CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, a nationally recognized publisher of consumer advice and rankings, recognized Jenny Craig as the 2nd Best Commercial Diet Plan, 2nd Easiest Diet to Follow, and 3rd Best Weight-Loss Diet in its annual Best Diets rankings.
"We're pleased to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top diet for the fifth year in a row," said Monty Sharma, CEO and president of Jenny Craig. "Obesity is a huge problem around the world and we are proud to be a company working to resolve this issue – a job that is gratifying at the end of the day. Our personal consultants at Jenny Craig are ready and waiting for when people realize the 'moment' they'd like to lose weight and take control of their health and wellness."
The U.S. News rankings are determined by a panel of nationally recognized health experts in diet, nutrition, obesity, food psychology, diabetes and heart disease. The experts reviewed information on 35 diet plans, scoring each in seven categories: short-term weight loss, long-term weight loss, ease of compliance, nutritional completeness, health risks and ability to prevent or manage diabetes and heart disease. You can learn more about the methodology here.
"The Best Diets rankings are designed to help consumers identify a diet that suits their specific weight and lifestyle needs," said Angela Haupt, senior health & wellness editor for U.S. News. "The rankings also help determine if a diet's claims add up or fall short – those that top the lists scored well in the seven categories our experts take into consideration."
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About Jenny Craig:
The Jenny Craig program is designed to provide structure and support to help members lose weight and learn how to keep it off. Jenny Craig's program provides nutritionally-balanced menus, which include nearly 80 delicious entrees, desserts and snacks developed by dietitians, nutritionists, and food technologists. One-on-one consultations provide personal support and education on portion control and strategies such as the Volumetrics® Approach, which helps with satiety. Jenny Craig consultants work with each member individually to identify their strengths, challenges and personal goals in order to create unique weekly meal and activity plans that fit individual needs. Consultants also help members implement behavioral strategies to support their success. Jenny Craig's comprehensive approach to weight loss is available to members either in person in centers or by phone with Jenny Craig Anywhere. The program is backed by hard science as demonstrated by a 2010 independent two-year clinical trial published in the Journal of the American Medical Association showing that participants on the Jenny Craig program lost three times more weight than dieting on their own. Jenny Craig, based in Carlsbad, CA, is one of the world's largest weight management companies, with approximately 600 company-owned and franchised centers in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Puerto Rico.
VOLUMETRICS® is a federally registered trademark of Barbara Rolls, PhD, used under exclusive license by Jenny Craig Operations, Inc.
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