Weight Loss

Program Jenny Craig NutriSystem Weight Watchers ChiroThin
Weight Loss Claim About 1 pound per week On average, lose 1-2 pounds per week On average, lose 1-2 pounds per week Average patient loses 3-5 pounds per week
Food Buy Jenny Craig food Buy NutriSystem food, and your own fruit, veggies & dairy Buy your own food Buy your own balanced low glycemic index/anti-inflammatory food
Supports Sign up costs include weekly 1-1 counseling at a Jenny Craig store Support offered through a web site Weekly group meetings for a fee (no personalization or individual support) Weekly 1 on 1 supervision and counseling with a doctor
Pros Microwavable frozen and boxed food. Weekly 1-1 support, simple to follow Microwavable frozen and boxed food. simple to follow Microwavable frozen and boxed food. simple to follow, well balanced & healthy food Real food from the grocery store. No frozen meals. No shakes.Teaches you how to shop Avg. person saves $460 in food over 6 weeks*
Conss Meals are not portable, drive in weekly to buy food/get support, questionable ingredients, no fat burning No personal support, questionable ingredients, no fat burning Can be hard to keep track of counting points and calories, no fat burning None
Cost Per Day of Food $15+ $12+ $12-20 $7-12
Timeline 30 weeks 20 weeks  20 weeks 6 weeks
Guarantee No No No Yes
Cost of Losing 30 Pounds $3,000 $1,800 $1,800 $200-$600
*(after food savings)