Nestlé Health Science unveils 'OPTIFAST': Thailand's first medical food for weight reduction, pioneering the medical food market and setting new standards as a leader in nutritionally balanced products - Today Updatenews


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Nestlé Health Science unveils 'OPTIFAST': Thailand's first medical food for weight reduction, pioneering the medical food market and setting new standards as a leader in nutritionally balanced products

 Nestlé Health Science, a business unit of Nestlé Thailand, is leading the charge in developing nutritionally balanced food products for another category with the debut of OPTIFAST, Thailand's first medical food for weight reduction, for those in need such as overweight individuals, those with obesity or abnormalities related to obesity. Already registered as a medical food for weight reduction, OPTIFAST highlights its diverse nutritional advantages, providing diverse nutritional support, along with delicious taste and suitability as a meal replacement alongside lifestyle modification; for example, limiting energy intake, encouraging nutritional food consumption, and adjusting exercise routines.*

Mr. Victor Seah, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Nestlé Indochina
, said: "Nestlé is deeply committed to developing food products to enrich lives, both today and in the future. Our strategic focus centers on delivering products that are 'Good for You' to consumers. Today, we introduce OPTIFAST in response to the increasing demand among those in need of weight loss. Understanding this, Nestlé leverages its nutritional expertise to innovate within the OPTIFAST brand, establishing it as Thailand's first medical food for weight reduction.”

OPTIFAST has been meticulously crafted by a team of adept scientists, pioneering cutting-edge nutritional advancements. OPTIFAST stands as a widely acknowledged brand, available in over 28 countries spanning Europe, America, Africa, Australia, and Asia.

OPTIFAST is a medical food for weight reduction, offering a diverse and suitable blend of nutrients. Each sachet delivers 215 kilocalories and 20 grams of protein. Protein is crucial for muscle maintenance and support. There are also 18.8 grams of carbohydrates and minimal fructose sugar of less than 0.5 grams, along with three types of dietary fiber. Fiber promotes digestive health and regular bowel movements. Furthermore, with the inclusion of monounsaturated fats acids (MUFA) as well as a variety of vitamins and minerals, OPTIFAST supplements the body with appropriate nutrition during periods of calorie restriction and can be consumed as a meal replacement. It is notably distinguished by its delightful taste and ease of consumption.

Moreover, OPTIFAST provides personalized consultation services and tailored calorie-controlled meal and lifestyle modification programs for weight loss, meticulously crafted to suit the individual needs of each participant who needs OPTIFAST based on physicians’ instructions.

Ms. Anusara KhomvilaiBusiness Manager at Nestlé Health Science, emphasized: "Within the realm of medical food for weight reduction, OPTIFAST stands out as the pioneering brand in Thailand. While the concept of medical food for weight reduction may be relatively new to many Thais, we have implemented comprehensive marketing strategies and promotional efforts to increase awareness. This includes hosting seminars like 'Explore OPTIFAST to overcome Obesity.' In addition, we actively disseminate information and endorse our products across various online and offline media platforms to effectively reach our target audience. We provide consultation services and personalized weight loss programs for those in need. Furthermore, we plan collaborative activities with consumers through social media channels to encourage them to prioritize their health, lifestyle adjustment, and reduce their weight with OPTIFAST."

OPTIFAST, a medical food for weight reduction, offers an alternative for individuals in need of weight loss while receiving balanced nutrition. Utilized alongside exercise behavior adjustments, it is administered under the guidance of healthcare professionals. Now readily available and purchasable through hospital outlets, Health Up Pharmacy and Nestlé Health Science Official Stores on various platforms, including Lazada and Shopee.

Those interested can seek information and consult with OPTIFAST through multiple channels, including:

Tel: 1162 Ext. 8, Monday - Friday 9.00 - 18.00 hr. or 02-657-8601.


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