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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 re-introduce 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.

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

Maintenance Plan

2 Litre Water

1 Dairy Milk

1 Dairy Milk

2 Fruits

2 Fruits

5 Cups low Starch Vegetables

2 Cups low Starch Vegetables

Additional Food

Additional daily food allowance during the OPTIFAST® VLCD Programme

  ALLOWED AVOID
VEGETABLES
All levels
- Low Starch and Greens
ALL LOW STARCH AND GREEN VEGETABLES:
● Alfalfa Sprouts ● Asparagus ● Bean Sprouts ● Bok Choy ● Broccoli ● Brussel Sprouts
● Cabbage ● Capsicum ● Carrots ● Cauliflower ● Celery ● Cucumber ● Eggplant
● Garlic ● French Beans ● Leeks ● Lettuce ● Mushrooms ● Onions ● Radish ● Shallots
● Silver Beet ● Snow Peas ● Spinach ● Squash ● Tomato ● Zucchini
● Corn ● Green Peas
● Legumes ● Lentils
● Parsnip
● Potato ● Pumpkin
● Sweet Potato ● Turnip
FRUIT
Active 2 Level
onwards only **
(one serve = 50-70 calories)
● Apple (1 small) ● Lychees (4) ● Plums (2) ● Apricots (2) ● Orange (1)
● Pineapple (2 slices) ● Strawberries (15) ● Cherries (10) ● Passionfruit (4)
● Grapes (1/2 cup) ● Peach (1) ● Prunes (3) ● Pear (1 small)
● Canned fruit in natural juice (120g)
● Dried Fruit
● Fruit Juice
LOW-FAT DAIRY
Active 2 Level
onwards only **
(one serve = 100 calories)
● Reduced-fat Hard Cheese (30g) ● Cottage Cheese (1/3 cup) ● Sorbet (1 scoop)
● Low-Fat Milk (250mL) ● Low-Fat Yoghurt (1 small tub ~ 150g)
● Full-Cream Dairy
OTHER
All Levels
● Miso and Soups prepared from allowed vegetables listed above
● Sauces and condiments (small amounts) ● Spices and herbs
● Calorie-free fluids (water, tea and diet drinks)
● Fruit Juice
● Alcohol ● Sugar
● Sweetened Drinks

IMPORTANT: ** Fruit and low-fat dairy are not allowed during the programme Intensive Level. Vegetables listed in AVOID can be consumed in small quantities
in Levels Active 2, 1 and Maintenance as part of your calorie controlled meal, but not in the Intensive Level.