history & philosophy
|consumer bill of rights|
|Be sure that your decision to use Weight Watchers products, services and offerings is an informed one by reading this Consumer Bill of Rights*.
1. WARNING: Rapid weight loss may cause serious health problems. |
(Rapid weight loss is weight loss of more than 1 1/2 pounds to 2
pounds per week, or weight loss of more than 1% of body weight
per week after the second week of participation in any weight loss
2. Only permanent lifestyle changes - such as making healthful food
choices and increasing physical activity - promote long-term weight
3. Consult your personal physician before starting any weight loss plan. 4. Qualifications of this provider's staff are available upon request.
5. You have a right to:
* Developed by the Department of Consumer Affairs in New York City in cooperation with interested parties, including Weight Watchers.
|ask questions about the potential health risks of this weight loss plan, its nutritional content, and its psychological support and educational components.|
|know the price of treatment, including the price of any extra products, services, supplements and laboratory tests (if applicable).|
|know the plan duration that is being recommended for you.||