Weight Watchers Is Offering Teens Free Membership And The Internet Is Pissed
Buzzfeed News ------------ At a global employee event last week, the company said it would be implementing plans to make ~wellness~ available to all. The plan includes two main initiatives — removing artificial ingredients from Weight Watchers products and making free memberships available to teenagers. In a press release, the company said that the reasoning behind these free memberships is so that teens can learn to develop "healthy habits at a critical life stage." The initiative prompted immediate outrage, with critics saying the memberships might encourage restrictive eating behavior in children at a vulnerable age and make teens feel like they need to diet to achieve a certain body size. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.