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Nutrisystem – How Many Meals A Day?


I recently had a visitor to this blog ask me:


How Many Meals a Day do I Get on Nutrisystem?


If she had this question, I figured that other people probably did as well. This post will tell you what you need to know about how many meals you get a day on the Nutrisystem diet.

nutrisystem how many meals a dayFirst of all – on the Nutrisystem diet plan, you’ll get around 3 actual Nutrisystem “meals” (as in breakfast, lunch and dinner) every day.

You’ll also get a snack/dessert as well that some people consider to be a “meal” as well. (On the Men’s plan you’ll also get a second snack or dessert included.)

This is the case for all 3 plans – Basic, Core and Uniquely Yours.

Now, there’s also Uniquely Yours PLUS.

This will give you everything you get with Uniquely Yours – breakfast, lunch, dinners plus snacks -PLUS it also gives you an extra shake during the day. So that would be 3 meals, 1 snack/dessert and 1 shake on this plan (or 5 “meals”).

So that’s what you get from Nutrisystem as far as meals. However on the actual Nutrisystem diet, you’re encouraged to add in a few of your own grocery items for snacks or mini-meals as well.


nutrisystem how many meals a day


The idea on this diet is to basically eat 5-6 times a day – 3 meals and 2-3 snacks.

So for example you might have a Nutrisystem breakfast like Buttermilk Waffles. Then you might add in a snack yourself 2 hours later like low-fat yogurt with berries.


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Buttermilk Waffles


A few hours after that you might enjoy a Nutrisystem lunch like a Spinach-Pretzel Melt with a garden salad.

Then for your afternoon snack you might have a Nutrisystem shake (on the Uniquely Yours PLUS plan) or some carrots with hummus.

Then for dinner you might enjoy a Nutrisystem dinner of Roasted Turkey medallions with a side of grilled broccoli florets.


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Nutrisystem Chocolate Sundae


Following that before bedtime, you might enjoy a Nutrisystem snack/dessert of a Chocolate Brownie Sundae.

So that would mean you’re eating in total 6 mini-meals per day.

Also keep in mind that you can always add in a meal or snack yourself with non-starchy veggies, protein etc.

You can make up a healthy salad. I liked to make up veggie stir-fries with broccoli, zucchini, onions, cabbage, some grilled chicken and some garlic, onion, salt and other seasonings, depending on the mood.


nutrisystem how many meals a day


So you can always add in veggie-meals or snacks if you get hungry as well. There is a lot of flexibility on this plan.

I hope that gives you an idea of how many meals per day you get with Nutrisystem.

Want to learn more?

See the full Nutrisystem menu with meal examples (and customer reviews) by clicking the link below and choosing “View Menu”


Click Here for More on the Nutrisystem Menu


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