WeightWatchers ZeroPoint foods list | WW NZ

How it works

Meet WeightWatchers® ZeroPoint foods

More 200+ nutritious food options you can always turn to without having to track them.

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How ZeroPoint foods work

So you've joined WeightWatchers, downloaded the WW app and stocked your fridge. Awesome! Now, let's eat! With the WeightWatchers program, all your favourite foods are still on the menu.

PLUS you have a list of over 200 ZeroPoint® foods that you don't have to track. These nutritional powerhouses guide you toward a healthier pattern of eating as you work towards your weight loss goals.

ZeroPoint foods have a (you guessed it!) Points value of 0

Our ZeroPoint foods are nutrient, vitamin, and mineral-packed foods that serve as the foundation of healthy eating. The best part? You don’t have to weigh, measure, or track them - no matter how often you eat them. They're a great way to add volume and flavour to your meals, without dipping into your Points® Budget.

3 ways to eat the zero heroes

‏ZeroPoint foods help make our program flexible while guiding you toward healthier eating habits. Here are some ideas on how you can incorporate them into your day of eating.

  • Create a base. Start with ZeroPoint foods like savoury turkey meatballs or zuchinni noodles, then add other ingredients that have a Points value (a favourite sauce, cheese, a slice of garlic bread) to build out your meal.

  • Pump up a dish. Toss ZeroPoint foods like crunchy mixed veggies or hearty lentils into soups, stews, or pastas to make a meal more filling while adding texture and flavour.

  • Tame hunger. ZeroPoint foods are ideal go-to snacks when your stomach is grumbling or you want to avoid that hangry feeling. Crunchy popcorn, banana and yoghurt, or hummus with veggie dippers, anyone?

Living with diabetes?

Squash, kale, apples, and grapes.

#‎People following the WW program can expect to lose up to 1 kg per week.

If you're following the WeightWatchers diabetes program your ZeroPoint foods list will include foods less likely to impact your blood sugar level. And we’ll show you how to enjoy fruit, whole grains, and dairy in a way that’s best for you.

What foods are zero Points?

Squash, kale, apples, and grapes.

Every member will have 9 ZeroPoint food groups on their list:

  • Non-starchy veggies
  • Fruit
  • 99% fat-free yoghurt and cottage cheese
  • Eggs
  • Fish and shellfish
  • Poultry
  • Tofu and tempeh
  • Corn and popcorn
  • Beans, peas, and lentils

ZeroPoint food FAQs

There are 9 ZeroPoint food groups on their list: non-starchy veggies, fruit, eggs, yoghurt & cottage cheese, fish & shellfish, chicken & turkey breast, tofu & tempeh, corn & popcorn, and beans, peas & lentils.

Members on the diabetes program share a different ZeroPoint foods list, based on global health guidelines.

Full list of ZeroPoints foods

If you’re concerned about over eating ZeroPoint foods because they’re, well, zero, here’s some guidance: Eat these foods in your usual portion sizes. If eggs are one of your ZeroPoint foods and you normally eat two at breakfast, stick to that! If you’re still hungry later, have another one — you’ll soon figure out the right portion for you.

Yes 🍌

Yes! Bananas and most fresh fruits are zero Points.

*Members on the diabetes program share a different ZeroPoint foods list that does not include fruit.

ZeroPoint foods have been hand-picked by our science team. They’re wholesome, nutrient-packed foods you can think of as your “grocery shopping go-to’s” because they help form the foundation of a healthy pattern of eating.

These foods, ranging from fruits and veggies, lean chicken and turkey breast to fish and shellfish, encourage variety which is key for a healthy diet. They’re also regular, everyday foods that are easy to have on hand.

ZeroPoint foods are foods packed with vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients (like fibre and protein). These everyday foods support feelings of fullness, helping you make the most of your Points Budget and allow you to lose weight without feeling hungry.

There are 6 different ZeroPoint categories which include:

  • Non-starchy vegetables
  • Eggs
  • Fish and shellfish
  • Chicken and turkey breast
  • Beans, peas, and lentils
  • Tofu and tempeh

WW’s team of nutrition experts curated this list based on global public health guidelines. This list consist of foods that are lower in carbohydrates and higher in fibre or protein, making them less likely to cause spikes in blood sugar. That doesn’t mean these foods are off limits—we’ve just given it a Points value to encourage you to weigh, measure, and track it.