News and Press

Jan 11th

CARLSBAD, Calif. (Jan. 11, 2021) Jenny Craig, the science-based leader in weight loss, today announced the launch of its newest and most effective program innovation, Rapid Results Max. This groundbreaking new weight loss solution leverages the powerful science of intermittent fasting and pairs it with Jenny Craig’s revolutionary Recharge Bar, as well as chef-crafted meals and snacks and personal coaching to help participants achieve their goal weight.

Jan 30th

CARLSBAD, Calif. (January 30, 2020) Jenny Craig, a leader in the weight loss industry for more than 35 years, announces the appointment of David Pastrana as its new chief executive. Pastrana will replace existing CEO and president Monty Sharma, who will become the company’s board Chairman. The leadership transition will be effective February 1, 2020.

Jan 14th

CARLSBAD, Calif. (January 14, 2020) –A new survey exploring perceptions of weight loss, health and diet trends in the United States has found that despite access to more health information than ever before, Americans continue to struggle with weight and the risks it poses to longevity. The report is the second annual survey commissioned by Jenny Craig, a leader in the weight loss industry for more than 35 years.

Jan 2nd

CARLSBAD, Calif. (January 2, 2020) - Jenny Craig, a leader in the weight loss industry for more than 35 years, is being recognized for the tenth consecutive year as a top diet in several categories the U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Diet rankings. A nationally recognized publisher of consumer advice and rankings, U.S. News & World Report recognizes Jenny Craig as a Best Commercial Diet Plan (#2) and Best Fast Weight-Loss Diet (#3), in addition to high rankings in several other categories.

Dec 19th

CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 19, 2019 - Jenny Craig, a leader in science-based weight loss, announced today the launch of its all new Jenny30 and Simple60 programs, which includes its innovative and science-driven DNA Decoder Plan. The company is also unveiling a new 2020 ad campaign, set to launch digitally and on TV this week, showcasing their new, ultra-customizable offerings.

Oct 28th

CARLSBAD, Calif. and DEERFIELD, Ill. – Oct. 28, 2019 – Walgreens and Jenny Craig today announced a collaboration to bring health and weight loss management services to customers across the United States. With a focus on addressing weight and health management, Jenny Craig and Walgreens will open 100 Jenny Craig at Walgreens locations nationwide in January 2020. The Jenny Craig at Walgreens locations will offer Jenny Craig’s clinically proven program featuring private one-on-one consultations, a customized menu plan and meal delivery.

Aug 20th

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 20, 2019 - Jenny Craig, a leader in the weight loss industry, is rolling out its new Jenny Craig Cares program, offering earth-friendly packaging and greater convenience and customization than ever before. The enhanced program will continue to incorporate Jenny Craig's science-backed approach to weight loss, offer personalized support from a dedicated consultant, and appeal to the modern consumer's need for convenience, customization and sustainability.

Jan 4th

*Members following the Jenny Craig program, on average, lose 1-2lbs per week.

Jan 3rd

CARLSBAD, Calif. (January 3, 2018)Jenny Craig, a leader in the weight loss industry for more than 35 years, was recognized for the Ninth consecutive year straight as a top diet in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Diet rankings. A nationally recognized publisher of consumer advice and rankings, U.S.

Jan 1st

CARLSBAD, Calif. (January 1, 2019) – A new report assessing the current state of weight loss in the United States explores the disparity between a public that is more aware than ever of healthy eating, yet still fighting the weight-loss battle. The report was commissioned by Jenny Craig, a leader in the weight loss industry, and revealed that Americans are no longer in the dark about healthy eating – as 92 percent believe they know the right foods to eat – yet more than half still knowingly make poor food choices daily, and two-thirds are currently looking to lose weight.

Dec 20th

CARLSBAD, Calif. (December 20, 2018) – Jenny Craig, a leader in the weight loss industry, announced today their 2019 ad campaign, which focuses on actual Jenny Craig members and weight loss experts, and their stories of finding health and wellness on the program. Jenny Craig’s mission of helping real people find real results is harnessed in their new campaign, launching digitally and on TV this week. The campaign exclusively features members from across the country who have achieved their weight loss goals using the scientifically proven program.

Dec 4th

CARLSBAD, Calif. (December 4, 2018) – According to a recent survey conducted by Jenny Craig, a leader in the weight loss industry, the holiday season poses a challenge for many when it comes to maintaining their weight, with more than half of Americans anticipating weight gain between late October and January.

Jun 18th

Carlsbad, Calif. – June 18, 2018 – Jenny Craig, a leader in the weight loss industry, announces the achievement of a historic milestone, as DNA testing of specific nutrition and health genetic markers is being incorporated into its comprehensive weight loss offerings. This innovative new gene-based offering is already entering the second phase of testing with plans to expand nationwide. Jenny Craig is the first national commercial weight loss company to integrate DNA testing into its comprehensive weight loss plans.

May 14th

Hectic parents have such busy schedules they eat 156 meals standing up every year, according to a new survey.

A study into the everyday lives of 2,000 parents found many are so frantic they are forgoing their health just to keep up – eating over 150 meals on the move, skipping meals and even prioritizing their pet’s health before their own.

The new survey, conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Jenny Craig, found that parents are so busy that 54 percent admit to dipping into their child’s snacks just to get a bite to eat sometimes.

Jan 3rd

“It’s a real validation of our science and consumer focused program,” said Monty Sharma, CEO and President, Jenny Craig. “At a time when there is so much noise in the weight loss industry, we are proud to be acknowledged as a ‘best diet’ across several categories for the eighth year in a row by this reputable panel. We work tirelessly to utilize the latest research in nutritional science to provide programs to our members that helps give them the tools they need to lose weight and learn how to live a healthier lifestyle.”

Jan 2nd

Carlsbad, Calif. (January 2, 2018) - Today, Jenny Craig, a leader in the weight loss industry, announced Rapid Results, an innovative science-based program that leverages the body clock’s natural circadian rhythm to help optimize metabolism and accelerate weight loss. 1 The new program is now available at all Jenny Craig centers and Jenny Craig Anywhere.

Mar 16th

Carlsbad, Calif. (March 6, 2017) – A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine1 recognized Jenny Craig as a potential treatment against obesity through its weight loss and weight management program.

Jan 4th

Carlsbad, Calif., (January 4, 2017)Jenny Craig, a leader in the weight loss industry, today announced they have been recognized for the seventh consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report, a nationally recognized publisher of consumer advice and rankings, as the 2nd Best Weight Loss Diet Plan, 3rd Best Commercial Diet Plan, and 4th Best Fast Weight Loss in its annual Best Diets rankings.

Jul 26th

Carlsbad, Calif. (July 26, 2016)Jenny Craig, a leading weight loss program, announced today that it has joined the American Association of Diabetes Educators’ (AADE) Industry Allies Council (IAC).

Apr 7th

Carlsbad, Calif. (April 7, 2016)Jenny Craig, a leader in the weight loss industry, announced today it has joined hands with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help people living with prediabetes reduce their risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Additionally, for the 6th consecutive year, Jenny Craig was named a top diet program by U.S.

Apr 6th

Carlsbad, Calif. (April 6, 2015)Annals of Internal Medicine, the esteemed journal published by the American College of Physicians (ACP), released today the findings from a new independent study1 comparing the effectiveness of 11 popular commercial weight-loss programs, including Jenny Craig.

Jan 21st

(January 21, 2015) - 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.

Sep 2nd

Carlsbad, Calif. (August 27, 2014) – Jenny Craig, a proven solution to weight loss and a leader in the weight loss and weight management industry, announced today that participating Jenny Craig centers will take part in a nationwide weight loss event “Ready, Set, Results!” September 1-21, offering prospective members the opportunity to get on track with their health and weight loss goals.

Apr 23rd

Carlsbad, Calif. (April 23, 2014) — New study results published in the April 23, 2014 online issue of Diabetes Care found that Jenny Craig, a proven solution to weight loss and a leader in the weight loss and weight management industry, helped people with type 2 diabetes lose more weight than those who were provided with “Usual Care” which consists of two counseling sessions and instructions. Participants also significantly lowered HbA1c (a measure of blood sugar controls) and reduced levels of heart disease-related risk factors such as serum triglycerides.

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