The New Direction® Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD) plan is a medically supervised, ketogenic fast. Ketosis is a state you enter after five or six days of low carbohydrate eating when you begin to burn fat very efficiently. Such a diet produces dramatic weight loss of about five pounds per week on average*.
On the Very Low Calorie Diet Plan our staff works closely with you to safely lose a significant amount of weight. This diet plan is a high protein, very low calorie diet that uses New Direction® meal replacement products as the sole source of nutrition. With an average weight loss of 5pounds per week, this is our most rapid weight loss program.