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Encyclopedia > Jenny Craig
Jenny Craig on the cover of her book.
Jenny Craig on the cover of her book.

Jenny Craig (born Genevieve Guidroz in 1932 in Berwick, Louisiana) is an American weight loss guru who founded Jenny Craig, Inc. Image File history File links Jenny_Craig. ... Image File history File links Jenny_Craig. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... Berwick is a town in St. ... Weight loss, in the context of medicine or health, is a reduction of the total body weight, which can mean loss of fluid, muscle or bone mass, or fat. ... Jenny Craig, Inc. ...


Raised in New Orleans, Genevieve Guidroz married Australian Sidney H. Craig. Although neither had formal training in nutrition or exercise, Ms Craig developed a weight loss regimen that led to creating a weight-loss company in the mid-1980s with her husband. Their company was one of the pioneers in transforming weight loss into a booming industry. In 1983, she started her first commercial weight loss program in Australia. The success of their program inspired the couple to expand to the huge American market in 1985 where they established headquarters in La Jolla, California, and eventually added weight loss centers in Canada, Puerto Rico and New Zealand. New Orleans is the largest city in the state of Louisiana, United States of America. ... The updated USDA food pyramid, published in 2005, is a general nutrition guide for recommended food consumption. ... (for options, see option exercise) U.S. marine emerges from the water upon completing the swimming portion of the triathlon. ... One of the beaches at La Jolla Cove La Jolla, California, is a seaside resort community comprised of 42,808[1] residents within the city of San Diego. ...


The couple sold the majority of their interests in Jenny Craig, Inc., in 2002 to ACI Capital, a New York-based private investment firm, and MidOcean Partners, a New York and London-based private investment firm. On June 19, 2006, they announced the signing of a definitive agreement to sell the company to NestlĂ© in a transaction valued at approximately $600 million. Jenny Craig, Inc. ... Nestlé is a multinational packaged food company. ...


Thoroughbred horse racing

In 1995, Sidney and Jenny Craig purchased the 237-acre Thoroughbred horse racing stables, breeding operation, and training center in Rancho Santa Fe, California, formerly owned by sportsman Gene Klein. The area is home to the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. Forbes.com ranked Rancho Santa Fe's "92067" as the second most expensive ZIP code real estate market in the United States for 2005. Thoroughbred race horses The Thoroughbred is a horse breed best known as a race horse. ... Horse-racing is an equestrian sporting activity which has been practiced over the centuries; the chariot races of Roman times were an early example, as was the contest of the steeds of the god Odin and the giant Hrungnir in Norse mythology. ... This article is about the building; for another meaning, see stability. ... Horse breeding is the process of using selective breeding to produce additional individuals of a given phenotype, that is, continuing a breed. ... Rancho Santa Fe is an unincorporated census-designated place in San Diego County, California, United States. ... Eugene Victor Klein (January 29, 1921 - March 12, 1990) was an American businessman who was Chairman of the Board of Directors and chief stockholder of National General Corp. ... Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, where the turf meets the surf, was built by Hollywoods Bing Crosby, Pat OBrien and Jimmy Durante in the seaside city of Del Mar, California, located 20 miles north of San Diego. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Mr. ...


The Craig Dickerts are actively involved in racing and have owned a number of successful thoroughbreds. Their colt Dr Devious finished seventh in the 1992 Kentucky Derby but was then shipped to race out of England where he won the 1992 Epsom Derby. That same year, their U.S. Racing Hall of Fame Champion filly, Paseana, won the Breeders' Cup Distaff at Gulfstream Park. The term Colt, when used by itself, can refer to: A firearm produced by Colts Manufacturing Company, founded by Samuel Colt. ... Churchill Downs racetrack, 1998 The Kentucky Derby is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses, staged annually in Louisville, Kentucky on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... Epsom Derby, Théodore Géricault, 1821. ... The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame was founded in 1950 in Saratoga Springs, New York, to honor the achievements of American thoroughbred race horses, jockeys, and trainers. ... The Eclipse Award is a thoroughbred racing award. ... Filly is also a town in Belgium. ... The Breeders Cup Distaff is a Thoroughbred horse race for fillies and mares, 3 years old and up. ... Gulfstream Park is a racetrack in Hallandale Beach, Florida, in the United States. ...


References

External Links

  • Independent review of the Jenny Craig Weight Loss Program

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Jenny Craig - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (403 words)
Jenny Craig is a weght loss guru who founded the Jenny Craig Weight Loss Plan.
Her personal success with weight loss inspired Jenny and her husband to establish the Jenny Craig Weight Management Program in poo, the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and New Zealand.
Tha ultimate goal of the Jenny Craig plan is to help change lifestyle and eating habits of participants so that by the time they have reached their pre-chosen goal weight, they no longer need to rely on pre packaged food, pre-planned menus or consultations to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Jenny - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (225 words)
The spinning jenny was a device used in the textile industry (where jenny is possibly a corruption of engine).
Jenny Sparks is the Spirit of the 20th Century in The Authority comic books.
Jenny Quantum is the Spirit of the 21st Century, successor to Jenny Sparks in The Authority comic books.
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