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Best Healthy Sugar Substitutes

When one is striving for weight loss, one's meal pattern may be focusing on eating more lean proteins, vegetables and fruits. However, there's the lingering question of how to manage low calorie or diet items, like stevia-sweetened cookies or sugar-free candies made with sugar alternatives (loosely, any substitute for sugar is any sweetener that can replace sugar aka sucrose).

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Newly Diagnosed Diabetes - 4 Next Steps

If you are a new diabetic, it’s important to understand what is happening in your body and the steps to take. As a general background, our bodies naturally convert the food we eat into glucose: a form of sugar. In order to use glucose as energy within our cells, we need a naturally occurring substance called insulin. If you have Type 2 diabetes, your body either doesn’t make enough insulin, or doesn’t use insulin efficiently.1 This results in a glucose imbalance within your bloodstream, which ca
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How to Stop Stress Eating

We've all been there—a bad day at work can lead to reaching for junk food when you finally get home to unwind. With all the stressful things that life throws your way on a daily basis, it's easy to find solace in the comforts of unhealthy foods.   Alleviating your stress with junk food may be tempting, but it's a slippery slope that can deter you from reaching your weight loss goals. Stress is normal from time to time. And learning how to handle stress in a constructive way can put you
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Kirstie Alley Chats with Harry Connick, Jr. on his Talk Show

Kirstie Alley recently chatted with Harry Connick, Jr. on his talk show Harry about keeping healthy with Jenny Craig, her dating life and being a new grandmother! Check out her interview and the amazing success stories of three other Jenny Craig members.  “It’s just simple. I really needed a no brainer,” Jenny Craig spokesperson Kirstie Alley told Harry Connick, Jr. on a recent episode of his talk show, Harry. “The food is delicious. You really learn portions and everybody who does it gets

Build Your Family Support System for Weight Loss Success

Having a family support system can make meeting your weight loss goals much easier. As you commit to finding ways to lose weight, get your family excited about new activities and new nutritious foods to try along with you. Here’s how to get your family on board with your weight loss journey.   Ask for support Sit down and have a chat as a family over dinner. Discuss your plan to lose weight* by becoming a member of Jenny Craig and explain why you are actively making these lifestyle a
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Early Morning Workout Motivation Tips

You know the drill: You set your alarm for 6 a.m. so you can get in a quick morning workout before your day starts. But once that alarm sounds bright and early, the snooze button is begging you to hit it more than a few times. We understand — getting out of your cozy bed and choosing sweating over sleep is probably one of the hardest choices you'll make all day. Here are a few tips to help get you out of bed and into the gym to meet your weight loss, health, and fitness goals.

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