Fruit Season: Desserts Featuring Fruit

The best way to get your daily servings of fruit? In dessert, of course. From warm cobblers to cool ice cream, these sweet and satisfying treats put healthy fruits front and center. The best time to enjoy these fruity classics? Fruit season, of course! 10 Reasons You Need to Eat More Fruits & Veggies Read More Check out 11 of our favorite dessert recipes perfect to whip up during fruit season: 1. Skinny Peach Cobbler > This cobbler is one of our favorite desserts to whip up during fruit season.…

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Menu Makeover: 5 Food Swaps that Save on Sugar

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Americans eat too much sugar. Scary stuff considering excess sugar consumption is linked to cancer, metabolic syndrome, obesity, diabetes and cavities. And, a study published the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine in 2014 found that excessive sugar consumption can double your risk of heart disease related death. Should You Stop Eating Fruit Because of the Sugar? Read More How much is too much? The American Heart Association recommends these maximums: No more than 100 calories per day for…

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6 Reasons You’re Tired All The Time

Our lives are so busy these days most of us feel exhausted when bedtime comes. But if you feel constantly fatigued during the day for no obvious reason, the cause could be a medical condition such as hypothyroidism, sleep apnea or undiagnosed diabetes. If your doctor clears you of those afflictions and you still feel tired all the time, the choices you make during the day may be the culprit. Being tired all day doesn’t just affect your energy level—it’s a common cause of overeating, which can work against your…

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Let’s Get Back to Basics: A Back Workout

Think of everything that supports you: your family, your friends, your coworkers. What about your back? Okay, okay, that was more of a literal answer, but think about it, from sitting in the car to standing in line at the grocery store, your back is what supports you and moves you! Let’s get back to basics and workout your back. For each exercise, perform 4 sets or 8 repetitions, resting 60 seconds between sets. Use a challenging weight that allows you to complete all reps. If the weight is too…

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Pudding Recipes You Never Knew You Needed

Google “comfort food” and you’ll see the proof: Pudding is what we choose to comfort our hardships and celebrate our happiness. There’s just something about its creamy, sweet goodness that feeds the soul. Luckily, on Nutrisystem, you never have to do without. Yes, pudding is on the menu, and we’ve got quite a few pudding recipes you’re going to want to whip up! Whether you’re hosting a party or just looking for a sweet treat, an array of delicious pudding recipes can certainly become some of your go-to snacks for…

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How a Bullet Journal Can Propel You to Success

We all have struggles with motivation at times—between life, work and generally busy schedules, it’s really easy to talk yourself out of even the most important goals. In the battle to stay motivated, one of the best things you can do for yourself is staying on top of the things you have to do and making a plan for how to get them done. The best way to keep track of all the tasks you have to do is a bullet journal. A  bullet journal is an organizational system in…

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Chicken Nugget Recipes for Dieters

Not that there’s anything wrong with a nice and simple grilled chicken breast: It’s packed with lean protein to help build muscle; you’ll feel fuller, longer when you eat it; and on Nutrisystem, it’s a great PowerFuel choice. But. If you’ve had enough nice and simple pieces of grilled chicken to last you (give or take), a lifetime, we’ve got some exciting chicken nugget recipes to shake up your chicken habit. Here are our five favorite chicken nugget recipes that are as delicious and guilt-free as it gets: 1. Boneless…

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Winners Announced: $40,000 Giveaway | The Leaf Nutrisystem Blog

When it comes to losing weight, the benefits are endless. From massive improvements in health to the ability to run around with the kids or grandkids again… the list of perks is quite long. But for some people, like the four weight loss winners beaming above, there are even more benefits that come with dropping excess pounds—and those come in the form of cash and travel. That’s right: These four incredible weight loss success stories, who collectively lost an impressive 260+ pounds, are the deserving winners of the 2018 NutriStar…

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Donut Recipes You Can Enjoy on a Diet

Who doesn’t love a good donut? Donuts are one of those sweets that falls into the comfort food category. And on some mornings, you just wish you had a few donut recipes that won’t totally wreck your healthy diet. But, donuts on a diet? It sounds entirely too good to be true. Actually, the truth is, with the right donut recipes, you can enjoy everyone’s favorite sweet treat while still sticking to your healthy eating regimen. A lot of it comes down to how you prepare them. By baking, instead…

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6 Cooking Mistakes That Cause Weight Gain

Last year, researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health struck a blow for the health benefits of home cooking. In a study, they found that meals cooked at home contain less fat, less carbohydrates and less sugar than restaurant fare.While studies show that homemade is generally best, there are some common cooking mistakes that can turn a healthy made-with-love meal into a calorie bomb. Read on to learn which ones—and how you can avoid a costly (in calories) kitchen disaster: 1. You’re using too much of a good…

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