Results 1 to 10 of 10
Like Tree2Likes
  • 1 Post By juicygooseface
  • 1 Post By cavegirl13

Thread: Channel 4 28th 8pm How Weight Watchers make their millions.

  1. #1
    Paleo Moderator
    professional spaminator

    cavegirl13's Avatar
    Join Date
    29th March, 2011
    Location
    WESTON SUPER MARE
    Posts
    10,121
    Rep Power
    744
    Start Weight: 11st0lb
    Current Weight: 8st7lb


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 2st7lb
    % Lost 22.73%

    Channel 4 28th 8pm How Weight Watchers make their millions.

    Jane Moore investigates the UK's largest diet brand, talking to food experts, consumers and scientists to assess just how effective the company's weight-loss plans and products really are - and whether they provide value for money

    November exercise TOTAL 226.50 miles walked,5 hrs 10 mins run on treadmill.

    It's not about being better than others, it's about being better than YOU use to be.


    03
    days until Xmas.

    Only 10 days left to 2015.
    54 days to Valentine Day.

    104 days to Easter Sunday.
    Summer 2015 starts on Sunday, 21st June 184 days to go.

  2. #2
    ♥juicy♥
    juicygooseface's Avatar
    Join Date
    19th February, 2011
    Location
    sunny devon!
    Posts
    2,473
    Rep Power
    60
    Diet: my diet!!
    Height: 5ft1in
    Start Weight: 11st5.0lb
    Current Weight: 11st2.0lb


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 30
    Current BMI: 29.5


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st3lb
    % Lost 1.89%
    this was interesting wasnt it! think most people knew that they were all about the money! not at all about healthy eating xxxx
    Tessa2000 likes this.

    Trying for a baby and keeping healthy

    My new diary is here ...

    http://www.minimins.com/trying-conce...have-baby.html


    My First goal is to be fit for a family wedding by 3rd may

    week 1: 3lbs

    week 2: didnt weigh this week...
    decided to take pictures of my weight loss each week to see the physical difference instead of the what the scales say.

    week 3:

    week 4:

    week 5:

    week 6:

    week 7:

    week 8:

    week 9:

    Time to party and look good!!

  3. #3
    Likes to post
    Tessa2000's Avatar
    Join Date
    29th August, 2011
    Location
    England
    Posts
    598
    Rep Power
    19
    Height: 1.71m
    Start Weight: 131kg
    Current Weight: 105.9kg
    Goal Weight: 77kg
    Goal Date: 31.08.14


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 44.8
    Current BMI: 36.2
    Goal BMI: 26.3


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 25.1kg
    Weight to Lose: 28.9kg
    % Lost 19.15%
    Lots of people have come to WWs defence. I never had the money to go to meetings and as I know a few people who lost weight through them but gained all and more weight back I was never tempted to join them.

  4. #4
    Paleo Moderator
    professional spaminator

    cavegirl13's Avatar
    Join Date
    29th March, 2011
    Location
    WESTON SUPER MARE
    Posts
    10,121
    Rep Power
    744
    Start Weight: 11st0lb
    Current Weight: 8st7lb


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 2st7lb
    % Lost 22.73%
    juicygooseface likes this.
    November exercise TOTAL 226.50 miles walked,5 hrs 10 mins run on treadmill.

    It's not about being better than others, it's about being better than YOU use to be.


    03
    days until Xmas.

    Only 10 days left to 2015.
    54 days to Valentine Day.

    104 days to Easter Sunday.
    Summer 2015 starts on Sunday, 21st June 184 days to go.

  5. #5
    ♥juicy♥
    juicygooseface's Avatar
    Join Date
    19th February, 2011
    Location
    sunny devon!
    Posts
    2,473
    Rep Power
    60
    Diet: my diet!!
    Height: 5ft1in
    Start Weight: 11st5.0lb
    Current Weight: 11st2.0lb


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 30
    Current BMI: 29.5


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st3lb
    % Lost 1.89%
    they are so full of it!
    never understood why people would pay to basically calorie count your food just because its slightly easier xxxx

    Trying for a baby and keeping healthy

    My new diary is here ...

    http://www.minimins.com/trying-conce...have-baby.html


    My First goal is to be fit for a family wedding by 3rd may

    week 1: 3lbs

    week 2: didnt weigh this week...
    decided to take pictures of my weight loss each week to see the physical difference instead of the what the scales say.

    week 3:

    week 4:

    week 5:

    week 6:

    week 7:

    week 8:

    week 9:

    Time to party and look good!!

  6. #6
    Regular Member

    Join Date
    6th March, 2013
    Location
    London
    Posts
    21
    Rep Power
    0
    Diet: Cambridge
    Height: 6ft0in
    Start Date: 5th March 2013
    Start Weight: 16st2lb
    Current Weight: 16st2lb
    Goal Weight: 12st0lb


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 30.6
    Current BMI: 30.6
    Goal BMI: 22.8


    Statistics:
    Weight to Lose: 4st2lb
    % Lost 0%
    Hold on a sec. If you judge WW then you have to judge CWP. All companies are there to make money, weight loss companies are scams only if YOU put on back the weight. Otherwise, they are life-changing businesses!

  7. #7
    Moderator
    professional spaminator

    Starlight's Avatar
    Join Date
    28th December, 2006
    Location
    Elderslie
    Posts
    38,147
    Rep Power
    3292
    Diet: Weight Watchers
    Height: 5ft11in
    Quote Originally Posted by juicygooseface View Post
    this was interesting wasnt it! think most people knew that they were all about the money! not at all about healthy eating xxxx
    Yes and ofcourse SW and cd etc are in it purely for the benefit of members.

    All diet companies are ultimately it for the money not to do us a favour

  8. #8
    ♥juicy♥
    juicygooseface's Avatar
    Join Date
    19th February, 2011
    Location
    sunny devon!
    Posts
    2,473
    Rep Power
    60
    Diet: my diet!!
    Height: 5ft1in
    Start Weight: 11st5.0lb
    Current Weight: 11st2.0lb


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 30
    Current BMI: 29.5


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st3lb
    % Lost 1.89%
    the difference being that ww doesnt show you how to continue healthily for the future!
    xxx

    Trying for a baby and keeping healthy

    My new diary is here ...

    http://www.minimins.com/trying-conce...have-baby.html


    My First goal is to be fit for a family wedding by 3rd may

    week 1: 3lbs

    week 2: didnt weigh this week...
    decided to take pictures of my weight loss each week to see the physical difference instead of the what the scales say.

    week 3:

    week 4:

    week 5:

    week 6:

    week 7:

    week 8:

    week 9:

    Time to party and look good!!

  9. #9
    ♥juicy♥
    juicygooseface's Avatar
    Join Date
    19th February, 2011
    Location
    sunny devon!
    Posts
    2,473
    Rep Power
    60
    Diet: my diet!!
    Height: 5ft1in
    Start Weight: 11st5.0lb
    Current Weight: 11st2.0lb


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 30
    Current BMI: 29.5


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st3lb
    % Lost 1.89%
    who cares anyway tbh!
    everything in this world is to make money!xxx

    Trying for a baby and keeping healthy

    My new diary is here ...

    http://www.minimins.com/trying-conce...have-baby.html


    My First goal is to be fit for a family wedding by 3rd may

    week 1: 3lbs

    week 2: didnt weigh this week...
    decided to take pictures of my weight loss each week to see the physical difference instead of the what the scales say.

    week 3:

    week 4:

    week 5:

    week 6:

    week 7:

    week 8:

    week 9:

    Time to party and look good!!

  10. #10
    Im always here!
    maintainer

    Happy Holidays's Avatar
    Join Date
    16th October, 2009
    Location
    Lancashire
    Posts
    18,740
    Rep Power
    847
    Diet: Slimming World
    Height: 5ft2in
    Start Date: February 2009
    Start Weight: 9st11lb
    Current Weight: 8st9lb
    Goal Weight: 8st9lb
    Goal Date: achieved 6th May 2010


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 25.1
    Current BMI: 22.1
    Goal BMI: 22.1


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 1st2lb
    % Lost 11.68%
    Very interesting thread. Of course the weight loss companies are making money, but the consumer has a choice, to purchase or not & if they do purchase & achieve their goal it's money well spent, whether the weight goes back on or not, that person will have felt so much better & pleased with themselves for losing weight. So it's not just about the product it's also about the effect it has on the consumer, IMO





Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0 ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.