WW Review Green Food Plan | WW NZ
Q & A with Selena
What do you love about myWW?
WW is different from other food plans, because nothing’s off limits. You can eat everything you love and lose weight at the same time. But the reason it works is because it’s about more than just the food. The support you get at WW is incredible and is what’s helped me be successful. The encouragement, understanding and motivation I receive from my Coach at my weekly Workshops, as well as all the friends I’ve made there, are the key ingredients that have made such a big difference, compared to all the other times I’ve tried to lose weight in the past.
You’re on Green – why is it your perfect fit?
I love Green. The compact list of ZeroPoint™ foods works really well for me and where I’m at with my weight loss, because it provides me with a little bit more accountability, which I’ve discovered I need and enjoy. Tracking the majority of what I eat helps me keep an eye on my portion sizes and allows me to really know what’s going on in my body. I guess I feel like Green gives me full transparency, which suits me. But I certainly make the most of my ZeroPoint foods, which are vegetables and fruit, by incorporating them into every meal of the day, and using them as my go-to snacks.
Do you cook differently now?
Cooking has always been one of the ways I relax, and nothing about that had to change since joining WW. I still enjoy finding new recipes and trying them out, and WW has so many delicious ones to choose from. But the thing I get the biggest kick out of is being creative and WW-ifying other recipes, including those favourites I’ve been cooking and enjoying for years. It’s really simple to do, once you know how.
How has your life changed since joining WW?
When I was larger, I felt like I lived a lot smaller. I didn’t want to speak up in meetings at work, and I didn’t want to go hiking on holidays. I wasn’t up for trying new things. Since losing 36kg with WW, I feel like I live a bigger life – I eat big portions of food, I do big exercises at the gym and I go on big holidays. I don’t feel like I’m hiding anymore. I’m confident and more accepting of who I am.
3 reasons WW works for Selena
“My husband and I love to travel and WW is with us all the way. It makes picking the healthiest choices from a menu simple, while feeling free to enjoy a few holiday treats at the same time.”
“The WW app is magic. I love being able to search for recipes that suit your ingredients or how much time you’ve got, but using it at a restaurant to check out my choices is my favourite feature.”
“I’ve tried other diets and even booked in for weight-loss surgery at one point. A week out from my operation, I decided I couldn’t go through with it. I joined WW and instantly started seeing results.”