Under the Weight Watchers PointsPlus program as of 2014, fresh strawberries have no points and are considered a free food. Weight Watchers encourages liberal consumption of fruits and vegetables to provide nutrients and fiber.
In addition to fresh fruits and vegetables, other free foods on PointPlus include sugar-free gelatin, condiments such as hot sauce and ketchup, and calorie-free beverages, such as seltzer water.
Weight Watchers, founded in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1963, is active in 30 countries as of 2014. The company uses an approach backed by science to help people lose weight. Participants are encouraged to form new habits that help them eat more healthfully and get more exercise. Peer support through group meetings and online is a major component of the program.