Optifast dietitians in Vaal area

The CDE-OPTIFAST Weight Loss Programme

The CDE-OPTIFAST® Weight Loss Programme is based on a very low calorie diet (VLCD), which provides roughly 800 kcal of energy per day for the first 8 weeks. This is less than half the calorie content of a conventional weight loss diet. The Programme has shown to significantly reduce body weight by roughly 1-2.5 kg per week The CDE-OPTIFAST® Programme is a structured nutritional and behavioural change programme developed by leading experts and supported by medical professionals. The Programme consists of three Phases to assist participants in their weight loss journey

Evidence-based benefits of the CDE-OPTIFASTĀ® Programme:


  • Mean 22% Weight loss
  • Improved clinical metrics (Blood pressure, HbA1c and total cholesterol)
  • Reduced need for medication, including reductions in oral medications and / or insulin 

Type 2 diabetics 87% achieved remission

Recent studies with Type 2 diabetics showed that 87% of people who have had Type 2 diabetes for less than four years achieved remission after 8 weeks on the CDE-Optifast® programme and 50% of the patients who had Type 2 diabetes for 8 - 10 years, achieved remission.

Who might benefit from the CDE-Optifast Programme:

  • Type 2 Diabetics, especially if not well controlled
  • Insulin Resistance
  • BMI > 30kg/m2
  • BMI > 27kg/m2 with co-morbidities e.g. smoking, High Blood Pressure, sleep apnoea and High Cholesterol
  • If your waist circumference is >94cm (for men) and >80cm (for women)
  • When rapid weight loss is required such as when surgery is conditional upon you losing weight
  • When excess body weight exacerbates severe arthritis and/ or pain and/or mobility

Who might benefit from the CDE-Optifast Programme:

  • Type 2 Diabetics, especially if not well controlled
  • Insulin Resistance
  • BMI > 30kg/m2
  • BMI > 27kg/m2 with co-morbidities e.g. smoking, High Blood Pressure, sleep apnoea and High Cholesterol
  • If your waist circumference is >94cm (for men) and >80cm (for women)
  • When rapid weight loss is required such as when surgery is conditional upon you losing weight
  • When excess body weight exacerbates severe arthritis and/ or pain and/or mobility
Loose weight the healthy way

Registered members of HPCSA

registered member of HPCSA

Registered members of ADSA

registered member of ADSA

Accredited to CDE Vaal Area

CDE Vaal

Registered CDE-Optifast dietitian

Registered CDE-Optifast dietitian
We charge Medical Aid Rates

Registered members of HPCSA

registered member of HPCSA

Registered members of ADSA

registered member of ADSA

Accredited to CDE Vaal Area

CDE Vaal

Registered CDE-Optifast dietitian

Registered CDE-Optifast dietitian
We charge Medical Aid Rates