Weight Watchers Weight Loss That Lasts

Break through the 10 big diet myths!

"In Weight Loss That Lasts, James M. Rippe and Weight Watchers show common sense and good science in a field characterized by chaos and confusion. They expose a series of 10 myths pervasive in the weight-loss industry, revealing both the kernels of truth they contain and how they have been misinterpreted and distorted. This book is incisive and refreshing."
—Claude Bouchard, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, and President of the International Association for the Study of Obesity

Believers Beware!

Discover how common myths may be holding you back from your weight-loss goals:

  • MYTH #1 You can't lose weight and keep it off
  • MYTH #2 A few extra pounds don't matter
  • MYTH #3 Willpower is the key to successful weight loss
  • MYTH #4 You can lose weight with exercise alone
  • MYTH #5 Calories don't matter-avoid fats or carbs to lose weight successfully
  • MYTH #6 You can't lose weight if you have the wrong metabolism or genes
  • MYTH #7 You can boost your metabolism by what, how, and when you eat
  • MYTH #8 It doesn't matter how you take the weight off; you can think about keeping it off later
  • MYTH #9 There is only one right approach to losing weight
  • MYTH #10 Your weight is your problem and you need to solve it on your own

In this book, renowned expert Dr. James M. Rippe and Weight Watchers give you the scientific knowledge you need to break through the myths, get off the dieting roller coaster, and shed those pounds for keeps.

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By Markus (Germany) · ★☆☆☆☆ · February 07, 2013
The big problem with this book is the possible -yes even likely- bias in its writing. Weightwatchers certainly understands the emotional and practical problems of the overweighty quite well. However, weightwatchers is also a stock market company, desirous to make money by licensing or selling the... ...more
By Natalie (Farmingdale, NY) · ★★★☆☆ · June 05, 2010
I found this book mostly interesting. While it had information that I already knew, I did learn some new things about creating a lifestyle that would create sustainable weight loss rather than following some diet plan that no one in their right mind could follow. It is published by Weight Watcher... ...more
By Yeva (Kingwood, TX) · ★★★★★ · March 25, 2013
This book is wonderfully full of information. It is easy to read and super helpful in understanding the Weight Watchers plan. I really liked the testimonials; some of the stories continued throughout the book, and that was a really nice touch. All in all, I would recommend this book to anyone wan... ...more
By Rhonda (Canada) · ★★★★☆ · August 08, 2009
I found this book very well written. We all know behind myths, tales, or lies there is always a small hint of the truth. This book helps pick out the sliver of the truth and debunks the rest of it. A must read for someone beginning the weight loss/management journey or someone who has been throug... ...more
By Kristine (Vancouver, WA) · May 12, 2010
this book was positive and encouraging. the myths that were covered made sense with everything else I've learned. there are testimonials throughout from people who lost weight on the WW plan. ...more
By Kara (Boston, MA) · ★★★☆☆ · January 09, 2013

M'eh. Its good information, but nothing that couldn't be summed up in a magazine article. Also, a lot of parts become a very obvious shill for WW. ...more
By Monica (Seattle, WA) · ★★★☆☆ · November 22, 2009
I'm turning into a walking Weight Watcher's commercial. But it's working for me. ...more
By Genevieve (The United States) · ★★★☆☆ · June 10, 2010
I'll save you some time. Just eat less and exercise every day. Duh. ...more
By Andd (The United States) · ★☆☆☆☆ · March 25, 2013
Not useful. Not much substance. Mostly case studies. ...more