Weight Watchers Responds to the 2012 U.S. News & World Report Best Diet Rankings
NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 2012 // PRNewswire // -- From Dave Burwick, President, North America, Weight Watchers:
At Weight Watchers, we're proud that US News & World Report and the 22 independent experts who participated in the second annual Best Diets rankings have recognized us as the #1 program again for "Best Weight-Loss Diet" and "Best Commercial Diet Plan". We are also thrilled to have earned the top ranking in the new "Easiest Diet to Follow" category. Weight Watchers is a practical weight loss approach that allows you to live and eat in the real world. Our PointsPlus program was designed to make the healthy, satisfying choice the easy choice. People make thousands of food choices each day and we provide the tools and knowledge to make healthy eating and activity decisions that are right for them--- anywhere, anytime.
There have been exciting recent advancements in our mobile apps for the iPhone, Android and iPad, as well as a new integrated barcode scanning app. All of our online tools along with the support of our 19,000 leaders in centers around the country make it easy to make Weight Watchers a part of your everyday life, and we're glad the experts agree. And, with an ever growing body of research supporting our approach to weight loss, we are proud to be doing our part to prevent obesity, reduce healthcare costs and most importantly, keep Americans healthy.
About Weight Watchers International, Inc.
Weight Watchers International, Inc. is the world's leading provider of weight management services, operating globally through a network of Company-owned and franchise operations. Weight Watchers holds over 45,000 meetings each week where members receive group support and learn about healthy eating patterns, behavior modification and physical activity. WeightWatchers.com provides innovative, subscription weight management products over the Internet and is the leading Internet-based weight management provider in the world. In addition, Weight Watchers offers a wide range of products, publications and programs for those interested in weight loss and weight control.
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