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How the BistroMD Weight Loss Program Works

From selecting a suitable meal plan to enjoying a nutritious and delicious entrée, ordering bistroMD's weight loss programs is seamless from start to finish. Learn how it works here!


BistroMD is the nation's leading weight loss meal delivery service, offering scientifically-balanced meals directly to doorsteps.

Healthy meal plans are backed by science and research of founding weight loss physician Dr. Caroline Cederquist. With over 20 years of medical expertise in her field, Dr. Cederquist works with a team of Registered Dietitians to ensure nutritional requirements for healthy and long-term weight loss are being met.

Ready to experience healthy weight loss with bistroMD? Learn how it works here!

How the BistroMD Weight Loss Program Works

From selecting a meal plan suitable to personal needs to enjoying a nutritious and delicious entrée from the comfort of home, the entire healthy weight loss program bistroMD offers is seamless and convenient from start to finish.

Select Your Meal Plan

Select a plan that aligns with your dietary needs and preferences, including standard men and women's, gluten-free, heart-healthy, diabetic, and menopause programs.

To honor flexibility in personal schedules, choose from a full plan of 7 days of breakfast, lunch, and dinner plus snacks, a 5-day lunch and dinner only plan, or somewhere in between.

7-Day Program:
The 7-Day Program is the most comprehensive program suited for those who would like the peace of mind knowing their whole week is planned out.

Seven breakfasts, seven lunches, and six dinners are provided, along with MyNight, a weekly opportunity to have a structured break from the program.

Members also have the option of adding the EATS (Essential and Tasty Snacks) program at checkout. The inclusion of these high-protein snacks helps keep blood sugar stable, ensures the body gets an adequate amount of calories, and prevents metabolism from slowing down.

5-Day Program:
The 5-Day Program is an ideal program for people dedicated to losing weight or maintaining their weight loss goals, but who do not require a full 7 days of entrees.

Five breakfasts, five lunches, and five dinners are provided, making it ideal for those who like to cook their own meals on the weekends, or whose busy schedules require them to eat out several times a week.

The 5-Day Program also offers the option of choosing EATS.

Select Your Menu Preferences

Once a program is chosen, tell us about any allergies, religious preferences, and foods you simply do not enjoy. Tell us your favorites, too!

With nutritional needs and preferences in mind, a team of Registered Dietitians creates a custom diet program just for you, while you also gain access to the member portal.

The bistroMD portal puts you in complete control: Simply log back into any time to review your menu, make edits, and take ownership of your own custom diet program!

Menus Rotate Weekly

You receive a new assortment of breakfasts, lunches, and dinners to enjoy weekly, along with the opportunity to adjust menu preferences.

Because by offering a 200 recipe rotating and customizable menu, you are sure to find something to satisfy your personal taste buds and meet individualized goals without tiring of food options.

Gourmet Taste and Exciting Variety

BistroMD chefs are dedicated to creating fresh, quality dishes that match your taste preferences and exceed your expectations. Meal plans are comprised of worldly cuisines, homestyle favorites, seafood, pork, poultry, lean steaks, and much more.

And with options including homestyle waffles with scrambled eggs and maple syrup, Canadian bacon and swiss omelet, blackened chicken with creamy smoked paprika sauce, sliced ham with mustard maple sauce, grilled teriyaki salmon, lasagna with garden marinara, broccoli cheddar stuffed chicken breast, turkey breast with cranberry chutney and wild rice blend, Thai curry chicken, pork tenderloin with mushroom marsala, blueberry parfait bar, BBQ chicken jerky with cherries, and strawberries and cream cheesecake (just to name a few…), healthy weight loss has never tasted so good!

Your Meals Are Packaged Fresh and Delivered Weekly

Every well-balanced meal on the plan is prepared by a team of gourmet chefs using the highest quality ingredients before being flash frozen, a method that inhibits spoilage when food is frozen during their peak ripeness.

Produce, especially, is flash frozen within just a few short hours following harvest, locking in key nutrients and preserving its flavor. That being said, flash frozen meals not only retain their freshness, but may even be the freshest food offered!

Furthermore, frozen foods retain their freshness for longer bouts of time and have a much longer shelf-life than its refrigerated relative. Preserving foods lets individuals enjoy foods that may not be in season throughout all times of the year, especially seasonal fruits, veggies, and fresh-caught fish.

Flash frozen meals continue to withhold their freshness and food safety through careful packaging and the use of dry ice, which protects them from losing their nutritional quality during prolonged transportation.

All You Do is Heat, Eat, and Lose Weight

BistroMD takes the hassle out of preparing healthy meals – no more shopping, cooking, cleaning, and calorie counting – so all you have to do is pop a bistroMD meal in the microwave, heat for a few minutes, and enjoy!

And with nutritious and delicious meals delivered to your home, spend more time relaxing, with friends and family members, and doing other meaningful activities.

Truly, the bottom line on how it works with bistroMD: Heat, eat, and lose the weight!

Written By Christy Zagarella, MS, RDN. Published on November 07, 2012. Updated on March 04, 2019.


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