10 Amazing US Weight-Loss Research Statistics

What would YOU give up for a flatter tummy? Here's some interesting statistics about American thoughts on weight:

Percent who say they need to lose weight to feel sexier than they currently do: 66
Average # of pounds they think they need to lose to feel sexier: 23
Percent of American women would take a summer without sex over gaining 10 pounds: 52
Percent of American men who say the same: 25

Percent who would give up TV, cell phones or computers for flat tummy: 75 
Percent who would like to shed 10 to 20 pounds this summer: 25
Percent who would like to get a promoted at work: 20
Percent who don't diet because they don’t want to give up favorite foods: 46
Percent who say “portion size” is an obstacle to diet success: 64
Rank of “controlling cravings” in the list of challenges dieters say they face: 1

Source: Nutrisystem Diet Index™

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