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Why you Should Order Food Online From bistroMD

Learn about the advantages and disadvantages when it comes to ordering food online.

Why you Should Order Food Online From bistroMD

Usually, when we hear, “order food online,” a red flag goes up in our heads. There are many reservations about ordering food online; but, there are also many advantages.

The disadvantages:

      - The menu

With a lot of diet food companies, the menu changes every week and there aren’t that many options to choose from to begin with.  This can be problematic for customers who have food allergies or medical conditions.

And what happens if you’re given a meal that you just don’t like? It’s probably going to find its way into the trash can. Then, sadly, you’ve wasted your money and you’re probably starving because you don’t have anything to eat.

      - Price

A lot of diet food companies are pretty pricey, but that’s because a lot goes into their preparation. While, price is one of the downfalls of ordering food online, there are a lot of advantages that could make up for the price.

The advantages:

      - Preparation

While some may consider preparation a disadvantage because food normally takes a while to thaw out before you can zap it in the microwave, the amount of time it takes to prepare a frozen diet meal seems like seconds compared to the amount of time it takes to shop for ingredients, select a recipe, cook and clean up. We think it’s a pretty good trade off!

      - Health benefits

There are many health benefits when you order food online. When you order food from a restaurant, it might hit the spot, but you don’t know what’s really in it. And chances are that a meal from a restaurant is worse for you than a meal from a diet food company. With bistroMD, you know exactly how many calories are in your meal and we tailor your program to meet your weight-loss needs so you never have to wonder what you’re putting into your body.

      - Convenience

If you order food online, it will save you a lot of time. You can plan ahead and thaw out your meals ahead of time so you can come home and put your entrée into the microwave for 5-6 minutes and have a delicious, healthy meal in no time. In our fast-paced world, convenience is everything because most of us do not have the time to do everything that goes into preparing a meal.

The advantages of ordering food online from bistroMD

One of the main advantages to ordering food online from our program is that we are not a fad diet or a gimmick. Our program is based on the science and research of our founding weight-loss physician, Dr. Caroline Cederquist, M.D.

Dr. Cederquist has over 20 years of experience as a board certified bariatric physician. Together with our Registered Dieticians, she ensures that every entrée meets these proven weight-loss nutrition requirements: 1,100-1,400 calories daily with 40-50% total caloric intake from lean, adequate protein, 20-25% of calories from healthy fats, and 30-35% from complex carbohydrates.

Our menu is completely customizable with over 200 recipes and our Registered Dieticians are available if you have any questions or concerns.

If you are interested, please feel free to take a look around our site. We have many different programs to choose from to fit your lifestyle.