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Simply Inspired Iced Teas

What's more delicious than iced tea? Switch up your typical tea with these delicious options for the best iced tea recipes around! Fresh herbs and bright, juicy fruit flavors make these iced teas a refreshing treat any time of the year. Sip, sip, repeat.

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The 8 Best Foods to Share with your Kids

Tired of battling over broccoli? Getting your kids to eat their vegetables can be a struggle, but we’ve got your back! Add a little variety to your meals and don’t be afraid to get creative: This is a time when “playing with your food” is definitely encouraged. Research suggests that offering foods with varied tastes and textures, especially earlier in life, may result in little ones eating more veggies, so have fun exploring new ones!1


Bonus: All of these foods are on Jenny Craig’s Fresh & Free Additions list, so they’re great for your healthy-eating and weight loss efforts, too. Check out eight foods your kids will love so much, they might even ask for more!
 

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5 Reasons Why You Should Follow a Personalized Diet Plan

Curious about trying a personalized diet plan? First, let’s consider your options. Every person is different, yet so many diets are the same. Many programs take a general approach to weight loss that’s supposed to work for most people — count your calories, cut your carbs, exercise more — without providing much support. Others hone in on food fads, like celery juice cleanses or the keto diet for a “quick fix.” If you’re tired of getting conflicting weight loss advice, a personalized diet plan might be just what you need to start losing weight. Unlike a generic meal plan that anyone can follow, a custom diet plan takes your unique lifestyle into consideration. If you’re looking to lose weight, consider these five reasons to try a personalized diet plan. 


If you’re ready to start a personalized diet plan, Jenny Craig offers a variety of options to fit your needs. Learn more here

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Hate Working Out? These Tips May Help Change Your Mindset

Has this ever happened to you? It’s Monday night and you’re ready to settle in at home after a long day at work. Maybe you haven’t been to the gym in weeks, so you feel like what’s the point of starting now? Plus, your couch is looking real comfortable. Where’s your fitness motivation when you need it? 


Resist the urge to pull on your pj’s! If you’re having a hard time finding the motivation to work out, we’ve got your back. 


Feeling naturally motivated to work out can seem difficult, especially if exercise isn’t your favorite pastime … but that might not be the only reason. Research suggests being naturally motivated to exercise may be linked to your DNA.1 Knowing if you’re naturally driven (or not) to exercise can help you to develop strategies to stay on track. Getting into your groove might feel a little intimidating at first, but these six workout motivation tips will have you back on track in no time.


Remember to always consult your physician before starting a new exercise routine.

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Simple Carbs vs. Complex Carbs: What’s the Difference?

If all the recent talk about low-carb diets has left you dazed and confused — or, worse, has got you considering a diet that limits your intake of this essential nutrient in an effort to lose weight — we’re here to set the story straight. Carbohydrates are not only an important part of a healthy diet, but when eaten in the right amounts and in the right form, they may actually help your weight loss efforts! 

 

Read on for our complete guide to carbohydrates, which includes information about why they’re important; a discussion of simple vs. complex carbs and which ones can support health and weight loss; and a list of healthy carbs to include in your daily diet (and ones you may want to avoid). 
 

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11 of the Best Foods for Men's Health

Convenience and healthy foods usually don’t go hand in hand (unless, of course, you’re following the Jenny Craig program!) Generally speaking, foods that are ready to eat right off the supermarket shelf — think greasy potato chips or a sugar-laden box of cookies — typically offer little or no protection from heart disease, diabetes, or obesity. To find healthy foods for men, you need to look beyond the boxes and bags. 

 

The foundation of your diet should be a mix of high-potency vegetables and fruits, healthy fats, and complete protein. With that in mind, we scoured the research to find foods that may not only boost men’s health, but also may support weight loss and muscle growth. So the next time you’re at the grocery store — you’ll want to load up on these 11 foods. If you’re following the Jenny Craig program, you’ll find most of these foods incorporated into your meals. 
 

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