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.
A waist circumference of greater than or equal to 102cm in men
and greater than or equal to 88cm in women is associated with
increased risk of metabolic complications and indicates you may be
suitable for Optifast VLCD.
Whilst on the Optifast VLCD program, it is important to take
an additional 2 litres of calorie free fluid each day, preferably
water, plus 2 cups of non-starchy green vegetables with a teaspoon
Regular exercise increases your metabolic rate and enhances
wellbeing making it an important component of the Optifast VLCD
Please note: Optifast VLCD is recommended to
be taken under the supervision of a health professional.
DIRECTIONS: Add one sachet of Optifast VLCD
to 200ml of hot water. Stir to dissolve. If desired, more water may
be added. Alternatively, add one sachet to 200ml cold water, stir
vigorously, cover and microwave on high for one minute, or heat
gently on the stove whilst stirring.
PRECAUTIONS: Take an additional two litres of
calorie-free fluid each day. Unsuitable for use by pregnant or
lactating women, infants, children, adolescents or people older
than 65 years of age.
INGREDIENTS: Skimmed Milk
Powder (Soy Lecithin), Milk
Proteins [Calcium Caseinate (16%), Sodium Caseinate (8%)], Inulin,
Vegetable Fat Powder [Vegetable Oils, Glucose Syrup (Corn),
Milk Protein, Emulsifiers (472b, 472c),
Antioxidants (301, 306)], Vegetable Flavour [Maltodextrin
(Wheat), Flavour, Flavour Enhancers (621, 627,
631), Anti-caking Agent(551)], Flavour (Flavour Enhancers (621),
Contains Soy, Wheat and
Celery), Potato Flakes (4%)(Contains
Sulphites), Minerals (Potassium Citrate,
Tricalcium Phosphate, Magnesium Carbonate, Potassium Phosphate,
Ferric Pyrophosphate, Zinc Sulphate, Copper Gluconate, Manganese
Sulphate, Sodium Fluoride, Chromium Chloride, Sodium Selenite,
Potassium Iodide, Sodium Molybdate), Dried Vegetable Mix (3.5%),
Thickener (1414, 407), Tomato Powder (3%), Yeast Extract, MCT Oil,
Fish Oil Powder (Contains Milk
and Soy), Leek Powder (1%), Flavour, Glucose Syrup
(Corn), Maltodextrin (Corn), Pepper Flavour, Emulsifier
(Soy Lecithin),Vitamins (Vitamin E Acetate,
Nicotinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Ascorbic Acid, Thiamin
Hydrochloride, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Vitamin A
Acetate, Folic Acid, Phytonadione, Biotin, Cholecalciferol,
Cyanocobalamin), Nutmeg Flavour (Contains
Contains Milk, Soy, Wheat, Sulphites, Fish and Celery.
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