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Weight loss: Two commercial plans are the biggest winners

KEY POINT

Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig had the best data supporting long-term weight loss, according to results of a systematic review of 45 studies published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

SOURCES

Gudzune KA et al. Efficacy of commercial weight-loss programs: an updated systematic review. Ann Intern Med. 2015;162:501–12.

Wee CC. The role of commericial weight-loss programs [Editorial]. Ann Intern Med. 2015;162:522–3.