Medifast Diet Menu & Nutrition

Sample Menu

Here’s a day of typical meals in an adult plan.


4 oz. Medifast scrambled eggs with optional sprinkle of dill


6-8 oz. Medifast cappuccino


8 oz. Medifast chicken noodle soup


Medifast chocolate mint bar


Lean-and-green meal—

Grilled kabob made from 6 oz. chicken breast; 1 cup mix of green, yellow, and red peppers; and ½ cup mix of yellow squash, cherry tomatoes, and zucchini; brushed with 1 tsp. olive oil and optional ½ tsp. barbeque sauce


4 oz. Medifast chocolate pudding

Throughout the day

Eight 8-oz. glasses of water


Here’s a breakdown of the nutritional content of a day of meals on Medifast’s 5&1 plans for adult men and women, alongside recommendations from the government’s 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

Because Medifast and lean-and-green meals vary, these figures are estimates. Diet figures were supplied by Medifast, Inc.

  Adult Women’s Plan Adult Men’s Plan     Recommended
Calories 800-1,000 800-1,000 Women Men
21-25: 2,000
26-50: 1,800
51+: 1,600
21-40: 2,400
41-60: 2,200
61+: 2,000
Total Fat 20% 20% 20%-35%
     Saturated 3%-5% 3%-5% Less than 10%
     Trans 0% 0% N/A
Total Carbohydrates 40% 40% 45%-65%
(total except as noted)
10%-20% 10%-20% N/A
     Fiber 25 g.-30 g. 25 g.-30 g. Women Men
19-30: 28 g.
31-50: 25 g.
51+: 22 g.
19-30: 34 g.
31-50: 31 g.
51+: 28 g.
Protein 40% 40% 10%-35%
Sodium 1,250 mg.-2,000 mg. 1,250 mg.-2,000 mg. Under 2,300 mg., under 1,500 mg. for 51+
Potassium At least 2,100 mg. At least 2,100 mg. At least 4,700 mg.
Calcium 1,000 mg.-2,250 mg. 1,000 mg.-2,250 mg. 19-50: 1,000 mg.
51+: 1,200 mg.
Vitamin B-12 2.9 mcg.-8.3 mcg. 2.9 mcg.-8.3 mcg. 2.4 mcg.
Vitamin D 10 mcg.-34 mcg. 10 mcg.-34 mcg. 15 mcg.

Recommendations apply to adults 19 and older except as noted. Recommended calories assume a sedentary lifestyle. g.: grams. mg.: milligrams. mcg.: micrograms.

Last updated by Kurtis Hiatt | December 27, 2012

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