Nutrition & Food Science

ISSN: 0034-6659

Article publication date: 13 September 2011



(2011), "WeightWatchers", Nutrition & Food Science, Vol. 41 No. 5. https://doi.org/10.1108/nfs.2011.01741eaa.020



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Article Type: Food facts From: Nutrition & Food Science, Volume 41, Issue 5

The World’s biggest dieting conglomerate, Weight Watchers, has abandoned its old calorie-based points system and will now concentrate on amounts and types of protein, carbohydrate, fibre and fat contained in food. WeightWatchers have adopted their new ProPoints system because they accept that the science has moved on and their previous style of calorie-counting has proved outdated

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