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are weight loss meal plans calorie controlled?

Jenny Craig weight loss meal plans are designed to give you the nutrients you need to achieve a healthy body and lose weight at the same time. The dietitians and nutritionists who design the Jenny Craig menu are trained professionals with an excellent understanding of the calories and nutrients contained in every food item on the menu. Your meals will be calorie controlled and filling.

When on a weight loss plan, it is advisable to limit your calorie intake to 1200 calories per day. Your Jenny Craig Consultant will help you devise an eating plan that meets the needs of your lifestyle. If you participate in a lot of sport and high cardio exercise you may need to increase the amount of food you eat to keep your body well fueled.

Occasionally, people who exercise find that they’re not losing weight. Often, this is due to poor food choices. You need to eat nutrient rich food, rather than foods which are high in calories. For example, foods like chips, chocolate and pies (unless they are calorie and portion controlled), are high in calories and lacking the filling properties of nutrient dense foods like salmon, leafy greens and quinoa. Jenny Craig makes it easy to make good choices, to eat well and to control your calorie intake.

As you move to a weight maintenance program, your calorie intake can increase to 1500 calories per day. Again, this should be monitored and discussed with your Jenny Craig Consultant when you have achieved your weight loss goal.

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How many calories do you need to eat a day?

A weight loss meal plan with Jenny Craig is specifically created for you by your Consultant when you first sign up to the program. Your weekly exercise program will be taken into account and your needs accounted for.

Generally, the recommended calorie intake for adults who are trying to lose weight it is around 1200 calories per day. For some people it can be up to 2000 calories per day. Limiting your calorie intake does result in weight loss. Because every person is different, a professionally trained Jenny Craig Consultant is the best person to create a calorie controlled meal plan for you. They can assess your body, your weight loss goals and your exercise program, and determine the right plan for you.

One thing to remember when thinking about calories is a simple mathematical idea. If you burn more calories than you eat, your weight loss will occur faster. If you are eating foods that are high in calories, and not exercising adequately, you are less likely to achieve the results you want.

Jenny Craig weight loss meal plans are designed to give you the nutrients you need to achieve a healthy body and lose weight at the same time. The dietitians and nutritionists who design the Jenny Craig menu are trained professionals with an excellent understanding of the calories and nutrients contained in every food item on the menu. Your meals will be calorie controlled and filling.

How many calories are in a daily meal plan?

A Jenny Craig weight loss meal plan allows you to eat 1200 - 2000 calories per day, depending on your body and your needs. Generally, men need more calories to fuel their bodies than women do. Your Consultant will help you determine the correct amount of calories that you need.

Counting calories is something that most dieters have tried to do at one time or another in their weight loss journey. It seems so simple but the reality of following a healthy, calorie controlled eating plan is much more challenging. Having your personal Jenny Craig Consultant to support you in your journey makes weight loss so much more achievable. Your Consultant is always there, on the other end of the phone, to motivate you to continue with your weight loss p

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How much weight can you lose on a meal plan?

A Jenny Craig weight loss meals plan aims for you to lose ½ - 1kg per week, depending on your body composition and your personal weight history, how much physical activity you do and how motivated you are. ½ - 1kg per week is a safe and sustainable weight loss expectation.

On television you do see contestants in weight loss programs dropping great numbers of kilograms in one week. It is important to remember that this is unrealistic for people in the real world. The Jenny Craig program encourages healthy weight loss, not instant, dramatic shredding of body fat or fluid. Your success will be measured over time as you become more familiar with a healthy eating plan.

Exercise is another very important factor when it comes to weight loss on a meal plan. Our bodies were designed to move; to run to crouch, to get us from A to B. Our lives today are so sedentary that most of us find it hard to walk the 10,000 steps per day recommended by the World Health Organisation, to improve health and reduce the risk of disease.

If you consistently eat well and exercise so that you are burning off more calories than you put in to your body, you will be providing the right conditions for weight loss to occur.

 

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