What Else You Should Know
Cost: Slimfast products are sold in grocery stores and drugstores. At one online discount grocer, a 30-day supply of six boxes of meal bars, five boxes of snack bars and 32 shake mixes costs $75, plus shipping. A five-pack of meal bars runs about $4.88; a six-pack of snack bars is $3.25; an eight-pack of pre-made shakes is $9.88; and a carton of protein powder shake mix is $8.
Support: You can submit questions to Slimfast's online dietitian. Connect with other dieters on the company’s Facebook page and a Pinterest-like program called Slimfast Translator. The Slimfast web site includes meal and drink recipes, and you can sign up to get monthly emails featuring recipes, exercise and weight-loss tips, and coupons.