Jean Nidetch, Whose Dieting Led to Weight Watchers, Dies at 91

Jean Nidetch, whose displeasure with her 214-pound figure led to the creation of what is now Weight Watchers International Inc., which hosts 50,000 meetings of the calorie-conscious each week around the globe, has died. She was 91.

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