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What Our Registered Dietician Really Thinks About the Celery Juice Craze

The celery juice craze You’ve probably seen it all over your social media feeds: crisp celery being added to sleek juicers or high-powered blenders. Bright green drinks being poured into Mason jars. Fit, smiling celebs posing with their celery juice and gushing about their improved health. When social media icons start promising you clearer skin, more energy, and a host of other health benefits, drinking celery juice might start sounding like a real-life panacea.  In just a few shor
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How to Eat Healthy as a Family While Following a Weight Loss Plan

1. Be up front about your needs and goals Research  has shown that getting support from friends and loved ones can be a vital element of your weight-loss success.1 At the same time, however, so-called “family social undermining” (including family members bringing foods you’re trying to avoid into the house, or eating those foods in front of you) can help sink your efforts to lose weight — or even cause you to gain weight back once you’ve lost it.2   To get the support you need, dis
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10 of the Best Seasonal Foods to Include in Your Diet

If you’re a Jenny Craig member, all of these vegetables are on our Fresh and Free Additions list — which means they are low in calories but high in nutrients and fiber, so they can help you feel full and keep your digestive system humming.   Enjoy!
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Is Keto Healthy? Our Registered Dietitian Explains.

Here’s what happens to your body on the keto diet You’ve probably heard what proponents of the keto diet say: eat bacon and still lose weight! You’ll feel great! While this may sound tempting, there are some negatives to this way of thinking about the ketogenic diet. Misconceptions about keto can lead people to believe they can lose weight quickly while enjoying as much rich, fatty food as they like. There’s more to the keto diet than that, Rodriquez says.   The body turns
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8 Ways Protein Can Benefit Your Body and Your Weight Loss Goals

Why protein? Protein is an important nutrient that’s part of every single cell in your body. It’s made from 20 amino acids1, the “building blocks” your body creates on its own or derives from food sources.2 Of those 20 amino acids:1 9 are essential for good health and come from the food you eat,  5 are created by your body, and 6 amino acids are only needed during specific times in your life or in the presence of disease.  When you eat protein-rich foods,
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7 Simple Ways to Avoid Mindless Eating

It’s easy to eat mindlessly when there are so many distractions around us. Without even realizing it, you may overeat and make unhealthy food choices — which can lead to weight gain. But there’s good news: there are simple ways you can be more mindful – starting today.   Check out these seven easy ways to go from mindless eating to mindful eating! 1. Enjoy a balanced, protein-rich breakfast. We get it: mornings can be busy. But by making time for a morning meal, one study fou
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