Medifast, which makes and provides weight-loss products and programs, has opened three new franchise locations in south Louisiana.

The franchises are in Baton Rouge, at 12508 Coursey Blvd.; Denham Springs, at 188 Veterans Blvd., and Lafayette, at 1318 Camellia Blvd. They join the two existing Louisiana Medifast locations, in Baton Rouge at 7584 Bluebonnet Blvd. and in Lake Charles.

Medifast offers individualized weight-loss plans and meal replacements tailored to a customer’s health and goals. The centers also offer one-on-one counseling to support clients and encourage them to maintain a healthy lifestyle long term.

Medifast, based in Maryland, has more than 100 locations in 14 states.