By: Ava Alderman: It’s normal to feel a little worry and apprehension when you’re starting a diet. You don’t want to fail. You don’t want to be disappointed. And you don’t want your results to suffer because you did something wrong. To that end, people often are hoping that nutrisystem will give you so many instructions that you can’t possibly fail or do anything wrong.
Someone might ask: “will nutrisystem tell you what to eat and when? I want to make sure that I’m eating the right thing at the right time so that I get the results that I expect.”
I understand your concern. But quite frankly this plan is easy to follow and you really won’t need anyone to spell it out for you. I think that they keep things flexible because not every one is going to eat their meals at the same time. Some people work nights. Some people prefer to eat later in the day because they don’t like to eat an early breakfast. So, one plan is not going to work for everyone. They probably want you to have the flexibility to make this as easy for you as it can possibly be. However, to give you an idea of how a day might look, nutrisystem does have some suggestions of meals, snacks, and timing on their website (which you can see here )
Here’s what a typical day might look like.
Breakfast: Turkey sausage and egg muffin with cheese – diet meal, provided.
Morning Snack: High protein yogurt with berries (provided by you, with add in groceries. This snack would be a power fuel and a smart carb.)
Lunch: Chicken Quesadilla and salad. (The Quesadilla is provided by the diet. The salad would be provided by you.)
Afternoon Snack: Veggies with no fat dip and slice of cheese. (This would be provided for you. It includes a serving of dairy, a healthy fat, and vegetables.)
Dinner: Pizza with pears. (The pizza would be a diet meal and you would provide the pears, which are considered a smartcarb.)
Dessert: Ice Cream Sandwich. (This is provided by the diet.)
Hopefully, these samples will show you that the day is sort of scheduled, but flexible. It’s pretty easy to follow. You’ll have your regular main meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner and these are provided for you. But you’ll also have a mid morning and mid afternoon snack and a dessert. The timing of this isn’t laid out for you. It’s meant to work with whatever schedule you have. They don’t tell you what meal to eat because they want for you to have a choice based on cravings or what you feel like eating that day.
But it would be hard to get anything wrong. You just pick the meals that you feel like eating that day and have your snacks. If you’re still interested in starting nutrisystem, you can check out the latest specials here.