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Weight Watchers She Loses, He Loses: The Truth about Women, Men, and Weight Loss

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She loses, he loses . . . and everybody wins!

There's no doubt about it—when couples embark on a weight-loss program together, they improve their chance of success. Now Weight Watchers, the world's leader in providing weight-loss information, services, and support, presents this practical guide specifically designed to help women and men work together to lose weight and keep it off. It explains the many differences between the sexes when it comes to weight gain and loss and ...

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Weight Watchers She Loses, He Loses: The Truth about Men, Women, and Weight Loss

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Overview

She loses, he loses . . . and everybody wins!

There's no doubt about it—when couples embark on a weight-loss program together, they improve their chance of success. Now Weight Watchers, the world's leader in providing weight-loss information, services, and support, presents this practical guide specifically designed to help women and men work together to lose weight and keep it off. It explains the many differences between the sexes when it comes to weight gain and loss and helps couples overcome these differences with dependable and insightful information on:

  • The weight-health connection and how the genders differ
  • Male and female differences in body image
  • The language of weight loss
  • Why men lose weight faster than women
  • Different weight-loss motivators for men and women
  • Eating and exercise strategies that work best for women and men
  • How best to support your partner's weight-loss efforts

Research shows that women and men who live together—from newlyweds to empty-nesters—tend to gain weight at similar times. The good news is that, working together as a team, your chances of losing those extra pounds increase. Weight Watchers She Loses, He Loses gives you the information, strategies, and insights you need to make it happen.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470100462
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 3/23/2007
  • Series: Weight Watchers Series
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

WEIGHT WATCHERS International, Inc. is the world's leading provider of weight management services, operating globally through a network of Company-owned and franchise operations. Weight Watchers holds over 48,000 weekly meetings where members receive group support and education about healthy eating patterns, behavior modification, and physical activity. WeightWatchers.com provides innovative, subscription weight management products over the Internet and is the leading Internet-based weight management provider in the world. In addition, Weight Watchers offers a wide range of products, publications, and programs for those interested in weight loss and weight control.

Karen Miller-Kovach, MS, RD, is Chief Scientific Officer of Weight Watchers International, Inc. She is also the coauthor of Weight Watchers Weight Loss That Lasts and author of Weight Watchers Family Power: Five Simple Rules for a Healthy-Weight Home.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Chapter 1. Weight Is Not Just a Female Issue.

Chapter 2. The Weight-Health Connection: How the Genders Differ.

Chapter 3. When and How the Mirror Lies.

Chapter 4. He’s Fit, She’s Thin: the Language of Weight Loss.

Chapter 5. Why Guys Lose Weight Faster.

Chapter 6. Dress Sizes, Belt Notches, and Other Weight-Loss Triggers: Why We Lose Weight.

Chapter 7. How We Lose Weight: The Two Sexes Do It Differently.

Chapter 8. Women and Men Need to Eat Fewer Calories: What Works and What Doesn’t.

Chapter 9. Move More to Keep It Off.

Chapter 10. Support: Everybody Needs Some.

Chapter 11. Couples Win the Weight-Loss Race.

Chapter 12. Living Healthy: Lifestyle is Key.

Sources.

Credits.

Index.

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