Diet or Weight-loss Self-test, Overweight or Fat?
Richard Lovelace, Ph.D., Member Who's Who in Mental Health on the Web,
Please use this self-test to help determine what causes being overweight and continued difficulty with dieting or excess body fat.
Click here to review some benefits of this assessment.
For adults only. We created, used and refined this self-appraisal with hundreds of adults. So, it does not apply to teens or children. Also, this quiz is intended for adults who have what they believe is an on-going problem with being overweight / excess body fat. Throughout our publications "excess body fat" refers to body weight that one's physician says needs to go for the sake of health or happiness.
Wellness International Network's
Weight-loss and Body Fat Inventory
Please keep track, by typing in the boxes to the right, how many "yes" answers you give.
What your answers indicate:
What your answers to the "Body Fat Quiz" imply (stated below) depends on you meeting the assessment criteria that you are an adult with chronic excess body fat. If you are not such an adult, this quiz and the results gained from taking it do not apply to you and are to be ignored. Also for what follows to apply with enough confidence, you need to have seven or more "yes" answers.
* In this case, this means pairing eating with factors such as moods, physical states, times, places, occasions and people. You might, for instance, be likely to eat when you are tired.
Book reference: Fat, Give It Away!. Lovelace, R. T., Health & Happiness Press, Winston-Salem. 1997.
The Wellness International Network, Inc. Body Fat Inventory (WIN-BFI) offers these important benefits:
Please note: The author and Wellness International Network, Inc. offer this inventory for educational purposes. No lifestyle, health risk appraisal tells absolute facts. Such assessments suggest possibilities to consider. When the results make sense and are helpful, then use them to your benefit. Avoid making significant changes in your eating, work or relationships based on the results. Instead, use what you learn combined with appropriate professional support.