A Health Network

How it works

Your Bio-Network, Your Support

The Take Shape For Life Bio-Network is a comprehensive support system. Consider it a bubble with many layers of protection between you and your old habits—with all the tools you need to keep you on the path to Optimal Health.


Your Health Coach

Your caring, knowledgeable Health Coach works with you one-on-one, providing support and encouragement and guiding you with the Habits of Health, which are essential to healthy weight maintenance.

The Medifast 5 & 1 Plan®

The Medifast 5 & 1 Plan® is designed to help you reach a healthy weight safely, quickly, and easily. Just eat five Medifast Meals and one Lean & Green Meal™ every day. Choose from over 70 different delicious meals. And plan your Lean & Green for the time that best fits into your day’s needs.

The Habits of Health System

Dr. A's Habits of Health, by Dr. Wayne S. Andersen, differentiates us from all other programs. It provides an in-depth approach to cultivating day-to-day habits that help Clients work toward Optimal Health and gives healthy, long-term solutions.

The Virtual Clinic

The Virtual Clinic connects you to the front lines of obesity science, nutrition, and exercise—and to professionals who can answer your questions and address your concerns. Nutrition Support and our weekly Doctors’ and Nurses’ Support Calls and Nutrition Support will enable you to feel confident that your needs are being addressed by professionals. And the support doesn’t stop when you have reached your goal weight; the Habits of Health Maintenance Calls can help you avoid the pitfalls of everyday life that can lead you to return to poor eating habits.

BeSlim Club

The BeSlim Club is a savings program that provides members the convenience of having their customized orders shipped automatically every month. Members will save money, receive reduced or free shipping, and benefit from never running out of their favorite Meals.

My TSFL

My TSFL is Take Shape For Life's interactive online resource. It provides the effective, simple-to-use tools that enhance your experience with a connection to a whole community of people just like you. Track your personalized Medifast Meal plans, weight loss, measurements, and exercise; visit our online library of articles, tips, and educational tools; and participate in discussion boards and chat rooms.

TSFL Corporate

Take Shape For Life is a division of Medifast, Inc. (NYSE:MED), a publically traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. Medifast owns its own USDA-inspected manufacturing facilities as well as its distribution centers and was recently named the #1 Small Company in America by Forbes Magazine. Our Home Office is dedicated to supporting our Clients and Health Coaches by providing services for both Clients and Health Coaches.

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Dr. Andersen explains the benefits of Take Shape For Life.

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Take Shape For Life® makes no claim that these results are representative of all participants on the Take Shape For Life® Program. Take Shape For Life® recommends you consult with a physician before starting a weight-loss program. Average weight loss for Clients on the Optimal Weight 5&1 Plan with support is 20 lbs.

BeSlim® Club Membership: Minimum BeSlim® Club order of $250 required to qualify for free standard shipping and earn 10% Rewards. Minimum BeSlim® Club order of $150-249.99 required to qualify for Flat rate shipping of $5.00 and earn 5% Rewards. First qualifying BeSlim® order receives five (5) free boxes. See the BeSlim® Club terms and conditions for complete details.
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