Take the FACTS ABOUT OBESITY SURVEY

The Facts About Obesity Survey includes 77 multiple choice questions. Please answer all 77 before comparing your answers to the answers of 5,000 overweight participants on the completed version of the survey. After each survey question on the completed version I offer diet tips, healthy diet plan recommendations, specific causes of obesity that can be avoided and the most important components in designing the best weight loss program that will work for you.

Why take 3-5 minutes of your valuable time to complete the survey? First, your participation will eventually help others lose weight by avoiding diet mistakes of the past.

One of my clients said it best, "I thought I knew everything about dieting. Halfway through the survey I realized what I had been doing wrong all those years... I was sabotaging my own effort."

I recommend everyone take the survey for their own information. I URGE overweight and obese people to take the survey because I've seen the benefits it can produce for them.

Facts About Obesity Survey Results :: Survey Analysis

Facts About Obesity Survey

Please note that all fields followed by an asterisk must be filled in.
fast weight loss
easy weight loss
safe and healthy weight loss
permanent weight loss
reduce portions
reduce soda consumption
reduce fast food
reduce sweets
overeating
poor food choices
sedentary lifestyle
chronic dieting
sugar free
low fat
low sodium
high fiber
yes
no
never tired it
yes
no
never tried it
yes
no
sometimes
rarely
yes
no
sometimes
rarely
yes
no
sometimes
rarely
yes
no
never tried one
together
separately
both
yes
no
0-1
2-3
4-5
5 or more
yes
no
never tried it
yes
no
1-2
3-4
5 or more
never the same
boring, hated it
exciting change, enjoyed it
it varied from good to bad
all of the above
30 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
no time
walking
aerobics
jogging
bike riding
30 minute daily walk
use low calorie sweeteners
eat breakfast
drink more water, fewer soft drinks
no change
cranky
frustrated
anxious
1-2
3-4
all of the above plus more
none
the impossible dream
possible, but highly unlikely
in my future, if I'm shown the way
a sure thing because I control it
yes
no
yes
no
worked when I walked
once per week
twice per week
more than 1 times per month
less than twice per month
yes
no
never tried it
yes
no
never tried it
permanent weight loss plan
quick weight loss plan
yes
no
never tried one
yes
no
very informed
somewhat informed
not informed
don't care, in the dark
yes
no
not sure
0-1
2-3
4-5
6-7
0-1
2-3
4-5
6-7
0-1
2-3
4-5
6-7
yes
no
always
never
sometimes
depends on the diet
cravings
hunger
emotional rebellion
all of the above
diet food (low cal, low fat, low sodium food)
health food (hummus, soy bean and tofu products)
natural food (meat, fruit, vegetable)
junk food (burgers, pizza, chops, beer, soda)
can't stay on a diet long enough to lose weight
don't get enough physical activity
outside influences derail my efforts
lose weight, then regain it
all of the above
it's embarrassing
it's physically limiting
it's unhealthy
it controls my life
no consequence or drawbacks
everyone who is interested
only close friends
only family members
as few people as possible
tell others
keep it to myself
portion reduction of current diet
low calorie diet
high protein diet
low carbohydrate diet
hate everything about it
when you dance, you have to pay the fiddler
I love dieting, it's fun and exciting
just another personal responsibility
sweets
salty
fast food
raw fruit & vegetables
yes, definitely
no, it's not in the cards
only if I expend a monumental effort to succeed
yes, definitely
no difference
never considered it
take some off, put more back on
lifetime problem
never ending diet merry-go-round
one and done
fresh
frozen
canned
0-1
2-3
4-5
6-7
frequently
sometimes
rarely
never
yes
no
not sure
yes, always
no, never
sometimes, it depends
rarely, only when I have to
10-20%
30-40%
50-60%
70-100%
0-1
2-3
4-5
5 or more
broiled
boiled
grilled
fried
baked
rich
healthy
thin
young
improve appearance
improve health
feel better and be physically comfortable
necessary to be happy
yes, definitely, all the time
no, never
yes, on occasion
rarely, but it happens
out of control
dumb as a lump
contempt
pity
neutral
this isn't working for me
I was meant to be fat
I don't have time to lose weight
all of the above
concerned
panicked
out of control
desperate
reaching your ideal weight
maintaining ideal weight for a lifetime
0-1
2-3
4-5
6 or more
1200-1800
1900-2500
2600-3200 or more
no idea
yes, always
no, never
sometimes, when I diet
I take a one-a-day multivitamin and forget about it
yes
no
no children
yes
no
no spouse/partner
yes
no
don't know
10-25 lbs.
26-50 lbs.
51-75 lbs.
76 or more
male
female
16-24
25-36
37-54
55 and up
frequently
sometimes
rarely
never
none
mild
moderate
extreme
family
job
social life
all of the above
none of the above

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