Diet delivery programs make a lot of sense if used correctly. They take out all of the guesswork and preparation, and much of the cleanup. Most people find that they can stick to a diet as long as they just have to eat the food. Here is our exhaustive list of programs for your browsing pleasure. We’ve recommended our two favorites, and broken the rest down by where they deliver, but in no particular order. Bon Appétit!
This is one of the most popular diet delivery programs out there, and it’s not too hard to see why. A wide variety of menu options, reasonable prices, and nationwide delivery makes this an easy-to-follow system for many. Recommended items to try: Gulf Rock Shrimp Primavera and Pineapple Teriyaki Meatloaf.
With your choice of daily calorie intake and a diverse range of foods, it’s no wonder that Diet-to-Go is the choice of many dieters. In some areas you can pick up the food directly, but they also offer delivery across the country. Be sure to try their Mexican Pizza and Whole Wheat Monte Cristo sandwich.
With celebrities like Katy Perry and Pink crediting it with their weight loss success, you can understand the hype. Their FreshMommy program helps new moms get back to the shape their were pre-pregnancy, and their gold program features items like Peppered Flat Iron Steak and Orange Glazed Grilled Turkey.
The Biggest Loser used to run their delivery program through eDiets, and now they’re boasting Cee Lo as their celebrity endorser. This one might not feel much like a diet, with plenty of comfort foods like pizza, macaroni and cheese, heavier foods like lasagna and pasta, as well as desserts.
They’ve got this set up so you can order 2 or 4 week packages, so you lose a little bit of the customization that other plans provide. This is more for serious weight loss, and the food has been criticized as being on the bland side, and not fresh, but if you’ve got a lot of weight to lose it may provide faster results.
One thing that many delivery programs share is preservatives and additives to make the food last longer and taste better. But HCC uses organic ingredients whenever possible and says they’re committed to quality. Pricier than most, you’re supposed to be getting gourmet food to your door.
The array of menus here is quite impressive, with the ability to select meals specifically tailored for diabetics, seniors, men, and those watching their sodium intake. With the ability to mix and match individual meal items, the possibilities here can keep you interested for quite some time.
One of the most heavily advertised diet delivery packages, they have their share of celebrities pitching their food. Plans are separated by gender to account for the caloric difference, and they also provide a diabetic and vegetarian plans. This is one program for the cost-conscious dieter, with programs starting at $9 a day.
Claiming you can lose up to 12 pounds in 4 weeks, they got their biggest bump by being in O magazine. Their pitch is that this is a gourmet dieting option, with foods prepared fresh and delivered daily. You’re going to pay for that freshness, as this program is far more expensive than other pre-packaged or frozen meals.
You are supposed to be getting gourmet foods in the right portion sizes, and all designed to help you lose weight. Fergie gives props to this program as helping her slim down. Waking up to a Spanish Frittata with Mango Salsa sounds pretty good, and with meals that account for heart disease and gluten sensitivity, this seems worth a try.
This program relies heavily on whole grains, so you might not want to go with this if your body doesn’t respond well to them or if you’re following a gluten-free diet. They don’t include things like growth hormones and antibiotics in their foods, which is nice, and at $20 it provides a good value for the dollar.
Since most diet delivery programs are very meat-centric, with only a few offering vegetarian options, it’s nice to have an option for the vegetarians and vegans out there. Preparing daily vegan meals can be a challenge, and they’re committed to providing 100% vegan meals using mostly organic ingredients. Bonus!
Provides meals based on the HCG Diet, as well as 1200 calorie programs, and you can order your meals one at a time, making it very customizable, but some might like more of a structured plan where you are getting a kit rather than having to construct your own weekly menu.
This is another program going the gourmet route. These gourmet delivery programs are in response to complaints of less expensive national programs sending food that doesn’t quite deliver on taste. They start with a phone consultation so you get personal recommendations on what menu to go with. Nice touch!
This is a way to do the Jenny Craig program from home, without having to visit the office. They give you a consultant to help counsel you into better shape, and then deliver their pre-made pre-approved meals to your door. With foods that make it seem like you’re not on a diet, this is worth checking out if you’ve ever wanted to get on the Jenny program.
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