Get Back on Track Before Summer: How Nutrisystem Can Help

Article posted in: Diet & Nutrition
man and woman having fun on a boat during summer

While we were all distracted with new daily routines during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic—working from home, Zoom calls, home schooling, binge-watching the shows everyone is talking about and keeping an eye on the news—we picked up a few extra pounds without even being aware of it. It’s no surprise that when we are housebound and stressed out, we are tempted to overeat and indulge in unhealthy foods. But here’s what you might not expect: Nutrisystem makes it easy for you to drop the unwanted weight before summer. Even better, we do it without taking away the small pleasures of eating that have made this time inside more bearable. Let us explain how we can help you clean up your quarantine diet!

Here are five ways Nutrisystem can help you get back on track before summer:

1. Filling Favorites

different Nutrisystem food on a table

You aren’t likely to stick to any weight loss plan that expects you to skimp on the joy of sitting down to eat three meals a day. With the diverse and delicious Nutrisystem menu filled with breakfast, lunch and dinner choices, you’ll look forward to treating your taste buds to your favorite cuisines every day. Plus, we’re always in the kitchen cooking up new ideas and products! From classic American and Italian to Tex-Mex, every meal satisfies real appetites while still promoting weight loss.

2. Regular Snacks

healthy snacks

If you have to identify one cause of weight gain, it’s likely that you’ll point to “frequent snacking.” Many of us of have loaded our pantries with snack foods to keep our families happy and occupied, and we are dipping into those packages ourselves when we are bored, worried, stressed or hungry.

Now for the good news: you don’t have to give up snack time to lose the weight before summer! In fact, daily snacks are an essential part of your Nutrisystem weight loss plan. The difference is that with Nutrisystem, you eat snacks that are in the right portions for you. Plus, you get to choose from a wide range of options, including savory treats like Honey Mustard Pretzel Bits and White Cheddar Popcorn. We also offer delightful sweets, such as our Red Velvet Cupcake, so snack time is still a fun part of your day.

Be sure to check out some more of the healthy snack ideas and treats from our wellness and nutrition experts at The Leaf! Here, you’ll be able to learn more amazing inspiration for healthy meal prep to shed those unwanted pounds from the Coronavirus quarantine.

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3. Comfort Cuisine

before summer weight loss

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the resulting lockdown have had many of us in a constant state of stress. This can cause our bodies to produce a hormone known as “cortisol.” It increases our appetite, especially for foods that are high in sugar, fat and calories, according to the experts at Harvard Health Publishing.

To help us deal with stress, we tend to crave “comfort foods”—those meals that remind us of home cooking and the feeling of safety we enjoyed as children. With the Nutrisystem’s menu, you’ll be able to enjoy featured homestyle dishes that are sure to carry you back to those more relaxed times, including hearty options like Salisbury Steak with Mac and Cheese. Dig into these diet-friendly dishes filled with comfort and look forward to better days ahead.

4. Immunity Support

immune system

While you’re eating delicious food that satisfies your appetite, you also want to make sure you supply your immune system with the nutrients it needs to ward off illnesses. With Nutrisystem, you eat four servings of non-starchy vegetables each day, which load you up with fiber, antioxidants like vitamin C and other key nutrients for your immune system. Vitamin C is said to prevent colds and has been shown to help shorten the duration of cold symptoms, says Harvard Health.

Nutrisystem Shakes use the science of Prosync™ and combines high protein nutrition with smarter, slower digesting carbs, like fiber, helping to support steady blood sugar levels throughout the day. These delicious shakes feature 15 g of protein to also keep you feeling full and satisfied. Plus, Vitamin D to support immune health and Chromax® chromium picolinate to help reduce body fat and support lean body mass.*

There’s lots of fun ways to enjoy our rich, creamy shakes at home. We compiled our favorite smoothie recipes that punch up the flavor of the shakes that you can enjoy as you lose weight.

5. Contactless Delivery

Nutrisystem meal delivery box

Nutrisystem can also help save you time as you are shedding the weight by bringing good food right to your door through our renowned meal delivery service. The majority of your healthy meal prep is done for you and shipped directly to your home, keeping you headache-free from dealing with grocery stores! You can stock up your pantry and freezer with a selection of your favorite foods, while also cutting down on trips out of the house. You save time without giving up on the variety of meals and snacks you love as you are losing those extra pounds before summer.

Be sure to read more fitness and healthy recipe tips from our experts at The Leaf to keep you and your family healthy and happy.

Get back on track before summer! Try out the Nutrisystem meal delivery service today. >

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*As part of a healthy diet and exercise program.