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How Does Jenny Craig food Stack Up - Infographic

How much more Jenny Craig food can you eat compared to the typical food available in grocery stores or fast food restaurants? Turns out, a lot more! We've calculated the approximate calorie to portion ratio of outside foods and as you can tell, we're all about providing you with delicious, perfectly portioned meals so you'll never feel like you're missing out. We're committed to helping you get closer to your weight loss goal. In the infographic below, which dish are you most surprised about? 
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What are the favorite entrees of these Jenny Craig Employees?

Jenny Craig offers over 100 delicious items for your Menu Plan, but have you ever wondered what some of our favorites are? We asked 6 Jenny Craig employees, including President and CEO of Jenny Craig, Monty Sharma, what foods they love and why.   Monty Sharma President and CEO of Jenny Craig “One of my favorites is the Philly Cheesesteak. The steak, sourdough bread, delicious cheese, topped with peppers and onions creates an awesome taste, keeps me full and always has me coming ba
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How Donna’s Weight Loss Journey Helped Her Regain Confidence

*Results not typical. Members following our program, on average, lose 1-2 lbs. per week.   In October of 2016, I stepped on the scale and realized that my weight exceeded my husband’s weight and tears came to my eyes. Even though my husband never said a word about my weight gain, I felt terrible about myself and was embarrassed about my weight. A month prior, I was told by my physician that I had elevated cholesterol and blood sugar. During this time, I found myself avoiding being phot
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6 Innovative Ways to Use an Air Fryer with Veggies

We keep an eye out for the latest food trends and gadgets, and there’s one that has gotten us very excited — the air fryer. An air fryer allows you to fry food only using a tablespoon of oil — or less! Essentially, you dress the food with a dash of oil (including spray varieties) and seasonings and place it in the air fryer. The air fryer then uses super-hot air (like a convection oven) to dry out the food’s exterior, giving it that delightful texture and flavor that crisply fried food is known for.

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Why you should monitor your stress levels

Stress happens. Daily struggles, unexpected changes and tough life experiences can all cause stress, and over time that negative strain on your mind and body can build up, and potentially cause detrimental health problems.     Get moving The National Institute of Mental Health suggests getting regular movement to cope with stress, even if it’s just walking for 30 minutes every day. Physical activity releases brain chemicals, called neurotransmitters, which triggers happy fee
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What Are Empty Calories & Why Aren't They Healthy?

Updated: 12/20/19

 

It’s a piece of weight loss advice we’ve all probably heard before: “Avoid empty calories.” But what are empty calories, exactly? 

 

Empty calorie foods lack nutritional value, but contain high amounts of calories from unhealthy sources, including sugar and fat. If you’re building healthy habits, eating fewer of these foods is a goal you might work toward. And it's a great goal to have! Here’s how to easily identify empty calories, plus healthier nutrient-dense foods to enjoy instead.

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