Thinking about Dieting? Take this Test before Starting.

30 Aug 2016

 

GOALS AND ATTITUDES

  1. Compared with previous attempts, how motivated to lose weight are you this time?
    Score 1 for not at all, 2 slightly, 3 somewhat, 4 quite, 5 extremely
     

  2. How certain are you that you will stay committed to a weight loss program for the time it will take to reach your goal?
    Score 1 for cannot, 2 can somewhat, 3 uncertain, 4 can tolerate well, 5 can easily
     

  3. Consider all outside stress in your life (work, family obligations, etc.) To what extent can you tolerate the effort required to stick to a diet?
    Score 1 for very unrealistic, 2 somewhat unrealistic, 3 moderately unrealistic, 4 somewhat realistic, 5 very realistic
     

  4. Think honestly about how much weight you hope to lose and how quickly you hope to lose it. Figuring a weight loss of .5kg to 1 Kg per week, how realistic is your expectation?
    Score 1 for always, 2 frequently, 3 occasionally, 4 rarely, 5 never.
     

  5. While dieting, do you fantasize about eating a lot of your favourite foods?
    Score 1 for not at all, 2 slightly, 3 somewhat, 4 quite, 5 extremely
     

  6. While dieting, do you feel deprived, angry, or upset?