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What is the Nutrisystem Program?

Nutrisystem is a weight loss system that provides a balanced approach to eating and losing weight that helps you learn healthy habits for life. Each Nutrisystem® diet meal plan has been created by combining variety, nutrition, hunger control and convenience in a 4-week weight loss plan with perfectly portioned® food delivered directly to your home, for a real-life solution to weight loss. To help fuel fast results, most plans begin with a special first week.*

  • You will receive a specially designed Quick Start Guide to help maximize your results.
  • During your first week, you will eat Nutrisystem® breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks for all 7 days. Click here for our week 1 sample menu! >
  • You will receive 7 Nutrisystem® shakes to use as your morning snack during this first week.
  • To track your weight loss on-the-go, download NuMi®—our free app featuring one-touch access to weight loss challenges, valuable prizes and more.

Once you’ve completed your first week, you’ll enjoy a Nutrisystem® breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack, plus grocery items like PowerFuels, SmartCarbs and veggies. You’ll also incorporate Flex meals and snacks. This can all be found in the Quick Start Guide included in your box or online under GUIDES > MY MEAL PLAN & GROCERY GUIDE.

Jumpstart your weight loss and your healthy lifestyle with Nutrisystem! Choose from a variety of easy-to-follow, 4-week Nutrisystem® meal plans with the ability to make your meal plan personal now! View diet plans to lose weight and order a variety of foods online.

*Results vary based on starting weight and program adherence.

*IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Continuing this meal plan for more than one week in any consecutive four-week period may lead to health complications and is not recommended. If you have diabetes, are under 18 years of age, are pregnant or a nursing mother, or are following a specialized diet for health issues, you may not use this meal plan. Please consult with your physician before beginning a Your First Week on Nutrisystem or any other weight loss program. Please be sure to eat all of the food that’s recommended for this program. Failure to follow the program protocol and eat all recommended food may result in developing health complications.