Main diet-related New Year's resolutions made by Americans in 2020

Avoiding or limiting sugar was the most common dietary change made as a New Year's resolution in 2020 for some 23 percent of survey respondents in the United States. In addition, around 16 percent have started a weight loss plan or program at the beginning of the new year.

Leading changes in eating and drinking habits that consumers made at the start of the new year in the United States in 2020*

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Release date

February 2020


United States

Survey time period

February 3 to 4, 2020

Number of respondents

419 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

*Original survey question was the following: "What eating or drinking change or changes did you start at the beginning of this year (January 2020)? Please select up to two."

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