Weight and Wellness Center

Meal Replacement Program

Our program at the Weight and Wellness Center is a medically supervised weight loss plan. We combine weekly behavioral group support meetings with monthly individual visits with our multidisciplinary team (behavior, nutrition and medical provider) while utilizing a partial formula meal plan. The meal plan features New Direction products from Robard Corporation and is composed of shakes, soups, puddings, snacks and bars that can be adjusted to your individual nutrition needs. 

Program highlights:

  • Average weight loss of 1-3 lbs per week

  • Weekly, small group meetings in a supportive environment
    o Can select 6 weeks, 12 weeks, or more
    o Rotating discussion topics: nutrition, behavior, and exercise
    o Weight and blood pressure monitoring by a medical assistant

  • Individual support from group leader and established medical team

  • Use of great tasting, New Direction products
    o Low in calorie, high in protein, low in carbohydrate
    o Provide 100% of the recommended daily allowance for 24 vitamins and minerals
    o Come in a wide variety of flavors
    o Mix easily with water
    o Many with less than 1.5 grams of lactose per serving

  • Body Composition Analysis using InBody, if desired

  • Transition planning upon program completion

Our program aims to support our patients on their journey to better health by empowering and equipping them with the tools that they need to succeed. We teach patients about nutrition concepts that support them in feeling their best, and help strategies for effective coping mechanisms, while creating skill sets to last a lifetime.

Call 617-636-0158 for more information about our meal replacement program.