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Can I follow the Nutrisystem program while taking GLP-1 medications?

Yes. In fact, most clinical studies on the approved weight loss medications included a calorie-controlled diet and exercise plan in conjunction with the medication.

Nutrisystem plans are dietitian-designed to be a great source of protein and fiber (good carbs) and focus on nutrient-dense, lower-glycemic foods. Our high-protein plans can help support the specific nutritional needs of those using anti-obesity medications (AOMs), specifically GLP-1s (e.g., Wegovy®, Zepbound™, Ozempic®, Mounjaro®).1

Additional program highlights for those taking GLP-1 medications include:

  • High-protein meal plans designed to help maintain lean muscle mass.
  • Perfectly portioned breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks for easy meal prep and convenience.
    • Help to reduce food waste from decreased appetite (i.e., perfectly portioned single-serving meals and snacks).
  • Lunches and dinners that provide a good source of protein. PLUS! Plans featuring Hearty Inspirations™ dinners providing up to 30g protein.2
  • Delicious, high-protein shakes and bars for a quick and convenient protein boost – these can be especially helpful for anyone who lives a busy lifestyle and/or experiences decreased appetite.
  • Convenience of a personalized meal plan for weight loss, figured out for you! (NuMi SmartAdapt feature).
  • Personalized daily water goal based on your current weight and in-app hydration tracking.
  • Meal plan promoting balanced nutrition and healthy habits, including daily movement goals.
  • 1-on-1 coaching support to help customize the Nutrisystem plan to work best for you.
  • Additional tools for lifestyle change, including:
    • Guidance on creating your own healthy meals for lifestyle change.
    • Additional resources for healthy living: Grocery Guide, Dining Out Guide and more!
    • The NuMi® App – log your food, hydration, exercise and weight all in one place to build and reinforce healthy habits.
    • The Official Nutrisystem® Support Community on Facebook.
    • The Leaf® – Nutrisystem’s blog filled with tips, recipes and guides to help you succeed!

Remember, always consult with your healthcare provider before starting or modifying any weight loss or diabetes management program, especially if you are on medication such as GLP-1s. They can provide the best guidance based on your individual needs and medical history.

1Wegovy®, Zepbound™, Ozempic®, and Mounjaro® are the trademarks of their respective owners and are not affiliated with Nutrisystem, Inc.
2Hearty Inspirations™ contain 20-30g protein vs standard dinners at 9-22g protein

Is there a specific Nutrisystem plan that’s best for those taking GLP-1 medications ?

Not specifically. All Nutrisystem plans are designed to provide balanced nutrition for weight loss. Because of the increased protein demands of those taking GLP-1s (to prevent loss of lean muscle mass during decreased calorie intake), Nutrisystem plans with access to our highest protein meals – Hearty Inspirations™ – are a great choice.