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Registered Dietitian

Janet Nash, MS, RD, CDE | Registered Dietitian

Janet Nash, MS, RD, CDE

Registered Dietitian

Janet is the Registered Dietitian at Jenny Craig. In her role, Janet serves as a resource to all departments, weaving together the most up-to-date nutrition science from an ever-evolving field along with practical, innovative strategies.

Prior to joining Jenny Craig, Janet developed a passion for weight management as a front-line dietitian at Scripps Clinic Center for Weight Management, a leading medically-supervised weight management center. There she worked closely with some of the country's top obesity clinicians to help treat thousands of individuals struggling with obesity-related conditions.

Outside of weight management, Janet has over 25 years of RD experience in various settings including hospital, clinic and community, and has taught a variety of nutrition courses at universities.

Janet graduated from Cornell University with a BS in Food and Nutrition. She then obtained an MS in Nutrition from Hunter College in New York City and shortly after, her Registered Dietitian credentials. She is also a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) and understands the challenges for those with diabetes to lose weight. To expand her skills and knowledge base, she has obtained Certificate of Training in both Adult Weight Management and Child/Adolescent Weight Management. Janet stays current in the field and is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), American Academy of Diabetes Educators (AADE), American Diabetes Association (ADA), and the Obesity Society.

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Nutrition Team

Darcie Anderson, BS | Senior Project Manager/Corporate Nutritionist

Darcie Anderson, BS

Senior Project Manager/Corporate Nutritionist

As a Project Manager, Darcie Anderson develops content, tools and strategies for Jenny Craig and Curves Complete programs for healthy weight management. This includes work on planned menus, program materials, recipes, online content and functionality, client-centered counseling, health enrollment materials, research projects, consumer/staff insights, and new program innovations. Ms. Anderson stays current on research, trends and healthcare developments. She also provides expertise in answering nutrition and program questions from our members and staff.

According to Ms. Anderson, being part of the Curves Jenny Craig Program & Science team is a fulfillment of her lifelong focus on health and wellness with an emphasis on food and nutrition. During her college years she studied nutrition and health at the University of Utah. Her love of cooking and creating recipes featuring fresh and nutritious foods led her to start a catering business to promote healthy eating after college. In recent years, Ms. Anderson’s focus has been specific to healthy weight management and wellness at Curves and Jenny Craig. She joined the company as a weight loss consultant, working one-on-one with men and women to help improve their health with the Jenny Craig Program. She later moved to the corporate office and joined the Program & Science team as a program specialist and is currently Senior Project Manager/Corporate Nutritionist. Working on the type 2 diabetes clinical trial and Jenny Craig for Type 2 program has been a highlight for her personally.

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Monica Ropar, BS | Corporate Nutritionist

Monica Ropar, BS

Corporate Nutritionist

As a corporate nutritionist and training design specialist, Monica Ropar develops content, training, tools and strategies for the Jenny Craig program. This includes collaboration in the development of program materials, recipes, online content and functionality, health enrollment materials, consumer/staff insights and new program innovations.

As an expert nutrition and program resource, Monica supports the staff in addressing program questions and challenges that arise during the weight loss process either through the Nutrition Hotline or Help Desk. As a program expert resource for the online Jenny Craig community forums, she also provides support to members throughout their weight loss journey where she offers extra inspiration, weight loss tips, lifestyle strategies and motivation as needed.

Monica’s work is grounded in over 12 years of experience with Jenny Craig. She joined Jenny Craig as a weight loss consultant where she gained the experience of one-on-one counseling with members and guided them to successful weight management. She later moved to the corporate office, first working in nutrition and program development and is now working within training where she supports development of content and continuing education to support consultants more effectively deliver the Jenny Craig program in the areas of consultation skill, program expertise, lifestyle modification, and product knowledge.

Monica received her Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in Dietetics and Exercise, Fitness & Health from Purdue University and continues to stay current on weight management research, consumer trends and healthcare developments.

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Sarah Venters, BS | Nutrition Specialist

Sarah Venters, BS

Nutrition Specialist

As a Nutrition Specialist, Sarah Venters helps support the nutrition team in developing content, tools and strategies for both the Jenny Craig and Curves program. This includes program materials, menus, nutritional analysis, and recipe creations. She also represents the nutrition program team on cross functional teams for business initiatives. Sarah continues to build her expertise by staying informed in the areas of weight management research, consumer trends and advancements in healthcare.

Sarah received her Bachelor of Science degree in Foods and Nutrition from San Diego State University. Her choice of studies was based on a desire to promote the importance of diet on health and wellness. During college, her passion for food and nutrition led her into the restaurant business. Working as a restaurant manager she gained knowledge of modern menu planning, commercial cooking and management.

Sarah began working with Jenny Craig in 2015 as a weight loss consultant providing one-on-one nutrition counseling in multiple San Diego Centers. As a compassionate and dedicated consultant, she strengthened her skills in weight management. Sarah says being part of the Jenny Craig Nutrition team allows her to help people enjoy their food while learning to live happier, healthier lives as they achieve their weight loss goals.

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