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Why are fewer Americans trying to lose weight?

More Americans are overweight or obese, but fewer are trying to lose weight, says a new study "I can't sit in judgment," says one woman about her own weight loss journey (CNN)Diet is "a four-letter word for failure," if you ask Teena Henson. In the past, the 57-year-old Gilmer, Texas, resident would try fad diets that did nothing but leave her feeling frustrated, she said."There was one called a grapefruit diet or something where you didn't eat anything but grapefruit," Henson said. "If you do something like that, that's what I meant by 'diet' being a failure."She didn't consistently exercise,
 
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11 Apr
Michael Easter @Michael_Easter
More Americans are over weight than ever (70%), but fewer are trying to lose weight. https://t.co/Tp53W09Ecx Why? I have a few theories.
 
11 Apr
Timothy Caulfield @CaulfieldTim
"Why are fewer Americans trying to lose weight? https://t.co/vE6OrBazlN New normal? Too difficult? #weightloss #dieting #weightbias #obesity
 
10 Apr
CampaignToEndObesity @ToEndObesity
Why are fewer Americans trying to lose weight? @CNN https://t.co/jRXciYlrJ6 #obesity
 
10 Apr
Tad Leckman @tadleckman
Especially discouraging when my own family is doing so well with weight loss. https://t.co/MlSRFXAj1Y
 
10 Apr
Lennie Jarratt @ljarratt
This is why fewer Americans are trying to lose weight - https://t.co/4CQEgONiua
 
10 Apr
The Bikini Body Diet @bikinibodydiet
#weightloss #diet Why are fewer Americans trying to lose weight? - CNN https://t.co/RWyjwV2y4B
 
10 Apr
CNN Health @cnnhealth
Why are fewer Americans trying to lose weight?: https://t.co/x57vLF0Bz2 https://t.co/wFpSh4lEQu
 
10 Apr
Live Healthy @Live__Healthy
Why are fewer Americans are trying to lose weight? https://t.co/jjFgMLPpg0
 
10 Apr
Dr. Patricia Farrell @drpatfarrell
This is why fewer Americans are trying to lose weight https://t.co/VYgSt7umBu #news #feedly
 
10 Apr
Dr. Carl Marx @ERrisk
CNN - Why fewer Americans try to lose weight https://t.co/pyQsb62N9d
 
10 Apr
wil @frostnix
Why fewer Americans try to lose weight https://t.co/LTTwhgzT1F https://t.co/zuOZ0gDj5L
 
10 Apr
CNN International @cnni_headlines
Why fewer Americans try to lose weight https://t.co/nwGaR6jquy
 
10 Apr
Raw Food Live Food @OrganicRawFood
Why are fewer Americans trying to lose weight? - CNN https://t.co/uk4fE76Asd #rawfoodlivefood