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Optifast VLCD Cereal Bar 6 x 65g
Optifast VLCD Cereal Bar 6 x 65g

Optifast VLCD Cereal Bar 6 x 65g

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Overview

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

The OPTIFAST VLCD Program is a nutritionally complete very low calorie diet for the management of people who are obese or severely overweight.
This delicious and convenient Cereal Bar is one of many products in the OPTIFAST VLCD range  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 www.optifast.com.au

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 whao 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.

PRECAUTIONS
Individuals 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 bladder disease 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 Program

MONITORING
At 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 REACTIONS
Initial 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.

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.

Glycemic Index © ® of GI symbol, The University of Sydney, used under licence, High in protein, Good source of fibre, Low GI - 30, free from artificial Colours.

VERY LOW CALORIE DIET For the dietary management of obesity.

Ingredients

CONTAINS:

Soy and Oats

INGREDIENTS:

Soy Crisp (Soy Protein Isolate, Tapioca Starch, Salt), Soy Protein Isolate, Sorbitol, Soy Cores, Polydextrose, Oat Flakes (7%), Maltodextrin (Corn), Minerals (Potassium Citrate, Calcium Carbonate, Sodium Phosphate, Sodium Citrate, Magnesium Hydroxide Carbonate, Magnesium Carbonate, Magnesium Phosphate, Calcium Phosphate, Copper Sulphate, Iron Pyrophosphate, Potassium Iodate, Sodium Selenate, Zinc Oxide, Manganese Sulphate), Glycerol, Fructose-Glucose Syrup, Cranberries in Syrup [Cranberries (2.4%), Sugar, Sunflower Oil], Rapeseed Oil, Water, Vitamins (Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin E Acetate, Niacinamide, Vitamin A Acetate, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Cyanocobalamin, Folic Acid, Cholecalciferol, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Phylloquinone, Thiamin Mononitrate), Sweeteners (Sucralose, Acesulfame Potassium), Flavour, Emulsifier ( Soy Lecithin).
Contains Soy and Oats. May contain Peanuts , Milk and Tree Nuts.

FREE FROM:

Artificial Colours

Instructions

USAGE ADVICE:

Open wrapper and consume bar. OPTIFAST VLCD bars are convenient and ready to eat. One bar is equivalent to one meal on the OPTIFAST VLCD Program.

Very Low Energy Diet: For Intensive Level of the program, replace all meals with three OPTIFAST VLCD products 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 Bars can be replaced with one serve of any other product in the OPTIFAST VLCD range (Desserts, Soups, Shakes).

Storage

Store box in a dry, cool place.
Contents not to be sold separately.

Safety

PRODUCT WARNINGS:

UNSUITABLE FOR USE BY PREGNANT OR LACTATING WOMEN, INFANTS, CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS OR PEOPLE OLDER THAN 65 YEARS OF AGE.

Optifast® VLCD™ should be taken under the supervision of a healthcare professional. It is indicated for persons with a BMI>30 or a BMI>27 with medical complications associated with obesity.

VERY LOW ENERGY DIET. TAKE AN ADDITIONAL TWO LITRES OF CALORIE-FREE FLUID EACH DAY.
Very Low Energy Diet: For Intensive Phase of the program, replace all meals with three Optifast® VLCD™ products 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

VERY LOW CALORIE DIET One serve of Optifast® VLCD™ Bars can be replaced with one serve of any other product in the Optifast® VLCD™ range (Desserts, Soups, Shakes).

PEOPLE WITH EXISTING MEDICAL CONDITIONS, PLEASE CONSULT YOUR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL BEFORE USE.

Country of Origin

Made in Germany

Delivery Costs

Standard delivery:
$9.95 or free on orders over $149. Delivery within 3-7 business days.

Bulky delivery:
$19.95 or $14.95 on orders over $149. Delivery within 3-7 business days.

Express delivery:
Price will be quoted during checkout. Delivery within 1-3 business days (may be longer for remote areas).

International Shipping

We offer fast flat rate express shipping all over the world based on 8 zones - these rates apply to all non-bulky parcels under 2kg*.

Destination Cost Delivery Times*

Zone 1 New Zealand

$15

2-3 days

Zone 2 China, Japan, Hong Kong

$25

3-4 days

Zone 3 Rest of Asia

$45

3-4 days

Zone 4 Canada & U.S

$30

3-4 days

Zone 5 Pacific Islands

$47

3-4 days

Zone 6 Major Europe + GB

$55

3-4 days

Zone 7 Rest of Europe

$60

3-5 days

Zone 8 Rest of the World

$65

4-6 days

*All orders over 2kg and or bulky orders will be charged at different rates which will be quoted at checkout.
*Estimated delivery time in business days. Excludes time in customs if applicable and may be subject to delay due to causes outside of Australia Post's control.


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