Navigation Links
Queen Latifah Brings in the New Year with a Healthy Resolution
Date:1/10/2008

- Actress and musician joins Jenny Craig to relay the message of a healthy

lifestyle -

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Jenny Craig Inc., one of the nation's leading authorities on weight management, held a press conference today at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles to introduce Queen Latifah as the company's newest celebrity client. The Oscar-nominated singer and actress will be the focal point of a new message for Jenny Craig - that of losing weight to improve one's health.

"Today I am taking the first step to improving my health by announcing my goal to lose 5-10% of my body weight with Jenny Craig." stated Queen Latifah. "My hope is to help educate people and motivate others to take their first step to have a positive impact on their health. By losing just 7% of your body weight, and increasing weekly activity, you can lower the risk of developing type II diabetes by 58%."

Queen Latifah plans to utilize her partnership with Jenny Craig to deliver the positive message of living a healthy lifestyle to her fans. Latifah lost her great-grandmother to type II diabetes and personally understands the severity of obesity-related illnesses. She wants to stay healthy and prevent the occurrence of this disease in her body. With a moderate reduction in body weight, and increased activity Latifah hopes to encourage others to join her in her mission to live a healthy lifestyle.

Jenny Craig CEO, Patti Larchet added, "We are thrilled to have Queen Latifah support our mission of achieving a healthy lifestyle. Queen Latifah is joining forces with Jenny Craig to communicate the importance of how making small lifestyle changes, such as diet and exercise, can have a significant positive impact on overall health."

Queen Latifah will star in Jenny Craig's new advertising campaign that will begin January 21, 2008. Latifah, who has consistently celebrated her plus-size figure over the years, will lead a very different campaign for the weight loss category - concentrating on a healthy lifestyle rather than getting into a specific dress size.

The on-demand version for the Jenny Craig Press Conference Webcast will be available for the next 30 days at http://72.32.208.177/webcast/jc/jenny_craig.htm.

About Jenny Craig

With its tailored YourStyle(R) program, Jenny Craig is committed to a personalized approach to weight loss by offering each client a one-on-one weekly consultation and a customized weight management plan designed to optimize individual success. The Jenny Craig YourStyle(R) program focuses on a comprehensive Food-Body-Mind curriculum designed to help clients manage their weight by creating a healthy relationship with food, building an active lifestyle and developing a balanced approach to living.

Jenny Craig, Inc., based in Carlsbad, CA, and owned by Nestle, is one of the world's largest weight management companies, with approximately 650 company-owned and franchised Centres in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Puerto Rico.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Jenny Craig Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association Launches Long Island and Queens Chapters
2. Fluoridated water for Queensland ... at last
3. New York Hospital Queens Cardiac Rehabilitation Team Presents Study at Worlds Leading Heart Disease Conference
4. Queen Latifahs Travlin Light Tour to Be Sponsored by Jenny Craig
5. New Bayer, United Nations Partnership Brings International Environment and Art Competition to Local Elementary and Middle Schools
6. New Bayer, United Nations Partnership Brings International Environment and Art Competition to Pittsburgh-Area Elementary and Middle Schools
7. New Bayer, United Nations Partnership Brings International Environment and Art Competition to Northern New Jersey Elementary and Middle Schools
8. New Bayer, United Nations Partnership Brings International Environment and Art Competition to Kansas City Area Elementary and Middle Schools
9. Winter Brings Pet Hazards
10. PET/CT brings new hope to patients with deadly form of breast cancer
11. PET/CT Brings New Hope to Patients With Deadly Form of Breast Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/26/2017)... ... 26, 2017 , ... IndustryArchive.Org . is announcing a new way for ... will now only pay for B.A.N.T. quality sales leads based on the Sellers decision ... the new reality that B2B buyers are controlling the sales process via the Internet ...
(Date:2/26/2017)... Miami, Florida (PRWEB) , ... February 26, 2017 ... ... disease (PD) patients after receiving cognitive rehabilitation, according to a study released today ... already known that cognitive rehabilitation programs are proven to be effective in improving ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... February 24, 2017 , ... HealthPostures, ... Go. Core benefits and advantages built into the home office sit stand solution ... and feel. Ability to gain the benefits embedded in the TaskMate Go are ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... 24, 2017 , ... WHAT: , The New Jersey Tech ... well as advocacy for the state and region‘s technology businesses, hosted their 2017 ... Council's Innovation Forecast event highlights innovation throughout the region from small to large ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... February 24, 2017 , ... The Smart Machine Age is here, and ... that 47 percent of all jobs in the United States may be taken over ... day of the aggressive know-it-all who steamrolls over colleagues is drawing to a close. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/24/2017)... 23, 2017  Directors from Pharma To Market Pty Ltd and ... forces, resulting in the founding of Pharma To Market Pte Ltd, ... Market are pleased to announce their expansion into Asia ... Singapore . The company are delighted to appoint Joelle ... Singapore based entity. Joelle brings with her ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... 24, 2017  Xynomic Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an oncology drug ... has acquired exclusive worldwide rights to develop, manufacture ... inhibitor targeting hematological and solid tumors. ... and 2 clinical trials of Abexinostat in US, ... already been completed, demonstrating that Abexinostat is clinically ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... Südkorea, 23. Februar 2017 LG Innotek hat ... vorgestellt. Die Sterilisationsleistung beträgt das 1,5-fache des 45-mW-Moduls der ... im Bereich zwischen 200 und 280 nm und eignet sich ... indem es ihre DNA zerstört. Das Produkt von LG ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: