Research backs efficacy of Weight Watchers diet

09/7/2011 | Reuters

Data on 772 overweight and obese adults in Australia, Germany and Great Britain found that those who followed a Weight Watchers diet lost an average of 14.7 pounds after 12 months, compared with 7.3 pounds in those who received standard weight-loss care. Those on Weight Watchers were more than three times as likely to lose 10% of their initial body weight, according to the study in The Lancet.

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