How to File Complaints Against OPTAVIA

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File an OPTAVIA Complaint the Easy Way

OPTAVIA is a weight loss meal program. There are several on the internet as well as some lawsuits aimed at their parent company, Medifast. Do you have any OPTAVIA complaints? Have you suffered serious side effects and want to send demand letters to OPTAVIA? Learn how DoNotPay can assist you in your complaints against OPTAVIA.

How to Contact OPTAVIA to Make a Complaint

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The prepackaged foods that OPTAVIA sells are highly processed. Processed foods are not good for the body and contain a lot of things that are bad for you, like oils, imitation sweeteners, etc. The following are places where Medifast gets the ingredients for the pre-made OPTAVIA meals.

  • Morocco
  • Bolivia
  • Indonesia
  • Philippines

Things to Expect When You Start Using OPTAVIA

There are several warning statements online for new OPTAVIA users. Here are some common side effects from starting this diet plan:

  • Hungry
  • Tired
  • Irritable

More Severe & Possibly Long-Term Side Effects of Using OPTAVIA

A lot of from using the OPTAVIA meal plan. Here are some of the most common ailments that occur:

  • Gastrointestinal problems (abdominal pain, bloating, gas, constipation, diarrhea, nausea, or stomach ache)
  • Dizziness/lightheadedness
  • Headache
  • Hunger
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle cramps
  • Feel cold all the time

How Much Does OPTAVIA Cost?

There are three different meal plans available through the OPTAVIA weight loss system. Only the 5 & 1 plan seems to allow users to possibly lose the weight that is promised.

5 & 1 Plan$414.60, includes 119 servings
4 & 2 & 1 Plan$457.95 includes 140 servings
3 & 3 Plan$19.95 includes seven servings

Many Users Did Not Experience Weight Loss While Using OPTAVIA

There have been a number of customers that said they did not lose weight well on the OPTAVIA meal plan. The company issued a statement telling customers what to do if they have not lost any weight.

  1. Follow your plan exactly
  2. Do not skip Fuelings
  3. Stick to your Lean & Green meal guideline
  4. Weigh & measure your portions carefully
  5. Drinking 64 oz of water per day

How Much Does the Average Person Lose on OPTAVIA

On average, customers choose the 5 &1 plan. There are several warnings to consult with your doctor before starting this weight loss program.

  • On the 5&1 plan, the weight loss is for a 12-week period.
  • The average weight loss during that time is approximately 12 pounds per customer.

Gaining the Weight Back

The OPTAVIA plan is very restrictive and allows consumers to only get between 800 and 1200 calories provided by their highly processed foods. There are some serious drawbacks, but most customers do not consider them before starting or stopping this program.

  • You might be able to lose weight on the OPTAVIA plan because you aren't getting enough calories for it to be a sustainable method of eating.
  • Once you stop the OPTAVIA plan, you will likely gain the weight back.

OPTAVIA Bottom Line

According to all of the research and reviews, the diet itself is a short-term weight loss. There are limited food options and supply only heavily processed meals and snacks.

  • OPTAVIA is very expensive as far as weight loss plans go.
  • Highly processed foods are bad for your body and can cause long-term, irreversible diseases, and disorders.
  • Because of the low amount of calories a person intakes on this plan, it cannot be a long-term meal plan option.
  • Once a person quits this meal plan, they are likely to gain the weight back.

Canceling OPTAVIA

While it is stated that , there are still many reviews from disgruntled customers that state a refund is not as easy as it is promised.

Many customers have had to complain to the Better Business Bureau as well as review sites online to voice their experience trying to get their money back.

Where to Buy OPTAVIA

OPTAVIA diet plan is not sold in physical stores such as your local grocery store or Walgreens. You can buy it online, and it can be delivered by USPS.

  • eBay has some of the snacks and fueling.
  • Walmart also sells some OPTAVIA products online, just like One Shot Keto.
  • Amazon has been known to carry OPTAVIA foods as well.

Using DoNotPay for Your Complaints

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Regardless of the service, the DoNotPay platform can help you when making a complaint. In a few simple steps, they can take the hassle out of making a complaint or filing a lawsuit. Need a demand letter written on your behalf? DoNotPay has you covered.

Follow These Simple Steps

You don't have to go through this process alone. You have the option of using DoNotPay's Complaint products regardless of whether you want to contact customer service or send demand letters to the company.

  1. Log in to DoNotPay and select the Complaint Letters product.

  2. Tell us how much you are owed by the company, if applicable.

  3. Select the reason for your lawsuit.

  4. Provide details about why you're filing the lawsuit, including photographic proof and other important information.

That is all there is to it. When you are ready to approach a company and hold them accountable, you now have a powerful tool that allows you to take matters into your own hands with ease and confidence.

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