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OPTITRIM, a Medically-Supervised Meal Replacement Program

The OPTIFAST® and OPTITRIM programs at Mercy provide serious solutions for weight loss. They combine comprehensive lifestyle education and medical monitoring with a high-quality meal replacement plan. Mercy Weight Loss & Nutrition Center offers the comprehensive support and services needed to truly make this program successful. 

What is Optitrim?

OPTITRIM is a multi-disciplinary program for weight management that combines a calorie-controlled approach to weight reduction with the integration of nutrition education, behavior modification and activity promotion. OPTITRIM differs from OPTIFAST® in that is combines meal replacement components with a calorie-controlled food plan.


OPTITRIM is designed for people who have a Body Mass Index less than 30 have less than 50 pounds of weight to lose. It is structured into a 6, 9 or 12 week program basd on your weight loss needs.

During the program, you'll be weighed weekly and attend class that covered behavior modification, exercise and nutrition. You'll consume OPTIFAST product for all meals except for one, which will consist of a low-calorie, highly nutritious food. 

After the program ends, you'll retain lifetime access to all of Mercy's healthy living classes, the ability to purchase product and be weighed weekly to help you stay on track.

Program Features

  • Specialty care by a multidisciplinary team of physicians, dietitians, nurse, behaviorist, and recreation therapist
  • Flexible meal plans that are easy to follow and offer a variety of options
  • Weekly clinic visits and group counseling
  • FREE access to a maintenance program after completion of the OPTITRIM program


Scheduling your free, no-obligation OPTITRIM consult is easy! You can request it by calling (515) 358-9400, or email us at mercyweightcenter@mercydesmoines.org.

(515) 247-3121
1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50314

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