The Cost of Losing 20 Pounds
This meal delivery service offers foods that are low on the glycemic index, which helps to control blood sugar levels. They offer a variety of nonperishable meals, in addition to "fresh-frozen" options. You will supplement these meals with fresh fruit, vegetables, and dairy. The Nutrisystem diet has about 1,200 to 1,500 calories per day, which will lead to weight loss at a healthy rate of one to two pounds per week.
Cost of Losing 20 Pounds: $1,196 to $1,316 for four 28-day cycles
Cost per Pound: $60 to $66
MoneyWatch Conclusion: "For a meal-delivery diet system, Nutrisystem is more economical than Jenny Craig."