The Individualized Plan
Medifast is simple, yet effective. The plan creates quick results for clients, while being very user friendly. And it’s customized to your needs and tailored to your goals.
The initial visit involves meeting someone interested in helping you achieve your goals. This a one-on-one session with a Certified Weight Loss Specialist designed to help understand your situation. The Specialist works to help understand your issues and motivation, and will get to know who you are as a person.
Your individualized profile plays a significant factor in allowing Medifast Weight Control Center’s Specialist to develop a customized program that is designed to facilitate your weight loss goals.
This will be a great time to ask questions about Medifast. You will get educated, straightforward answers, and learn exactly which path will be best for you to follow at Medifast Weight Control Centers. Your initial meeting and follow-ups during the program are always done in a one-one-one setting. Your privacy, comfort and adherence are our primary goals, and the Medifast Weight Control Center Specialists care deeply about your success!
Body Composition Analysis
To get a true understanding of your health and weight, Medifast Weight Control Centers looks beyond the body mass index (BMI). The BMI measures the relationship between your height and weight, which is important, but it is only one piece of the equation.
Therefore, Medifast utilizes the InBody Body Composition Analysis. This cutting edge technology allows the Center to evaluate the following:
- Muscle Mass & Muscle Development
- Body Fat Percentage
- Water balance (identifies dehydration and swelling)
This initial assessment allows an accurate look at your individual body make-up, and presents an excellent baseline to track changes as you lose weight. By using the InBody scans, your Certified Weight Loss Specialist will make sure you are losing fat and not lean muscle.
Currently, all new client consults receive a Free Body Composition Analysis with the InBody technology. It is a wonderful tool, and all of our Valley Medifast Weight Control Centers have the technology available!
The Medifast Meals
Medifast meals are portable and easy, especially for those “on the go”. The meals eaten during the program are delicious, satisfying and nutritious. Each meal is fortified with vitamins and minerals for optimal nutrition.
Our meals are filling and satisfying. You will not feel hungry as you will eat five Medifast meals daily (every 2-3 hours), along with an additional Lean & Green meal. With over 80 tasty options to choose from, there’s always a great selection, including shakes, soups, chili, oatmeal, pancakes, ice cream, eggs, pretzel sticks, fruit drinks, iced teas and more. There are plenty of vegetarian options as well.
Along with the five Medifast Meals daily, you will also eat a Lean & Green meal, which consists of a lean protein plus a non-starchy vegetable. This particular meal can be eaten at any time of the day.
The meals go with you anywhere. You can either eat them right out of the package, or you can mix them with water before heating them up in the microwave. By visiting your Certified Weight Loss Specialist, you will enable greater progress toward your goal, and we can better facilitate a proper combination of Medifast meals for your tastes, lifestyle, and goals.
You should expect to lose two to five pounds the first two weeks and one to two pounds per week thereafter. Once your goal weight is achieved your Certified Weight Loss Specialist slowly transitions you from a large amount of Medifast meals to your own meals. This is one of the unique competitive advantages that separates Medifast from the hundreds of other weight loss plans on the market. By teaching you to make healthy choices during the transition phase, you will have the tools to succeed long term with your weight loss maintenance
People with Gout
Anyone who has tried losing weight alone knows how difficult it can be. Thoughts might include “Am I eating too much or too little?” “Why am I hungry all the time?” “I wish there was someone to high five when I get off the scale!”
Our support system Specialists is what truly separates the program from all other diets on the market today. Medifast involves personalized support and one-on-one counseling from our Medifast Certified Weight Loss Specialists to keep you on track, motivated and most importantly, successful!
Most of our specialists have nutrition degrees or have completed studies in related fields. Your Specialist is well qualified to help you meet your individualized needs and goals. You can schedule visits weekly or twice per week depending on your needs.
The visits are 15 minutes and consist of:
- Blood pressure monitoring.
- Monthly body composition analysis with discussion.
- Working through roadblocks and developing solutions for consistent, steady weight loss.
- Sharing celebrations as you lose weight and succeed!
Here is what you can expect from your Specialist: Guidance, Shared Knowledge, Motivation, Encouragement, Problem Solving, and Celebration!