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I Came Back to Jenny Craig and Here's What Happened - Meet Stephanie H.!

If you’ve been a Jenny Craig member before, you already know about the great tasting food, the unparalleled support, and how the program helps you work towards the results you want — but if you are considering joining again, you may be wondering, what’s new? Explore a day in the life of a returning Jenny Craig member and read her inspiring story as she describes her experience coming back to the program. In her own words, she’ll share her new favorite foods, activities and creative tips that hel
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5 Ways to Naturally Lower Your Blood Pressure

It’s an alarming statistic, but did you know that almost half of all people in the U.S. over the age of 20 have some form of high blood pressure?1 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),2 high blood pressure — also known as hypertension — can affect anyone, at any age. What’s more, 2017 guidelines from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) have lowered the threshold for what constitutes high blood pressure, so now even more A
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Single? Taken? Self-Care Tips Just in Time for Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is known for the usual gifts of chocolates, heart-shaped cards and red roses, but it’s not just about romance — Valentine’s Day is also the perfect time to treat yourself – and others – to something special.  The idea of self-care can be traced back to the ancient Greek philosopher, Socrates. Prominent French philosopher and historian Michel Foucault interpreted Socrates’ concept of self-care as caring for oneself and others and engaging in self-reflection and meditation.

Natalie and Garth W. Lost 40 lbs. Together* and Feel Closer Than Ever

At Jenny Craig, we know that personal support is the key to weight loss. That’s why doing the program with someone you love makes it even easier to stay motivated. Garth and Natalie reached their goals as a couple and created new healthy habits together. Here’s how their journey unfolded.     Natalie Brooks Wilson, age 51, Social Worker, Island Park, New York -Lost 25 lbs.* Garth Wilson, age 48, Financial Advisor, Island Park, New York -Lost 15 lbs.* *Weight lost on Cl
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Benefits of Losing Weight with a Partner

You may have heard that people tend to gain weight once they’re married or in a relationship. But did you know your spouse or partner can actually help you succeed in your weight-loss efforts, especially when you do it together?   In a recent poll of 2,000 Americans who were married or in a relationship, conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Jenny Craig, researchers found that 79 percent of respondents had indeed gained weight since being part of a couple. The average person had gained 36
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Ask an R.D.: Are Eggs Healthy and Do They Cause High Cholesterol?

Several years ago, when I decided to raise a flock of chickens so my family could enjoy fresh eggs nearly any day of the year, people looked at me as if I’d gone a bit loopy. “Eggs are terrible for you!” some exclaimed.   “You’ll give yourself a heart attack!” others admonished.    I’d heard the warnings that eggs could cause high cholesterol and increase the risk of so-called cardiovascular events, but I wasn’t convinced that such claims were true. Undaunted, I continued on
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