Originally Posted by tarpleyg
As much as I hate to admit it, Weight Watchers actually does work and will let you eat regular food but you have to essentially count calories (something I won't do). So, if you're just itching to burn through money to lose the weight, I'd start there. They have weekly meetings where you will be held accountable. Some people need that accountability and "judgement" from others.
He could always do the Nutrisystem/Medifast initally to drop the weight quickly and then transition to Weight Watchers to maintain the weight loss. If he doesn't transition, he'll probably see it creep back on.