Medifast (NYSE: MED) is a leading provider of clinically proven,
portion-controlled weight-loss programs. Medifast has been
recommended by over 20,000 doctors and used by over one million
clients since 1980. The Company is committed to enriching lives by
providing innovative choices for lasting health. Medifast programs
have been proven effective through studies by major universities.
The company sells its products and programs via four unique
distribution channels: 1) the web and national call centers, 2) the
Take Shape for Life personal coaching division, 3) medically
supervised Medifast Weight Control Centers, and 4) a national
network of wholesale physicians and medical practices. Medifast was
founded in 1980 and is located in Owings Mills, Maryland.