I'm guessing if you use a blender it would be okay. Best Taste and No Aspartame! Great nutrition and very tasty I'm impressed with this product because it does not have a lot of sugars in it, it does have 30 grams of protein, and it's tasty enough to be considered "dessert-y". When I go out to eat or go to cookouts, etc. I really enjoy this! Nothing to do with taste - that's 5 stars. Very good but wish it had less sugar This product should definitely be part of your weight loss regime.
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I just started Nutrisystem. I always lost weight on the low carb diet when I was younger. But the fat intake was not good. Just to avoid all the carbs… Did you or anyone else have a issue with how many carbs are in each meal? Is this ok lol… Please someone assure me all the carbs are ok! Thanks for visting, and best of luck with your first month! Thanks for the excellent review and videos.
Excited to see what kind of progress I can make. Hi Krystal — thanks for visiting the site, and taking the time to read my review and watch the videos. Always happy to hear that it helped! Thanks for the great info and for sharing your story!
Thanks for the kind words, June! Congrats on taking the first step and best of luck with Nutrisystem — hope it goes well! I mastered more new things on this fat reduction issue. An enormous reduction in junk food, sugary foods, fried foods, sugary foods, beef, and white flour products may perhaps be necessary. Holding wastes unwanted organisms, and wastes may prevent ambitions for fat-loss.
While specific drugs for the short term solve the situation, the unpleasant side effects are certainly not worth it, plus they never present more than a short-term solution. Many thanks sharing your thinking on this weblog. Thanks for the input Saul. Have you ever considered creating an ebook or guest authoring about Nutrisystem on other sites?
I know my readers would appreciate your work. If you are even remotely interested, feel free to send me an email. Hi Lance — I actually do have an eBook in the works, so stay tuned for that! I just wanted to say that this post is awesome, well written and lots of useful Nutrisystem info.
Looking forward to my first shipment. Hi Corburt — Thanks for the kind words, and best of luck with your first month — hope it goes well! I just wanted to offer you a huge thumbs up for the great information you have right here on this post. I will be returning to your site for more soon! This blog looks exactly like my old one! Great choice of colors!
Really inspired by your story — thanks for sharing! I am planning to start Nutrisystem after the New Year. Hi Erin — Thanks so much for the positive feedback. The first time I ever used Nutrisytem, which was many years ago at this point, I think I was one it for 4 months. I had a lot more weight to lose then; now when I sign up, I usually use it for a month, maybe two at the most. To lock in the auto delivery deal, you have to commit to two months, so if you hit your weight loss goals after month 1, I recommend switching your order to just the Turbo Shakes — that will ensure you lock in the most savings, and also helps to keep you on track once you start transitioning off the program.
As I have said before, you have to be committed to the program to get results, but as long as you follow their plan you will lose weight! Anyways, best of luck and please let us know how it goes: Thanks for sharing your story. Drinking over ounces and eating tons of leafy greens. I did NS about 4 years ago lost almost This past July was told my chloerstral and blood pressure was too high for 28 year old. So black Friday I ordered when prices decreased. Hi Amanda — Thanks for visiting and reading my story.
Hope it goes as well this time around. Thanks for sharing your superb review. You have a lot of good info here. I am looking for a diet to try just after the new year, and this might be the one. Either way, appreciate all of the details you shared. Thanks, just what I was looking for. I have about 20 pounds to lose — is this doable in a month or two? Hi Sam — Thanks for the positive feedback. Losing 20 pounds is definitely doable with Nutrisystem, but I would budget at least two months.
I signed up for Nutrisystem this week, and I am really hoping that I have the same results. I think my first shipment should arrive just before Christmas, so think I will get started right after the holiday. Thanks so much for the review — definitely gives me hope!
Hi Kris — congrats on signing up — while results will vary for everyone, I truly believe that you will lose a lot of weight if you follow the program — so stick with it, and let us know how it goes.
They try to rip you off when quit their auto delivery program. Very very unpleasant people to deal with. They shipped me stuff 3 days after I had already cancelled and had a confirmation number stating I cancelled. They refused to turn the shipment around or to take it back and are trying to create some kind of lie that I created a 2nd account in November and they only cancelled one account.
The only thing I did in November was update my credit card expiration date which I regret. If I guaranteed no more shipments are coming to my name or my address that should be the end of the story, not with them! I am fighting them through my credit card company but please be aware of whatever traps they have in store for any of you.
Hi Troy — Sorry to hear that that was your experience. It was actually a customer service rep who told me I could switch from the meal delivery to just the Turbo Shakes after my first month on the program to lock in the auto-delivery savings without having to commit to another month of food. In any case, I hope you are able to get things resolved! I started the program today, January 1st.
My resolution is to feel better about myself, but do it in a healthy way that had structure. How much and when I should be eating vegetables, and ideas on what to eat if you have to attend a social function or business based meeting that involves food. Thanks for posting a well written, and information overview of this program. I have three questions and maybe one is a question for a NS counselor… 1. Or can tomatoes, cukes, etc.
Also, plain or with some sort of dressing? How many turbo shakes can you have per week… and when can they be consumed? Thanks in advance …. Hi Tami — Thanks for stopping by and taking the time to comment!
I always add extra veggies to my greens and have found the only thing you really need to watch out for is the salad dressing. But for me, cucumbers, tomatoes, etc. I usually have my TurboShake midday — around 2: That said, I would definitely suggest using the Nutrisystem counseling service for full clarification, though — especially for questions 2 and 3. Best of luck if you decide to try the full program!
I wanted to say that this article is nicely written and included almost all the vital info I needed. 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. I found myself not eating most of the day and then eating a ton when I got home for dinner. The price is good, shipping is fast through Amazon and you don't have to go through an Herbalife consultant for the product.
The cookies and cream was a good flavor I tried shaking longer and adding more liquid. It make it more "fun" to clean my shaker but other than that, I really didn't mind. This stuff works great. I started using Keto1 a month ago while on a low carbohydrate high fat diet. I have struggled to lose weight in the past and have not had much success. I did not weigh myself during that month, but I stuck close to my diet and drank the Keto1 daily.
I was not hungry during this time and actually felt like I was spoiling myself and eating too much. I was shocked today when I weighed myself and found that I had lost 17 lbs. I found that for taste purposes that mixing the Keto1 with 12 oz of pomegranate juice, one scoop of Keto1 and one liter of bottled water it suited me best.
The only source of carbohydrate was the pomegranate juice with Keto1 for a total of 57 grams of carbohydrate daily. I don't have a ketone meter, but this product is by far the tastiest exogenous ketones I have ever had!
I have had all brands zhou, perfect keto, etc.. I use it twice a day, one scoop before workouts in the morning, I fast until around 2pm in the afternoon, and it keeps the hunger pains away. I usually will have a second scoop before dinner too. I have noticed major differences in my body fat, my mood and my mental clarity ever since I switched to the keto diet.
This is a drink that kickstarts you into ketogenesis where you begin to use body fat as fuel rather than carbs. It's not for everyone, some would find it difficult to sustain for months or years on end.
I have been at it for a month and week now and my body fat has decreased from double to single digits and I am continuing to add lean muscle mass from a diet high in protein and fats. Tastes kinda different at first but not bad, you get used to it. Update, June 16, This stuff is an amazing tool. I don't know if it's directly responsible for my success, but it IS working like it says it should.
It says to use 2 tbs per shake for "essential fatty acids". I usually don't and that cuts a lot of calories. But the olive oil adds a wonderful smoothness to the shake. The graininess practically disappeared. Be sure to use a light tasting olive oil. I haven't actually done the 3-a-day plan yet. When I do, I'll probably use the oil.
That would put your calories for the shakes at about a day. Good to not dip too far below that. At first, I was "worried" about not eating solids. I thought I would be hungry. Use if your love affair with food is over This product works.
It works especially well if your battle with food is due to poor choices and high caloric intake. I used the three shakes per day for three days to start and found the first day the most difficult. The taste is gritty but not unbearably so. I had to deal with my constant thoughts of eating by distracting myself with other tasks.
By the third day I did not feel deprived and felt confident continuing forward with the plan. I started on June 3 and after 23 days I have lost 25 pounds. I noticed a change in my energy level and also some much needed room in my waistband. I have switched to healthy snacks like almonds, cashews and fresh fruit. I make sure I eat fresh vegetables in some form each day and rarely have bread, but when I do it is whole grain.
It Does Work Been on the diet for 2 weeks now. I did the 3 shakes per day for 4 days then I changed to 2 shakes per day and 1 meal. I really do not follow to the letter on the weekends. I am better with this during the week while at work. Drink does take a bit to get used to but now I look forward to it.
I do a shake at home in the morning and one at lunch at work. I drink the vegetable broth Seitenbacher Vegetable Broth and Seasoning bought from Amazon twice a day in between the shakes. My recipe is the same each time and it works for me.
I mix 5 to 6 tablespoons to oz of water in a shaker bottle with crushed ice. Easy to stay on shakes - 20 days, 13 lbs. After a friend lost 65 lbs and has kept it off for 3 years, I decided to give this a try.
Pleasantly surprised at how easy it's been to stay on it for 20 days, losing 13 lbs. No meal-time decisions make it easy to plan my day and make sure I'll have something before I get hungry and need to rely on willpower.
Looking forward to being at my goal weight by the end of summer - down 55 lbs. I'm 60 years young and not into exercise, so watching the numbers on the scale go down is quite exciting for me. Delicious and Effective I learned about HMR through Peacehealth Hospital and i wanted to try the products on my own to determine if I needed to pay hundreds of dollars a week for the program.
Sure the shakes are kind of expensive but i used to get Starbucks every morning and see this as a fair trade off. Doesn't taste chemical or like something diet I worked for HMR through local hospital and knew this to be a great supplement.
I use it for a meal a day to lose weight. Needs a stick mixer to stir up well. I put it in the blender for 15 seconds with 8 oz water and 15 ice cubes - great, almost as good as a chocolate shake. Add a tsp of instant coffee and you get mocho. Wish I could add "malted" mix. I use this power in my coffee in the mornings. It has replaced all my sugar and cream. One scoop in a large cup of coffee is just right. In comparison, my regular coffee with cream and sugar is 14 grams of carbs and calories.
Tastes great, lots of wakeup power, tastes like a mocha chocolate and coffee flavors First of all this is the king of shaker drinks if you work overnights like I do.
It will give you the jitters though if you drink it too fast. I got this as a snack as I have some pretty long shifts and rather not intake a ton of extra calories. So something caffeinated, containing coffee, and that tastes good along with filling you up a bit is a big bonus. I would recommend it for sure. I basically butcher both coffee and my body by adding in hundreds of empty calories.
Rather than go out each morning and buy specialty coffee which tastes good and has fewer calories than my ungodly homebrew , I decided to give Click Coffee Protein a shot. However, I soon realized Click Coffee was actually a way better deal. First, you don't really need a whole 2 scoops per serving.
If you only have a scoop a day, you can easily make a container last close to a month. Works for me and it tastes great. When it comes to weight loss, there is no magic potion that will cause you to lose weight. But when I took Herbalife I lost 45lbs in 4 months. Herbalife really does curb your hunger. This is just a personal account of my own experience that I should get out there.
But it certainly worked for me. So far I've only tried it mixed in with water so I don't have to deal with the extra calories that come along with milk.
Even with water it tastes VERY good. So refreshing and doesn't have a protein shake or your standard meal replacement flavor. Alot of the other flavors have 9 grams of sugar but this has only 5 for two scoops. Unofrtunately, this is only a seasonal flavor, while supplies last. And that really sucks, because it is that good.
Luckily, not too many people know about this flavor so there's still a big chance to buy some more of the Mint Chocolate. I so cannot wait to have this again, which will be for dinner when I have a nutritious lunch. Then this is perfect. A minty chocolate that --amazing--goes pretty well with pretty much any smoothie vegetables, avocadoes, etc. I wish the product was totally organic, but then for the occasional change it's great and tasty.
Like my brand this one is an 8oz bottle and I regularly purchase this product on request for a family member who drinks bottles a day. There are many other drink products available but this particular one is the Only one that is requested and it must be the Rich Chocolate Royale flavor.
The local supermarket does carry this flavor but only has limited supplies and it sells out fast. I even had the store manager order me special case orders but still many of times there are out of stock issues. I drink another brand only because my doctor suggested for me but did try this one and have to agree the taste of a rich dark chocolate is present. Like my brand this one is an 11oz bottle and goes down quickly.
We use a smaller diameter straws to drink from which gives the impression that the drink last longer. Great Flavor This is the only flavor I will drink and its hard to find in stores anymore!! I replace my morning coffee and breakfast all in one bottle!! Btw Ive lost 40 pounds with these shakes and vigorous exercise since Nov !! I've been buying this for years and love it for a quick meal I don't know what was changed with the Slim Fast Cappuccino Delight.
The bottle is different, and the taste is different. In fact there is little flavor at all. It's almost like drinking water. It's always been good in the past, but something has changed and not for the better. It's a lot of money for something with no taste. I hope next time I will get the previous version. It arrived a couple days after i ordered it. I got the vanilla, as i figured i could always add unsweetened cocoa powder to it, if i wanted chocolate.
I use it as my breakfast alternative. The taste is great, and it doesn't taste overly, chalky. I add half a banana, a handful of blueberries, a tablespoon or two of yogurt depending on how thick and creamy you want your smoothie , a handful or two of cubed ice, and a teaspoon or tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa powder depends on how chocolatey you want.
Blend good, and voila! I only gave 4 stars; because i thought this would keep me a little fuller, until after lunch. To my dismay my favorite brand ranked among the worst offenders. I found this one, which costs less and tastes as good. Add to that the fact that Nature's Bounty is a trusted brand, I found it easy to order and it has come to replace my former brand. The clean label project gives this powder good marks.
Very chalky taste after wards 2. Not very thick as other shakes PROS: Because of the nutrional fact, will aid in weight loss if the individual eats and exercise right.
Good meal replacement 5. Keeps you full Will I continue to buy? YES because it only cost 10 bucks, will help to lose weight!! Most of the reviews where about the flavor and many reviewers just said great. I want to be more specific than that First let me say, I am not being paid or compensated in any way for writing this review of Ideal Lean, French Vanilla. I want to be more specific than that. I am 71 years old and have gone through a lot of stress and depression, not to mention I deal with Skin Cancer and sadly, for about 3 years I pretty much neglected my body.
But have been slowly taking the weight off, with other brands of Whey Protein, and Fat burners, they worked for a time. Then this year, during my yearly physical, it showed I was border line Type 2 Diabetes. Great taste for only 80 calories especially good with Great taste for only 80 calories especially good with 8 oz of unsweetened vanilla almond milk.
This is a god-send if you are trying to lose weight, if you want a pre- or post- workout protein, or if you simply are very busy and need a quick meal. Awesome product I actually ordered this product directly off their website as it was cheaper. After doing a bit of research online and liking what I was reading, I ventured and got their 2 pack with Vanillla and Chocolate Brownie. I actually am reordering today another 2 pack as I am now on my end of my last tubs. Flavor is great, even a tad bit on the sweet side sometimes and I am a sweets person!!
At night before I go to bed, when I get hungry again or am craving sweets, I like to do a chocolate brownie and it satisfies my craving and hunger. I find the chocolate shakes taste wonderful and not chemical I've used these HMR shakes on several occasions to lose about pounds. First found them as part of a medically supervised weight loss program 20 years ago.
I find the chocolate shakes taste wonderful and not chemical. I use 70 Plus because I am lactose-intolerant. I mix them with milk and a few ice cubes and to me they taste like the Frosty's at Wendy's! I like that they are only calories and I've already lost 8 pounds! Taste great and good weight loss tool, but the new box has got to go I use these shakes to lose weight and to maintain.
I currently use per day. After 25y of blending and shaking, I've come up with the perfect double recipe for me: Strain the water into another shaker bottle.
Add two packets and shake. I think that the super-cooled water makes the product taste much better. I've used a blender in the past, but this is soooo much easier and makes a shake that is easier to drink than one that is blended with ice.
I'd have given the product 5 stars except for one thing: So I'm getting g of sugar a day just from these shakes. I'll do a 1 week turbo orders the bars as well to give me that system boost to continue. Using the 2 items for 1 week, I didn't feel like I was missing anything. Cheaper than in Nutrisystem! Very good, good price for the package. Four Stars Pretty good for a shake you mix with water and a little ice. I have been using Slim Fast for several months.