Nutrisystem vs Personal Trainer Food: Review

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How Do Nutrisystem Foods Taste?
We are so happy to hear that Beth was able to straighten things out for you. After taking to her doctors we decided to give NS a try. It was encouraging and helpful. How long do you really have to be on Nutrisystem before you starting seeing results? I am still losing around 3 to 4 lbs a week which might be a little atypical but I'm not complaining. Hi Mary, We are so sorry to hear about your poor experience with the delivery of your foods, the food itself, and the representative you dealt with. Someone in my Myspace group shared this website with us so I came to give it a look.

Jenny Craig edges out rival Nutrisystem

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And this allows me to just have one box that I can carry around, and put it up-high away from the kids, and I have everything organized. I've got dinners, lunches, breakfasts and then the desserts. So I can just look through the box, grab out a breakfast and go out and make my meal.

It makes it really easy for storage, for finding the foods I need to eat and having it all at just one simple place. I store my protein drinks separately, and obviously the freezer foods are in my freezer. I'm excited to try a few of these new food items, like the Chocolate Frosted Donut, and the Apple Strudel Scone for the breakfast entrees.

And you remember how much I loved my Apple Strudel Bar. Yes I ordered a bunch of these, and I'll be eating these again this month. They just have so much variety to choose from. Chocolate chip scones, banana nut muffins, even got a bagel this month that I didn't have last month. For lunches, they have a bunch of different things like tuna and chicken salads, lunch bars, which I order a lot, because I think these are really easy for the week and when I'm busy on the go, driving around the kids.

So you can just put one of these in your purse, and take it with you. And then if your kids end up eating McDonald's and you're out and about on the weekend, you can just eat this.

And you don't have to worry about what they might be ordering; save you a little bit of money too. There are plenty of new things in the lunch category, like the peanut butter and jelly bar. That's kind of interesting, we'll see what we think about that one. And, let's see this one, it's my new one. Chicken Cacciatore; ; it's a new one or me this month. Have to let you guys know on the upcoming post how these foods tasted and my thoughts on some of the new ones.

Cajun-style chicken and sausage, looks really good I'm excited about that one. And vegetable Fajita Mix. The biggest question I've seen come up through my blog posts is, "What does the food taste like? So, I thought I'd go into that a little bit in this video. I think the shelf-stable foods, specifically the lunches and dinners are just okay.

It's kind of like what you might expect from a TV dinner. Even though they are shelf-stable, they taste like a frozen TV dinner. Especially these kind of styles in the little cans. As long as you get them really, really hot then let them cool, they're much better than if you just heat them to a medium temperature. So that's what you need to know. Now these can be cooked by placing the entree into boiling water or you can put them into the microwave. So there are two options. Generally, I'd just go with the microwave because it's much, much faster, but I have tried the boiling method too and they seem to taste about the same to me either way they are prepared.

All the breakfast entrees, for the most part, are really good. I haven't had a problem with any of those. It's the company's most popular option; all of the plan's meals are shelf-stable, which means they don't require refrigeration. The meals were a mixture of frozen and shelf-stable items.

We didn't evaluate the cost of the home-supplied items on the plans' menus. The best diet for you is the one you can stick to. These programs might appeal to people who have trouble with meal planning, have limited time and skill for cooking at home, struggle with portion control, or feel they might benefit from community support and counseling. If you don't like the restricted choice of the programs, you can devise a homemade version using frozen diet meals from the supermarket.

Two experienced sensory testers tasted, in total, 32 Jenny Craig products and 27 Nutrisystem Basic products. Where possible, we chose similar items. We also conducted a side test of six frozen entrées from Nutrisystem's more expensive Select line. The products were tasted in random order within categories—breakfasts with breakfasts, snacks with snacks, and so on. Our tasters not only didn't know whose product they were tasting but also didn't know they were diet meals. Of the 59 items we tasted in our main round of tests, only five scored Very Good—all from Jenny Craig.

Of the 10 items we deemed Fair, eight were from Nutrisystem. Overall, the foods from Jenny Craig did slightly better than Nutrisystem's.

Jenny Craig's edge came mainly from its lunch and dinner entrées, most of which were frozen rather than shelf-stable. The frozen Nutrisystem Select dinner entrées we tested fared much better than the company's shelf-stable items. After we completed our testing, a company spokeswoman told us that Nutrisystem's standard day program would change at the end of There are plenty of new things in the lunch category, like the peanut butter and jelly bar. That's kind of interesting, we'll see what we think about that one.

And, let's see this one, it's my new one. Chicken Cacciatore; ; it's a new one for me this month. Have to let you guys know on the upcoming post how these foods tasted and my thoughts on some of the new ones. Cajun-style chicken and sausage, looks really good I'm excited about that one. And vegetable Fajita Mix. The biggest question I've seen come up through my blog posts is, " What does the food taste like?

So, I thought I'd go into that a little bit in this video. I think the shelf-stable foods, specifically the lunches and dinners are just okay. It's kind of like what you might expect from a TV dinner. Even though they are shelf-stable, they taste like a frozen TV dinner. Especially these kind of styles in the little cans.

As long as you get them really, really hot then let them cool, they're much better than if you just heat them to a medium temperature. So that's what you need to know. Now these can be cooked by placing the entree into boiling water or you can put them into the microwave. So there are two options. Generally, I'd just go with the microwave because it's much, much faster, but I have tried the boiling method too and they seem to taste about the same to me either way they are prepared.

All the breakfast entrees, for the most part, are really good. I haven't had a problem with any of those. The bran cereal, I mean bran cereal is not really my thing, but I added some raisins to it, which are allowed as one of your options.

And so the cereal's good, it tastes like raisin bread.

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