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Where can a find the food stats to know if something qualifies as a protein, dessert, etc.? Thanks!..

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Your question was: Nutrisystem food stats?.

Not completely sure of your question.....

Does this help?.

The following information was collected by various members:.

Carbs = anything 120 calories or less, but try to stay around 90-100 cals if possible.

Fats = around 45 calories per serving.

Fruits = around 60 calories per serving.

Dairy/Protein = anything with at least 7g of protein 3g or less of fat and 100 calories or less per svg.

Veggies = about 20 cal/svg 1/2 cup cooked to 1 cup raw.

NOTE: one 8oz svg of yogurt per day with 100-120 cal is OK.

Free Foods = A food that is 20 calories or less... You can add 2-3 free foods to your meal plan.

If you are preparing your own food here are the average values of the Advanced foods as of 4/13/10 (Thanks to m2marsh (Michelle):.

Summary of Nutrisystem Entre Nutrition Stats.

Breakfast Entrees range in calorie from 120-200. Average calories are 161.4. Fat ranges from 0-7 grams. Carb ranges from 9-37 grams. Protein ranges from 6-14 grams. Sodium ranges from 80-330 mg..

Lunch Entrees range in calorie from 110-220. Average calories are 172.9. Fat ranges from 1-10 grams. Carb ranges from 7-40 grams. Protein ranges from 7.4-15.4 grams. Sodium ranges from 130-610 mg..

Dinner Entrees range in calorie from 150-304. Average calories are 234.6. Fat ranges from 2-10 grams. Carb ranges from 15.3-45.3 grams. Protein ranges from 10-24 grams. Sodium ranges from 360-843 mg..

Dessert Entrees range in calorie from 110-180. Average calories are 146.3. Fat ranges from 1.5-9 grams. Carb ranges from 5-25 grams. Protein ranges from 5-12 grams. Sodium ranges from 20-340 mg..

These are calories for the entrees only! You would still add the appropriate protein, veggie, fruit, and/or fat servings..

Daily with additions average: 1200 calories, 80 grams of protein, 160 gram of carbs and 27 grams of fat. Fiber averages 20-30 grams. The recommendation for sugar is no more than 10% of your total calories. (Note: These are the stats for women with under 100 pounds to lose and under 60 years old.).

1 gram of carb = 4 calories.

1 gram of fat = 9 calories.

1 gram of protein = 4 calories.

From posts of info received directly from Nutrisystem counselors:.

1 Vegetable Serving = 5 g. carbohydrates, 2 g. protein, 25 calories.

1 Fruit Serving = 15 g. carbohydrates, 60 calories.

1 Low-GI Carb Serving = 15 g. carbohydrates, 3 g. protein, trace of fat (3g or less), 80 - 120 calories.

1 Fat Serving = 5 g. fat, 45 calories.

1 Protein (meat) = 7 Grams of protein, 3 grams of fat and 55  100 calories.

1 Dairy Serving = 12 g. carbohydrates, 7 g. protein, a trace of fat (3g or less), 120 calories.

This was posted by the Dietitians on the Ask the Dietitians Forum:.

Here are the stats for the Nutrisystem Women's weight loss plan but they are just an FYI, you don't have to worry over counting to make sure you meet these numbers if you just follow the plan you will fall with in range..

Women.

Calories* 1250.

Carbs* 180g (55%).

Protein* 80g (25%).

Fat* 23g (20%).

Fiber* 23-26g.

Sodium* 1800mg/1600mg.

Cholesterol* < 100mg.

*= approximate values depending on your choice of entrees and grocery additions for that day..

Fat servings average 45 calories and 5 grams of fat..

Fruit servings average 60 calories..

Vegetable servings average 25 calories..

Dairy/Protein servings range from 40 to 80 calories (can go up to 100), with at least 7 grams of protein and no more than 3 grams of fat..

Yogurt calories can be as high as 120, 8 oz, 8 grams of protein..

The roll for the Hamburger and Chicken Fillet can have up to 120 calories. It should be wholegrain...

Comment #1

Thanks again for nutrisystem facts. It is nice to know that there are those out here who know things!!..

Comment #2

What if the yogurt is only 6 oz. and has 120 calories? I have been using a Greek yogurt like that...

Comment #3

That's fine. My yogurt is only 6 oz. as well. It seems like that's how large they make the individual servings now. I remember years ago they used to be 8 oz...

Comment #4

Do you mean replacements if you are going to flex your meals? If that's what you mean, check out this thread..

Http://boards.members.nutrisystem.co...370#post552370..

Comment #5

Where is this information found? I don't see it in the booklet NutriSystem sent. I'm getting really confused!!!..

Comment #6

It's nice that the dieticians provide this info...however my Mom who is on the program, and refuses to own a computer - doesn't have the access to this info (I find stuff & print it off for her). She thought what's in the book is the entire plan, no exceptions - and of course she hates to bother peopleI wonder why Nutrisystem doesn't print the above stats in the meal planner...I understand things can change, but clearly the planners are updated regularly - and it could fit on one page if organized well! (hint hint)..

Comment #7

Here is my take on it:.

The "average" NutriSystem customer is on the plan for 9 weeks (per their public report to the stockholders), loses an average of 20 pounds, and wants it easy and simple. No counting calories, no watching carbs or fats or protein, no nothing. Just get the box of food, follow the recommended grocery items as listed in the Meal Planner, don't try to get fancy with the foods or add-ins, and go on their merry way..

Then there are the rest of us, the ones who are here for a long time (like me, who had over 100 pounds to lose) and those who continue on maintenance following the rules/guidelines/principles. We are the ones who want to know the minute details of the plan and, sometimes, analysis it to death.

For those who want to follow the Meal Planner and lose without thinking about it, it works..

For the rest of us, we have the Dietitians, Counselors and each other to learn from..

Just my experience...

Comment #8

I still wish Nutrisystem printed more info in their meal planning book. Based on the limited info it provided, I purchased cheese I thought would suffice. After seeing the add-in information from the dietitian (that you graciously provided in a different thread - thank you!), I bought the wrong thing. Watermelon is listed in the book (limited), but I can't log it an as a fruit in my online planner. There are little things that are frustrating, but I'm excited to be on the plan. I'm sure as I maneuver around the site, it will be easier to understand....

Amy..

Comment #9

Excellent observations Pam...I just assumed EVERYONE wanted to know all the nitty-gritty details!! But really, the simplicity of the plan is one of the reasons for it's success. After a few months, both my mom and I want to know MORE so we can start implementing the priciples into "real" life - where everything isn't conveniently labeled in Blue, Green, Red and Pink..

Thanks for responding!..

Comment #10

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Comment #11

I find that using the section where you can detail your own items is useful in these instances. The only set back is having to look up the nutritional information to enter in the online planner...

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