47% of You Say You’re Un­happy With Your Body

When we de­cided to con­duct a na­tion­wide body sur­vey, we never ex­pected to make this and many other star­tling dis­cov­er­ies about how you feel in your skin.

Cosmopolitan (India) - - CONTENTS - By Me­her Ba­jwa

Cosmo con­ducted a na­tion-wide body sur­vey...and ar­rived at some star­tling re­sults.

ast month, Cosmo put out a sur­vey to find out how you re­ally feel about your body. And boy, did you tell us like it is! We re­ceived thou­sands of en­tries from Cosmo readers, and got our­selves some pretty sur­pris­ing find­ings. For in­stance, we learnt that a large num­ber of you are un­happy with the way you look (47% of those polled, to be pre­cise). But on the bright side, the ma­jor­ity of you have be­come a lot more ac­cept­ing of your bod­ies, with a whopping 85% say­ing that you aren’t pres­sured by celebrity crash-di­ets and dras­tic weight loss regimes. And not just that, you’re also more con­scious and will­ing to change for the bet­ter, with 32% of you work­ing out ev­ery day. Read on to find out the tell-all facts we found about your re­la­tion­ship with your body...

Are you happy with your body?

47% a) of you say, no b) 23% of you say, yes c) 30% of you say yes, but there is scope for im­prove­ment

Do you smoke to keep your weight down?

10% a) of you say, you smoke be­cause you think it keeps your weight down b) 64% of you don’t smoke c) 26% of you say, you smoke but it has noth­ing to do with weight loss

Be­ing over­weight stops you from...

a) 9% of you say, it stops you from hav­ing a good time

b) 5% of you say, it stops you from get­ting a dream job


c) of you say, it stops you from get­ting a dream man

d) 2% of you say, it stops you from get­ting a pro­mo­tion or pay-rise

e) 46% of you say, it stops you from none of the above

Our sur­vey found that 29% of you would like to

drop two dress sizes

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