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Optavia Fuelings - Causing Illness

Optavia Products and/or Diet Plans Cause Illness

  • An 11-year veteran coach states that gut issues, and severe gut issues are common.

  • Additional admissions from other reps describe similar and more severe symptoms.

  • There is well-documented history of consumers suffering gastrointestinal and other health problems as a result of consuming Medifast/Optavia products.

  • Gastrointestinal problems persist despite marketing claims that the new Optavia product line is "natural" and has probiotics that support digestive and immune health.

  • Rapid weight loss crash/starvation diets, such as the Optavia 5 and 1 program, causes gallstone development in 10-25% of people, according to a scientific study.

  • Gas and bloating are so common that consumers have coined the term "Medifarts" to describe the symptoms associated with consuming Medifast products.

  • Medifast/Optavia is currently being sued by a customer who suffered gastrointestinal and other health problems as a result of consuming the company's products.

  • Optavia products contain contaminants like lead (based on recent test results) and Stevia; both are associated with gastrointestinal problems.

  • Optavia, the brand Medifast is heavily promoting, does not clearly disclose possible side effects. The words "side effect" is not even used on the Optavia website.

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