Weight Watchers Earns Top Spots in Four Best Diet Categories!

Have you heard? Weight Watchers has once again been recognized by the experts at U.S. News & World Report in the 2017 Best Diets rankings released on January 4 by , earning the top spot in four categories!

U.S. News' panel of health experts of nutritionists and physicians specializing in diabetes, heart health and weight loss scored each diet for short- and long-term weight loss, ease of use, safety, and nutrition.

Weight Watchers came in first place in four categories:

  • Ranked #1 for “Best Diet for Weight Loss” for the seventh consecutive year
  • Ranked #1 for “Best Diet for Fast Weight Loss” for the first year since the category was added in 2016
  • Ranked #1 for “Easiest Diet to Follow” for the sixth consecutive year since the category was added
  • Ranked #1 for “Best Commercial Diet” for the seventh consecutive year

Since the Best Diets rankings were introduced in 2010, Weight Watchers has continued to innovate, addressing the evolving needs, mindsets and science around weight management. With the launch of the Beyond the Scale program, members have seen success through a holistic approach to weight loss which encourages members to eat better, move more and shift their mindset.

Members lost 15 per cent more weight in their first two months following the Beyond the Scale program than those who followed the previous program. Earning the top spot in the “Best Diet for Fast Weight Loss” category indicates that following the plans outlined can result in significant weight loss within the first 12 months.

“We’re honored to be ranked at the highest level for seven straight years by the experts at U.S. News & World Report,” says Stacey Mowbray, President of the Americas at Weight Watchers International, Inc. “At Weight Watchers, our goal is to continue providing innovative solutions for our members, so we can help them live well while losing weight, find joy in the journey and realize the benefits that go beyond just the number on the scale.”