September 04, 2007
All food is prepared and flown in twice a week so you pick up or have your meals delivered for an extra charge twice weekly, usually on Mondays and Thursdays, between 3 and 6 pm. Bob, a regular Health Clubber, wants to know about the efficacy of weight-loss programs that deliver meal plans and food to you doorstep, like Nutrisystem and Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating. I highly recommend it. If you go out to dinner, you are encouraged to eat salads with dressing on the side, lean protein and vegetables with no added butter. We realize how difficult it can be to help seniors eat right and we have served many meals to them so they can age in place without the need to plan, shop and cook for themselves.
Meal-Delivery weight loss program with diabetics in mind.
I really had to question their nutritional breakdown of foods. I mean, calorically they were right on the money, but when I received a lunch that was 1 small piece of chicken, 2 baby corn and a bag of pre-packaged lemon cookies They're based in my hometown too, so I wanted to support it but I'd rather eat fresh veggies I find myself. Dawn September 04, at I think the key to these systems actually lies in one of Nutrisystem's own ads - one girl is shouting to the world that Nutrisystem helped her get from a size 12 to a size 2 - twice.
So clearly going on the system the first time taught her nothing about her normal eating habits, all she learnt was how to use her microwave. When she stopped on the plan she went back to a size 12!
Jennifer September 04, at I've tried Seattle Sutton and was able to lose some weight. The cost is high, but I admit, I'm paying for the convenience of having prepared meals. Most of Seattle Sutton food is decent.
I do agree that the fruit leaves a lot to be desired. I did learn portion control I do recommend it for individuals who do not have a lot of time and want to eat healthy. Lisa L September 04, at Seattle Sutton is not worth what you pay.
I cancelled after three weeks. The food made me hungry. When i asked them why the food was mainly carbs and almost no protein, they said they were refromulating their meals and should have some new meals at the end of the year.
It is advertised as being great for diabetics. I'm not sure how since there is almost no protein. If you don't want to cook for yourself and have some extra money, look into buying meals fully prepared from personal chefs. A lot of them have carry out services available. I have been on Nutrisystem for 3 months and have lost 40 pounds.
These results are typical Therefore I have a very high opinion of the program. As with any program, the key is sticking to it. I have always had difficulty making good choices of what to eat while on a diet in the past and I believe that's why I've failed. Nutrisystem solves that problem for me by providing healthy, great tasting IMHO food.
I highly recommend it. Pat September 04, at I was on the Seattle Sutton plan for about 4 months and lost the expected 1. The food portions were appropriate for an adult -- no one needs the heaping mounds of potatoes and larger-than-life sides of beef some people have grown up thinking are normal thank you, restaurants, esp!
The food was varied and delicious The menus are not loaded with fat and salt like convenience meals elsewhere have you looked at the nutrition info for a modern-day salad: The delivered food "programs" may work while you eat their food, but if you dont change your eating habits, it wont last. Just be clear what you are getting, they are simply selling food, not a "program. I've been on both of those - extremely expensive. Sure I lost weight when I was on the programs.
However, never kept it off. I've since made my own menus. I purchased a Food Saver machine how I got along without one I don't know. I also purchased some of the divided plates from rubbermade. It might take a little more time a couple hours every two weeks , but I'm saving hundreds - and the food tastes a whole lot better. Plus, I now have a hugh stash of real grilled food to enjoy during the harsh cold weather that is soon to come!!!
I tried Seattle Sutton but found the food portions small. Also it seem to have very little protein and way too much pasta. I also tried Zone delivery -I think it is now called Chef diets - while I was on the road last year. The food and portions were pretty good. The plan is based on the Zone diet. And I noticed that I was losing a decent amount of weight when I combined it with regular visits to the gym.
The draw back, was the price and delivery method. I was able to charge it on my expense report since I was living out of state for work so the high price wasn't a problem. But every 2 weeks I received a giant insulated box that I had to dispose of since the food is made fresh and is shipped on ice or frozen depending on the plan you buy.
There was a problem adding your email Try again. Do not copy or redistribute in any form! Subscribe To Weight Loss. I am interested in knowing more about nutrisystem and Seattle Sutton Healthy eating programs Has anyone on the boards tried their programs?? I think if anything I'm leaning more towards seattle suttons only because it seems more healthier. The food is made fresh and delivered to you.
If you have any experience with any of these companies please give me your insight. Thanks for your time and comments sid. Hi, I don't know about the Seattle Sutton, but I was on Nutri-system several years ago, I lost quite a bit of weight on it, and the food was pretty good, better than some of the lean cusine and weight watchers food. I would go back to the nutri-system, but the cost of the food is in my opinion too expensive.
A Seattle Sutton just opened near us. I was lucky enough to get two weeks of free meals because I'm writing an article about their program. I chose the calorie meal plan, although you can opt for the calorie plan if you want. On the calorie plan, you need to drink 2 glasses of lowfat, skim milk a day in addition to the meals they give you.
I loved Weight watcher there I learn how to deal wit everyday sistuation, I loved their support I am a big fan off weight watchers for one reason It's about behavior modifaction unlike nutrisystem and sutton were all someone has to do iz eat not pick the food Weight watcher gets 2 the root of the problem and tries to adjust their member to new solution to their bad eating habit Keep going to those meeting and following their plan and u'll see results My friend has done both and said that both are absolutely disgusting.
Plus on top of the cost you still have to buy fresh fruit, vegetables and milk. You'd probably be better off stocking up on Lean Cuisines. Some people do great on NutriSystem, but I have no idea how. The taste isn't bad, but the portions are tiny and only in the calorie range. It is convenient, but you still need to supplement with lots of fruits and vegetables. So I would definitely go with something like Weight Watchers where you can eat out at restaurants and cook healthy meals.
I've done Seattle Sutton twice and only lasted for a 5-week stretch each time. The food is fresh, and all the calories are counted for you and all you have to do is eat what they give you. The menus repeat every 5 weeks, so if there is something you don't like you are going to see it in a month again. The food is very very, very bland and basically all it is is hospital food. I often had to add spices in order to give the food a taste.
I also questioned the quality of food choices. A lot of juices, a lot of starches with no nutritional value dinner rolls, big fat waffles and syrup It will work if you are willing to stick with the program and only eat the food they give you and your 2 glasses of milk, but I couldn't do it week after week after week.
I've tried both of them. Nutrisystem is kind of a racket in some ways. You have to keep watch on your orders with them as they aren't good about letting you go and will send you orders without you having generated anything with them.