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It promises to put you on the health path by delivering phytochemicals and essential nutrients. Could it be that I have very painful arthritis and cannot do much activity? Then you keep trying different food thinking something will be edible. It typically lasts for 26 weeks. It is available online and is associated with a number of published advertisements.

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Thanks for the review. I second your recommendation for Nutrisystem. Their service helped me significantly a few years ago. Hoping for the same results! Hi Maria — thanks for commenting! Hope it goes well again if you decide to give it another try.

Have you found that Nutrisystem is a good way for keeping the weight off over the long term? How long do you really have to be on Nutrisystem before you starting seeing results? Just finished month 1 and lost about 9 pounds!

This post could not be written any better! Reading this post reminds me of my good old room mate! He was always trying new weight loss products. I will forward this page to him. Fairly certain he will have a good read. Thank you for sharing! I just read this well written post. I have a handicapped daughter who has gained so much weight. We have tried everything with very little success. After taking to her doctors we decided to give NS a try. She started the program on February 16, She is loving the food and the program.

She has already dropped three pounds. Her beginning weight was So she has a long way to go. But the support and your post will definitely help her obtain her goals for healthier lifestyle.

We will keep you informed on her progress. Thank you so much. Hi Shirley — What an inspirational story — really hoping she has success! Thanks for keeping us posted, and wishing your daughter all the best. I suppose its ok to use some of your ideas!! I have been on Nutrisystem for about 5 weeks now.

I lost 15 pounds the first month and have been following it to a T. The food tastes fine and it is very easy to just grab something pop it in the microwave if necessary and go. I have been using My Fitness Pal to track my food and am eating about calories a day. The first week was really tough and I had a hard time, but I stuck to it.

Now I m satisfied and use to it. Planning on finishing up the second month and then on the 3rd month working in more home cooked meals and tracking to stay at the same calorie level. Then will switch over to the auto ship of Turbo shakes for my 4th month. I have about 40 pounds to lose and feel like I am making some good headway with the Nutrisystem plan.

Good job on the review, very well written. Wow, nice job Carolyn! Thanks for sharing your story, and best of luck with the rest of your diet.

I was very happy to find this website. Just wanted to thank for your time for this wonderful read, and inspirational review!! Hi Kelly — sorry to hear that!

Have you tried connecting with the Nutrisystem counseling service? We had to take Nutrisystem program for 8 weeks because we got it at a discount thru our insurance company. My goal was to loose 30 lbs. At the end of the 8 weeks I had lost only 3 lbs. We did not care for the cardboard like food and did not get anywhere close to our goals. This program obviously works for lots of folks, but not for us. We did go to the Naturally Slim program and in 8 weeks I lost Naturally Slim is based on not what you eat but when and how you eat and you eat your own real food and got real results.

We will stay with our new habits learned with Naturally Slim and will not have any good words from our Nutrisystem experience. Hi John — thanks for sharing your experience. Thanks so much for sharing your story. It was encouraging and helpful. I am only on my second day of Lean 13 and after comparing the Turbo Shakes with the protein powder I was using before, I noticed that mine was lower in calories, fat, sugar, and carbs and higher in protein by quite a lot.

Thanks again for your review! Hi Peggy — I think you should be fine using your own protein shake. Just to be safe you may want to talk to a Nutrisystem counselor, and they can let you know for sure. The biggest issue would probably be the calorie count of your shake vs.

Best of luck with your two weeks. I made some raspberry coffee and chilled it. Thought that might be a nice tip for someone else. Just finished day 1 of the Turbo Takeoff… I was down 2 lbs this morning!!! Yay… only 58 more lbs to go!!! I am so determined and my mind is in the right place to really do this, this time.. I am very excited for the results.. I know i will be on the program for a few months but, I really feel like I need the structure of this program right now. I have been feeling a lot of emotions from having gone through breast cancer and several surgeries the last 3 years… I just kinda let myself go… but, I am so ready for this change!!!

Thanks for sharing, Lynn! Best of luck with reaching your goals! Very thorough review…thanks for making the decision easier! I just signed up for my first order. Went with the Core, and really hoping to least a good 20 pounds. Just finished month 1. Does this stuff really work? Thanks for the comment, Heather…It definitely works when you follow the program correctly. Best of luck if you decide to try it!

First, take the time to put the food on a plate like you would normally eat. Focus on the journey. Take the time to praise yourself for the positive change. I started on Nutrisystem exactly 2 months ago with a week lapse. I only wish I had started months before. Question first great info as I really need something kind of no Brainerd and ready. How long in your experience would you say orders take to turn around?

I am currently out of town but want to have the product arrive day if or day after returning so I can hit the ground running.

Thanks ahead for any info. Hi Deb — Thanks for visiting. If I remember correctly, the last time I ordered it only took 3 or 4 days to get my shipment. Thanks for the review! This was helpful in determining which program to start! I also appreciate your thoroughness and videos. I hope to get fit during my weight loss journey and obtain my goal by next year. Hi Rose — Glad you liked it, and best of luck with your weight loss journey!

Is it possible to melt away one to two pounds of stubborn body fat every single day? It sounds insane, but according to the scientific proof — and the thousands who have already done it themselves using this secret — the answer is YES. I have tried every diet on the market. This was my last resort. In fact, I have to remind myself to get everything in. My doctor is on the program, her husband and son! Notify me of new posts by email.

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Enjoying the Oregon Coast pre-weight loss. One of my favorite lunches: Three Cheese Chicken soup. Nutrisystem Turbo 13 Review. Summary Nutrisystem Turbo 13 is one of the most effective ways to lose weight, and is a great fit for anyone who wants an easy plan to follow.

Thanks, glad it helped! Great share too — appreciate your input and feedback. I really like and appreciate your blog post.

Because of the heat this naturally makes you sweat. However, the manufacturer promises that you won't see traces of sweat because the outside material can absorb it well. The materials also keep the heat inside. Redu Shaper can be worn unnoticeably under the clothes It works by increasing your metabolism, improving focus and your mood, as well as enhancing your overall well-being. The product also promises to decrease your body fat, increase thermogenesis and reduce your appetite.

This weight loss formula is also claimed to increase your energy levels without "jitters. The manufacturer of RoxyLean promises that this product will turn your body into a fat-burning machine because when you have more energy The product uses a "powerful" mixture of root powders, holistic herbs, and spices, according to the company that is not very reputable yet, though. It promises to put you on the health path by delivering phytochemicals and essential nutrients. The supplement is also claimed to be an antioxidant powerhouse.

It is a well-known fact that tea has existed for As the manufacturer claims, this supplement will enable you to eat your favorite foods without any worries about bloating and the intestinal gas they can cause yogurt, proteins, fatty foods, vegetables, fruits, and foods high in fiber. The company behind the product has its official website which is not very informative, though It is an antiemetic combination that is associated with a number of secrets because it is still unknown exactly how this product works.

Emetrol is claimed to be a trusted over-the-counter medication. It is said to relieve nausea that is usually associated with upset stomach.

Emetrol calms down the stomach but does not coat it like antacids do. It also quiets the stomach muscle contractions associated with vomiting There is exact dose to be used by adults only. Unlike other units of the kind, this supplement contains thirteen probiotic strains that together ensure that you will get all the benefits for your digestive health.

The company behind the product takes advantage of a reliable, innovative, and patented capsule for better efficiency. The product is claimed to enhance your digestive function It should be used in combination with an exercise plan and a special low-calorie diet to make your body lose weight in a natural way without the use of caffeine and jitters associated with this compound.

According to the official website, the supplement has been proven to help users lose six times more weight and three times more inches from their hips and waist, compared to exercising or dieting alone The major ingredient in this medication is peppermint oil. The FDA has not approved this product for effectiveness or safety, thus, it is highly recommended to consult your doctor or healthcare provider for more details.

This product is meant for adults only and should not be used by children under eight years of age Each person has their own regularity. When there is much time between bowel movements, this can be a symptom of irregularity. Irregular bowel movements can be caused by low fiber intake, low water intake, illnesses associated with aging, lack of adequate exercise, some medications and supplements and resisting the urge to have a bowel movement.

Fiber creates bulk to the stool improving the movement through the intestines It is available in different forms including pills and chewable pills. You can choose the one which is more suitable for you. The official website of the manufacturer seems to be purely commercial, as it contains very brief information about each of the products without detailed description of its ingredients. It is used to decrease symptoms of bloating, belching, and feelings of discomfort and pressure in the stomach and gut.

The main component of the medication is simethicone which works by breaking up gas bubbles. Phazyme is available in the mg dosage or in mg dosage Maximum Strength , the strongest dosage which can be bought without a doctor's prescription Entyvio is claimed to be helpful in the reduction of some symptoms, decreasing the use of corticosteroids, inducing and maintaining the process of remission.

The product also promises to improve the look of the lining of the user's large intestine It means that there is no known cause of constipation. It is unknown whether this product is safe and effective in young people and children. That is why it is recommended for adults only.

The medication has its own official website, however, it is not very informative. It contains no information about the ingredients in Linzess This product is meant for adults only who suffer from chronic non-cancer pain. The advantage of this drug is that it can be taken once a day. Narcotic medications can often lead to constipation.

This condition is often unbearable for patients. Movantik works by blocking the effect of other medications on the gut without blocking its effect on pain It is said to reduce the amount of acid in the human stomach and is used in adults only no longer than for eight weeks.

This medicine can be used for the treatment of duodenal ulcers. There is a duodenal area near the stomach where food passes. Prilosec Generic can be also used in combination with certain antibiotics for the treatment ofr an infection caused by bacteria called H.

It is also said to maintain bowel regularity. The main components in the product are dried plum and senna. The product takes effect within hours. Prunelax is not intended to diagnose, prevent or treat any disease. It is meant for adults and children above 15 years of age.

It's recommended to take two to three tablets before bedtime with a glass of liquid. Do not exceed this dosage The product promises to draw them out of the body through the skin pores. Chloride is necessary for the stimulation of starch-digesting enzymes and production of a large quantity of gastric acid.

We will take a look at its main ingredients in the next section of this review The main active ingredient in the medication is eluxadoline that works in your intestines by slowing the movement of food through the digestive tract. Eluxadoline also lowers the sensitivity of the nerves in the human intestines. So, that they get less prone to stimulation One of such products is called Accuflora.

It claims to benefit your digestive tract with the help of a probiotic blend, Lactobacillus salivarius, Streptococcus thermophilus, bifidobacterium bifidum, lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus rhamnosus, and maltodextrin. It is free of eggs, soy, wheat, gluten, and nuts. The product claims to release probiotic strains for up to hours In addition, the product claims to expel undesired fats from a person's body and helps to absorb nutrients despite absence of gallbladder or slow metabolism.

Cholacol is also beneficial for those patients whose gallbladder has been removed through surgery. However, this supplement can be helpful for indigestion only and cannot treat any other problems associated with stomach The diet comes in the form of an online weekly subscription or a book that can be bought.

The program is actually a weight loss and diet program designed by a group of experts with the intention to help the users maintain a healthy lifestyle and weight long. They use the principle of the healthy weight pyramid in the role of a guide informing what to eat and what not to eat It promises to provide its users with fast and long lasting benefits. We will be looking into your account and reaching out soon.

This is a follow-up to the review I posted on September 5. Soon after I posted my first review, a rep from Nutrisystem contacted me via email. The email was courteous, professional, and apologetic for the experience I had. The rep went on to offer replacement of the damaged food items I had received and encouraged me to give their company another try. In light of this swift response and their sincere desire to ensure that I was happy with their product and service, I am revising my review.

I accepted a ready-made menu that containing some items that I did not enjoy. In the future, I will make a point to select food items that I now know to be more to my liking than others. I am very pleased and heartened by Nutrisystem's timely reply and concern for my purchase. They deserve a second chance.

I ordered my month's supply of diet food from Nutrisystem with high hopes. When the food shipment arrived, most of the frozen breakfast items were broken into small bits; when I opened the packages, the bits fell out. Then I tried the frozen lunches. Since I take these to work, the only heating option is microwave. Anything with bread or chicken comes out chewy, gooey, and icy cold in the center. It actually made me gag and lose my appetite, which wasn't the diet plan I expected.

I am very careful when reading agreements, and for this item to be overlooked was no easy feat. Fineprint at the end will do that to you. To add insult to injury, the obnoxious customer service person on the phone refused to accept my cancellation until she badgered me with questions and hard sell tactics in a desperate attempt to keep me buying their awful food.

Overall, this was a horrible experience. I will never use or recommend Nutrisystem again. We are so sorry to hear about your poor experience with the delivery of your foods, the food itself, and the representative you dealt with. We will be taking a peek at your account and reaching out soon. Was not satisfied with the taste of most of the foods, had to throw it away and buy something else, and most of the desserts had an ok flavor, And a lot of meals with cheese.

I was not happy with that. My first order included items I didn't order and one that I'm allergic to its ingredients. I was told by one person the items were probably substitutions and when ready they would be replaced. When I called the customer service lady was very rude, basically stated I was lying and wouldn't allow me to speak to a supervisor.

I'm very disappointed with the service I receive so I will take my business to a place that has better customer service. Went thru a few months of products. Following it closely and exercised Sent email to customer support and I was told to think of it as not wasted but I received nutritional food with fiber Now I know why it only got one star.

Weight loss system worksstale product and no one to answer to except counselors with no control. I emailed three correspondences to FIVE different departments only to receive a notice that they don't reply to emails because they were too busy.

I also included to them pictures of the moldy carrot cake, along with the packaging that states the date is still okay. The oatmeal is so stale it sticks to the side of the package and had to pour hot water in the bag to get the product out. Chocolate covered pretzels are stale. We did call and the rep was very nice and stated that she couldn't do anything except replace our stale food.

How many packages were bad? I honestly didn't count how many items I threw awayat their prices ANY wasted product is too many! Doesn't anyone there want to see a photo of the stale food? Does anyone there care?

VERY poor about keeping the customer happy, however, are not timid about selling you the program. Shame on you, Nutrisystem. We are sorry to hear about the spoiled and stale items you received. We will be reviewing your account and reaching out soon. I am not sure why in today's time of electronics that it takes so long to get the information.

We are sorry to hear that it took you so long to receive the information you needed for the program. We will be reaching out shortly.

Pleased with the conversation with my counselor. I feel I have a better handle on what I should be doing. I am looking forward to losing the weight I have set my goal for. Thank you very much for your help. We are happy to hear that you feel like you understand the program better after speaking with one of our counselors. Please let us know if there is anything else we can do to help! I wrote in with a few complaints about some of the food I received; some broken food, bags not sealed and crushed muffins.

Allison was very helpful and courteous and was able to change my mood. Thank you Allison for being pleasant and helpful.

Thank you for the kind words! We will be sure to pass this compliment onto Allison. Keep up the excellent work on the program, Chris! I didn't know this when I originally call to cancel my account. Not that I like it, I understand that it was to be paid now. I was on hold for several minutes and when he finally came back he proceeded to tell me that his supervisor was at lunch and would called me back when she returned, "Oh and by the way here's your confirmation for your cancellation".

At that time I received an email from my PayPal account, advising me that I just made a payment to Nutrisystem. The man had the nerve to charge my account while he had me on hold. I have called every day, each rep has told me what he did was ok.

This is so sad, that he could do this behind my back and it be ok. My call is being reviewed now sure it is but, we all know how this is going to end.

I will continue to call each day until I get a callback. He knew what he was doing was wrong, why else would he have to sneak and charge me. I want an apology and someone to tell me what he did was wrong!

If I were Marie Osmond, I wouldn't want to be known as a spokesperson for a company that has such bad reviews. BBB alone has 99 bad reviews and I am getting ready to add another. I guess that wasn't necessary to be said.

We are sad to hear about the way you were treated when calling. This is NOT okay. After the 3rd call to NutriSystem about a late order, Beth finally came online and made a return customer — yet again — out of me. We are so happy to hear that Beth was able to straighten things out for you.

We wish you continued success on and off the program. Rachel was very helpful in helping me to better understand my needs while on the plan and I am very thankful for her professionalism.

So far I am enjoying being on Nutrisystem. All of the food does taste very good. The only negative thing is that when I first order they did not tell me that there was so much chocolate in the turbo box. I specifically requested no chocolate.

Maybe training is advisable for people helping people to order food. Thank you very much. We are so happy that Rachel was able to help you get started on the program. We are sorry that you received so much chocolate after requesting no chocolate.

We will be sure to pass this along for coaching. Best wishes as you continue on the program. I have been overcharged. Counselors at Nutrisystem keep telling me the issue has been addressed but I do not receive a refund. This is very upsetting and seems to me to be a bit fraudulent. Please refund my money! We are sorry to hear the NuMi promotion fell off after placing the order. I have been on the Women's Uniquely Yours Program for 13 months, and have lost over 90 pounds.

The frozen food is amazing, and I was never hungry or felt deprived. The delicious snacks and double chocolate muffins have kept me satisfied and I never felt deprived. Thank you for the kind words and keep up the awesome work! Canadian turkey bacon egg and cheese muffin missing cheese - Thank you for the response.

I did not to think to take a picture of the back with the information. If this occurs on the next I will. The cheese was missing on two of the sandwiches out of four on this order. I was trying to explain to the last counselor that I spoke to what was happening to me with eating the food and that it was making me sick. This is not in regards to Kim in returns. Kim was helpful and very nice to me. Anyway, the last counselor I spoke to was so rude and talked over me and would not let me finish my sentence.

It's really upsetting that I did not write her name down. It would be the counselor that I spoke to before I spoke to Kim.