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What Our Registered Dietitian Really Thinks About the Celery Juice Craze

Move over, kale. 


Celery juice (and its long list of purported health benefits) is one of the most popular health and wellness fads to hit the scene. Celebrities have been buzzing about this vibrantly green drink for months — but what are the real benefits of celery juice? 


We caught up with Jenny Craig’s Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Briana Rodriquez, to get the scoop on celery, nutrition, and the benefits behind this popular vegetable. 

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How to Eat Healthy as a Family While Following a Weight Loss Plan

It’s a conundrum faced by many people who have embarked on a weight-loss journey: how to eat meals with your family without sabotaging your weight loss plan. After all, just because you’re eating to lose weight doesn’t mean your partner and children have to participate in the same program, right? Right!

 

Even if you’re following a weight loss plan like Jenny Craig, you can commit to the program 100 percent while still enjoying those all-important family dinners. All it takes is a solid plan, a little planning and forethought, and some tried-and-true tips to help you succeed — and keep your family healthy at the same time.

 

Read on for our complete guide to healthy eating for families!
 

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10 of the Best Seasonal Foods to Include in Your Diet

As the months start to get warmer, it’s time to look forward to all the delicious fruits and vegetables the season has to offer. The beauty of seasonal produce is that it’s at peak freshness, has the best flavor and is often more affordable than if you were to buy it out of season.

 

We’ve compiled 10 of the best seasonal foods to incorporate into your diet this spring and summer, along with tips on how to prepare them. Most of these items can be found at your local farmer’s market or supermarket; if you haven’t tried some of them before, try choosing one per week for a little variety!

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Is Keto Healthy? Our Registered Dietitian Explains.

Avocado, bacon, heavy cream, beef … if you’re following a ketogenic diet, these might be some of the items on your grocery list. A ketogenic diet — also known as “keto” for short — emphasizes a high-fat, moderate protein and low-carbohydrate diet. But is keto healthy, and is it safe for your body? We’re exploring how keto works with the help of Jenny Craig’s Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Briana Rodriquez. She explains why a weight loss plan that doesn’t eliminate any food groups (because “good” carbs are healthy for you!) may help you adopt healthier habits and support weight loss maintenance. 

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8 Ways Protein Can Benefit Your Body and Your Weight Loss Goals

What is the buzz about high-protein foods and weight loss really about? You’ve probably heard about one of the many extreme high-protein, low-carbohydrate plans (like keto or paleo) and how proponents claim they yield quick and effective weight loss. Maybe you’ve even tried one — but didn’t achieve the results you wanted (um, why am I gaining weight on a diet?). 


If you’ve ever wondered what protein has to do with weight loss, we’ve got good news: Finding the right balance of nutritious foods that include healthy servings of protein might be just what you need to start losing weight. Even better: You don’t have to cut out entire food groups or only eat meat to reach your goals. Here’s how protein can be a helpful tool throughout your weight loss journey.

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7 Simple Ways to Avoid Mindless Eating

It’s been a long day. Finally, it’s 6 o’clock, and you’re ready to unwind. You sink into the couch with your favorite snack in-hand to give you a quick energy burst before making dinner, and turn on your favorite show. Before the episode is over, the bag is empty – but you can’t remember finishing it. Sound like a familiar scenario?

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