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We Tried Nutrisystem's Partner Plan - Here's What Happened

After a challenging year, I noticed that my family had picked up some really bad eating habits. Normally picky eaters, my kids were constantly demanding comfort foods that were super high in calories and sugar. So four nights a week, I prepped and cooked separate meals for my husband Russ and me. What a time-suck! I never knew which recipes to choose and we never had the right stuff in the fridge. It was so stressful.

It was time for the grown-ups to identify an eating plan we could stick to. However, we didn't want to count points or eliminate our favorite foods. I respond best when I can follow a simple, straightforward system that supports healthy eating and doesn't require a degree in nutrition.

A friend recommended Nutrisystem®. She said their meals are perfectly portioned for weight loss and made from quality ingredients. They deliver to your door and give you a simple meal plan to follow that provides balanced nutrition and freedom to indulge.

The convenience sounded great. So did the fact that Nutrisystem® meals contain no artificial flavors, artificial sweeteners, high-fructose corn syrup or artificial trans fats. However, I worried that it would be packed with bland foods like tofu and lettuce, just like so many other diets I've tried.

I was surprised to learn that Nutrisystem® offers 150+ options to choose from. Their menu includes hamburgers, pancakes, pizza and even chocolate cupcakes. With so much variety and so many options that I already love, I couldn't believe that it could actually help me lose weight.

They really do provide perfectly portioned versions of popular foods. For instance, a standard burger can contain 800 calories but the Nutrisystem® burger is only 240 calories. And if we ever feel like a home-cooked meal, we can even customize and add in a nutritious Flex meal. They have a variety of different plan options, including a Diabetes Plan, a Vegetarian Plan and a Partner Planperfect for Russ and me. So I signed right up!

The Nutrisystem® food was shipped right to my door. We simply slip the pre-portioned meals into the microwave and Russ and I are eating in minutes.

That's fantastic, sure, but the most awesome thing is Russ and I get to eat six times a day!

Nutrisystem® is a comprehensive program that tackles all weight loss issues. You know exactly what to eat, how much to eat and when to eat—every two to three hours to reduce hunger and to keep your metabolism going.

Nutrisystem® understands that healthy eating means consistent habits. They offer a free NuMi® app which tracks your meals, hydration and physical activity. Any questions? Nutrisystem®'s got them covered with their weight loss blog, The Leaf®, as well as a hotline to talk to their Weight Loss Coaches. They're standing by, ready to provide you with answers, advice and encouragement.

We could not believe that we shed about two pounds a week. So far, Russ has lost 14 pounds and I'm 16 pounds down!* Even the kids have even noticed.

All you need to do is sign up, pick your plan and start your healthy eating journey. Since we've significantly cut down on meal prep, we're happier than ever before. Nutrisystem® has made a world of difference for my family.

UPDATE: The awesome folks at Nutrisystem are extending a new special offer to our readers. Save 50% OFF Nutrisystem Meals & Shakes!

*Expect to lose an avg. 1-2lbs/week.

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