Yes, we encourage continued use of Medifast Meals to help you prevent regaining the weight you lost. In fact, most people use 2 or 3 Medifast Meals per day as part of their ongoing Maintenance Plan. You may also use a Medifast Meal as a protein source in your regular meal, adding other foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, or a salad to maintain a healthy nutritional balance. For more information, refer to the Maintenance Guide (PDF).
Our Essential1: Calorie Burn line of products was specifically designed to assist with weight maintenance as it boosts your metabolism to prevent weight re-gain.
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. Medifast is the brand recommended by more than 20,000 doctors since 1980. Results vary. Clients can expect to lose 2-5 lbs per week for the first 2 weeks, and 1-2 lbs per week thereafter on the Medifast 5 & 1 Plan.
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