If you just made a resolution to and , Nutrisystem wants to help you take out all the guesswork. just slashed the price on the popular weight-loss meal plan program from $242 to $200, or four payments of $50. That's 20% off — or more if you're new to QVC and use the code TEN4U to get another $10 off at checkout.
The (as in celebrity Marie Osmond, who thanks to Nutrisystem) takes care of the menu for almost a whole month, so you don't have to worry about picking recipes, shopping, or cooking.
The first week of the plan includes seven full days of special meals and shakes marketed as "Fast Five," since they're specially intended to help you lose approximately five pounds. The next three weeks get a little more flexible, as you'll receive five full days of meals and then pick your own food on the weekends — so you can mix it up or fill a certain craving. The package also includes seven Fresh Start shakes and 15 snacks for when hunger strikes. And yep, there's a if you're living the .
Here's exactly what you'll get in the Fresh Start 4-Week Plan:
- 7 Fast Five breakfasts
- 7 Fast Five lunches
- 7 Fast Five dinners
- 7 Fast Five snacks
- 7 Fresh Start shakes
- 15 breakfasts
- 15 snacks
- 15 lunches
- 15 dinners
- Meal planning guide
For breakfast, expect things like apple cinnamon oatmeal and peanut butter granola bars. A sample lunch menu: tortilla soup or even white cheddar mac & cheese. Dinners also include hearty dishes like chili, pasta, and pizza.
, Nutrition Director at the likes how Nutrisystem keeps thing simple without eliminating specific nutrients, unlike other popular diets of the moment (). That fact alone supports its benefits for sustainable weight loss after the program ends, she says.
"The benefit to a plan like Nutrisystem is that it eliminates the guesswork from what to eat and how much to have in a given day, and at a given meal," she explains. "It can be a helpful starter kit for any of us who feel like we’ve gotten out of touch with what we want to eat, and help identify the moments that we may be eating for basically any other reason other than hunger and satisfaction, like boredom or loneliness."
Her favorite part: It's a simple solution for anyone who's too busy to cook (many of us!) and feels as though that’s their biggest challenge to losing weight.
You can check out on the For example, if you order directly from the right now, you'll get free shakes and free FedEx shipping.
Like other weight-loss programs, Nutrisystem encourages its participants to combine the plan with a sensible exercise program and additional fruits and vegetables. And Remember to always consult with your physician before starting any weight-loss plan.