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Great for the busy person who urgently need help.
I have been a life member of Jenny since the 80’s and have returned for the 4th time at age 61. I find it’s the only diet that I lose a substantial amount of weight. I like the visual picture it gives me of how much food we should actually be having each day. When you reach your goal weight it’s firmly fixed in your mind for the future.
As to cost, if you’re sticking strictly to it it’s not expensive at all. I’m spending less on food shopping now.
For the older person
I am 67 and 12 kilos over weight from a diet of lots of junk food. The great food is yummy and easy which suits me not having to do too much preparation etc. I still have lots of time to do other things. Home delivery works well. All in all am happy to be eating healthier and the weight is dropping easily. Its setting me up to be healthy as I gracefully grow older !
Full of crap
The weekly menu cost for Jenny Craig meals (3 meals and 1 snack) is $194 per week. That comes out to $28 per day for one person.
Breaking the food cost down monthly, it would cost $776 per month, just for the prepared Jenny Craig meals/snacks. Remember, this doesn’t include the cost of fresh fruits, veggies, and whole grains. If you want to add any more meat to your plan, there’s that extra cost as well.
If you purchase the six-month program, it would cost you around $4,755 for the program for 24 weeks. This includes the membership plus the J...enny Craig prepackaged food for the first half of your membership.This doesn’t include the fresh fruit, vegetables, and dairy that you must include in your diet and assumes that you’ll wean off the Jenny Craig prepared meals after 12 weeks. Jenny Craig you are a waste of money and I could do better than you, it is alot cheaper to buy fresh food and not your processed crud.
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Works for me
My mum bought me lifetime membership in 1987, i was 16.
She must have known I'd be yo yo er.
I've been back 4 times and each time I've lost the weight I needed. I like the structure it provides and when going inside the stores the support I need.
The quality of the food has been worse this time around feels cheap and doing it online the councillor stopped checking in on me. But it's been 7 weeks since I started and I've lost 17kg, so it works.
In the past I've tried weight watchers, a few of the shake diets, CSRIO, all sorts of prescription m...edications and most recently keto, they all work to a point. But nothing gives me the simplicity of jenny Craig. Buying the food in two week batches gives me free delivery and with 10% membership discount my food costs around $160 a week for 1800 calorie menu. Which when compared to others is the cheapest out there.
Always hit my goal weight
I love the food. no real cooking needed, which is great because i hate cooking. This is the 3rd time over 20yrs that i have been on jenny craig. I have tried other diets and paid lots of $$$$ but never had the same results. The last 2 times i reached my goal no problem. This time around ive been on the program for almost 2 weeks and lost over 2kgs in the 1st week and thats without exercising! I haven't done a second weigh yet but i can feel ive lost more weight.
I am only on week 5 (due to weigh in on Tue) and have had amazing results without any exercise I might add
Week 1 = 1.6kg
Week 2 = 1.8kg
Week 3 = 1kg
Week 4 = 800g (I was on my period)
Total = 5.2kg and 30cm over all
The program fits my lifestyle perfectly, as I alway run out of time to have my breakfast and sort my lunch on the days I work so having those meals already to go for me has made a huge difference all I have to do is chop up a salad to go with my lunch I also chop up extra salad to go with mine and the kids dinner at night
Greedy Jenny Craig
I have been on the program previously and lost over 30kg and kept it off for several years. Only put it back on due to emotional reasons. I am now on the program again, and it is working, however, due to COVID we are having the food delivered. As of the next delivery, they are charging for delivery! This is disgraceful. We have no choice but to have food delivered and we pay premium prices for the food whilst still needing to purchase our own fruit, veg, bread and dairy. This makes it a very expensive program, so to charge us for delivery is OUTRAGEOUS. I am rethinking my position regarding this service.
I found in week one I was obsessing about the food - when could I eat next, what could I eat and did feel a bit hungry on occassions - but did lose 2.5kg in week one. Now just finishing week 2 and not so obsessed this week and still enjoying the food and lost another 1.1kg. So with 2 weeks under my belt and 3.6kg down - this is the best decision I have made in a long time when it comes to food. There has only been 1 meal that I haven't really enjoyed, but the rest have been fine. I have a long journey ahead, but feel now starting my 3rd wee...k, I am finally on the right track. Anyone thinking about doing it - I would say, give it a go. It isnt cheap, but it will be worth it for me to get back into a happy place with my weight. And being able to have the food delivered and remote coaching works with my lifestyle.
Stick to it
My view on Jenny Craig is it works. Now whether that be because the meals are small, and yes you need to fill up on other free items, but I can tell you it works.
But.. I don't like a lot of their meals. Smaller serves on some items because of the calorie content, so I would rather eat something that I know will sort of satisfy me like the Parma, fish and wedges, spaghetti and meatballs and a few others. The lunches need some improvements, their bland and boring so I usually stick to the pies or quiches. But again, I have always lost weigh w...
Expensive for what you actually get
I did Jenny Craig for not even a week before I thought “what a rip off!” For the money I’m paying can’t they even spring for a proper ready to heat pumpkin soup rather than a sachet cuppa soup. They call that providing a meal when I had to supply my own salad and piece of toast to go with it. I’m not into cooking so I just want it done for me. My consultant said it didn’t have to be complicated, just eat a cucumber. A whole cucumber!!! If I had the discipline and taste buds to just munch on a cucumber I wouldn’t have gotten into this mess in th...e first place!!! I like a few slices of cucumber in a salad but not a whole cucumber!!! I thought that was the most ridiculous suggestion. Lite and Easy is definitely the better, cheaper option and they provide every morsel that goes into your mouth so you don’t have to pay out extra money for fruit, salad, veggies, breads, dairy. It’s all there ready to eat, no preparation necessary. The only thing that I can’t stomach with Lite and Easy is the amount of packaging. It’s a lot of plastic so if you can get past that wastage you should be good to go. I’m only posting this review in hopes that Jenny Craig read it and pick up their game with some of the Sub standard menu items.
Not for the long run but worth a try.
Food was nice and tasty the first week although very little meat! After a week I felt a bit sick.
Preservatives outweighed the nutrition.
Under 15 grams of meat remained after straining sauce in a lunch menu (as example Subway serve 85g meat)
As a former chef, and a food scientist student, I Definitely can lose weight on this program because of the “Lack Of Food”; Not because the food is substantially healthy.
The egg ham muffin was floury substance in egg.
My consultant agreed that she too cannot stomach Jenny Craig food consumption.
Easy to follow
Three weeks into the program i am finding it is easy to follow it given my busy lifestyle. The food is well prepared in terms of flavors and portions, helps satisfy most of my cravings. I am positive that I will not be giving up on it like most other diets i have tried.
Expensive and Misleading
Joined Jenny craig about a month ago and have lost weight so thumbs up for that BUT when i joined i was advised the "FREE 8 week membership" was not free as there was no discount applied so to become a member was financially more viable as i got a 10% discount on food (MISLEADING !!) I did bec ome a member and was quite happy but as soon as I short ordered (because i had not eaten a day's food as i was on holidays) i lost the 10% discount MISLEADING AGAIN !! apparently the 10% discount only applies if you order the complete package every day an...d do not miss anything. MISLEADING AGAIN. i would have been better off with the 8 week membership. VERY EXPENSIVE considering i still have to provide all dairy, fruit, vegetables etc. Also feel like i was rushed through the meeting with my consultant - never took more than 5 minutes.
Easy to stick to
Yes some of the foods are high in fats/carbs but it keeps me for eating the rubbish I used to, so I am losing weight, in a few weeks when I finish I will be able to get my own meals as I now have an idea of how easy it is to stick to my 1200 cals. a day. Thanks Jenny Craig.
Questions & Answers
I want to know if my lifetime membership is still honored. How should I proceed?
Sharon Fry Pasic email@example.com
Jenny C.Jenny Craig
Hi Sharon, we have replied to you via email - please let us know if you need anything else!
Just contacted your customer service to verify my Lifetime membership I bought for myself and my mother in 2004. He stated, JC stopped selling lifetime memberships in 2002, therefore I could not be a lifetime member. Also stated the computers have since been updated and not everything has been updated and that his “Supervisor” was going by the year I purchased the Lifetime membership, not what was noted, as nothing was noted on my profile. Please explain?
Jenny C.Jenny Craig
We would be happy to look into this again for you to double-check your membership verification. Please feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org with your full name, the centre that you joined the program with, and the approximate year, as well as the centre that you last attended with the approximate year. Thank you
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