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U.S. Weight Loss and Diet Trends 2016-2017 | WMI

Posted by Ann D'Adamo on Oct 28, 2016 8:30:00 AM

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What consumers consider "healthy" constantly evolves and manufacturers are constantly struggling to keep up with the latest diet trends. Today, consumers aren't looking for quick fixes to lose weight, they understand that long-term changes to their diet are necessary. Here, we look at the emerging trends in the weight loss industry.

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5 Statistics About Diet Trends in the U.S. in 2016 You Need to Know

1. 66% of Americans are currently on a diet

2.  46% of dieters say setting specific goals helps them stay motivated

3. 34% of Baby Boomers are overweight and 35% are obese

4. Consumers want diets that encourage healthy habits, include a wide variety of foods, and are easy to understand and follow

5. Dieters are increasingly using apps to track calories

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