Digital News Report – Many people seek out a weight loss program to help them lose weight. With the New Year comes many promotions and discounts being offered by the weight loss systems. Here is an overview to help you compare between Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, and Nutrisystem. These are all well established companies that have experience with dealing with dieting.
The celebrity spokesperson for Weight Watchers is the singer and actress, Jennifer Hudson. She got her break participating on American Idol, and went on to land several acting roles. Weight Watchers has meetings where you and others gather once a week to learn better eating habits. They have you count points in order to eat less food and in essence eat less calories. They also may encourage and active lifestyle to get fit. Weight Watchers may have some pre-made food, but this isn’t as much of the focus of their program.
Weight Watchers diets with Points weight loss system which was a new program offered by the company. The new PointPlus program was introduced this past Fall at their weekly meetings and online. The Weight Watchers’ PointsPlus makes an easier way to count calories, also the program is designed to encourage eating foods that are natural and not processed with extra added sugars and fats. By eating low calorie high bulk foods the dieter can feel full and still lose weight. According to Weight Watchers they said that their program favors foods which will take more energy to process resulting in less calories used by the body.
Weight Watchers Free Registration is being offered through March 12, 2011 (participating areas some not included) which gives you a way to try out the program to see if you want to continue. You still have to pay the weekly meeting fee, but at least you can try it out without a lot of upfront costs. You can get the help with Weight Watchers with an online program or you can attend the Weight Watchers Weekly meeting in your local area. You can find the meeting times and locations at weightwatchers.com website.
Jenny Craig has a celebrity participate in the program and they show the finale results. This year they have recruited actress Carrie Fisher. Previous celebrities that have lost weight with Jenny Craig included actress Valerie Bertinelli. Jenny Craig offers pre-made food to get you started with their diet. In addition you will have more of a one-on-one consultation with a company representative.
Jenny Craig advertises that they will customize your weight loss program to your personal metabolism. Jenny Craig provides you food that you purchase as a part of the diet plan. The pre-made food is eaten along with adding certain fresh food items. You can go to Jenny Craig Centers for personal counseling along with logging in online or you can do the diet program online only.
Currently Jenny Craig is offering a special of $20 to lose 20 pounds which doesn’t include the cost of food. Jenny Craig diet starts you off with their portioned meals and menu plans and then they transition you to learn how to prepare and eat your own meals.
Nutrisystem celebrity spokesperson that have done their diet include Marie Osmond and Dan Marino. There focus is on sending you the meals and keeping it simple this idea. This is for the person that doesn’t want to think about what to eat at all and wants to lose weight. They will continue to send you food as you lose weight.
Nutrisystem has customized food for men and women. They have spent quite a bit marketing for their man food menu selections. Nutrisystem for men offers foods that guys love to eat. They have custom meals for women as well. If you have Diabetes, are a senior, or a vegetarian, they also have custom meals for these options as well.
This diet plan with food delivers your meals to your door and you don’t have to think about what to prepare as the meals have been planned out for you and the portions that you can eat. There currently offering a price break for the first 28 days with their foods as they rollback to 2003 prices. So you can get a discount on the first month. Nutrisystem will automatically ship you the next months food if you enroll for this option, so you will have to cancel when you don’t need the diet any longer.
When starting any diet you should consider consulting with your doctor before beginning. Once your doctor says its OK to diet, you should think about how much time you have and what is improvement goals in your weight loss. If you are looking to lose a couple of pounds quickly you might want the Nutrisystem diet, but if you have a lot of weight to lose and you want to keep the weight off for good, you might want to attend the Weight Watchers meetings so that you can learn new eating habits that last a lifetime. If you don’t think you can count points, and need a jump start to get you on the right path, then may Jenny Craig might be the right choice for a diet program.
By Victoria Brown