WW named #1 “Best Diet for weight loss” for eleventh consecutive year in 2021 Best Diets reports

Published 21 December, 2021


Annual Ranking Released by U.S. News and World Report Ranks WW High Across Multiple Categories, WW Retains #1 for both "Best Diet for Weight Loss" and "Best Commercial Diet"

NEW YORK, (January 1, 2021) — WW International, Inc. (NASDAQ: WW) -- a human-centric technology company powered by the world's leading commercial weight management program -- has been recognized once again by health experts in the 2021 Best Diets rankings released on January 4, 2021 by U.S. News & World Report. WW retained the #1 spot for both "Best Diet for Weight Loss" and "Best Commercial Diet" for the eleventh consecutive year. These consecutive top rankings of the WW program reflect decades of clinical evidence showcasing the program's effectiveness.

WW also received high marks in the categories for "Best Diet Overall,” and rankings raised for Best Diet for Fast Weight Loss (#2 - tie), Easiest Diets to Follow (#2), Best Diet for Healthy Eating (#5), Best Diets for Diabetes (#7 - tie), all of which speak to the livability, efficacy and sustainability of the program.

"It is truly an honor to be recognized year-after-year by U.S. News and World Report as the number one Best Diet for Weight Loss -- a distinguished ranking that further underscores a simple fact: WW works," said Mindy Grossman, President and Chief Executive Officer at WW. "This past year has emphasized the importance of putting your health first, and our WW program is designed to help you do just that, personalized to give you the tools you need to help you achieve holistic health and well-being across food, activity, mindset and sleep.”

Since the Best Diets rankings were introduced in 2010, WW has continued to evolve its program, incorporating the latest nutritional and behavioral science research while helping members integrate positive, sustainable lifestyle changes into their everyday lives, no matter where they are on their journey.

WW’s continued commitment to evolving its program to meet the needs of its members led to the recent launch of WW -- its most personalized program to-date that offers a comprehensive approach to wellness – introduced in November 2020. Through a deeply enriching, more interactive and personalized app experience, WW offers members a plan that works best for them with new tools designed to make weight loss easier. The program is rooted in WW's scientifically proven approach to weight loss and nutrition and grounded in the SmartPoints® system and ZeroPoint™ foods.

The U.S. News & World Report panel of health experts includes nutritionists, physicians and others specializing in diabetes, heart health, human behavior and weight loss. Diets were ranked in nine categories.

For more information about the rankings, visit Best Diets 2021. For more information about WW.

About WW

WeightWatchers is a human-centric technology company powered by the world's leading commercial weight management and weight-loss programme. As a global wellness company, we inspire millions of people to adopt healthy habits for real life. Through our comprehensive digital app, expert Coaches and engaging experiences, members follow our proven, sustainable, science-based program focused on food, activity, mindset and sleep. Leveraging nearly six decades of expertise in nutritional and behavioral change science, providing real human connection and building inspired communities, our purpose is to democratize and deliver holistic wellness for all. To learn more about the WW approach to healthy living, please visit ww.com. For more information about our global business, visit our corporate website at corporate.ww.com.