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Subway Diet

Sandwiches helped Jared keep off the weight for 10 years. Can you?

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Jared Fogle achieved fame and fortune as a college student who lived in a dorm room above a Subway sandwich shop. He simply consumed a 6-inch Subway sandwich at every meal and went on to lose a reported 245 pounds.

Now he's back, 10 years later and still maintaining his weight loss. He's also teamed up with the likes of Michael Strahan of the New York Giants, as he retires his "giant pants" in the "tour de pants" (an ode to Tour de France) to promote once again how Subway sandwiches can help a person lose weight.

Complete with a book tour, video log and interactive website, Jared has partnered with Subway to convey the important message of making good food choices for health and vitality.

Out of all this has born the Subway Fresh Fit menu, which includes a multitude of healthy sandwiches served with Dannon yogurt and diet soda. The Biggest Loser team has also paired up with Subway to promote the idea of healthy food choices as a cornerstone to weight loss.

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  • Subway sandwich shops in most markets
  • Healthier fast food option
  • Baked chips, yogurt and diet sodas are heavily promoted as a healthier choice
  • The company does a good job of revealing nutritional values of all foods
  • Relatively inexpensive
  • Vegetarian friendly
  • Kosher options available in some locations
  • You have to ignore the smell of fresh baked cookies
  • No full-plan support, must maintain on your own

Subway sandwiches are overall good tasting and satisfying. Even kids will enjoy their new Fresh Fit Kids meals which include a mini sub, raisins, and low fat milk.

Put together while you watch, Subway sandwich "artists are usually good about adding extra vegetables, and leaving out the fatty spreads upon request.

The 6-inch Veggie Delite sub with no mayo and and extra lettuce, tomato, and bell peppers is less than 250 calories at only 3 grams of fat. For a man over 5'10" with a daily calorie requirement of 2100 calories, he could swap a sub for a daily pastry and still lose weight.

Broad menu selections are available, including:

  • Hot and Cold sandwiches
  • Traditional turkey, ham and roast beef
  • Chicken Club
  • Chicken Teriyaki
  • Veggie Delite

Jared promotes that he maintained a walking program, and the website has an add-on for teachers and parents to promote increased activity in children.


Jared's book, "Jared the Subway Guy: Winning through Losing", is as much a motivational book as any. With tips like "don't skip breakfast" and "wait 20 minutes to register fullness", the average dieter will take comfort in the lessons they have heard many times before.

By positioning themselves as a healthy dining option, Subway is bound to achieve success, and Jared's weight-loss maintenance is an inspiration.

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Dosen't Work

posted Mar 10th, 2009 6:00 am


This diet is probably a marketing trick by Subway, which is also one of the most expensive fast food chains. I like eating at Subway, but not all the time.

posted Mar 6th, 2009 12:59 pm


It is almost the end of Feb, I started the diet at the beginning of December, I have lost 40lbs. Drives my spouse and coworkers nuts because that is the only place I will go, but it does work.

posted Feb 25th, 2009 11:00 am



Good diet,i lost 5 pounds in a few days!

posted Feb 15th, 2009 12:25 pm



I like the subs and I eat the turkey with Italian bread with lettuce and tomatoes. I eat 2 -6" a day. Have 240 calories for breakfast.
It takes the worry out of measuring and cooking. Plus I llike the subs.

posted Jan 30th, 2009 8:47 pm



I want Jareds meat on my sub!

posted Jan 4th, 2009 7:20 pm



I like subway two thumbs up 4 jared....

posted Jan 4th, 2009 7:13 pm



The food is good to eat after 420

posted Nov 3rd, 2008 11:40 am



omg subway is soooo delicious.
you people doownn there that says it sucks bite me, your so stupid its amazing!!

posted Oct 23rd, 2008 4:44 pm


subway is expensive!

posted Sep 5th, 2008 8:26 pm


subway sucks

posted May 27th, 2008 1:27 pm

bob the builder

i love subway asn Jared rocks...subway eat fresh

posted May 13th, 2008 3:40 pm


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