Noom, Weight Watchers, or Private Coaching?


Episode 023: Noom, Weight Watchers, or Private Coaching?

I’m sure you’ve heard of Weight Watchers. It’s taken the weight loss “faction” of our world by storm over the last several years. Several people claim it’s the way to lose weight in a sustainable way. On top of that, it’s probably the most successful weight-loss business in terms of its volume and overall financial success.

There’s also a new weight loss program called Noom. It’s actually a weight-loss app and it’s been growing in popularity over the last few months.

You’ve always got private coaching as well: one-on-one personalized coaching in nutrition or exercise.

Today, I want to weigh the pros and cons of private coaching compared to Weight Watchers and Noom. Tune in to hear what I like about these three weight loss methods and what about them doesn’t quite add up from a scientific standpoint.

  • Show Highlights:
    What Noom is all about.
    The psychology-based aspects of Noom.
    How Noom categorizes foods and my opinion on it.
    Why high touch and in-person programs will always be the most effective way to lose weight.
    How Weight Watchers is a chronic reset program.
    The other downsides of Weight Watchers.
    The positive aspects of Weight Watchers.
    When to know it’s time to work with someone one-on-one.
    How to find a personal coach

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