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Weight Watchers International Inc. Company Profile

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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 50,000 weekly meetings 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.


News Articles [863 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Weight loss app aimed at kids and teens sparks controversy

Weight Watchers released the app Kurbo this week, designed for kids as young as eight, who enter their height, weight and a weight loss goal. The company says the app focuses on behavior change and he...

Mediterranean Diet Repeats as Best Overall of 2020

WW (fomerly Weight Watchers) took the honor for best weight loss diet and best commercial diet. The Ornish Diet (low in fat, refined carbs, and animal protein) was named best heart-healthy diet. Web...

Morning Break: Epstein Suicide Questions; Killer Taco; Weight Watchers for Kids

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Early and ongoing experiences of weight stigma linked to self-directed weight shaming

(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) In a new study published today in Obesity Science and Practice, researchers at Penn Medicine and the University of Connecticut Rudd Center for Food Poli...

You've Lost the Weight -- Now Keep It Off to Keep Diabetes at Bay

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9, 2019 -- The health of people with type 2 diabetes often improves dramatically with a 5% to 10% weight loss -- but to sustain the benefits, you need to keep the weight off, new resea...

Rollercoaster weight changes can repeat with second pregnancy, especially among normal-weight women

(University of Michigan) Everyone knows that gaining excess weight during one pregnancy is bad, but clinicians rarely consider weight gains and losses from one pregnancy to the next -- especially in n...

. @FTC Objection to $1.2B @PacBio Acquisition Won’t Weaken @illumina, Market Watchers Tell GEN Edge -- http://ow.ly/mwT950xK49Y pic.twitter.com/4d62DeLjFF

. @FTC Objection to $1.2B @PacBio Acquisition Won’t Weaken @illumina, Market Watchers Tell GEN Edge -- http://ow.ly/mwT950xK49Y  pic.twitter.com/4d62DeLjFF

Four industry watchers share their hopes for advances in Precision Medicine in the next 10 years -- http://ow.ly/vSxl50yiB4d pic.twitter.com/f4V32Am5Qw

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PubMed Articles [1899 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

"Act thin, stay thin": Commercialization, behavior modification, and group weight control.

In 1968, Weight Watchers International introduced behavior modification practices to their established commercial program. At the time, the addition of behavioral psychology gave Weight Watchers a dis...

Effect of Ramadan fasting on the weight of person with diabetes.

Ramadan fasting can be associated with favorable physiological changes such as decreased body weight (1). Some reviews on weight change during Ramadan showed that body weight typically decreases or re...

Maternal bisphenol and phthalate urine concentrations and weight gain during pregnancy.

Insufficient or excessive gestational weight gain are associated with increased risks of adverse birth and childhood outcomes. Increasing evidence suggests that exposure to bisphenols and phthalates m...

"Making weight" during military service is related to binge eating and eating pathology for veterans later in life.

"Making weight" behaviors are unhealthy weight control strategies intended to reduce weight in an effort to meet weight requirements. This study aimed to examine a brief measure of making weight and t...

Trends in Self-perceived Weight Status, Weight Loss Attempts, and Weight Loss Strategies Among Adults in the United States, 1999-2006.

The self-perception of weight and weight loss attempts might promote weight loss and maintenance.

Clinical Trials [4861 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Brief Behavioral Weight Loss Treatment vs. Weight Watchers

The purpose of this study is to compare the effectiveness of Weight Watchers, brief behavioral treatment, and a combination treatment. We hypothesize that a combination treatment will achi...

Weight Watchers and Families

Research suggests that when one spouse loses weight, the other spouse does too. This study will examine whether a ripple effect is observed in untreated spouses and children of individuals...

Assessing the Effectiveness of a Weight Watchers-based Lifestyle Intervention for the Primary Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes

This study is a randomized pilot study to assess the applicability of the Weight Watchers model for lifestyle modification to the primary prevention of type 2 diabetes. The approach devel...

Study of an International Commercial Program on Weight Loss and Health Outcomes

This study is a randomized controlled trial (RCT) of the Weight Watchers (WW) Freestyle ® (Flex® in UK) weight loss program compared to a control group following a do-it-yourself (DIY) a...

A Weight Loss RCT Comparing Keyto vs Weight Watchers

Very low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet may have beneficial metabolic and weight loss effects, however, adhering to this diet may be challenging. Keyto is a self-monitoring and app-enhanced i...

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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...

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 operati...

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Since 1995, Red Mountain Weight Loss has become the leader in non-surgical methods of sustainable medical weight loss, providing expert care under the direction of bariatric phy...

Thinique Medical Weight Loss

Founded in February 2013, Thinique Medical Weight Loss is a physician-supervised weight loss medical franchise that caters to men and women who want to lose weight and transition ...

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