Medifast is a diet and nutrition company which helps you to lose weight by replacing your normal meals with their low calorie, low fat, low carbohydrate shakes and meals. Medifast meals are planned on a 5 and 1 formula wherein you have to consume 5 of their meals in a day along with 1 normal meal.
They have a wide selection of soups, shakes, oatmeal, eggs, fruit drinks, energy bars and puddings which can be eaten as breakfast, lunch, dinner and supper. Medifast also offers healthy snacks for those in-between meals hunger pangs.
Apart from the 5 medifast meals, you have to eat 1 meal cooked normally at home. This meal has to be all lean and green which means that you load your plate with as much salad as you want with a small piece of fat free meat that has not been fried.
While on the medifast diet, you can eat at intervals of 2 – 3 hours and drinking a minimum of 64 ounces of water daily; is compulsory. Medifast meals provide you with about 800 – 1000 calories daily through their nutritious and tasty food and you can order them online or buy directly from medifast centers in your locality.
Herbalife is a nutrition and skin-care company which prepares specially formulated shakes, herbal tea and specialized food to aid in weight loss programs. Herbalife diet plans are divided into quick start, advanced and ultimate categories. The starter program includes 2 shakes which replace your meals and 1 shake to help you maintain your weight, 3 specially formulated products which provide cellular nutrition and one herbal tea to boost your energy levels.
The advanced program includes everything from the quick start program in addition to special foods that boost your metabolism and provide nutrition to your skin so that you look healthy and glowing. Their ultimate pack includes all items of the advance pack along with snacks and other food which keeps you satiated for longer. If you want to use herbalife products you have to contact their local distributor as herbalife markets all its products through a chain of agents. Different herbalife products provide your body with distinct calorie contents so select and plan according to your weight loss target.