OWINGS MILLS, Md.
Dec. 4, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading
manufacturer and provider of clinically proven, portion-controlled weight-loss products and programs, announced today the launch of its new Lean & Green Meal Helpers™ category and added Macaroni & Cheese to the product lineup. These new introductions complement the Medifast 5 & 1 Plan
, in which clients eat five Medifast meals and one Lean & Green meal each day.
Medifast's first-ever seasoning mix line, Lean & Green Meal Helpers, includes spice mix packets specially formulated to help clients prepare Lean & Green meals on the plan without sacrificing flavor. The Fajita Seasoning and Brown Gravy Mixes make meal preparation for the entire family even more convenient and each flavor comes with a Lean & Green recipe booklet. Additionally, the introduction of Macaroni & Cheese offers a new hearty comfort food option, without the added calories. Like each of the current 70+ Medifast Meal choices, Macaroni & Cheese is interchangeable with all other meal options on the Medifast 5 & 1 Plan.
"The addition of Lean & Green Meal Helpers and Macaroni & Cheese meets our clients' needs by offering them another desirable meal option and ways to enhance their daily Lean and Green meal," said
, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Medifast, Inc. "The products provide more flexibility to customize the Medifast 5 & 1 Plan and reflect our dedication to facilitating long-term weight loss and maintenance."
Medifast products and programs have been recommended by over 20,000 doctors since 1980. Clients can expect to lose 2-5 pounds per week for the first two weeks and 1-2 pounds per week thereafter on the Medifast 5 & 1 Plan.