Product & Plan FAQs

Arthritis

What is Medifast Plus for Joint Health?
Medifast Plus for Joint Health is a specially designed meal replacement, formulated to help relieve the excruciating symptoms associated with arthritis and poor joint health.
What is in the Plus for Joint Health Shakes that helps with arthritis symptoms?

Medifast Plus for Joint Health Shakes contain glucosamine and chondroitin, which may reduce pain and help repair damage caused by arthritis. To get the therapeutic benefits of these shakes, you should consume three Joint Health Shakes each day as part of your 5 & 1 Plan. Each shake provides you with 500 milligrams of both chondroitin and glucosamine, and therapeutic levels are 1,000 milligrams. You can choose any other two Medifast Meals each day from soups, stew, chili, oatmeal, scrambled, eggs, fruit drinks, iced teas, hot beverages, bars, puddings, or non- Health Management Specialty Shakes, pretzel sticks, or cheese puffs. If you are already using medication for arthritis, consult with your doctor before incorporating Medifast Plus for Joint Health Shakes.

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These statements are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Who should use Medifast Plus for Joint Health Shakes?

Medifast Plus for Joint Health is recommended for people 18 and older who suffer with painful joints due to arthritis and/or injury. Be sure to consult with your physician prior to using these shakes if you are already on arthritis medication, especially those for arthritis. In many instances, Joint Health Shakes provide lower therapeutic dosages of chondroitin and glucosamine than prescription arthritis medications. If you have a fish allergy, you should not consume Medifast Plus for Joint Health Shakes.

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These statements are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.