OPTIFAST® VLCD™ is a food for special medical purposes for the dietary management of obesity and must be used under medical supervision. (Disclaimer should be placed at the bottom of the page)
Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist or you have side effects see your healthcare professional. Vitamins are supplementary to a balanced diet. Weight Management products should be used in conjunction with a balanced diet and exercise.
"The Optifast VLCD (Very Low Calorie Diet) program is so much more than just another 'diet'. Optifast VLCD is a holistic approach to weight management, where you receive all of the information, advice and support you need in order to lose weight and improve your health, and most importantly, to educate you on how to make sustainable lifestyle changes that will help you keep the weight off long term.
The Optifast VLCD program is suitable for you if your BMI is >30, or if you have a BMI of >27 and also suffer from conditions such as Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnoea, high cholesterol and other health risks that are associated with excess weight."