Take Shape For Life (and Medifast) FAQs
Here are a handful of helpful articles about Medifast and the Take Shape For Life Program:
What is Take Shape For Life?
What makes Take Shape For Life different?
How does Take Shape For Life work?
Why does it work?
What is Medifast?
How does Medifast work?
Is Medifast safe?
Where do I go for support and questions?
The Weight Loss
Can You Really Lose Weight Fast and Safely with Medifast?
How do Medifast weight loss products lead to fast weight loss?
How does Medifast help sustain your weight loss results?
What is the average weight loss amount per week?
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How much does Medifast cost?
Can I try Medifast for just a few days?
How do I get started on Medifast?
What's the next step?
Medifast Meals and the 5 & 1 Plan
What does the Medifast 5 & 1 Plan consist of?
What does the Lean & Green Meal consist of?
Are there certain “approved” vegetables for the Lean & Green Meal?Can I use any seasonings?
What are the limitations on the condiments I can use?
What kind of snacks can I have on this program?
How many calories are in the Medifast 5 & 1 Plan?
How often should I have my Medifast Meals?
What happens if I miss a meal?
Can I use Medifast Meals interchangeably?
Can I mix my Medifast Meals ahead of time?
What if I want to eat out at a restaurant?
How much water should I drink on this program?
What types of fluids are recommended?
Can I drink alcohol?
Can I have lattes?
Soy, Fiber, Dairy, Whey
What type of soy is in Medifast?
How much fiber do Medifast Meals contain?
Which Medifast products do not contain soy?
Which Medifast products do not contain dairy?
Which Medifast products do not contain whey?
When should I re-order Medifast?
What if I run out of Medifast Meals?
What should I do when on vacation?
Fat-Burning State & Weight Loss
What is the Fat-Burning State?
How long does it take to get into the Fat-Burning State?
How can I tell I am in the Fat-Burning State?
What if I don’t feel hungry?
Will I ever be able to eat fruit, dairy or starches again?
Why did the scale go up?
What can I do about a weight loss plateau?
Exercising on Medifast
Should I exercise along with the program?
What type of exercise (and how much) is recommended?
Transition and MaintenanceHow long can I stay on the Medifast 5 & 1 Plan?
How do I go off the program?
Can I use Medifast products as part of my weight Maintenance Plan?
More FAQ and Answers
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