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An overview about Medifast and the "5 & 1" health program.

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  • Welcome My background Why you were invited to see this business 4 Questions to Consider Does this work? Can I do it? Is it worth doing? Will I get help? Who is TSFL? An innovative Health Network designed to provide a comprehensive environment of nutritional and lifestyle solutions for creating optimal health for Americans At its core is a team of health professionals and certified coaches who are specifically trained in helping individuals create health in their lives Led by Dr. Wayne Scott Andersen, a pioneer in the emerging specialty of optimal health 1 st in his class in medical school 10th Board Certified Critical Care Physician in America Awarded by the Consumers Research Council of America Top as one of the top Physicians in Nutritional Intervention and Critical Care Our Mission = to restore health in America
  • TSFL Presentation 2010

    1. 1. Take Shape for Life A Journey to Health Joseph Iele and Dr. Richard Matteo Certified Health Advisor and Regional Director Take Shape for Life
    2. 2. <ul><li>Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>About Medifast </li></ul><ul><li>What are the issues caused by weight? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How did this happen? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How does the Take Shape for Life program help? </li></ul><ul><li>How much will I need to invest? </li></ul>
    3. 3. Medifast is the Parent Company Take Shape For Life . <ul><li>Leader for over 26 years </li></ul><ul><li>New York Stock Exchange Company </li></ul><ul><li>One of the top 200 small companies (Forbes 2006) </li></ul><ul><li>FDA-inspected manufacturing facility </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>Started by Dr. Wayne Scott Andersen </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Board Certified in Critical Care </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Directed Surgical Critical Care Programs for 18 years. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A Health Network providing solutions for creating optimal health </li></ul><ul><li>Comprised of Health Care Professionals and Certified Coaches </li></ul><ul><li>Medically Proven Weight Management </li></ul>Take Shape for Life Copyright TNT 2007, All Rights Reserved
    5. 5. <ul><li>Safe, effective & time-tested (26 yrs.) </li></ul><ul><li>Clinically proven ( Johns Hopkins University & NIH) </li></ul><ul><li>Recommended by over 20,000 doctors </li></ul><ul><li>Over 1,000,000 success stories </li></ul><ul><li>Clients can safely lose 2-5 lbs. per week with no hunger </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to follow </li></ul><ul><li>No program fees </li></ul>Medically Proven Weight Management
    6. 6. <ul><li>Weight-loss and Weight Maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Type II Diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>Lowering Cholesterol & Blood Pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Joint Health </li></ul><ul><li>Non-HRT Menopausal Relief </li></ul>Complete Nutritional Programs
    7. 7. <ul><li>What are the issues caused by weight? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How did this happen? </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. A Crisis In America Today <ul><li>2/3rds of adult Americans are overweight </li></ul><ul><li>By 2022 over 80% will be overweight </li></ul><ul><li>Being overweight is becoming the #1 preventable disease </li></ul><ul><li>Human and financial costs are enormous </li></ul>
    9. 9. Facts: Overweight and Obesity leads to… <ul><li>Increased LDL (Bad) Cholesterol and Decreased HDL (Good) Cholesterol </li></ul><ul><li>Increased Triglycerides </li></ul><ul><li>High Blood Pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Heart Disease </li></ul>
    10. 10. Source: Mokdad et al., Diabetes Care 2000;23:1278-83; J Am Med Assoc 2001;286:10 . Diabetes Trends* Among Adults in the U.S., 1995 2005 1990 Obesity Trends* Among U.S. Adults (*BMI  30, or about 30 lbs overweight for 5’4” person) 1995 2001 1990 No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% 20%–24% 25%–29% ≥30%
    11. 11. SOURCES: CDC/NCHS, National Health Examination Survey and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. NOTES: Estimates for adults are age-adjusted. For adults: overweight including obese is defined as a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 25, overweight but not obese as a BMI greater than or equal to 25 but less than 30, and obese as a BMI greater than or equal to 30. Facts: Overweight and Obesity, by age, in the America from 1960 - 2006… <ul><li>Combined % of Obesity and Overweight has grown from 45% to 67% </li></ul><ul><li>Obesity alone has grown from 12% to 45% </li></ul><ul><li>Obesity in Children, also growing at an alarming rate.. </li></ul>
    12. 12. How did this happen? <ul><li>10,000 Years Ago </li></ul><ul><li>We were Hunter Gatherers </li></ul><ul><li>We ate small meals throughout the entire day </li></ul><ul><li>We worked hard to find our food </li></ul><ul><li>We could not store our food </li></ul>The Human Body is Designed to Store and Conserve Energy <ul><li>Elaborate mechanism to store energy as fat </li></ul><ul><li>We have an unlimited storage capacity </li></ul><ul><li>We are designed to eat as much calorie rich food as we can </li></ul><ul><li>Living in the 21st Century </li></ul><ul><li>Hostile World Full of Stress </li></ul><ul><li>Energy Dense Food Readily Available </li></ul><ul><li>Nutritional Pollution </li></ul><ul><li>Food Industry Not Helping </li></ul><ul><li>Healthy Inexpensive Foods Not Readily Available </li></ul>What Would a Solution Look Like?
    13. 13. <ul><li>Needs to be proven over time </li></ul><ul><li>Affordable/Cost Neutral </li></ul><ul><li>Medical studies reputable universities </li></ul><ul><li>Non pharmaceutical </li></ul><ul><li>Non surgical </li></ul>Solution…
    14. 14. Take Shape for Life Program provides such a solution in two Phases Phase 1: 5 & 1 Meal Plan Phase 2: (BeSlim TM ) Transition & Maintenance
    15. 15. Phase1: Take Shape for Life Program <ul><li>Eat every 2½ or 3 hours </li></ul><ul><li>Low calorie program (950 to 1200 cal/day) </li></ul><ul><li>Consume 5 Medifast Meal Replacements </li></ul><ul><li>Make your own “Lean and Green Meal” </li></ul><ul><li>Continue until your Optimal Weight is achieved, then begins Phase 2 </li></ul>“ 5 & 1 Program”
    16. 16. The “5 & 1” Program <ul><li>Low calorie program (950 to 1200 cal/day) </li></ul><ul><li>Creates a gap between energy required and energy provided causing the body to release fat </li></ul><ul><li>Eating every 2 ½ to 3 hrs stabilizing blood sugar levels so you won’t be hungry </li></ul><ul><li>Typical weight loss of 2 - 5 lbs per week </li></ul>
    17. 17. How does it work?
    18. 18. MEDIFAST MEALS <ul><li>Most people lose weight much faster than traditional food-based diet plans. </li></ul><ul><li>It works by using the concept of a low calorie level along with adequate protein . </li></ul><ul><li>This combination allows weight loss to occur rapidly while protecting the muscle tissue of the body. </li></ul>
    19. 19. Joe’s weight-loss journey Once you reach your Optimal Weight , then you begin Phase 2: (BeSlim) Transition and Maintenance.
    20. 20. <ul><li>Easy to do </li></ul><ul><li>Accommodate busy lifestyles </li></ul><ul><li>Deliver results quickly </li></ul><ul><li>Support from a knowledgeable coach </li></ul><ul><li>(BeSlim) Philosophy: Provide permanent improvement in health </li></ul>Solution for Life
    21. 21. <ul><li>BeSlim™ Philosophy Lifelong Weight Control </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>B reakfast </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E xercise </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>S upport </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>L ow fat meals 5 – 6 times a day </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>I ndividual Plan </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>M onitor </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    22. 22. Success Stories
    23. 23. Brigitte lost 35 pounds
    24. 25. Ivy lost 25 pounds!
    25. 26. Dr. Rick Matteo 27 pounds in 6 weeks
    26. 27. What is expected from you to succeed in achieving your Optimal Weight? <ul><li>Commitment To… </li></ul><ul><li>Your Self </li></ul><ul><li>The program </li></ul><ul><li>BeSlim Philosophy </li></ul>
    27. 28. First order = 1 month supply Variety pak or custom order For less than $10.00 a day you get 5 Meals. For a 1 Month Meal Plan you pay about $290.00. Additional savings through BeSlim Club
    28. 29. THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME TODAY… Certified Health Coaches www.tsfl.yolasite.com Dr. Richard Matteo [email_address] 718-463-1163 Joseph Iele [email_address] 516-551-0958