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How wellness killed Jenny Craig

• 26 min

The diet company is shutting down. Bloomberg’s Emma Court explains how Jenny Craig’s strategy — heavy on celebrity endorsements and meal plans — couldn’t compete with a shift toward body positivity and pharmaceuticals. This episode was produced by Miles Bryan and Siona Peterous, edited by Matt Collette, fact-checked by Laura Bullard, engineered by Patrick Boyd with additional music help from Chris Shurtleff, and hosted by Noel King. Transcript at Hungry for more? Learn about the science of weight loss and hunger in the latest episode of Gastropod: Support Today, Explained by making a financial contribution to Vox! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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