Jenny Craig, Inc., a leading U.S. company on weight management, is offering its new Metabolic Max Program, which takes an intensive approach to monitor and increase activity by measuring calories burned to help clients lose weight.
According to the company, the program incorporates the technology from the BodyMedia FIT Armband and BodyMedia FIT Activity Manager data, giving consultants and clients information about the amount of calories burned, as well as gives clients online tools to self-monitor their caloric intake and activity levels.[ Also Read: Do You Have Sexy Curves for Full-Body Scans? ]
In a client’s weekly one-on-one consultation, the consultant reviews the client’s caloric intake and activity levels for the week, and adjusts the program accordingly to help clients maximize their weight loss efforts.[ Also Read: How Parents Can Deal with Kids’ Obesity ]
“Achieving weight loss goals requires more than a diet; it requires a comprehensive food-body-mind approach that leads to lifestyle changes. With the Metabolic Max Program, our Jenny Craig Consultants support clients how to monitor and adopt healthier eating habits and activity plans that fit within their lifestyles, while providing strategies and tools for all types of situations,” said Patti Larchet, CEO of Jenny Craig, Inc.[ Also Read: Why Good Breakfast is Good for Girls ]
Clients can review their activity and calorie burn throughout the day with the data collected by the BodyMedia FIT Armband. This device measures how many calories clients burn at any given time they are wearing the device.
This data is then uploaded to the BodyMedia FIT Activity Manager, an online database that allows clients to review their activity in real time, as well as enter their Jenny Craig planned menus.[ Also Read: 5 Tips for Moms to Make Healthy Food for Kids ]
“We are committed to combating the obesity epidemic and are always researching new, leading edge ways to help clients achieve their weight loss goals,” said Larchet.
“There are more than 70 million obese individuals in the United States, and more than 31 percent of American children who are overweight. We are determined to fight obesity by starting at the head of the family unit by teaching them healthy habits that will influence the entire family.”
The new weight loss program was launched Monday, Dec. 27.