Medifast Weight Control Centers Franchise for Sale

An Industry Leader in Proven Weight Loss Management
Introducing a unique opportunity to own your very own business while helping improve the quality of life and overall health for many Americans: Medifast Weight Control Centers. 

Weight loss is a $65 billion industry. More than two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. Many are living with obesity-related health conditions such as hypertension, high lipid concentrations, type 2 diabetes, and obesity-related cancers. 

Medifast is a publically traded company (NYSE:MED.) In 2011 it was ranked 12th by Forbes magazine in its annual list of "Best Small Companies," and in 2012 made the top 10 in this list. In 2011 Medifast was also ranked number five in Fortune magazine's "Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies."
Medifast is offering franchise opportunities in your neighborhood.  Medifast Weight Control Centers currently has 143 corporate and franchised locations across the United States and is seeking motivated franchise owners. The programs offered at the Centers help improve the lives of many Americans through quick, effective weight loss, achieved through clinically proven meal replacements and programs, one-on-one counseling, behavior modification, and long-term support. 

Key benefits in owning a Medifast Weight Control Center

  • You offer an effective solution to those affected by the obesity epidemic—more than two-thirds of the U.S. population.
  • You get a competitive franchise investment and a strong business model that works.
  • You receive training and support to help you start up your business and run the day-to-day operations of your Center.


Medifast was developed by a physician and the brand has been recommended by more than 20,000 doctors since 1980.  For more than 30 years our company has brought customers hope, health, and happiness through our safe, simple, medically formulated meal replacement products and programs. When you choose to franchise a Medifast Weight Control Center you get a powerful product at wholesale, along with the support to start up and operate a thriving business.

Training and support

As part of the Medifast franchise system, you will have access to a variety of industry experts and resources that can help you develop and grow your business. Whether you need assistance with demographics, site selection, operations or marketing, we are there to help you find success within the system. Below is an abbreviated list of support offerings:

Real Estate, Construction and Business Development:

  • Comprehensive Real Estate & Construction Manual
  • Comprehensive Business Start-Up Manual
  • Demographics research and site selection assistance
  • Dedicated Corporate resources to support start-up

Comprehensive Training Programs:

  • Medifast Weight Control Center Program and Products
  • Managing ongoing business operations
  • Weight-loss consultation and member counseling
  • Sales training
  • Continuing education

General Operations Support:

  • Program and product support teams
  • Grand opening support
  • Product ordering support
  • Business management and development
  • Dedicated Franchise  Development Specialists


  • Corporate branding guidelines
  • Best practices support in advertising and marketing, including print, radio, television, and local campaigns
  • Lead management system
  • Public Relations support
  • Compliance support
  • Customizable websites for your specific Center

The information contained on this website is not an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy a franchise. Any such offer or solicitation is made only through our Franchise Disclosure Document and only in jurisdictions where such offers are lawful.  Franchises may not be available in all states.

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