What is it? The OPTIFAST® NEW YOU Contest is a national US contest designed to recognize patients for their commitment to good health and well-being. We’d love to hear about your accomplishments, big or small, during your OPTIFAST® weight loss journey. Winners have the unique opportunity to share their stories-stories that can help inspire others. Prizes include a weekend in NYC for a makeover and more! Click here for contest Terms and Conditions.

Am I eligible? We invite US residents who are of legal age of majority and have actively participated in the OPTIFAST® Program through an authorized OPTIFAST® provider for at least 12 weeks as of contest entry. Click here for contest Terms and Conditions.

There’s still time to start an OPTIFAST Program and enter the Contest!

You have until MAY 15 to start the program and still be eligible to enter the 2017 contest by August 1st


The OPTIFAST® Program is intended for people with a Body Mass Index of 30 or higher. Consult with an OPTIFAST® clinic to see if the OPTIFAST® Program is right for you.

Do I have to lose the most amount of weight to win?

Winners are chosen based on the three (3) criteria outlined in the next section below. The NEW YOU Contest is about your stories, experiences, insights and successes on your OPTIFAST® weight loss journey; it’s not only the amount of weight lost.

What criteria is used to choose the winners?

Three (3) criteria will be considered:

  • How inspirational, creative, original, and compelling your answer is to the contest question, "What accomplishments, big or small, have you been able to achieve since you started your OPTIFAST® weight loss journey?"
  • How well your answer represents the spirit of the OPTIFAST® brand and its mission to achieve better health and well-being
  • Your percentage of body weight loss

How do I enter?


Click on the ENTER button and complete the registration form


Share your story on the form


Submit a before and after photo (after photo must be recent, no older than 2 weeks from date of contest entry)

What accomplishments, big or small, have you been able to achieve since you started your OPTIFAST® weight loss journey?

When will the winners be announced? Winners will be announced in the month of September 2017. The date of the NEW YOU prize weekend is Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 15, 2017.

What are the prizes for winning? Up to three (3) grand prize winners will be flown to New York City for a weekend, each may be accompanied by a guest. Flights, ground transportation, accommodations, certain meals, a $1,000 gift card, and a makeover are included! Winners will stay at a Times Square hotel for a two night stay. The weekend will start off on Friday night with a Welcome Cocktail Party at the hotel’s famous rooftop bar with spectacular city views! Dinner follows at a NYC landmark restaurant in Central Park. Following breakfast on Saturday, winners will be taken to the Marilyn Monroe™ Spa where they will be treated like the stars that they are! After the makeovers, winners have free time to explore the city. On Sunday morning, we have a farewell breakfast.

*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Contest open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C. who are of legal age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence (and at least 18) at the time of entry and who have completed at least twelve weeks of the OPTIFAST full meal replacement program through an authorized OPTIFAST provider, including full compliance with all OPTIFAST Program requirements. Begins May 15, 2017 at 12:00:01 AM and ends on August 1, 2017 at 11:59:59 PM EST. Sponsor’s computer is the official timekeeping device for all entries. See Terms and Conditions on how to enter and prize details at http://www.optifast.com/newyou. Void where prohibited. Sponsor: Nestlé HealthCare Nutrition, Inc., 12 Vreeland Road, Florham Park, NJ 07932.

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