Weight Watchers

Jean Nidetch

Weight Watchers Founder Jean Nidetch Dies At Age 91

Jean Nidetch was a New York housewife who tackled her own obesity, then shared her guiding principles with others in meetings that became known as Weight Watchers.


Trick or treaters

Home Nutrition: Is Trick Or Treating Worth It?

It may be hard for parents to lay down a no-candy law for their kids on this sweetly scary night, but should they?


File photo of a client entering a Weight Watchers location.  (credit: Tim Boyle/GettyImages)

Study: People Lose More Weight On Weight Watchers Than From Doctor

A new study finds that weight loss programs can be more successful than just relying on a doctor to lose the extra pounds.