NutriSystem Leaves a Bad Taste in Many Mouths

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Edema and reduced sodium diet. To preserve shelf life, taste and texture of many foods, manufacturers use salt or other sodium containing compounds. I have high blood pressure and am on two meds, I think I going to have to layoff ns. But keep track of what you like best, because after that you should… Stick with what you like. The exception is the "Lean 13" plan on which women can lose up to 13 pounds and 7 inches in the first month while men can expect to lose 15 pounds and 7 inches..

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The following user gives a hug of support to jeffries9: Depending upon which source you read, it can be mg per day. So your doc is giving a good average limit I would wholeheartedly recommend that you follow your doc's advice exactly on this. Many people are indeed "salt-sensitive" hypertensives, and find that reduction of their salt intake does very good things for their BP after a couple of weeks. Some people gain little in terms of BP from the reduction.

Until you try it, it is impossible to say. But your trial will provide you with a good solid data point you and your doctor can use throughout the rest of your life. As an aside, even if you gain little from salt reduction in your BP, the benefits of less fluid retention and weight fluctuation due to fluid are good all by themselves. You will feel better without lots of salt. Jeff, I tried nutrisystem for awhile, and was hungry all the time even though I was eating all the time.

I also have hpb and noticed the high sodium in those meals. I stopped nutrisystem and have switched to a healthier diet with veggies and decreased my portion sizes and have great results. I also saved some money! It can be done, and I have lost 15 pounds already and are exercising and feeling great! BP has gone down also and doc has already removed a dieretic from my pills.

My next visit is in April and he said he will probably remove another one if I keep it up. Last edited by lylone; at Most diets have FAR more. How many calories do you get for that mg. Originally Posted by tfkeel. I am not a big salty food lover anyway, so I haven't missed it. Chinese food actually tastes better without the MSG in it. Thread Tools Show Printable Version. Search this Thread Advanced Search.

BB code is On. But some items that you buy from the grocery store, like vegetables and fish, may involve more preparation. Nutrisystem suggests you get at least 30 minutes of physical activity daily.

You can break this up into three minute periods throughout the day. There are meal plans for vegetarians and people with diabetes. But the program does not have plans for people following a vegan diet. And it doesn't allow for certain food allergies including soy or peanut allergies , and it's not gluten-free. The cost varies based on things like the plan you choose -- such as for women or men, vegetarians, older adults, or people with diabetes.

The program has an online community and web-based tools, as well as help by phone. You may face a challenge when you go off the program and have to make more food choices on your own.

The program provides information on how to do this. Controlling calories and portions and eating regular meals is a healthy formula that should result in weight loss while on the plan.

It can be harder to make the transition to eating "real food" when you get closer to your weight-loss goal and don't rely on meals already made for you. Overall the diet is healthy for people with conditions like heart disease , high blood pressure , high cholesterol , and diabetes. Meals are low in sodium, saturated fats , and trans fats , and include high-fiber whole grains, smart carbs, healthy fats , lean protein, and a wide variety of foods. The Nutrisystem diet is the ultimate in convenience.

The real question is whether you can continue to lose weight or maintain your weight when you are no longer relying on the prepackaged foods. The Promise Nutrisystem aims to simplify weight loss. You're discouraged from eating out, and advised to mostly avoid alcohol. For desserts and snacks, you might have brownies, cake, or cookies. Overall, the foods and meal plans focus on: Packaged foods or meals: Is It Good for Certain Conditions? If you have a medical condition, be sure to talk to your doctor before starting the program.

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