What Makes the Dieters Tick

June 21st, 2010 · No Comments ·

Do you crave chocolate, candy, ice cream or salty snacks like peanuts and chips? Do you exercise to increase sexual appeal? Do you think that low carb diet causes spontaneous combustion? You’re not alone!

Diet and Body dieters tried:

Low fat (lost weight) 77 (10.31%)
Low fat (failed) [5.76%] 43 (5.76%)
Low calorie (lost weight) 89 (11.91%)
Low calorie (failed) 37 (4.95%)
Low carb (lost weight) 324 (43.37%)
Low carb (failed) 41 (5.49%)
Something else (lost weight) 55 (7.36%)
Something else (failed) 81 (10.84%)

dietandbody.com Voted 747

eDieters tried:

Weight Watchers 49.57% 1507

Jenny Craig 8.95% 272
Nutri/System 5.89% 179
Slim Fast 29.70% 903
Nutrio .39% 12
LA Weight Loss Centers 5.49% 167

eDiets.com Voted 3040

Dieters? worst problems:

Carbohydrates addiction 1482
Being Weight Watchers victim 210
Overeating 448
Genetically obese 181

lowcarb.ca Voted 2713

What Low Carb Diet Did You Try?

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Atkins (lost weight)
Atkins (failed)
Protein Power (lost weight)
Protein Power (failed)
Carbohydrate Addict (lost weight)
Carbohydrate Addict (failed)
Other (lost weight)
Other (failed)

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Dieters crave:

Pastries and cakes 14%
Salty snacks like peanuts and chips 22%
Carbohydrates, including pasta and rice 29%
Chocolate, candy or ice cream 35%

buildingbetterhealth.com Voted 719

Why dieters exercise:

Improved General Health 190 (12%)
Increased Strength 150 (9%)
Larger Muscles 300 (19%)
General Weight Gain 38 (2%)
Weight Loss 176 (11%)
Lower Body Fat Percentage 138 (9%)
Smaller Stomach 108 (7%)
Smaller Butt 45 (2%)
Increased Sexual Appeal 268 (17%)
I’m just here for the babes 94 (6%)

ttfit.com voted 1507

Dieters? problem areas:

Thighs/Legs 14%
Hips/Butt 20%
Stomach 65%
Arms 2%

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How many people are comfortable with their bodies

comfortable – 22%
not comfortable – 78%

Dieters exercise:

Once a week 9%
Twice a week 14%
Three or more times a week 57%
Not at all 21%

buildingbetterhealth.com Voted 12019

Dieters take vitamins:

Every day, for “health insurance” 71%
Only if I’m feeling sick or run down 13%
Hardly ever — who needs more pills! 15%

buildingbetterhealth.com Voted 3759

Dieters think that organic foods are healthiest:

yes 58%
no 23%
not sure 19%

buildingbetterhealth.com Voted 1063

Dieters know of people on a low carb diet:

Just me 572
1-2 1001
3-5 1046
6-10 243
More than 10 201

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Dieters think that low carb dieting is:

Bad for you 161
A quick fix 332
Good for you 519
A way of life 1347
Causes spontaneous combustion 108
I don’t know 273
A way of eating 736

lowcarb.ca Voted 5263

Dieters eat per day:

Less than 1200 Cal. – 25%
1200-1500 Cal. – 22%
1500-2000 Cal. – 32%
2000-2500 Cal. – 10%

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Does exercise work without dieting?

Yes
No
Didn’t try
I don’t believe in exercising for weight loss

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