5 Ways a Meal Delivery Service Can Improve Your Life

Weight Loss

Are you considering signing up for a meal delivery service? Read on to find out how they can improve your life with five amazing benefits.

Meal delivery services are exactly what they sound like—companies that deliver prepared meals and snacks directly to your door (not to be confused with meal delivery kits that send ingredients with a recipe and require you to cook your own meals). Meal delivery services remove the prep work by sending prepared entrees and snacks that are ready-to-eat. Some might require a quick reheat but they ultimately make life easier!

The appeal of meal delivery services is their convenience. They make eating effortless by taking one massive to-do off your ever-growing list. There are many benefits to these services that make them worth considering.

Here are five ...

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How Dorinda Medley Got Her “Pre-COVID Body” Back

Beauty, Weight Loss

Many of us have put on some pounds during the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, according to a Nutrisystem survey with over 2,000 people conducted by OnePoll, around 91% of respondents have gained weight since March 2020. Even reality star Dorinda Medley can relate.

Dorinda Medley

Best known for her role on “The Real Housewives of New York,” Dorinda is just like 71% of those surveyed who are trying to keep a weight loss goal in 2021. She’s keeping it real and spilling the tea on how she is getting back on track.

“Listen, we’ve all gained a little wait during COVID,” says Medley. “At least I have.” That’s until she decided to try Nutrisystem.

“I can’t tell you how amazing I feel after just a few months on their program,” she explains...

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Feeling Stressed? 9 Foods That Make You Happy

Weight Loss

There are just some foods that make us happy, so we have included 9 foods that make you happy.  Whether we love their taste or because they remind of us of good times, it’s no secret that food can bring comfort. However, those comfort foods are oftentimes unhealthy snacks and sweets that crush your weight loss goals. They give us a quick blip of joy that’s gone moments after we’re done eating. When you’re feeling stressed, you need foods with powerful nutrients that lift your mood and energize your day.

Our wellness and nutrition experts at The Leaf have reviewed the research and put together this list of nine foods that have been shown to boost mood and prevent stress, so you’re ready to deal with whatever comes your way...

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The Stars say Weight Loss is Better Together

Authors and Celebrities, Weight Loss

Sean and Catherine Lowe are living proof that weight loss truly is better together. As parents of three, “The Bachelor” stars knew they needed a convenient plan that would work for the both of them.

Catherine and Sean Lowe Family

After having her third child in December 2019, Catherine was ready to take control of her health and wellness. Sean put on some weight during the first couple months of the COVID-19 pandemic and realized he needed to start making better decisions. “We decided to go back to Nutrisystem, something we’ve done in the past and had a lot of success with in the past,” says Sean. “It’s a no brainer.”

The Nutrisystem Partner Plan has been a perfect fit for weight loss with their busy lifestyle...

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7 Tips for Ordering Healthy Food Delivery or Takeout

Authors and Celebrities, Weight Loss

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the number of people ordering takeout or food delivery seems been higher than ever before. With more people reluctant to leave the house, takeout or delivery have felt like safer options. For many, it’s also been something to look forward to after a long week. While we might not be able to go out and dine at our favorite restaurants, we can still look forward to ordering a special meal. Plus, many of us want to do what we can to support small businesses in our community.

While that’s all commendable, what has it meant for sticking to a healthy eating plan?

Fortunately, we believe that you can find ways to order takeout or delivery and still stick to your plans to lose weight...

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The Health Benefits of Green Tea for Weight Loss

General, Health and Wellness, Supplements, Weight Loss

You’ve probably read that drinking coffee can promote weight loss, but did you know that green tea may also help you shed pounds?

Green tea has garnered most of the headlines. Between its caffeine and the health-promoting antioxidants it contains, it might give your weight loss efforts a boost. Though most tea contains less caffeine than coffee, even a little bit seems to be able to boost your metabolism to burn calories. In green tea, it gets an able assist from antioxidants known as catechins, says Healthline.

Green tea’s secret catechin weapon is epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), which prevents the production of an enzyme that breaks down the fat-burning hormone norepinephrine...

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Spudtacular Healthy Potato Recipes

Weight Loss

Are you a potato lover? The truth is potatoes get a bad rap but they actually offer many wonderful nutrients that can make them a great addition to a healthy diet. They’re packed with vitamin B6, vitamin C and fiber, says Healthline. Plus, they are a great source of potassium. Make those potatoes sweet potatoes, and you’ve got even more vitamin C, B6 and fiber, plus an abundance of vitamin A. Despite being nutritious, those health benefits can quickly become negated when potato recipes are fried or prepared with butter, full-fat sour cream or cheese. For those reasons you might want to consider an air fryer. That’s the best way to still enjoy the taste of the deep-fried foods that you love without having to cook in fattening oils...

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Ridiculously Uncomplicated: A Simple Solution for Men’s Weight Loss

General, Health and Wellness, Supplements, Weight Loss

Guys faced with a challenge tend to go for the straightforward approach to dealing with it. So, when men want to lose excess weight, they will choose a plan that’s proven to work, easy to follow and lets them enjoy the foods they love. That’s why so many guys are signing up for the ridiculously uncomplicated, super simple weight loss solution from Nutrisystem! If you’re ready to look your best, feel great and get healthy, here’s why Nutrisystem for Men is the right weight loss diet plan for you.

Check out these eight reasons why Nutrisystem for Men is your simple weight loss solution:

1. Strong platform.

a man drinking protein shake in the kitchen for simple weight loss

A man’s weight loss journey is a bit different from a women’s as men’s bodies tend to have more muscle mass...

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10 Tips for Sticking with Your New Year’s Resolution

General, Health and Wellness, Supplements, Weight Loss

If you’re like millions of Americans, your New Year’s celebration ended with a resolution to lose weight in 2021. Making a commitment like this is a great first step toward a healthier and happier you. But we all know that setting a goal is far easier than actually making it happen. Staying on track and maintaining weight loss can be quite challenging. But you can do this!

Here are 10 tips to make it easier to stick with your weight loss resolution this New Year and beyond:

1. Drink Up

Hunger and thirst are easily confused, so stay hydrated. But don’t make the mistake of drinking your calories. Opt for water. If you feel like you need a flavor boost New Year, add fresh fruit slices, a few squeezes of lemon, or some sprigs of mint leaves.

2. Snack Mindfully

It is all too easy to d...

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New Year, New You! Lose the Weight with Nutrisystem

General, Health and Wellness, Supplements, Weight Loss

Happy YOU Year! Now’s the time to lose the weight and become your healthiest self. Whether you have significant weight to lose or just want to shed a few pesky pounds that showed up over the holidays, the new year is a great time to tackle your weight loss goals. Nothing says clean slate like tossing last year’s calendar in the trash and hanging up a brand new one.

But if you’re like most people, setting a goal and putting a plan into motion are two very different things. Even for those who get off to a good start, life can end up getting in the way. For a weight loss resolution, that could mean finding yourself reverting back to old eating habits or skipping workout sessions. Without structure and support, it can be really hard to keep working toward those healthy living goals.

Trus...

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