Weight Watchers Research Paper

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Camille Johnson ENG 1101 T5/12 J Lewis, Instructor June 7, 2012 The Ad for Weight Watchers works as an effective advertisement because it sends a message to those who see themselves as overweight and its purpose is to make you believe that you can lose a large amount of weight when you use their program. “Join Weight Watchers because it works, Jennifer Hudson did now it’s your turn, your time and your year.” Among the groups most unfairly discriminated against are overweight people. Discrimination against overweight people, particularly women is as common as racial discrimination according to a study by the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at Yale -University. The Study documented the prevalence of self-reported weight discrimination and compared it to experiences of discrimination based on race and gender among a nationally representative sample of Adults aged 25-74 years-old. The data was obtained from the National Survey of midlife development in the United States. Weight Watchers may work for some people and may not for others so it…show more content…
And their 45 years of experience helping people lose weight has taught us that each element is equally important. It is a program that adapts to your lifestyle and particular needs, so you can reach success through a more personalized weight-loss experience. An integrated approach that combines smarter eating, healthy habits, exercise and a supportive environment is much needed when choosing Weight Watchers or any other weight-loss program that is being advertised. If you are not able or willing to put in the time and effort by eating the right foods, meaning cutting out the junk food i.e.; candy, gum, etc., and have healthy habits, exercise regularly and most importantly have a supportive environment, then joining such program would not be a good idea without those few things if not

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