Healthcare Professional Resources Centre

Roesler study 2020

Study Summary: Choosing and following a very low-calorie diet program in Australia

A quasi-mixed methods study to understand experiences, barriers, and facilitators in a self-initiated environment.

Pre-bariatric Patient Brochure

Pre-bariatric Surgery Patient Brochure

A5 brochure for patients detailing VLCD diet prior to bariatric surgery.

Optifast Product NZ

OPTIFAST VLCD New Zealand Product Range Card

An A2 card detailing the full New Zealand OPTIFAST VLCD product range’s ingredients list and nutritional information. Updated 2020.

Optifast Product AU

OPTIFAST VLCD Australia Product Range Card

An A2 card detailing the full Australia OPTIFAST VLCD product range’s ingredients list and nutritional information. Updated 2020.

Medical Practitioner Referral Letter

Medical Practitioner Referral Letter

This is a resource for your client, that they can give to their General Practitioner once you have placed them on the OPTIFAST VLCD Program. It flags any monitoring that may be required.

Clinical Treatment Protocol

Clinical Treatment Protocol

The clinical treatment protocol for OPTIFAST VLCD Program. This protocol details all you need to know on how to recommend and use the OPTIFAST VLCD Program. Version 2 (Updated 2020).

Permitted Foods and Condiments

Permitted Foods and Condiments

List of allowed foods, drinks & condiments for meal inspiration on the Intensive level that healthcare professionals can provide to their clients.

Sample Meal Plan Maintenance

Sample Meal Plan Maintenance

Sample meal plan for the Maintenance Level that healthcare professionals can provide to their clients.

Sample Meal Plan Intensive

Sample Meal Plan Intensive

A sample meal plan for the Intensive Level  that healthcare professionals can provide to their clients.

Sample Meal Plan Active 1

Sample Meal Plan Active 1

Sample meal plan for the Active 1 Level that healthcare professionals can provide to their clients.

Sample Meal Plan Active 2

Sample Meal Plan Active 2

Sample meal plan for the Active 2 Level that healthcare professionals can provide to their clients.

Intensive Level Recipe Suggestions

Intensive Level Recipe Suggestions

A brochure to provide consumers information on the Intestive Level of OPTIFAST VLCD Program, including tasty way to prepare meals using vegetables.

General Patient OPTIFAST Program Information

General Patient OPTIFAST Program Information

A brochure to provide consumers information on the use of the OPTIFAST VLCD Program.

Pre-Surgery Pateints

OPTIFAST use in Pre-Surgery Patients

Our protocol detailing use of OPTIFAST VLCD use pre & post- surgery. Version 2 (Updated 2020).

Fertility Protocol

OPTIFAST use in Fertility Patients

Our protocol detailing OPTIFAST VLCD use in the dietary management of overweight and obesity in female and male infertility, pregnancy, inter and postpartum, endometriosis and polycystic ovarian syndrome patients.

Management of Complex Cases

Managing Complex Cases Download

These guidelines replace the previously titled "Co -Morbidity Guidelines" and provide guidance on managing obesity for those with co-morbid conditions, such as heart failure, renal disease, and Type 1 & 2 diabetes. Version 2 (Updated 2020).