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Reasons to use medical meal replacements

Reasons to use medical meal replacements

The term medical meal replacement can be defined as a calorie-controlled, pre-packaged product in the form of a bar or a beverage (ready-to-drink or powder) used to replace a meal. Medical meal replacement supplements contain an average of 160 – 250 calories, are low...
The Science of Obesity

The Science of Obesity

Too often, patients blame themselves for gaining weight. They say, “it’s my fault. I just have no self-control. I know what to do, I just can’t do it” Many physicians cause more harm than good by advising patients to “eat less and exercise more.” Patients are left to...
Obesity, Weight Loss, and Joint Replacement Surgery

Obesity, Weight Loss, and Joint Replacement Surgery

Patients with obesity are frequently advised to lose weight prior to total knee or total hip replacement. The reasons for this recommendation are numerous: Patients with obesity (BMI >30) are 1.7 times more likely to have complications after total joint replacement...
OPTIFAST® Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe

OPTIFAST® Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe

This easy recipe turns an OPTIFAST Chocolate Shake into a delicious dessert. Simply combine your meal replacement and water in your blender and churn! Healthy eating can be fun! This recipe is great on a hot summer Arizona day! It’s protein-based ice cream with 26...