Reach your ideal weight with the Optimal Weight 5&1 Plan

Our Optimal Health Programs

Our innovative plans and products empower and equip you to create lifelong transformation in your own life. Our comprehensive healthy lifestyle offering can help you safely and effectively reach and maintain a healthy weight and adopt habits for a lifetime of health. There are three components that create a foundation for transformation:

  1. Scientifically-Proven Products and Programs
  2. Your FREE Coach and a Community of Support
  3. The Habits of Health System to Create Lasting Health

1. Scientifically-Proven Products and Programs

Our products are scientifically formulated with the right balance of carbohydrates, protein, fat and sugar to help you burn fat and retain muscle on your health journey.

Perhaps most importantly, our plans are designed with you in mind! Not only do they support weight loss, but they also keep you full and satisfied, avoiding the common crashes that go along with other programs.

Our plans are easy to follow. Shopping and cooking for yourself on a calorie-restricted plan can be overwhelming. We’ve worked with physicians, scientists and nutritionists to create portion-controlled fuelings to make it easy for you to stay on your plan and keep the focus where it belongs: on gaining your Optimal Health.

The Optimal Weight 5&1 Plan to reach your ideal weight

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The Optimal Health 3&3 Plan to sustain healthy living

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The Optimal Weight 5&1 Plan

  • Lose weight quickly†
  • Choose 5 fuelings a day, one every 2-3 hours
  • Choose five fuelings from over 65 different, delicious choices, such as shakes, soups, bars, hot beverages, hearty choices, cheese puffs, pretzels, pudding, and brownies
  • Each fueling has virtually the same nutrition profile designed to meet all your vitamin, mineral, & nutrient needs
  • Eat 1 Lean & Green Meal when it’s most convenient
    (Lean & Green = lean protein + a vegetable)
  • Create a fat-burning state in your body while feeling full and satisfied
  • Fuelings are convenient and can be used on-the-go

The Optimal Health 3&3 Plan

  • Sustain your healthy weight
  • Choose 3 balanced meals that you can prepare yourself and 3 Optimal Health fuelings each day
  • Use our Healthy Exchange options to integrate foods in the right portion sizes for variety and flexibility
  • Eat every 2-3 hours to keep metabolism revved up
  • Choose a meal plan to guide you based on your Total Energy Expenditure
  • Optimal Health products contain no artificial flavors, colors or artificial sweeteners; are vegetarian friendly and kosher dairy, and most are gluten-free

And remember, your receive our BEST VALUE while following our clear, simple Optimal Weight 5&1 Plan by choosing one of our BeSlim® Kits and joining the BeSlim® Club!

† Average weight loss for Clients on the Optimal Weight 5&1 Plan with support is 20 lbs.

2. Your Coach and the Optimal Health Community

Studies have shown that most people, without additional support and the ability to change their habits, will regain the weight they’ve lost.

That’s where our plans and programs are different. When you join as a Client, you are engaging with a comprehensive system to support you throughout your journey. In addition to our scientifically developed plans, you receive your very own Coach to act as a guide on your journey to achieve a healthy weight. Leading you to healthy habits and providing you with encouragement and support is your Coach’s priority.

If you are interested in becoming a Coach and paying it forward. Click here to learn more »

3. The Habits of Health System

Your Coach will also introduce you to Dr. A’s Habits of Health System, which contains everything you need to replace any poor eating and other lifestyle habits you might have developed with healthy ones that will contribute to your long-term success. By making small, consistent changes in your habits, you can sustain your results for life.

Optimal Health Stories

  • “I use the Habits of Health all the time. I eat five to six small, low-fat, balanced meals each day, and practice a regular exercise routine. It’s amazing what good nutrition can do!” 12 years at Optimal Health
    —Lisa Castro


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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