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Holiday Hacks to Build a Healthier Thanksgiving Plate: Infographic

Want to make your Thanksgiving meal a little healthier? Use these hacks from our Registered Dietitian, Briana Rodriquez, to build a plate that is delicious and supports your weight loss goals!

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6 Ways to Feel Awesome on Thanksgiving and Avoid the “Holiday Slide”

Thanksgiving: a holiday that is usually centered around the dinner table with family, friends and copious amounts of delectable food (we see you, pumpkin pie). From succulent roasted turkey to savory side dishes, we’re sure you have a few favorites you look forward to every year. But all of that delicious food can sometimes leave you feeling stuffed and uncomfortable.


And if you’re on a journey to better health and weight loss, learning how to navigate this time of year can be especially difficult. Here’s the good news: you can enjoy yourself, feel great on Thanksgiving and still stick to your weight loss goals with a few simple tricks. 


Learn how to avoid the “holiday slide” by staying on track with your healthy habits — and make this Thanksgiving your healthiest yet with these six helpful tips. 

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Weight Loss Tips for Men Over 50

Have you noticed that it seems harder to lose weight — and a bit too easy to gain it — after the age of 50? If so, you’re not alone: Many men over 50 find that even if they eat and exercise just as they always have, the pounds still seem to creep on … and are harder to take off. But rest assured that weight loss for men over 50 is possible. By understanding how your body is changing and creating new habits to avoid unwanted weight gain, you can set yourself up for success.

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Ask an R.D.: Does Counting Calories Hinder or Help Weight Loss?

You’ve probably heard the saying that successful weight loss boils down to calories in, calories out. Many weight loss programs and low-calorie diets are built around this basic premise — you count and track what you eat, logging every food and drink you consume — then tally up your total calorie intake for the day, making sure you stay within a certain range. But does calorie counting work? If your goals include weight loss, you might not need to count every calorie to reach your goals.

 

Reaching a healthy weight involves many lifestyle aspects, such as exercise and sleep — and calorie counting for weight loss may not be the only thing impacting the scale. We asked Jenny Craig's Registered Dietitian, Briana Rodriquez, to help us debunk six common calorie counting myths and explain why meticulously tracking calories shouldn’t be your only focus when it comes to better health and improving your overall well-being. Read on to find out more. 

 

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8 of the Best Foods to Boost Your Energy Naturally

Need a little extra boost? Check out the 8 best foods for energy in this slideshow!     Reviewed by: Elisa Hoffman Elisa is a content marketing manager for Jenny Craig with over ten years of experience working in the health and fitness industry. She loves sharing her passion for living a balanced and healthy lifestyle. A San Diego native and an endurance sports enthusiast, you can usually find her swimming, biking along the coast highway or running by the beach in her free ti
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10 Sweet Treat Alternatives Just In Time For Halloween

Satisfy your sweet tooth without the added sugar! Check out these simple sweet treat alternatives!
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