This physician-directed medical weight loss program is specifically designed for the person who is overweight to severely obese (BMI 26-39). Participants in this program typically need to lose about 30-70 pounds. The aim of this non-surgical medical weight loss program is wellness and prevention. We have successfully helped hundreds of patients restore metabolic balance and eliminate medical conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, elevated cholesterol, sleep apnea, joint pain, and depression.
Medically Supervised Weight Loss Program
Obesity rates continue to rise in the
Optifit offers a comprehensive weight management program that focuses on long-term weight control rather than short-term weight loss. Our program will help you modify your diet, exercise and eating behaviors (without the use of drugs) by offering weekly monitoring, behavior modification, professional one-on-one counseling, education, exercise sessions and long-term maintenance. If you are serious about weight loss or have even thought about having weight loss surgery the Optifit program is just for you
For weight loss to be effective and lasting, one must eat fewer calories and exercise routinely and efficiently. In Optifit, you will make use of nutritionally complete custom formula products for convenient low-calorie, high-protein meals. Your nutritional program will be tailored to meet your pre-measured metabolic demands. During your entire Optifit program you will be under the supportive care and watchful eyes of a board certified metabolic Physician and Registered Dietitian.
At the same time, it is required that you participate in physical training sessions with your own personal trainer. Since you will be engaging in a low calorie diet it is vital that you are recruiting your muscles to grow through exercise or else your body will draw energy from them, resulting in loss of muscle mass. At least 2 times per week you are to engage in training sessions (15-30 min) utilizing resistances training to build and recruit lean body mass and positively alter body composition during rapid weight loss. In addition to your 2 times a week we encourage you to participate in cardio training. (walking, swimming, biking, dancing, etc..)
Behavioral support is an important element for weight loss success and is provided through weekly educational meetings directed by licensed counselors. Meetings are every Wednesday night at 6:00pm in our conference room. The last Wed. of each month our Registered Dietitian meets with our group to review additional nutritional information.
Learning to implement a habit of regular exercise and smart dietary choices is the key to long term weight loss, metabolic balance, and a lifetime of health benefits.
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Adaptation phase (2 weeks):
Week 1: Patient starts recording food intake, with no dietary restrictions. Start clearing out your cupboards and preparing for Optifit lifestyle change. Receive exercise Rx. from personal trainer and being engaging in regular physical activity. Week 2: Patient follows Optifit 1000-1200 calorie weight loss plan. Meal replacements at 2 meals, sensible snacks and dinner
Weight Loss phase (10+ weeks):
Eliminating or reducing food choices while learning to change eating behaviors is key to this phase. This includes behavior modification to improve compliance, nutrition knowledge, and introduction to exercise and lifestyle modification.
Re-feeding phase (4-8 weeks):
Re-emphasize behaviors learned in the weight loss phase, help establish more healthy relationship with food, and reinforce strategies to prevent weight re-gain. Optifit1000-1800 calorie meal plan including fewer protein supplements and more grocery foods.
Maintenance phase (6+ months):
Focus on helping the patient stay involved in the Optifit program for support, guidance and reinforcement after maintenance meal planning is initiated.
Week 0: Free Consult with Optifit Physician
$75 Week 1: Initial consult with Dietitian/Personal Trainer, obtain measurements, start food diary and receive exercise Rx.
$110 Week 2: Dietitian follow-up with metabolic testing/Bodpod (bring swimsuit & don’t eat for 4 hours before testing, start 1000-1200 calories diet) & group
$200 Week 3: Initial Doctor visit (bring medical history & physical paper work), Dietitian follow-up (start 800-1200 calories meal plan) & group
$40 Week 4: Nurse/weight check & group
$40 Week 5: Nurse/weight check & group
$105 Week 6: Doctor follow-up & group
$40 Week 7: Nurse/weight check & group
$110 Week 8: Dietitian follow-up with metabolic testing/Bodpod (bring swimsuit and don’t eat for 4 hours before testing) & group
$105 Week 9: Doctor follow-up & group
$40 Week 10: Nurse/weight check & group
$40 Week 11: Nurse/weight check & group
$50 Week 12: Dietitian follow-up (re-feeding phase1) & group
$40 Week 13: Nurse/weight check & group
$205 Week 14: Doctor follow-up, Dietitian follow-up with metabolic testing/Bodpod (bring swimsuit and don’t eat for 4 hours before, re-feeding phase 2) & group
$40 Week 15: Nurse/weight check & group
$50 Week 16: Dietitian (develop maintenance or continued weight loss program) & group
Optifit Maintenance program: Meet with Dietitian monthly & weekly weigh in and group
($ 65 a month or 6mo fee of $300)
§ Food is not included in weekly pricing (Food is ~ $75-100 per week)
§ RD= $75 initial consult, $40 follow-up, $60 metabolic testing/Bodpod
§ MD= $150 initial consult, $95 follow-up
§ Nurse visit with weigh in & group= $40
§ Group = $10
§ Exercise ($price varies) = In order to maintain muscle mass while on your Optifit diet, you will need to engage in resistance training 2x a week. Upon that, cardio exercises are encouraged (walk, bike, swim).
*** Total coast is $1,290 dollars for all 16 weeks in the Optifit program, this excludes food costs***
Bod Pod Testing Metabolic Testing