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Optifast VLCD Chocolate Shake 18 x 53g Sachets

Optifast VLCD Chocolate Shake 18 x 53g Sachets

(155 customer reviews)


OPTIFAST VLCD Chocolate Shakes are part of a nutritionally complete, very low calorie diet program, which contains all of the nutrients required for safe and effective weight loss.

Product Benefits:

  • Nutritionally complete program*
  • High in protein
  • Source of fibre

18 x 53g Sachets (954g) – Chocolate Flavour

* OPTIFAST VLCD Shakes are part of a Nutritionally Complete Program.

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Add one sachet of OPTIFAST VLCD SHAKE to 200-250mL of cold or warm water.
Stir, blend or shake to dissolve. DO NOT use boiling water.
All prepared products should be tightly covered and consumed within 4 hours at room temperature or within 24 hours if refrigerated.
Note: Discard any unfinished product that has been heated.


Very Low Energy Diet: For intense level of the program, replace all meals with three OPTIFAST VLCD products per day. Additionally, consume a minimum of two litres of calorie-free fluid and at least two cups of low starch vegetables with one teaspoon of vegetable oil per day. A program of regular light exercise enhances the wellbeing and the likelihood of success.

One serve of OPTIFAST VLCD Shake can be replaced with one serve of any other product in the OPTIFAST VLCD range (Desserts, Soups, Bars).


Skimmed Milk Powder (31%), Milk Proteins [Calcium Caseinate (20%), Sodium Caseinate (10%)], Maltodextrin (Corn), Vegetable Oil (Canola, Sunflower) Cocoa Powder (5%), Minerals (Potassium Citrate, Magnesium Carbonate, Calcium Phosphate, Sodium Chloride, Potassium Phosphate, Ferric Pyrophosphate, Copper Gluconate, Zinc Sulphate, Manganese Sulphate, Sodium Fluoride, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Molybdate, Sodium Selenite, Chromium Chloride), Vegetable Gum (414), Fructo-oligosaccharide, Inulin, Medium Chain Triglycerides, Glucose Syrup (Corn), Sugar, Fish Oil, Emulsifiers (472c, Soy Lecithin, 471), Sweeteners (Aspartame, Acesulfame Potassium), Antioxidants (301, 304, 306), Flavour, Vitamins (Vitamin E Acetate, Nicotinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Sodium Ascorbate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Vitamin A Acetate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid, Phytomenadione, Cholecalciferol, Cyanocobalamin, Biotin).

OPTIFAST VLCD Shake Chocolate 53g
Servings Per Pack:  18
Serving Size:  53g (Powder)
Average Quantity
per Serving
Average Quantity
per 100g
Ave Qty per 100ml
(made up with 200ml water)
Energy840  kJ1580 kJ354 kJ
201 Cal379 Cal85 Cal
Protein20  g37.7 g8.4 g
Fat-total4.5  g8.5 g1.9 g
    – Saturated0.9 g1.7 g0.4 g
    – Linolenic Acid1.2 mg2.2 mg0.5 mg
    – α-Linolenic Acid196 mg370 mg83 mg
Carbohydrate18.2 g34.4 g7.7 g
    – Sugars9.5 g18 g4.0 g
       – Lactose9.0 g17 g3.8 g
Dietary Fibre3.6 g6.8 g1.5 g
Sodium215 mg410 mg92 mg
Vitamin A345 µgRE650 µgRE146 µgRE
Thiamin (B1)0.58 mg1.10 mg0.2 mg
Riboflavin (B2)0.74 mg1.40 mg0.3 mg
Niacin8.7 mgNE16.5 mgNE3.7 mgNE
Pantothenic Acid2.7 mg5 mg1.1 mg
Vitamin B61.0 mg1.9 mg0.4 mg
Biotin10.6 µg20 µg4.5 µg
Folic Acid110 µg210 µg47 µg
Vitamin B121.1 µg2 µg0.4 µg
Vitamin C40 mg75 mg17 mg
Vitamin D3.7 µg7 µg1.6 µg
Vitamin E7.4 mgTE14 mgTE3.1 mgTE
Vitamin K31.8 µg60 µg13.4 µg
Calcium400 mg755 mg169 mg
Chromium19 µg36 µg8.0 µg
Copper1.2 mg2.2 mg0.5 mg
Fluoride340 µg650 µg146 µg
Iodine98 µg185 µg42 µg
Iron8.2 mg15.5 mg3.5 mg
Magnesium160 mg300 mg67 mg
Manganese0.9 mg1.7 mg0.4 mg
Molybdenum18.6 µg35 µg7.8 µg
Phosphorus360 mg680 mg150 mg
Selenium40 µg75 µg16.8 µg
Zinc4.3 mg8.2 mg1.8 mg
Potassium955 mg1800 mg405 mg
Choride280 mg530 mg120 mg
GlutenNil detectedNil detectedNil detected

Contains Milk, Soy and Fish. Contains Phenylalanine. May contain Egg.


Very Low Energy Diet. Take an additional two litres of calorie-free fluid each day.
Unsuitable for use by Pregnant or Lactating Women, Infants, Children, Adolescents or People Older than 65 years of age.



The OPTIFAST® VLCD™ Program is a very low calorie diet program, which consists of 4 levels. The Intensive Level is the very low calorie diet part of the program, which is a total diet replacement providing up to 800 calories. Following this is the Active 2 Level, Active 1 Level, and Maintenance Level, where food is gradually re-introduced and OPTIFAST® VLCD™ products are reduced and then eliminated.

Additional information


155 reviews for Optifast VLCD Chocolate Shake 18 x 53g Sachets

Based on 155 reviews
  1. Tiffany (verified owner)

    Wonderful product. I’ve lost 40kg on optifast, and the chocolate shakes have been my go to product. Very versatile. I like to add coffee for a diy Mocha. Or coconut/peppermint essence for a bounty/mint slice flavour.

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  2. Kim T. (verified owner)

    The best tasting, value for money VLCD. Will definitely keep you focused and full. Discount Chemist is also to be commended for great prices and delivery on time.

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  3. Michelle B. (verified owner)

    Great product at the best price! Shipping was fast and the product was well packed.

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  4. Jodi (verified owner)

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  5. kay (verified owner)

    Good price. Speedy delivery

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  9. Priyanka Sharma (verified owner)

    Order was delivered pretty quickly and in perfect condition. the only thing you need to improve is to send email notifications and have a customer service phone number to talk to. Thanks and I do recommend!!

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  12. DENISE W. (verified owner)

    See comment above.

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  13. Sherelle Vincent (verified owner)

    Fantastic product and quick delivery.

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  14. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Good value to buy in bulk, wish more flavours came in the bigger packs too.

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  15. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Best value around😊😊

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  16. Toni (verified owner)

    Prompt service, great price

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  17. cinzia stasi (verified owner)

    great flavour

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  18. Anonymous (verified owner)

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  19. Cynthia S. (verified owner)

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  20. Christine (verified owner)

    Tasty meal replacement for vlc.

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  21. Steve W. (verified owner)

    Great service

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  22. Neil (verified owner)

    Product delivery in pristine condition.

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  24. Ella (verified owner)

    Great flavour.

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  25. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Great price. I was surprised how quickly this arrived despite all the postal delays as a result of Covid. Always buy from here as it’s a simple process.

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  26. Scott Davis (verified owner)

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  27. Milton Joyner (verified owner)

    I have never had anything but great experiences with every order I’ve made.

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  29. Anonymous (verified owner)

    2 weeks and already seeing results

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  30. Sharlene (verified owner)

    Cheap as diet chips

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  31. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Product ready available

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  32. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Tastes good.

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  34. john (verified owner)

    Excellent service thank you.

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  36. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Good stuff – keeping me ripped.

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  37. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Cheaper than a 12 pack from any chemist in my area

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  41. Simon (verified owner)

    Optifast definitely works! It can be tough to follow, but it definitely works when all else fails. I’ve lost about 3kg in three weeks. Plus it’s worked for me in the past.

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  42. Bianca (verified owner)

    Great product & taste

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  43. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Great service

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  46. Ellie (verified owner)

    Great value

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  47. Anonymous (verified owner)

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  48. Kristen (verified owner)

    The cheapest price I’ve ever seen for these shakes – fast delivery too!

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  49. Miriam Adams (verified owner)

    Easy to order and delivery very quick

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  50. Amy (verified owner)

    Helping greatly with weight loss

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  52. Terence Chadwick (verified owner)

    Always good prices and speedy service from Discount Chemist.

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  53. Andreas Kunze (verified owner)

    Product was correct . Just a little overdue with delivery but understand the circumstances. Overall quite happy

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  56. Annette H. (verified owner)

    Easy to order and a fantastic price. Great packaging and fast delivery! Now let’s hope that the product works!

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  57. Sandra Clarke (verified owner)

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  58. Andrea A. (verified owner)

    Excellent value, quick delivery

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  59. Ken Neville (verified owner)

    It was very hard to find a company that sold Optifast for a good price so I was very happy to find it on your site and it arrived very quickly

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  60. Sharlene E. (verified owner)

    Cheapest around, and free delivery, why wouldn’t you buy from a local business

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  61. Geoffrey M. (verified owner)

    works well

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  62. Julie Coles (verified owner)

    Great product

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  63. Charmaine (verified owner)

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  65. Gisela Nemeth (verified owner)

    Much more realistic price.

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  67. Melinda (verified owner)

    Excellent taste and value

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  68. Belinda Mifsud (verified owner)

    Fast delivery as always

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  69. Amanda R. (verified owner)

    Tasty and has helped in triggering weight loss.

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  70. David (verified owner)

    Great price for a great product

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  71. Anonymous (verified owner)

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  72. Carolyn (verified owner)

    Good communication and order arrived quickly

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  73. Melanie L. (verified owner)

    Great price, easy website to use and quick delivery. 10/10

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  74. Jeanne Crook (verified owner)

    Tastes great! Great price!

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  75. Melinda (verified owner)

    Always good price and super quick delivery.

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  77. KRYSTAL D. (verified owner)

    Great tasting and reliable delivery

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  78. Anonymous (verified owner)

    I’ve been on diet shake for 3 months and have lost 13 kgs so far. Very happy with the result and highly recommend it. It tastes very nice too.

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  79. leonie adams (verified owner)

    Great tasting, and leaves you feeling full. Definitely works by making the start of your weight loss regime easier.

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  80. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Fast delivery and great price

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  81. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Lovely tasting and have lost 7kg

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  82. Graham Donohue (verified owner)

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  83. Lesley W. (verified owner)

    Highly recommend this company. Great service and delivery.

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  84. Vanessa (verified owner)

    Good price, easy to order and quick delivery

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  85. Terence Chadwick (verified owner)

    All aspects of the purchase were very good

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  86. A M. (verified owner)

    $ Good buy with an excellent 2 day delivery service!

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  87. Anna L. (verified owner)

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  88. Brad Edwardes (verified owner)

    Arrived in time. Nicest tasting VLCD shakes in the market.

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  89. Mei (verified owner)

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  90. Heni Kusuma (verified owner)

    Product is great but boxes were crushed on receipt of delivery

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  91. Tyson (verified owner)

    Fast postage, great price, recommend

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  93. Anna L. (verified owner)

    Great product….

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  95. Jodie McBride (verified owner)

    Very easy to order and arrived quickly

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  96. MS J. (verified owner)

    I have used the product for a long time and was happy to buy at lower price.

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  97. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Delivery is always timely.

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  98. Simon Wallace (verified owner)

    Great value and price, sent quickly, good freight options

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  100. Sharon (verified owner)

    Great price, fast delivery