Diet-to-Go vs. BistroMD Food Delivery Plan Comparison for 2021

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Established in 1991, Diet-to-Go company managed to put together knowledge and practical work to help people in losing weight. Whether you need to lose weight or keep it as it is, this meal delivery service is affordable and shipping nationwide! Another interesting fact is their Local Pickup Service which allows you to take ready-to-go meals from your fitness club or a local gym and avoid shipping costs!

  • Delivery Area: 48 States
  • Average Price: $10.94 Per Entree
  • Shipping Costs: $19.98 Per Entree
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BistroMD dietary programs are based on the right balance of macronutrients! Company was founded by a physician Caroline J. Cederquist in 2005. The main goal was to design daily meal plans and deliver them to customers so they can go to work and enjoy free time while still eating healthy food.

  • Delivery Area: 50 States
  • Average Price: $9.2 Per Entree
  • Shipping Cost: $19.95

Meal Options



Plan & Pricing


  • Balance Menu (Women’s) for 7 Days $162.99 - $179.99 / week

    Meals per day: 2, 3

  • Balance Menu (Women’s) for 5 Days $121.99 - $143.59 / week

    Meals per day: 2, 3

  • Balance Menu (Men’s) for 5 Days $174.99 - $198.99 / week

    Meals per day: 2, 3

  • Balance Menu (Men’s) for 7 Days $129.99 - $151.99 / week

    Meals per day: 2, 3

  • Balance-D Menu for 7 Days $162.99 - $179.99 / week

    Meals per day: 2, 3

  • Balance-D Menu for 5 Days $121.99 - $143.59 / week

    Meals per day: 2, 3

  • Keto-Carb30 Menu for 7 Days $186.99 - $204.59 / week

    Meals per day: 2, 3

  • Keto-Carb30 Menu for 5 Days $137.99 - $163.99 / week

    Meals per day: 2, 3

  • Vegetarian Menu for 7 Days $162.99 - $179.99 / week

    Meals per day: 2, 3

  • Vegetarian Menu for 5 Days $121.99 - $143.59 / week

    Meals per day: 2, 3


  • Full Program 7 Days $179.95 / week

    First week price $134.96 (7 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 6 dinners + My Night)

  • Full Program 5 Days $149.95 / week

    First week price $112.46 (5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners)

  • Lunches & Dinners 7 Days $149.95 / week

    First week price $112.46 (7 lunches + 7 dinners)

  • Lunches & Dinners 5 Days $119.95 / week

    First week price $89.96 (5 lunches + 5 dinners)




Popular Meals

Rice With Oranges and Walnuts By Diet-To-Go


  • Sofrito Chicken Melt
  • Omelet Pomodoro
  • Szechuan Turkey Burger
Salmon with Dill Mustard Sauce By Bistro MD


  • Salmon with Dill Mustard Sauce
  • Turkey Sausage and Cheese Frittata
  • Decadent Chocolate Cherry
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Our Comparison

Meal Plans

Whether you’re a vegetarian, on a gluten diet or living with diabetes, you will be pleased with BistroMD programs! BistroMD features breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks. Meal Plans are specialized – Women’s, Men’s, Heart Healthy, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian, Diabetic Friendly, and a Menopause Program! EATS (Essential and Tasty Snacks) is BistroMD program encouraging people to eat snacks while being on a diet! BistroMD snacks are protein-based (around 8-15 grams per snack) and allowed daily.

Diet-to-Go meal Plans are Balance (Women and Men’s), Balance Diabetes, Keto-Carb30 (Atkins-style; intake of 30 net carbs per day) and Vegetarian (protein – eggs, dairy, beans, and soy). There is a 5-week-meal-rotation and option for five or seven days of food per week! Registered dietitian, a nutritionist, and a certified health coach are working with customers to help them lose weight (top meal deliveries here)!

The Quality of the Ingredients

BistroMD’s suppliers are picked carefully, so the ingredients are high-quality, tasty, and fresh. Meals are free from Trans Fat, MSG and Aspartame! Diet-to-Go ingredients are not all the time organic, but are natural and fresh from local purveyors! Meals don’t contain any artificial sweeteners, additives, or preservatives!

Nutritional Value

BistroMD meals provide fuel for your body because they’re full of healthy fats, lean proteins, and complex carbohydrates! There’s a specialized program for women with a daily intake of about 1200 calories, and program for men (1400 calories). Around 40-50% of total caloric intake comes from lean protein, 30-35% from carbohydrates, and 20-25% from healthy fats!

Both BistroMD and Diet-to-Go are USDA approved, and their food is labeled with complete nutritional value! Heart Health recipes on Diet-to-Go Menu are controlled for fat, carbs, sodium level, and cholesterol. Plans are designed for men and women but with different amount of calories per portion! Keto-Carb30 meals contain fat instead of carbs!

Recipe Variety

BistroMD gives wide offer with over 150 recipes every week! Customization of meals is not an  option! However, dietitians in the team are open to cooperate and design plans for people with specific health conditions. Entrees on all menus are safe for people with Type 2 Diabetes!

Diet-to-Go let you choose between original and no seafood recipes on almost all meal plans! Customer can get in contact with Customer Service to design a personalized meal plan and stick to it!

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The Packaging

Diet-to-Go Packaging

Besides classic delivery option, Diet-to-Go has Partner-In-Health Program as well! The company made a deal with local health clubs and fitness facilities so you can pick up your meals there if it’s more affordable and more accessible for you! FedEx is their only delivery service, and the shipping cost may vary depending on the area (enter your zip code to find out).

Bistro MD Packaging

BistroMD uses only 100% recycled boxes with biodegradable, compostable liner for insulation! The packaging is made to maintain temperature during transportation, and to absorb extra condensation from the dry ice! In situations when after unpacking there isn’t any dry ice left, you should touch the food, and if it’s still cold then it’s ok! Meals come in plastic trays which are BPA free and microwavable!

Customer Support & Service


  • Switching plans – Customer is allowed to alter, hold, or stop subscription within deadlines completely free-of-charge!

  • Cancellation – Stop your FedEx shipment before Friday Noon ET! Local Pickup Service deadline for cancellation is Monday Noon ET. Otherwise, you’ll be charged for that order.

  • Refunds – In a situation when products are damaged/impaired/spoiled in transit, the company gives credit for food or money refund. Also, if a customer isn’t 100% satisfied with meals, the company will make it right!

  • Gifts – Company doesn’t offer gift cards at the moment.

  • Free Trial – No free trial. The company gives 10% off your first week.

  • Customizable – Make your customized Plan!


  • Switching Plans – Customers can switch to another meal plan by making changes within the deadline!

  • Cancellation – Skip, pause/cancel order by Sunday at 12 am EST for first week members. For every next week, the deadline is Wednesday at 5 pm ET for next week delivery.

  • Refunds – In a situation when food is damaged in transit or when a customer isn’t 100% satisfied with meals, the company gives food credit or money refund.

  • Gifts – Company offers Gift Cards/Certificates.

  • Free Trial – Sometimes, the company provides a discount for new program members.

  • Customizable – Call Customer Service Team and make a change on your order. However, customization of meal recipes isn’t possible!

Our Verdict

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Delicious meals, full offer on all meal plans (fantastic 150 recipes at any moment) and reasonable price makes BistroMD today’s winner!