Which diet will actually work for you?

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12 Questions - Developed by: Margo - Developed on: - 201.143 taken - User Rating: 3.47 of 5.0 - 15 Votes

I know, I know. You've tried dozens of diets and you still aren't happy with the way you look. Let's face it... you probably aren't following the right kind of diet for your personal eating habits. Which diet will actually work for you?

  • 1
    What's the biggest downfall of your eating habits right now?
    I'm not sure what's really healthy... so I just grab whatever sounds good.
    It seems to take a ton of food to fill me up... I'm always hungry, even after a lot of calories.
    Just general junk food... everything I eat comes out of a cardboard box!
    Nothing... I eat a very balanced, moderate diet!
    Sweet treats.
  • 2
    Which line of faulty reasoning has caused to to spin out of control?
    "Just one bite won't hurt!"
    "I'm not sure if I should eat the low-carb food, the low-fat food, or the low-calorie food... what a headache!"
    "I'm still hungry, so I should have seconds"
    "Hey, these are the 'light' potato chips, so they must be okay"
    None... I'm pretty good about eating what I should.
  • 3
    Which diet have you already failed at?
    Um, I guess switching from hot pockets to lean pockets didn't really help...
    Cutting portions... I don't want to starve myself!
    Low-fat diets. Eating that cardboard makes me miserable!
    Calorie-counting... it's too much work!
    All of them! Even when I follow all the instructions, I never seem to get results!
  • 4
    What would the ideal diet for you be like?
    Something with lots of variety that would allow me to cook and try new things.
    I have to be able to eat rich foods that I love... and be able to eat out and know which foods are okay and which aren't.
    I don't care what I have to eat or not eat... I just want it to work!
    Being able to eat as much as I want and not go hungry!
    Not having to count anything or figure it out... it's too much work and too confusing!
  • 5
    It's dinner time on your new diet. Which scenario sounds most appealing?
    Pizza, damn it.
    A four course meal.
    I can eat a well-rounded meal without having to cut out any food groups.
    I already have my planned dinner written out, with an easy to follow recipe.
    I get to include foods that I considered "bad" on another diet... like sour cream or avocado, maybe.
  • 6
    Which diet would you never try?
    A vegetarian one--boring and bland!
    Anything with too many "do's" and "don'ts"... after all, you're supposed to enjoy eating!
    Anything gimmicky... after all, diets are supposed to promote health, too!
    A low-carb diet. Who can eat that heavy stuff?
    Anything complicated... I don't want each meal to be a battle of numbers!
  • 7
    Congratulations! You have successfully stuck to your diet... er, lifestyle change for a whole year now. Other than seeing the number drop on the scale, what have been some positive side effects?
    I've tried new recipes, learned about portion size, and now know what I can and can't eat... without having to tally everything on a calculator!
    I no longer even crave or desire the starchy or sugary junk I was once addicted to.
    I'm more active and more toned than ever!
    I've been able to snack all day and eat until totally full. I haven't felt hungry at all!
    My friends and family have all been impressed and approved of the changes I've made.
  • 8
    Which diet downfall could you easily cope with?
    A little less convenience. I don't mind preparing food myself.
    A set weekly eating plan... as long as I have some say in what's on it.
    Waking up earlier... to jog off yesterday's Fritos.
    Limiting calorie-dense foods like beef.
    Friends and family members giving me a hard time about my food choices. I don't need them to tell me what's healthy!
  • 9
    You're eating out. Which sounds most appealing?
    A cup of broth based soup to start with, then a garden salad in low-fat dressing followed by a generous serving of chicken and vegetables. Plus some fresh berries for dessert.
    A large salad with lots of fresh veggies, topped with olive oil and vinegar.
    A turkey sub on whole wheat bread and an oatmeal cookie.
    Chicken fettucini alfredo... after all, you did run 15 miles this morning.
    Shrimp wrapped in bacon, then a big, juicy steak with some butter-topped asparagus on the side.
  • 10
    You're with a group of strangers who think dieting to lose weight is absurd. You decide to lie and tell them that...
    You just don't care for "heavy" foods.
    You have unstable blood sugar, and therefore must avoid sugar and white flour.
    You think chemicals in packaged foods are dangerous.
    Your doctor gave you a set meal list to help lower your (blood pressure, cholesterol, whatever)
    No need to say anything... pass the fried chicken, please!
  • 11
    The best compliment you could from a friend who knows all about your diet plan is...
    It's great that you've adopted such a moderate approach!
    I can't believe how all the weight really came off your stomach and midsection!
    You've sure worked hard for your results!
    Wow, everything you eat is so... healthy!
    I'm amazed that you can eat so much and be so thin!
  • 12
    You don't care what anyone says, you know that...
    Those pre-packed "diet foods" are crapola.
    Having a set plan and sticking to it works.
    You CAN eat Twinkies... as long as you them it off!
    You have to eat plenty of food to feel full.
    Healthy fats in eggs, fish, and avocados are NOT the enemy.

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