Get paid to lose weight? It's a real program
It sounds too good to be true, but one company is proving that wrong.
for millions of people. The struggle to lose weight. Israel. Before I knew it, I was, you know, almost £300. You wish it would be different. You wish you could lose the weight. Finding motivation to lose weight is difficult. More so if faced with shedding 50 or more pounds, the founders of healthy wage are paying people to drop those pounds. David Roddenberry says the concept is simple. Do you decide how many pounds you wanna lose over how many months? And we have a calculator that will tell you how much we'll pay you. What's the catch? You have to put up some of your own cash. If you have your own money at risk, you're more likely to accomplish your goal. Jenny Sly lost £100 in 10 months and 1 $3000. So I liked healthy wage because it was literally just like a 1 to 1. You know, I'm gonna pay this. If I reach it, I get it. I get the money back. I didn't have to, like, rely on anything else. Slide into research before signing up. You control everything except the final like payout. Miranda Broomfield decided that taking care of her two teenagers also meant taking care of herself. She invested $50 a month for 18 months. I knew money was going to be a good motivator for me just because we didn't have the money to lose. Though she was in striking distance of her £80 goal, Brookfield extended her journey another six months, losing £81 and collecting almost three grand for her efforts. It was really and legit, and you know that I was able to kind of share with everybody that I had accomplished this big goal. And it was pretty amazing. Real money and more importantly, a fresh start, Dan. Gentlemen, NBC News.