how nutrisystem works

Discover the secret behind the science that's helped millions lose weight and keep it off

How It Works

Portion Control
Leave the counting to
us—enjoy foods you love in
portions that make sense

Balanced Nutrition
Fuel your body with the right
mix of nutrients
to keep you
strong and satisfied

Frequent Meals
Eat six meals a day to keep
your body running and help
fight off hunger

Perfecting
Portion Size

In today's world, serving up the right portion size can be a challenge. We get rid of the guesswork with portion controlled meals and snacks, so you can get used to what proper portions look—and taste—like.

Kim
lost 56 lbs.*

No
Counting:

  • Calories
  • Carbs
  • Points

*Lose 5 lbs. your first week, for an avg. of 1-2 lbs. per week on program. Results vary based on starting weight and program adherence. Compensated customer did not use Fast 5.

Getting The
Nutrition
You Need

Nutrient WHeel

Our team of experts and dietitians
designed the program to provide:

  • High protein—25% of calories from lean protein
  • Low fat—less than 30% of calories from fat
  • Low sodium—less than 2,300mg a day
  • Low-glycemic carbs to stabilize blood sugar
  • Between 25-35g of fiber each day
  • Over 100 preservative-free foods!

Eating Smart
and Often

Research suggests that eating smaller, balanced meals throughout the day promotes greater weight loss and maintenance. On Nutrisystem, you'll:

  • Eat every 2-3 hours—that's 6 meals a day
  • Enjoy a mix of Nutrisystem® entrees & snacks
  • Mix in fresh grocery foods for balance & variety

*Lose 5 lbs. your first week, for an avg. of 1-2 lbs. per week on program. Results vary based on starting weight and program adherence. Compensated customers. Some did not use Fast 5.

THE NUTRISYSTEM® WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY

Order

Order

PICK YOUR PLAN

Choose from a variety of plan options that fit your lifestyle, preferences and work with your metabolism.

Customize your package

Start with our pre-picked Favorites Pack or opt to choose your foods during checkout with a Custom Menu.

Place your order

Your order will arrive in about 4-10 business days—get ready by clearing cabinet (or freezer) space.

Eat

Eat

Week 1

Jump-start your weight loss with your unique Fast 5+ kit, featuring carefully selected Nutrisystem® breakfasts, lunches and dinners, two special shakes a day and a unique meal plan for fast results.

Week 2+

Move on to following your Nutrisystem® meal planner and enjoy a delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert each day (men get an extra snack), plus your own fresh grocery foods for the best balance.

Move

Move

Boost your calorie burning

My Daily 3® makes it easy to get moving every day with personalized activity plans, featuring:

  • Quick 10-minute sessions, 3 times a day
  • Variety of activity plans to fit your fitness level
  • Extensive list of fun options to choose from
  • Based on the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
Lose

Lose

STAY SMART

Experts recommend an average weight loss of 1-2 lbs.
per week to stay in the healthy sweet spot.

Stay accountable

Log your weight and measurements with our online tools to stay on track and chart your progress.

Stay informed

Connect with our dietitians, counselors and community for helpful tips, advice and endless inspiration.

Maintain

Maintain

move into maintenance

You'll learn healthy habits like portion control, what should (and shouldn't) be present on your plate, plus a positive daily routine to help prepare you for a lifetime of living healthier.

But that doesn't mean you have to go it alone! We're here to help make it even easier to keep your success going strong with Transition and Maintenance plans, featuring:

  • A mix of your favorite Nutrisystem® foods
  • And healthy meals you make on your own
  • Plus special savings on A La Carte items

*Lose 5 lbs. your first week, for an avg. of 1-2 lbs. per week on program. Results vary based on starting weight and program adherence. Compensated customers. Some did not use Fast 5.

 
 

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