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10 Foolproof Ways to Reduce Your Sugar Intake

The topic of added sugar in the standard American diet has gotten a fair amount of attention in recent years, and for good reason: We’re eating way too much of it, and it’s affecting our health. Not only are excessive amounts of sugar linked to weight gain, experts say, but several other medical conditions as well. 


Compounding the problem is that sugar — in its many forms — makes food tantalizing ... and, for some people, enormously hard to resist. And it’s become ubiquitous in a huge array of foods, making it ever more difficult to avoid.


Never fear, though! If you, like many people, are starting to realize how much added sugar is creeping into your daily menu, we’ve got a number of strategies to help you switch to a low-sugar diet plan. Read on to learn simple ways you can reduce your sugar intake starting today.

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Weekend Hacks: 13 Meal Prep Tips For Weight Loss

Meal prepping is all the rage these days: There are hundreds, if not thousands, of websites, blogs, message boards and more dedicated to the science (or art, in many cases) of planning and preparing your meals ahead of time to save precious hours during the week. But time savings isn’t the only reason you might want to jump on the healthy meal plan bandwagon: Research has shown that there are actual health benefits to planning and prepping your meals in advance.


Simply Inspired French Toast Bake

Ever wish you could have healthy French toast? We've got you covered! Bake our delicious Maple French Toast with sweet, ripe strawberries for an incredible breakfast treat. All you'll need are three ingredients – let's get started!


Ask an R.D.: What are Macronutrients and Why Do They Matter When it Comes to Weight Loss?

What are macronutrients, and why are they so important for weight loss? Does it matter when it comes to the balance of macronutrients you consume?

Macronutrients, or “macros,” fuel your body and come from the foods you eat. Not to be confused with micronutrients (vitamins and minerals), macronutrients are broken down by the body to provide energy. To understand what macronutrients are and how they impact weight loss, we sat down with Jenny Craig’s Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Briana Rodriquez.


Watch Now: You Won’t Believe What Whitney C. Did After Losing 15 lbs.* on Jenny Craig

Facing a stubborn 15 pounds that wouldn’t quite drop off (even after multiple attempts!), Whitney C., proud mom of two kids, and the brains behind The New Stepford blog and social channels, looked to Jenny Craig for a solution. With help from her dedicated consultant, Carrie, she was able to lose the 15 pounds in just 12 weeks*, and was so confident in her new body that she walked around a crowded mall in a bikini to prove it! She even dropped in and gave Carrie a surprise “thank you”!


The Secret to Your Weight Loss Might be Hidden in Your DNA

This article is intended for educational purposes only. As more research is being conducted, further information about genetics and weight loss is still being discovered.  


If you’ve ever wondered why two people can eat the same foods and one puts on weight while the other doesn’t, it may be time to consider a more scientific approach. The recipe for weight loss success may be more than adopting healthier eating habits and increasing your activity — it may include understanding your unique genetic makeup. Read on as we discuss why your genes may hold the secret to weight loss success.

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