Cost Per Meal Analysis

As a service to our patients, we provide you with a program cost analysis per meal for the programs that use meal replacement shakes.

If you spend more than $3-$4 per meal at breakfast and lunch, then you can afford these programs. Your health can’t afford not to.

 

Profast Program

5 shakes per day (35 meal replacements) for 1 week

at $120.00 (includes doctor’s visit, meal replacements and vitamins)

equals $3.14 per meal

 

Profast II Program

5 shakes per day (70 meal replacements) for 2 weeks

at $195.00 (includes doctor’s visit, meal replacements and vitamins)

equals $2.50 per meal

 

Modifed Profast Program

2 shakes per day (28 meal replacements) for 2 weeks

at $127.00 (includes doctor’s visit, meal replacements and vitamins)

equals $4.11 per meal

 

Modified Profast II Program

2 shakes per day (56 meal replacements) for 4 weeks

at $199.00 (includes doctor visit, meal replacements and vitamins)

equals $3.23 per meal

 

Modified Monthly Program

1 shake per day (28 meal replacements) for 4 weeks

at $175.00 (includes doctor visit, meal replacements and vitamins)

equals $5.64 per meal

 

 

*Your program cost may be tax deductible. Check with your accountant.

(from IRS Website) Rev. Rul. 2002–19, page 778.

 

Medical expenses. Uncompensated amounts paid by individuals

for participation in a weight-loss program as treatment

for a specific disease or diseases (including obesity) diagnosed

by a physician are expenses for medical care under section

213 of the Code. The cost of purchasing diet food items is not

deductible under section 213. Rev. Ruls. 55–261 and 79–151

distinguished.

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