Jenny Craig Diet

Jenny Craig program originated in 1983 in Australia and in 1985 their U.S. operations began. The Jenny Craig method of diet plan is a three level food-mind-body plan; it is a total package for anybody who wants to opt for a healthy diet plan. The basic program has been split into three tiers.

The first tier is for food-

Aim is to educate clients on eating wisely and to design, measure and prepare their own menus. Ways to avoid overeating and binging on occasions and restaurants.

The second tier is about the body-

To be physically active is the main mantra to loose weight and be determined in their task for long-term maintenance. They are specially custom made to individual needs and working habits.

The third tier is about the mind-

To remain Positive with motivation in achieving their realistic goals. Clients are supported in every possible way. 
They program offers array of solutions with their 24/7 online customer support, with discussions and written materials. The two programs can be attend, one by attending and enrolling to any of their 645 centers or at home with the direct program. Some programs as jenny tune-up, jenny on track and jenny rewards have different offers and various discount and rebates with food.

Eating forms an important part of any fitness program.

 The pre-packaged meals of jenny Craig diet program follow the new federal guidelines of USDA food pyramid. They are mainly constituent of frozen breakfasts, lunches, and dinners with desserts. The calorie is split into 50% of carbs, 25% of proteins and 25% of fat. These meals are supplemented with fruits, vegetables, grain, and low fat dairy products. In due course of time the clients are taught how to cook and manage their own food. It is a calorie-based program as food in moderation with right exercising is key focus. It is considered as a balanced way to shed pounds, as it is concentrated with long-term management. The meal plan is based on small frequent intervals and might take some time to adjust for beginners. The calorie level varies for individuals but designed to loose 1% of weight of body every week. The one to one consultation is of great help for support and discussion. They lively meetings and discussions help to bring close individuals together and give a support to their emotions and cater to their needs.

Some of the drawbacks of this program are-

  • The program requires buying food that they supply which is costly then compared with the food available in the stores.
  • Food comes with a price tag and for some it might appear a costly affair, but it is indeed a true value for money.
  • Being based on pre-packaged meals it may appear convenient in the beginning but makes it difficult later to alter the new-formed habit. Most of they clients find complexity in this transition phase.