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Weight Watchers® Endorses Konjac-Based Skinny Pasta® As a Pasta Alternative


Skinny Pasta, the makers of a Konjac-based pasta alternative, announced Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW), the leading commercial provider of weight management services, has endorsed Skinny Pasta as a smart food option for weight management.

New to the US market, but available and popular in countries around the globe, Skinny Pasta is completely free of sugar, wheat, lactose, soy, salt, cholesterol, fat and preservatives; Skinny Pasta is also low in calories, with only nine calories per serving.

Its main ngredient, the Konjac plant, is native to Southeast Asia and contains Glucomannan, a dietary fiber.

Weight Watchers has identified Skinny Pasta as a great option for those looking to balance their daily SmartPoints budget and/or looking for a healthier option, while still maximizing taste in their dishes. The Weight Watchers SmartPoints plan, which launched in December 2015 as part of the company’s new Beyond the Scale program, takes the information provided on the nutrition facts label for calories, sat fat, sugar and protein and converts it into one simple number. The SmartPoints plan allows members to personalize their food choices throughout the day while helping them to adopt a healthier eating pattern. Each Weight Watchers member is given a SmartPoints budget, determined by their age, gender, height and weight, to help them determine how much they need to eat each day to lose weight at a safe rate (one-two pounds per week).

Available in a variety of forms, including a traditional noodle shape, couscous, spaghetti, lasagna, fettuccini and rice, Skinny Pasta can be incorporated easily into staples like soups and salads, as well as be a smart complement to meals or pasta alternative in family favorite recipes®. For more information on Skinny Pasta or to purchase, please visit, find us on or at WeightWatchers. com/us/shop. Weight Watchers members can also purchase in all Weight Watchers meeting locations.

To learn more about Weight Watchers, the Beyond the Scale program or the SmartPoints plan please visit weightwatchers. com.

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