Problem Statement Why Americans are overweight? What can be done to maintain Ideal Weight?
Why we are Overweight. One of the problems concerning Americans today is Obesity The Surgeon General recently created a new term to describe Americans who are 100lbs over their ideal weight Super Obesity Why is this Happening?
Key Variables Overeating Portion Size Lifestyle Energy Levels/Activity Diet Metabolism Health Education
Trend of Americans
Dynamic Hypothesis What can be done to maintain Ideal Weight? Waistlines in America are getting larger. These are the problems; 1. Lack of exercise 2. Health problems 3. Portion Size & Control 4. Calorie Intake 5. Energy, Activity, & Exercise 6. Health Education
Archetypes Although our diagram does not fit a predetermined archetype, it does demonstrate characteristics of the Fixes That Fail and Shifting the Burden archetypes.
Counterintuitive Behaviors/ Faulty Solutions Extreme Diets Fad Diets Instant Extreme Workouts Weak Willpower Desire for Short Term Results