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Maintenance Plan

Our Maintenance Plan is a meal replacement plan designed to help you maintain your desired body weight especially after weight loss. Most of your meal snacks will be conventional foods. You can use up to two OPTIFAST products per day.

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Maintaining your desired weight

Maintaining your desired weight

When you’ve achieved your weight loss goal, you’re ready to transition to the Maintenance Level, where you can enjoy 3 healthy, calorie-controlled meals per day. The flexibility of the OPTIFAST VLCD Program means that, if you need to, you can always reintroduce OPTIFAST VLCD products whenever you feel the need to get back on track.

  • No more need for OPTIFAST!
  • Helps you maintain a healthier lifestyle.
  • Monitor and adjust your meal for long term weight management.

How does it work?

During the Maintenance Level you will enjoy:

  • ● 3 low-calorie meals (approximately 350 calories each)
  • ● 2 or more cups of low starch vegetables
  • ● 2 litres of water or calorie-free fluids (minimum)
  • ● 2 serves of fruit (approximately 70 calories)
  • ● 1 serve of dairy (approximately 100 calories)

You also need to consume the below everyday to ensure a nutritionally balanced diet.

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2 Litre Water

1 diary milk

1 Diary Product

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2 Fruits

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2 Cups low Starch Vegetables

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Frequently Asked Questions


What are the benefits of a weight loss maintenance plan?

Following a weight loss maintenance plan can help you to maintain your weight loss, along with any health benefits you’ve experienced as a result of your journey so far. With the OPTIFAST Maintenance Plan, you’re encouraged to continue eating healthy, balanced meals and take part in regular exercise to help keep your body healthy over the long term.

I am concerned about gaining weight when moving onto the Maintenance Level of the OPTIFAST VLCD Program. What should I do?

If you are concerned about transitioning through the other levels of the OPTIFAST VLCD Program, consult an Accredited Practicing Dietitian who will be able to help you with this transition as well as educate you regarding appropriate foods to include, portion sizes and how to manage your daily calorie intake, as this can be individual.