Is Medifast vegan?
So, what great way to start positive change in yourself and for the planet than a meat-free weight loss program? * Note that the Medifast Diet is not recommended for those following a vegan lifestyle.
Why did Medifast change to Optavia?
The Optavia diet is a subsidiary of the Medifast company, who quickly rebranded after being charged with civil penalties for making unsupported claims about its 5&1 weight loss program in 2012.
Are black beans allowed on Optavia?
If you’re on the Optimal Weight 5 & 1 Plan®, you should avoid legumes (peas, beans, lentils, etc.) until you reach your weight loss goal as these foods are too high in carbohydrates to keep you in the fat-burning state. These foods can be reintroduced when on the Optimal Health 3 & 3 Plan®.