U.S.News

Weight Watchers Beyond the Scale #1 in four categories

We’re not a diet … but we’ll accept the awards … all 4 #1 Bests! Weight Watchers came out on top in four categories in U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of the most popular diet plans. We are excited to report that Weight Watchers has earned the top spot in four categories in U.S. News & World Report’s annual assessment of the country’s most effective diets: Best Weight Loss Diet, Best Commercial Plan—each for the seventh consecutive year—as well as the Easiest Plan to follow, which we’ve been awarded annually since the category was added six years ago. And, for the first time, we’re ranked #1 for Fast Weight Loss!Weight Watchers also earned high marks in several sub-categories!

     •  Short-Term Weight Loss: 4.3 out of 5 stars

     •  Long-Term Weight Loss: 3.7 out of 5 stars

     •  Nutrition: 4.4 out of 5 stars

     •  Safety: 4.5 out of 5 stars

The Beyond the Scale program inspires and guides members to eat better, move more, and shift their mindset. This is the first year that Weight Watchers was evaluated based on our Beyond the Scale program, which inspires and guides members to eat better, move more, and shift their mindset. Research has shown that people following Beyond the Scale lost 15% more weight in the first two months than those who used our previous program. *The bottom line? Weight Watchers remains one of the most highly rated and widely praised plans for effective, sustainable weight loss and long-term health. See U.S. News & World Report’s complete rankings here.