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Nutrisystem Enhances its Healthy Weight Loss Program with Delicious New Comfort Foods and Snacks

February 22, 2011

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Nutrisystem, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTRI), the number one home delivery weight loss company, has recently added new pantry-ready menu items that are sure to tantalize taste buds while providing great nutrition, convenience, and value. The newly released comfort foods include: Peanut Butter and Jelly Bar, Italian-Style Wedding Soup, Butterscotch Pudding, Chocolate Wafer Sticks, and Butter Flavored Popcorn. Nutrisystem members will also have new breakfast items to choose from including: Scrambled Eggs with Vegetables, Southern-Style Biscuits and Gravy, and a Maple Flavored Breakfast Patty. With these new menu introductions, Nutrisystem® now offers more than 150 items, leading the industry in offering the most food choices available for home delivery by a weight loss company.

For more than 39 years, Nutrisystem® weight loss programs have offered customers a wide variety of delicious meals, snacks, and desserts that are part of a unique system which combines advanced nutrition, proper portion control, and frequent meal occasions with the ultimate in convenience and ease of use. By providing a low Glycemic Index diet, the Nutrisystem program delivers sustained energy and satiety that will keep you feeling full throughout the day. Nutrisystem’s combination of sound nutritional science, great taste, and variety provide consumers with an effective option that will deliver healthy weight loss.

“Nutrisystem has grown to the number one home delivery weight loss company by leading the industry in providing a weight loss program that is nutritionally sound and efficacious but also delicious. Our new menu items have all been developed with an emphasis on optimized nutrition as well as flavor,” said Scott Falconer, Executive Vice President of Operations at Nutrisystem. “Our customer research tells us that taste and variety are an important part of sustainable weight loss and dieters are not willing to give up eating their favorite foods. With the addition of these new menu items, our members won’t have to sacrifice the foods they love, and they’ll be choosing from more than 150 delicious items that address a host of individual tastes and preferences.”

Nutrisystem programs cost hundreds of dollars less per month than similar home delivery weight loss programs. Today, the 28-Day Nutrisystem® Select® program costs just $259.99 or under $9.00 per day. The program is an optimal mix of 10 days of fresh frozen foods and 18 days of pantry-ready nutritionally balanced meals, with free shipping on auto-delivery and a gourmet money back guarantee. Today, the 28-Day Nutrisystem® Core program of all pantry-ready foods is also available for $239.00 per month, with free shipping on auto-delivery and a gourmet money back guarantee. All Nutrisystem® programs include free access to nutritional and weight loss counseling around the clock, free iPhone and mobile Apps, free online community membership and weight loss tools.

The Nutrisystem Select Program is available only in the Continental U.S., and can be purchased by calling the Nutrisystem hotline 1-800-891-3215 or by logging onto www.nutrisystem.com.

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Featured below are a few of the new Nutrisystem menu items:


    Italian-Style        A hearty heat-and-eat soup that combines pasta,
     Wedding Soup        meatballs, spinach, and the perfect blend of spices,
                         all in a rich chicken broth.

    Peanut Butter and    This lunch bar will take you right back to
     Jelly Bar           childhood! Two of your flavor favorites-creamy
                         peanut butter and grape jelly-are combined in a
                         soft, chewy bar with a delicious peanut butter
                         coating.

    Butter Flavored      If you like your popcorn light, buttery, and full of
     Popcorn             flavor, you're going to love this! It's the snack to
                         reach for on game day or while you're watching your
                         favorite movie.

    Scrambled Eggs       An indulgent breakfast featuring fluffy scrambled
     with Vegetables     eggs with a combination of vegetables, like potatoes
                         And peppers, plus savory sausage flavor and cheese.

    Southern-Style       Breakfast country-style! This hearty entree features
     Biscuits and Gravy  a tender buttermilk biscuit smothered in a thick,
                         Smoky gravy.

    Maple Flavored       A meaty pork sausage with the perfect combination of
     Breakfast Patty     spices and enhanced by a slight maple sweetness.

About Nutrisystem, Inc.

Nutrisystem, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTRI) is the number one home delivery weight loss company. Nutrisystem is sold direct to the consumer through nutrisystem.com, by phone, and at select retailers, with convenient home delivery. The Company offers proven nutritionally balanced weight loss programs designed for women, men, and seniors, as well as the Nutrisystem® D(TM) program, specifically designed to help people with type 2 diabetes who want to lose weight and manage their diabetes. The Nutrisystem programs are based on more than 39 years of nutrition research and the science of the low glycemic index, and offer a variety of great tasting, satisfying high-fiber, good carbohydrate meals that are heart healthy. Nutrisystem was named the “Least Expensive Home Delivery Program” by CBS Money Watch in January 2011. The program has no membership fees and provides 24/7 weight management support and counseling by trained weight loss coaches and online weight management tools free of charge. Nutrisystem proudly supports the American Diabetes Association in its movement to Stop Diabetes(TM) and WomenHeart, The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease, in its mission to bring about a greater awareness of the link between heart disease and obesity. For more information or to become a customer visit http://www.nutrisystem.com or call 1-800-891-3215. Follow Nutrisystem on Twitter @nutrisystem and on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/nutrisystem.

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