Weight Watchers

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Take The Cake: On International Women’s Day I Celebrate The 31% Stock Plummet of WW

I can think of few things more worthy of celebrating on International Women’s Day than the slow and very public decline of a company that has Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   03.7.19   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: The BoPo-Washing Of Weight Watchers (& The Weight Loss Industry)

How does a weight loss company sell weight loss products to people who don’t want to be fat but also don’t want to say they don’t want to be fat or Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   01.10.19   |   SHARE
If WW really wants to do something to increase health and wellness, they should just shut it down.

We All Know What WW Stands For: Why The Weight Watchers Rebrand Is BS

Weight Watchers announced on Monday that they are changing their name to WW to reflect their focus on wellness and health. This is BS. Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   09.28.18   |   SHARE
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No, You Shouldn't Ditch Your Fat Friends ​

Slimming World (UK version of Weight Watchers) is telling those who have reached their “target weight” to ditch their fat friends. Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   07.23.18   |   SHARE
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Take The Cake: 8 Clues Your “Lifestyle” Is Actually A Diet (& Why It’s Gaslighting)

Why is it important to call a diet a diet? Because 1. The truth is actually important and 2. Misleading language only benefits the person peddling it. Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   02.8.18   |   SHARE
 I mean, it can’t be real, right? Weight Watchers offering free memberships to teens - come on! Wrong. It’s real.

Weight Watchers Offering Free Memberships To Teens (AKA Future Of Yo-Yo Dieting)

I actually thought this was a joke. I mean, it can’t be real, right? Weight Watchers offering free memberships to teens - come on! Wrong. It’s real. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   02.7.18   |   SHARE
Oprah and The Pres. (Well the Used-To-Be Pres. Insert weeoping)

Oprah, Body Acceptance, Weight: It's Complicated AF

Oprah, best known for the daytime talk show she hosted for basically 50 years, secondarily known for owning 10% of Weight Watchers, has some things Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.4.17   |   SHARE
Your body is not bad. Even if it is fat, it is not bad. Weight Watchers would have you believe it is.

7 Reasons Weight Watchers Is The Actual Worst (From A WW Veteran)

Weight Watchers point counting nonsense makes it impossible to just eat food. Food isn’t a mathematical equation; it’s meant to nourish your body. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.7.17   |   SHARE
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