employs a pre-program comprehensive medical evaluation to determine that the New Direction System is appropriate for you.
is active weight loss, where you use the New Direction System's nutritional products, designed by Robard's food scientists for maximum flavor and satiety, as your sole source of nutrition on a VLCD to spare you from having to confront food and help you focus on embracing essential behavioral skills, and a partial source of nutrition using 2-3 Meal Replacements and 1 grocery store meal on the LCD .Adapting
gradually introduces grocery store foods through our Food Exchange Modules and typically occurs when patients are within 10 pounds of their target goal weight. Additionally, you practice newly acquired eating, exercise and lifestyle behaviors as you lose your last few pounds so your new behaviors become permanent.Maintenance
teaches you how to maintain your goal weight while enjoying a healthy diet utilizing our exclusive S.T.A.R.® - Steps to Avoid Regain - Maintenance plan. Continuing support using relapse prevention techniques teaches you how to maintain your goal weight.
New Direction is a Medically Supervised Program.
Your Health Benefits will typically include lower blood pressure, lower blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes, lower serum cholesterol and reduced pain in weight-bearing joints.