Medifast 5 & 1 Plan®

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Optimal Health: Fueled by Medifast

When you Take Shape For Life, you’re fueled by the Medifast 5 & 1 Plan®. With more than 70 meals—from Shakes to Soft Bakes—you’ll never tire of good nutrition. Each Medifast Meal has the same nutritional profile, with a full spectrum of vitamins and minerals and about 100 calories.


Medifast 5 & 1 Plan

The Plan is simple: eat a Medifast Meal five times a day, 2 – 3 hours apart, and one Lean & Green Meal for lunch or dinner. That’s it! We help you with serving suggestions and recipes for your Lean & Green, and you can find all the important Plan details here.

Once you’ve reached your goal weight, you’ll begin to transition, adding extra servings of fruits, vegetables, and healthy sources of protein. And our maintenance plan will help you keep your svelte shape for life!

We're Different

Each of our Medifast Meals is scientifically formulated to be almost nutritionally identical to the next. That’s why you can choose any five of our more-than-70 low-calorie, low-glycemic Meals and get all the nutrition your body needs to lose fat and retain muscle. The Plan is designed to help you lose a significant amount of weight while keeping you full and satisfied.

We’re Backed by Science

Medifast Meals are doctor-designed nutrition. They are low glycemic, low in calories, scientifically formulated with the best proportion of macronutrients (carbs, protein, and fat) and fortified with the optimal vitamins and minerals. And each meal has a similar nutritional footprint, so you can swap them and still be thoroughly nourished!

Numerous studies at major university teaching hospitals have proven Medifast Meals to be safe and effective. Studies published in major medical journals have proven meal replacements to be an effective method of weight loss and weight maintenance. See our Clinical Studies Brochure for more information on scientific trials and studies.

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Medifast makes no claim that these results are representative of all participants on the Medifast Program. Medifast recommends you consult with a physician before starting a weight-loss program. Individual results will vary. Fullness Index is a satiety calculation based on a food’s fiber, protein, and calorie content. The equation is: (grams of protein per serving + grams of fiber per serving) x 100, divided by number of calories per serving. The higher the number, the more fullness is derived from each calorie. Medifast has been recommended by more than 20,000 doctors since 1980.

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