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Weight Watchers Stock (wtw) Down 35% After Weak Q4 Earnings - Stocks In The News - Yahoo Finance

They are on the right track, but will need to stay on this path in order to gain some of the ground it has lost. Keep an eye on NutriSystem (NTRI) as well. Like Weight Watchers, the company is a leading provider of weight management products and services. According to Zacks.com, NutriSystem has an average earnings surprise of almost +114%, so look out for their earnings report on March 2. Weight Watchers International, Inc closed the day Friday at $11.34, down 35.42% on the day. The company sits at a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
More: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/weight-watchers-stock-wtw-down-232611520.html

New Butter Coffee Could Help You Lose Weight

After brainstorming, Asprey developed a high fat, low carbohydrate diet that he claims provides protection against lethargy, fat and disease as well as aiding in weight loss. The actual recipe involves a double espresso (made with low-mold coffee) blended to a thick froth with at least two tablespoons of unsalted butter homepage and one to two tablespoons of MCT or coconut oil. Asprey recommended that drinkers use organic coffee, grass-fed unsalted butter and organic MCT or coconut oil. Many drink the coffee mixture as a meal substitute in the morning or before exercise since it allegedly boosts stamina and performance.
More: http://www.opposingviews.com/i/health/new-butter-coffee-could-help-you-lose-weight

"Eat all you want and lose weight" lawsuit settled by Utah company | The Salt Lake Tribune

Also named were four related companies and company principals Dennis Gay and Daniel B. Mowrey, as well as Mitchell K. Friedlander, who is described in documents as a marketing consultant who receives royalties for the sale of company products. A second proposed class action lawsuit was filed in state court in California in late 2008.
More: http://www.sltrib.com/news/2231388-155/eat-all-you-want-and-lose

A Common Vitamin Deficiency May Raise Your Diabetes Risk More Than Obesity - Yahoo News

Instead of controlling what they eat at mealtimes, today's consumers are much more likely to focus on changing their snacking habits in order to achieve weight loss success, a practical and realistic strategy that reflects the increasing prevalence of snacking in America today. According to Packaged Facts survey data, only 32% of those following a diet plan or eating strategy try to lose weight by eating in moderation at meals. More than twice as many (66%) say they limit how much they eat when they snack, while 62% set boundaries on how often they snack. Another aspect of today's weight management culture is the increasing tendency of consumers to turn away from formal diet plans imposed by outside authority and to conflate "dieting" with "healthy eating." With the aid of mobile platforms that enable consumers to monitor their health and track their weight management efforts, DIY dieters increasingly embrace their own private healthy eating and exercise regimes as the path to weight loss success.
More: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/weight-management-u-consumer-mindsets-225300025.html

Weight Management: U.S. Consumer Mindsets - Yahoo Finance

That's 9.3 percent of the population. Another 86 million have prediabetes, and up to 30 percent of them will develop Type 2 diabetes in the next five years. In Type 2 diabetes, the body cannot properly use insulin, resulting in chronically high blood sugar levels. Blindness, kidney failure, heart disease, stroke and loss of toes, feet or legs are common side effects. Meanwhile, up to 41.6 percent of Americans are deficient in vitamin D, according to 2011 a paper published in Nutrition Research.
More: http://news.yahoo.com/common-vitamin-deficiency-may-raise-diabetes-risk-more-201937441.html

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