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Jenny Craig Diet Plan

Jenny Craig Diet Plan


With the Jenny Craig diet plan, you’ll get prepackaged low-calorie foodstuff, a consultant to get support personally or on the phone (as you wish), online tools to assist you plan and track your meals and your individual exercise plan. Take into account that there are no banned foods, “detox” tonics or menus overloaded with exotic foods that claim to melt your fat.

You’ll generally eat Jenny Craig’s diet plan weekly menus of 70 various prepackaged foods, at least at the start. What’s more, you’ll get about 1,200 calories per day, depending on your height and weight.

Pros of Jenny Craig Diet Plan

  • Jenny Craig is convenient. Meals come prepared and can be delivered just to your house.
  • The diet plan is custom-tailored to the client along with their current weight, goals and body type.
  • The private counseling, whether in the centers, via their toll-free number or video chat is one more benefit.

Cons of Jenny Craig Diet Plan

  • The diet is costly, between the contract fees and meal expenses.
  • Jenny Craig’s own prepared meals are also a drawback. They may be more expensive than preparing your own meals at home.

The characteristics of Jenny Craig Diet Plan

  1. The main basis of the Jenny Craig diet is its prepackaged meals. Typically, these are frozen breakfasts, lunches, dinners and even snacks.
  2. No food is forbidden. The focal point is on self-control, a balanced diet and getting a sufficient amount of exercise.
  3. You must make full use of the analysis support the company offers as you make the change from packaged food to your own healthy diet plan and meal preparation.
  4. Consult your medical doctor before starting the diet


7 Days Jenny Craig Diet Plan

Jenny Craig Diet Plan Menus: Day 1


Oatmeal with apple and cinnamon

A cup of tea


Steamed chicken

Vegetable salad


Apple crisps


Noodles with baked beef

Grilled zucchini, tomatoes and broccoli

Total calories number – 1180 cals

Jenny Craig Diet Plan: Day 2


Blueberry pancakes

Low-fat yogurt


Boiled chicken

A vegetable medley

Mashed potatoes


Chocolate brownie


Vegetable soup with chicken

Total calories number – 1210 cals

Jenny Craig Diet Plan: Day 3


Scrambled egg whites with cheese sauce

A cup of coffee


Tomato Vegetable Soup


Classic Hummus and Wheat Crackers


Cheese Ravioli with fresh salad

Total calories number – 1050 cals

Jenny Craig Diet Plan: Day 4


2 Chocolate Muffins

A cup of coffee with low-fat milk


Chicken Fettuccine

Vegetable salad


Lime pie

Low-fat yogurt


Chicken Salad

Brown rice

Total calories number – 1195 cals

Jenny Craig Diet Plan: Day 5


2 French toasts with strawberries

A cup of coffee with low-fat milk


Roasted chicken topped with a creamy mushroom sauce and green beans.


Lemon cake

Fruit smoothie


Chicken soup with brown rice and vegetables

Total calories number – 1215 cals

Jenny Craig Diet Plan: Day 6


Cranberry Almond Cereal

A cup of green tea


Roasted potatoes, carrots and peas

Steamed beef


2 apples

Low-fat yogurt


Macaroni & Cheese

Green beans and carrots

Total calories number – 1200 cals

Jenny Craig Diet Plan: Day 7


2 Vanilla Cupcakes

A cup of green tea


Backed potatoes with cheddar cheese, bacon and green onions


Chocolate shake


Grilled chicken with peppers, corn, black beans, onions and tomatoes

Total calories number – 1120 cals

Jenny Craig shopping list:

Oatmeal 1 pack

10 apple


Chicken 1 kg

Mix of vegetables 3 packs

Noodles 1 pack

Beef 500g

5 zucchini

Tomatoes 1 kg

Broccoli 500g

2 Blueberry pancakes

Low-fat yogurt 1 bottle

Potatoes 1 kg

Chocolate brownie 200g

5 eggs

Low-fat cheese 300g


Wheat Crackers 200g

Salad 200g

2 Chocolate Muffins

Lime pie 200g

Low-fat yogurt 1 bottle

Brown rice 1 pack

Strawberries 300g

Mushrooms 400g

Green beans

Lemon cake 200g

Cranberry 200g

Almond 100g


Carrots 500g


Olives 1 can

Cabbage 500 g

Radishes 500 g

Brussels sprouts 200 g

Olive or linen oil 1 bottle

Low-cal dressing 1 bottle

Macaroni 1 pack

2 Vanilla Cupcakes

Cheddar cheese 100g

Bacon 150g

Green onions

Peppers 300g

Corn 200g

Black beans,

Onions 150g

Coleslaw mix

Chile-garlic sauce

10 peaches

I truly hope you have enjoyed the Jenny Craig Diet Plan!

For full meal plans and menus please visit the Jenny Craig Site.

You may also like the weight watchers diet.


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Weight Watchers Diet Plan

weight-watchers-diet-planThe weight watchers diet plan allows you to eat anything you like but you have to count points.

How Weight Watchers Works

When you follow the weight watchers diet program, basically each food is assigned points. High fiber foods low in fat and calories have fewer points and food with less fiber and high fat
have more points. Fruits and vegetables have no points so you can eat as much as you like on this diet without counting points for them.

On the weight watchers diet you are always monitoring these points to make sure you don’t go over your limit. This is how you lose weight, by staying within or below a certain number of points each day.

Weight Watchers Celebrities

jennifer-hudson-on-magazineThe weight watchers diet has been tried successfully by celebrities like Jennifer Hudson and Jessica Simpson.

While I am not a huge fan of paid diet plans this diet is one that is probably one of the better paid diets programs if you are looking for that extra help and support for your diet. You might want to join if you feel that you cannot successfully lose weight on your own.

You can join weight watchers online or go to one of their in person offices. They will help assign you your target points goal for each day by doing an assessment of your current weight and how much you want to lose.

Portion Control

Besides counting point values you are learning to control your portions or the amount of food you eat for each meal. This is very crucial to losing weight since most of us tend to overeat. Re-training yourself to understand what an actual portion looks like or should be is very important.

If you are anything like me, when I eat dinner I am tempted to round my plate up with everything. Our eyes are usually way bigger than our stomachs.

But in fact a real portion, a healthy portion, looks much different. Just take a look at what a real portion of food should be and  then think about how much you would probably eat instead. Most likely you will see how much food you have really been eating. That amount you are used to is likely considered way to much food!

With the weight watchers diet plan you have to train your mind to understand that you can really only eat a small amount and that in fact this is much better for our bodies and digestion then eating large portions.

So, again that is partly what makes weight watchers program and weight watchers diet plans so successful. It helps you not only lose weight but to think differently about food
so you can turn that into a long-term lifestyle.

Here is a one day sample weight watchers menu from the weight watchers diet plan to try if you want to follow this diet to check it out before you go pay weight watchers
to get full diets from them.


Weight Watchers Diet Plan

Weight Watchers Meal Plans – 3 Day Sample

Day 1



1/2 cup milk (skim)

30 grams of oats
skimmed milk
berries, frozen


Chicken with a roasted veggie salad

Mixed greens
Vegetables roasted in a tsp of sunflower oil
100 grams of chicken breast..(without skin)
a few cherry tomatoes
150 grams plain no fat yogurt
canned peaches in no syrup just the juice


130 grams of Salmon fillet
150 grams boiled then sautéed Small New Potatoes in a tsp sunflower oil
leeks with green beans
6 grams of sugar-free jello with orange slices

Allowed Snacks/dessert
one toffee bar -weight watchers diet plan brand

Day 2


1/2 cup skim milk
Porridge topped with strawberries or other berry
30 grams plain or natural oats
Skimmed milk
Frozen berries


Cheese/tuna pita bread sandwich
which includes

1 weight watchers pita bread
56 grams of Tuna in spring water
20 grams grated low-fat cheese
15 grams of a tablespoon of low-fat mayonnaise
Lettuce & cucumber


Beef stir fry
125 grams lean sirloin steak (use no calorie cooking spray to fry)
grated ginger with sliced chillies, broccoli,
2 tbsp Oyster sauce
40 grams of Egg noodles
65 grams of Low fat chocolate mousse


Corn on the cob
cucumber sticks

Day 3

1/2 cup skim milk

Bacon & egg on toast
made with
2 slices or 40 grams of Bacon
1 medium poached egg
1 slice whole-wheat low cal bread ( from weight watchers diet plan foods)

1 tbsp Tomato ketchup
Latte made with skim or low-fat milk
daily allowance


1 small Tuna and pasta salad
40 grams whole-wheat pasta cooked
56 grams of one small can of Tuna in spring water
8 Olives

20 grams feta cheese
no fat dressing, 1 tbsp

Vegetable curry hodgepodge
made with
150 grams of Sweet potato cauliflower &
onion, diced
20 grams of Curry paste
canned tomatoes
40 grams of cooked Brown rice
20 grams of Mango Chutney

To make this weight watchers diet plan recipe you would use no fat cooking spray and spray a pan to fry some onion and then add the curry paste. Add the potato, tomatoes and cauliflower. Simmer half hr.
Eat with rice and the mango chutney.


carrot sticks
a crumpet
no fat yogurt

Weight Watchers Recipes

Here too are a few weight watchers recipes to try if you are interested in giving this diet a whirl!

Here again is the link where you can find visit a meeting or follow the weight watchers diet plan online.

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