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
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
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
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
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.
Adding flavor with herbs and spices is an ancient culinary art form. The great news is you can do it too without adding salt, calories, fat or sugar. Many of the common and not so common seasonings bring a nutritional benefit while enhancing the flavor of your favorite fruits and vegetables. Enjoy trying some new taste experiences while experimenting with some of the delicious choices below with your side vegetables and salads. Start out with adding a small amount, you can always add more. Tast