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Weight Watchers Celebrates 50 Years

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In early May, Weight Watchers celebrates 50 years of helping people lose weight. In 1961, when a housewife from Queens NY, Jean Nidetch, invited a small circle of overweight friends to her home and conducted what would be a blueprint for WW meetings worldwide, she had no idea she was on to something big. Today Weight Watchers holds over 40,000 meetings each week where members receive group support and learn about healthy eating patterns, behavior modification and physical activity. And WeightWatchers.com is the leading Internet-based weight management provider.

Find out more at www.WeightWatchers.com

 

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