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The Weight Watchers Diet - The Weight Watchers diet plan has been around since the 1960's. Members attend weekly meetings where they get weighed in to track their progress. The group sessions help members form a network of support with others: sharing similar experiences, exchanging ideas, and motivating each other. The meeting is conducted by a meeting leader who offers encouragement as well as nutritional and fitness ideas.
Members follow one of two diet plans. The traditional Flex Plan, where every food is assigned a point value. Members track the total points allowed which is determined by age, gender and weight. The Flex Plan allows members to eat the foods they like, but must learn to budget the points.
The other diet plan, known as the Core Plan allows members to choose from a list of low calorie high fiber foods without counting points. This plan includes a weekly allowance for foods that are not listed in the Core Plan.

Both Weight Watchers plans are designed for gradual weight loss while promoting a healthy diet and encouraging activity.

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Pre-Screened Links

Weight Watchers International - Official Weight Watchers Diet web sit. Provides all Weight Watchers plan details, as well as information about health, nutrition, dieting, exercise and fitness.

Dotti's Weight Loss Zone - Offers help to the dieter on the Weight Watchers plan. Lists many restaurants and how to accurately keep up with Weight Watchers points while dining out.

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