uses spokesmen who are successful clients, and includes before and after pictures and amounts of pounds lost using the Medifast system.
  • Customer contact information was readily available and easy to locate on the website.
  • Separate plans for men and women are offered
  • May be the quickest weight loss


  • There are contraindications so check with your doctor
  • There is quite an extensive list of possible side effects some of which are normal for weight loss programs.
  • We found this product to be one of the most expensive weight loss programs thus far. We understand that you are being provided with actual meals (all other programs food and supplements are additional costs that do not show up front) and that you need to take six of them every day, so it is hard to compare to a pill or a capsule.
  • Transitioning back to food and portions takes time
  • As with any diet when you lose weight quickly you may be at greater risk of gaining it back unless you make lifestyle changes and adhere to a maintenance program.


Diet Summary

Clinically Proven Medifast Meal Replacement Diet. does seem to be an interesting way to try and lose weight and the claims and results of the Medifast “stars” do show incredible results. We do find the product to be expensive but that might be expected due to the fact that it is through a meal based system and not just a weight loss supplement. At roughly $70 per week it is comparable in costs to programs like Jenny Craig or Nutri/System.


Medifast Diet - lose the weight


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