Main reasons for Americans to commit to New Year's diet changes in 2020

Motivation to improve long-term health was the leading motivation to stick to the dietary changes made as a New Year's resolution in 2020 for some 27 percent of survey respondents in the United States.

Leading motivations to stick to diet-related New Year's resolutions in the United States in 2020*

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Release date

February 2020


United States

Survey time period

February 3-4, 2020

Number of respondents

410 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

*Original survey question was the following: "Why do you think you have been at least somewhat successful at sticking with the eating and drinking changes you started in January? Please select up to two."

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