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Weight Watchers Points Calculator

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What is Weight Watchers?How does Weight Watchers points calculator work?A small example of this smart points calculator in practiceWhat else can I do to get fitter?

This Weight Watchers points calculator helps you to estimate food-related smart points based on what you ate during the day. In this article, we will provide you with information about the Weight Watchers program, the WW diet, and tips on how to lose weight and stay healthy.

We try our best to make our Omni Calculators as precise and reliable as possible. However, this tool can never replace a professional doctor's assessment. All information on this website is for informational purposes only and is not intended to serve as a substitute for medical consultation. Always consult your results with a health care provider.

⚠️ The calculator was developed in 2019 using publicly available sources. Omni Calculator is not affiliated with Weight Watchers® and does not claim any relationship with or endorsement from the company. This calculator is an independent project, and we do not intend to present Weight Watchers'® product as our own. Please note that official Weight Watchers® point calculation methods are often updated, and any alterations or updates to the formula since 2019 might not be incorporated into the calculator.

What is Weight Watchers?

Weight Watchers is one of the most popular weight-loss programs in the world. The program is simplified into smart points. The participants write down every meal they consume in an app, which monitors their progression so they can see how close they are to reaching their goals. There are already more than 290,000 products listed, and the Weight Watchers points calculator can work out the points in any other meal by only looking at the content of sugar, protein, saturated fats, and calories.

How does Weight Watchers points calculator work?

In the WW diet, points are assigned to foods and drinks based on their protein, sugar, fat, and calorie contents. Every kind of food has a calculated value - except for more than 200 'zero-value' products, among which you can find:

  • Eggs;
  • Chicken;
  • Fish;
  • Tofu;
  • Plain yogurt or
  • Vegetables.

At the beginning of the Weight Watchers program, participants give their data, such as height, weight, age, and sex. Based on them, each dieter receives a certain amount of points to use during the day. The number of these smart points can be modified by exercises such as walking, jogging, or going to the gym. We have a calories burned calculator, which will let you know what to do if you want to burn some calories.

There are a couple of different calculators used in the WW program, such as Weight Watchers points plus calculator or Weight Watchers freestyle points calculator.

To make our calculator easier for you, this Weight Watchers points calculator is based on the Weight Watchers freestyle points calculator formula, which allows you to roughly estimate the amount of points in each meal:

(calories ⋅ 0.0305) + (saturated fat ⋅ 0.275) + (sugar ⋅ 0.12) - (protein ⋅ 0.098) = points

This formula only needs:

  • Sugar;
  • Protein ;
  • Saturated fat;
  • Calories (you can calculate them using calorie calculator).

which can be found on almost every product label.

A small example of this smart points calculator in practice

So, imagine Lucy. Lucy wants to lose some weight, but most of all, get fitter, feel healthier, and have more energy. She decides to follow the Weight Watchers diet and starts counting her points. She calculated her basal metabolic rate (BMR) and total daily energy expenditure (TDEE) calories to know, how many she should eat every day to lose weight in a healthy way. This Monday, she ate 1800 kcal, but 1000 kcal came from vegetables, eggs and other zero-value products. Therefore, we only will estimate points for 800 kcal, 8 grams of sugar, 2 grams of saturated fat, and 5 grams of protein. Take a quick look at calculations:

(800 ⋅ 0.0305) + (2 ⋅ 0.275) + (8 ⋅ 0.12) - (5 ⋅ 0.098) = 25

Even if you don't know how many calories your meal contains, you can calculate them with our meal calorie calculator.

What else can I do to get fitter?

Apart from a healthy diet, daily exercise is important. WHO recommends at least 150 minutes a week of moderate intensity exercises or 75 minutes of vigorous intensity for a healthy adult. You should

The basis for any diet or weight loss is drinking a lot of water, and a good night's sleep, every night. We know that this point might be hard to keep to when trying to bring together a career and a social and family life. Nevertheless, people who sleep less have more difficulties when it comes to maintaining their weight, due to cravings for sugar and calories.

Searching for any alternative diets? How about the keto calculator diet, based mostly on products rich in fat. Before deciding on a keto weight loss, consult a professional health care provider to pick the optimal diet plan!

Omni Calculator has no affiliation with Weight Watchers®, and has no intent to present Weight Watchers'® product as its own. This tool is meant to help people estimate Weight Watchers points in food.

We try our best to make our Omni Calculators as precise and reliable as possible. However, this tool can never replace a professional doctor's assessment. If any health condition bothers you, consult a physician.

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