“Optimal Health is a journey taken one step, one habit, and one day at a time.” -Dr. Wayne S. Andersen
If you could choose Optimal Health, would you? Of course you would!
Optimal Health is a whole new approach to well-being that is based on creating health with the Take Shape For Life Program. Three unique components (your Health Coach, the Medifast 5 & 1 Plan,
and the Habits of Health) create the foundation and long-term support that will guide you along your journey. As you work toward Optimal Health, you’ll learn to make the choices that will help you
take charge of your health for the long term. Reaching a healthy weight is just the beginning—there is much more to come.
The Path to a Longer, Healthier Life
Take Shape For Life is more than fast, safe, effective weight loss—it’s your key to better health “For Life.” Six simple steps will get you headed there. Take Shape For Life is a thriving, vibrant grass-roots movement of Health Coaches, Health Professionals, and Clients who are redefining the path to health and well-being. Welcome and congratulations on deciding to change your life; we’re glad you are joining us!
Here are the six steps that will help you reach a healthy weight and create the foundation for Optimal Health and a more fulfilling life.
Make the Decision to Get Healthy—NOW Preparing for Your Journey
Your Health Coach will guide you:

Recommended readings: Chapters 1 – 5 in Dr. A’s Habits of Health and Lessons 1 – 7 in Living a Longer Healthier Life.
Reach a Healthy Weight -(Weeks to Months)
To lose weight effectively:

Recommended readings: Chapters 6 – 7 in Dr. A’s Habits of Health and Lesson 8 in Living a Longer Healthier Life.
BeSlim Lifestyle
At this point it’s essential to learn the BeSlim lifestyle and the behavior modifications that will support
lasting change and improved health. When he was creating Take Shape For Life’s program, Dr. Wayne Andersen investigated behaviors of the people most successful at long-term weight control,
and uncovered core habits that these men and women incorporated into their routine.
The BeSlim lifestyle is composed of six of these core behaviors that have been proven to help maintain a healthy weight. They are easy to remember using the acronym “BESLIM.”



Low -fat meals 5 to 6 times a day

Individual plan


Now, you have probably realized that I have only covered two steps of the six steps. Don’t fret; we will cover the rest on following Nurse Support Calls so mark your calendars to attend. Also, you can contact your health coach and ask them how to obtain your copy of the new brochure, “The Path to a Longer, Healthier Life.”
This is just the beginning – there is much more to come!

Achieving Optimal Health is Now Possible

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