Weight Watchers (now WW) is trying to change their story from weight loss to wellness. Have they really changed?
In today’s episode, Dr. Tina Boogren and I discuss the pros and cons of Weight Watchers, including:
- The one change Dr. Boogren made so WW worked for her this time
- Why WW can support one person and sabotage another
- How WW promotes snacking and zero point foods, but you might not want to follow this for long-term success
More About Dr. Tina Boogren
Tina H. Boogren, PhD, is a former classroom teacher, English department chair, teacher mentor, instructional coach, professional developer, athletic coach, and building-level leader. She has presented at the school, district, state, and national levels and has been a featured speaker at the International Literacy Association Annual Conference and Barnes and Nobel Educators’ Nights.
Dr. Boogren was a 2007 finalist for Colorado Teacher of the Year and received the Douglas County School District Outstanding Teacher Award eight years in a row, from 2002 to 2009. In additional to writing articles for the National Writing Project’s The Voice and The Quarterly, she is the author of In the First Few Years: Reflections of a Beginning Teacher, Supporting Beginning Teachers, The Beginning Teacher’s Field Guide: Embarking on Your First Years, and Take Time for You: Self-Care Action Plans for Educators. She co-authored Strategies to Motivate and Inspire Students along with Robert Marzano, Darrell Scott, and Ming Lee Newcomb, and is a contributing author to Richard Kellough’s Middle School Teaching: A Guide to Methods and Resources and Robert J. Marzano’s Becoming a Reflective Teacher.
Dr. Boogren holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa, a master’s degree with an administrative endorsement from the University of Colorado Denver, and a doctorate from the University of Denver in educational administration and policy studies.