OPTIFAST VLCD Shake Chai 12 x 53g
OPTIFAST VLCD Shake Chai 12 x 53g
OPTIFAST VLCD Shake Chai 12 x 53g
OPTIFAST VLCD Shake Chai 12 x 53g
OPTIFAST VLCD Shake Chai 12 x 53g
OPTIFAST VLCD Shake Chai 12 x 53g
OPTIFAST VLCD Shake Chai 12 x 53g
OPTIFAST VLCD Shake Chai 12 x 53g
OPTIFAST VLCD Shake Chai 12 x 53g
OPTIFAST VLCD Shake Chai 12 x 53g
OPTIFAST VLCD Shake Chai 12 x 53g
OPTIFAST VLCD Shake Chai 12 x 53g
OPTIFAST VLCD Shake Chai 12 x 53g
OPTIFAST VLCD Shake Chai 12 x 53g
OPTIFAST VLCD Shake Chai 12 x 53g
OPTIFAST VLCD Shake Chai 12 x 53g
OPTIFAST VLCD Shake Chai 12 x 53g
OPTIFAST VLCD Shake Chai 12 x 53g
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OPTIFAST VLCD Shake Chai 12 x 53g

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OPTIFAST VLCD Chai Flavour Shakes (Pack of 12) are part of a nutritionally complete, very low calorie diet program, which contains all of the nutrients required for safe and effective weight loss.OPTIFAST VLCD is for the dietary management of obesity and must be used under the supervision of a healthcare professional. A program of regular light exercise enhances wellbeing, and therefore likelihood of success.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The OPTIFAST ® VLCD ™ Program is a nutritionally complete very low calorie diet for the management of people who are obese or severely overweight. To assist with compliance the product range comes in a variety of products including shakes, desserts, soups and bars.

The OPTIFAST® VLCD™ Program offers a wide range of convenient meal replacements. Shakes, desserts, soups and bars.

Free online support and information available to start your journey towards a healthier future. To join, log on to optifast VLCD™ should be taken under the supervison of a healthcare professional.
It is indicated for persons with a BMI>30 or a BMI>27 with medical complications associated with obesity.

INDICATIONS
Total food replacement for the management of obesity.
OPTIFAST® VLCD™ Program is intended for use as part of the management of
people who are obese or overweight when there is associated secondary pathology e.g. non-insulin dependent diabetes, hypertension, osteoarthritis, hypothyroidism corrected by replacement therapy, gynaecological disorders, hyperlipidaemia or where obesity is an impediment to surgery.

CONTRAINDICATIONS
Acute cerebrovascular or cardiovascular disease, renal disease, hepatic disease, type 1 diabetes, porphyria or overt psychosis.

Use in pregnancy - Contraindicated.
Use in lactation - Contraindicated.
Use in children - Use of very low energy diets is not recommended in persons below 18 years.
Use in elderly - Use of very low energy diets is not recommended in persons above 65 years of age.

OPTIFAST VLCD is for the dietary management of obesity and must be used under the supervision of a healthcare professional.  A program of regular light exercise enhances wellbeing, and therefore likelihood of success.

INGREDIENTS

Skimmed Milk Powder (31%), Milk Proteins [Calcium Caseinate (20%), Sodium Caseinate(10%)],Maltodextrin (Corn), Vegetable Oil (Canola, Sunflower),Minerals (Potassium Citrate,Magnesium Carbonate, Calcium Phosphate, Sodium Chloride, Potassium Phosphate, Ferric Pyrophosphate, Copper Gluconate, Zinc Sulphate, Manganese Sulphate, Sodium Fluoride, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenite, Chromium Chloride), Vegetable Gum (414), Fructo-Oligosaccharide, Inulin, Medium Chain Triglyderides, Glucose Syrup (Corn), Sugar, Fish Oil, Colour (150a), Emulsifiers (472c, Soy Lecithin, 471), Sweeteners (Aspartame, Acesulfame Potassium), Antioxidants (301, 304, 306), Flavour, Vitamins (Vitamin E Acetate, Nicotinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Sodium Ascorbate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Vitamin A Acetate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid, Phytomenadione, Cholecalciferol, Cyanocobalamin, Biotin) Milk, Soy and Fish. Contains Phenylalanine. Gluten Free

DIRECTIONS

Add one sachet of OPTIFAST® VLCD™ to 200-250mL of cold or warm water. Stir, blend or shake to dissolve. Do not use boiling water.All prepared products should be tightly covered and consumed within 4 hours at room temperature or within 24 hours if refrigerated. Note: Discard any unfinished product that has been heated.

Administration:Very Low Energy Diet: For Intensive Level of the program, replace all meals with three OPTIFAST® VLCD™ product per day. Additionally, consume a minimum of two litres of calorie-free fluid and at least two cups of low starch vegetables with one teaspoon of vegetable oil per day. A program of regular light exercise enhances wellbeing and the likelihood of success. One serve of OPTIFAST® VLCD™ Shake can be replaced with one serve of any other product in the OPTIFAST® VLCD™ range (Soups, Desserts, Bars).

WARNINGS

PRECAUTIONSIndividuals with recent myocardial infarction should be referred to a cardiologist to determine suitability for modified fasting.Individuals receiving medication for diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidaemia or those on lithium therapy may require a reduction in dose or withdrawal of treatment whilst undergoing modified fasting. Such individuals should be monitored carefully in the first weeks of an OPTIFAST® VLCD™ Program. Individuals with a history of gout, porphyria, or hepatic, renal or gall bladderdisease should also be monitored carefully by their healthcare professional. Individuals on lithium therapy require more frequent monitoring of blood lithium levels. Alcohol should not be consumed when using the OPTIFAST® VLCD™ ProgramMONITORINGAt the commencement of the program, individuals should be checked for normal renal and hepatic function and thereafter regular checks for weight, blood pressure and urinalysis by their doctor.ADVERSE REACTIONSInitial transient effects have been observed: sensitivity to cold, dry skin, temporary rash, temporary hair loss, postural hypotension, fatigue, diarrhoea, constipation, muscle cramps, halitosis, irritability, menstrual disturbances. These are generally insufficient in magnitude or duration to warrant cessation of the program but check with your GP.IN some rare cases, numbness and the appearance of previously unsuspected gallstones have been reported. Rapid weight loss occasionally leads to higher serum uric acid levels and might precipitate an acute attack of gout in a predisposed individual. This may be ameliorated by ensuring adequate fluid intake and including one teaspoon of vegetable oil with the 2 cups of additional vegetables consumed daily. Always check any adverse symptoms with a doctor.Although the OPTIFAST® VLCD™ Program contains adequate electrolytes for the needs of most individuals, some individuals may become hyponatraemic or hypokalaemic, especially if they are receiving diuretic therapy. In such circumstances, electrolyte supplements may be required as directed by your healthcare professional.

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