User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


72° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Business

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Dishing Out Dough For Diets

January 11, 2013, 9:50 PM by Angela Kennecke

Dishing Out Dough For Diets
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

One thing is sure, if you sign up for a paid diet plan, your wallet is going to be thinner.

One online study found that some popular weight programs can set you back about $43 a month.

The well-known Jenny Craig plan will run you nearly $500 for the year and that's without buying all the food. But you can save money and still lose weight at the same time.

Before you pay to lose weight, check out your free options.

Sparkpeople.com or the free MyFitnessPal app will help you keep a food journal and track your fat and calories. MyFitnessPal was near the top of the list of Consumer Reports best diet plans.

You can also check out online diet plan options.

Weight Watchers Online will run you $19 a month.  Weight Watchers tops this year's ranking of diets by 9,000 dieters surveyed by Consumer Reports.

The eDiets online diet plan costs the same as Weight Watchers a month. South Beach Diet online will cost you $20 a month. Or you can use the resources of the Atkins diet website for free. 

Also, check group coupons and other coupon sites for savings on diet plans. Befrugal.com currently has a code for 30% off a first month's pass to Weight Watchers, plus $10 cash back.

Diet food delivery services are the most expensive and can run into the thousands per year. If you choose a meal delivery program not only do you have to purchase up to $1,500 worth of food for yourself over three months, but you also need to continue to purchase normal groceries as well. Nutrisystem was actually Consumer Reports lowest rated diet plan because people didn't like the food.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View business

You may also like

Westward Ho Country Club Changes Name

8/28/2014 12:56 PM

The Westward Ho Country club in Sioux Falls is changing its name to The Country Club of Sioux Falls.  Members were notified of the change on Thur...

Full Story
Former Sioux Falls Executive Investigated For Animal Abuse

8/28/2014 4:15 PM

A former Hot Stuff/Orion Foods President is being investigated for dog abuse in Canada.

Full Story
PREMIER Bankcard Lawsuit Comes Down To Link

8/22/2014 10:00 PM

$5 million: that's the price tag on a lawsuit filed by a South Dakota credit card company, First PREMIER/PREMIER Bankcard against a credit card co...

Full Story | Watch
Single-Screen Theater Closed After Four Decades

8/23/2014 12:33 PM

A single-screen movie theater in Vermillion has closed after serving the area for more than four decades.

Full Story
Car vs Bus Crash Injures Two Teens

8/26/2014 6:00 PM

Two Iowa teenagers are hospitalized after colliding with a school bus early Tuesday morning.  It happened just east of Inwood on 240th Street at ...

Full Story | Watch


Events