Why is Weight Watchers Covered by Health Insurance?

I recently found out that health insurance covers Weight Watchers. What the…? ‘Health’ insurance covers a diet?! Diets have very little to do with health and so it’s the message that this sends that bothers me because it says that this diet is ‘reasonable and necessary’ per health insurance standards. But dieting behavior is one […]

Dieting Failure or Success in Disguise?

“Success and failure are both greatly overrated but failure gives you a whole lot more to talk about.” Hildegard Knef I was a little shocked when I first read this nugget in my daily calendar – I think “failure” is the last taboo subject – and of course, I instantly thought of “diet failure” which seems […]