Why I Switched from Weight Watchers to Medifast

What Is Weight Watchers?


I just started Lose It, the app that helps you track calories and exercise, which was a big stumbling block for me on WW. Except, it's not easy, it just seems to be working. I was lifetime WW member and after hitting about Pick either the Jenny Craig or Nutrisystem diet programs if you don't want to have to worry about meal planning, cooking or counting calories, according to the Mayo Clinic. Then something happened and I fell into a mad-sad-disappointed emotional state and found myself suddenly out of control — a leftover Christmas cookie and a homemade marshmallow were consumed in short order with zero pleasure. That's worth a lot to me. It was like I was finally in front of the door I had been waiting for for so long.

INTRO NUMBER ONE: The Dr Phil Effect.


The fruit is known in India as gambooge. It is apparently also an ingredient in some weight loss products as hydroxycitric acid. Oz promoted it and continues to assert that garcinia cambogia is an effective aid to weight loss. The claims for weight loss are nothing short of outlandish and there is real science that suggests the whole thing is a hoax. Studies that claim to have found weight loss were carried out on animals.

INTRO NUMBER TWO: The Billboard Effect.