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Pandemic Will Shift Diet Season

March 18, 2020 The traditional "diet season" lasts from the last week of December until Memorial Day. If dieters have not reached their goal weight by the Summer, they usually take a break and pick it up in the Fall, or quit altogether. However, this year, with the coronavirus pandemic now in full swing, dieting…
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Coronavirus Could Hurt Medical Weight Loss Programs

March 9, 2020 Based on our research over the past few decades, only about 3.4% of dieters prefer to visit a physician's office, hospital or medical clinic for a weight loss program. 80-85% or so use a do-it-yourself program (retail meal replacements, OTC diet pills, online purchases), and the balance use a commercial chain or…
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Medifast Beats on Earnings & Revenues, Q4, full-year report

Feb. 27, 2020 Medifast (MED) posted revenues of $170.63 million for the 4th quarter ended December 2019, surpassing the Consensus Estimate by 5.33%. This compares to year-ago revenues of $145.8 million. The company has topped consensus revenue estimates three times over the last four quarters. Fourth Quarter 2019 Highlights Compared to Prior-Year Period Revenue up…
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WW Reports Q4 2019, Full Year Results

Feb. 25, 2020 “2020 is off to a terrific start. The global launch of the new myWW program is resonating in every market, the WW Presents: Oprah’s 2020 Vision tour in the U.S. has been engaging sold-out crowds siad Mindy Grossman, the firm's President and CEO.  “Right now, we have more than 5 million members globally – a new…
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Tivity Health, Parent of NutriSystem, Falters

Feb. 20, 2020 Tivity Health (stock symbol TVTY), the parent company that acquired NutriSystem last year, reported weak earnings and guidance and its CEO Donald Tramuto resigned, as did NutriSystem's Chief Marketing Office, Kiera Krausz. The stock price plummeted Thursday morning, falling 44%. According to management in their conference call: "...Admittedly, the Nutrition business has…
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U.S. News Ranks The Best Diets

Jan. 2, 2020  U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, released its annual assessment of the year's Best Diets. For the millions of Americans making health-related resolutions for the New Year, the Best Diets platform offers rankings, data and information on 35 diet plans to help people across the…
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NutriSystem Debuts New Program

Dec.27, 2019 Nutrisystem has launched a new weight-loss program focused on body type, individual goals and food tastes. Nutrisystem uses a proprietary algorithm to determine the best plan for a customer, delivers food for more than half of the program's caloric intake to the customer's home, and then leaves the remaining calories from fresh grocery…
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WW Launches New Plan

Nov. 11, 2019 "More options" and "more freedom" are key aspects of Weight Watchers' new customizable myWW program. For the first time, WW (Weight Watchers) is offering its members the opportunity to choose a program tailored to a member’s weight loss plan -- giving them “more flexibility” when it comes to the foods they eat. MyWW, allows members to…
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