Test Yourself

Looking for some answers? Depressed? Low self-esteem? Think you may be overweight or just want to know what day of the year you were born on? Try our tests and get some answers.

How high is your self-esteem?

People who have healthy self-esteem cope with life's problems better than people whose self-esteem is poor. Furthermore, they don't tend to get themselves into situations that are damaging or difficult. In fact, many of society's pressing problems - such as alcohol or drug abuse, unhappy marriages and violent relationships - would be vastly improved if more adults rated themselves more highly.

Self-esteem is all about how you estimate yourself. And the fact is that if you don't rate yourself very highly, others won't either. So have a go at testing your own self-esteem.

And of course the late Princess of Wales who appeared poised and confident on the outside clearly had dreadful self-esteem - even though she was globally adored. People who have healthy self-esteem cope with life's problems better than people whose self-esteem is poor.

Top 5 tips for get confidence

1.  Test your risk of developing diabetes

A large number of people have Type 2 diabetes without knowing it, while even more run a high risk of developing it. This is partly determined by your lifestyle. The following test will provide you with an indication of whether you belong to a high-risk group or not. Answer all the questions, then click the calculate button for your result.

2.  What's your BMI?

A lot of people think they're overweight even though they aren't. Just because you don't measure up to a supermodel doesn't mean you're bigger than you should be! In fact everybody should have some body fat. The average man should expect his body fat to be 10 to 18 per cent of his bodyweight. The figure for women is higher, in fact 18 to 25 per cent of a woman's bodyweight should be fat.

3.  Goldberg's depression test

On Goldberg's depression scale you can see whether you have symptoms of depression or not. You can also use the scale to see if you are making progress in your treatment, whether it is medical treatment or therapy. A five percent change is a sign of either progress or deterioration. When answering the questions, you should think back seven days, and try to evaluate your condition in this time span only.

4.  How addicted are you to cigarettes?

Fill out the questionnaire - be honest! - and find out exactly how addicted you are to smoking. At the same time, you will be informed of the different ways to quit. The test was developed by the Swedish physician K. O. Fagerström.A lot of people think they're overweight even though they aren't. Just because you don't measure up to a supermodel doesn't mean you're bigger than you should be! In fact everybody should have some body fat. The average man should expect his body fat to be 10 to 18 per cent of his bodyweight.

5.  Crazy and Inefficient Weight Loss Products

There is a lot of money to be made selling weight loss products so naturally there are a few rogue products on the market that you will be tempted to buy but they won’t actually help you lose weight. It is usually products that claim they can help you get fit or lose weight without you having to do anything – always keep in your mind “no pain, no gain” to avoid weight loss product scams.


All exercise is good for health

Increasing the amount of fat burning exercise you do on a regular basis is an effective way to improve your health and fitness and help you make the most of the benefits of alli. When you consume fewer calories your body has to use its fat stores for energy and as it does that, you lose weight.

When you exercise, you can encourage your body to burn fat stores more often, so regular exercise can also raise your metabolic rate. This not only helps you lose weight and helps with your general fitness, it helps you maintain your weight loss.

Your metabolic rate is the rate at which your body uses up calories. So, if you take in 2,500 calories a day, and burn all those 2,500 calories a day, you’ll stay the same weight. If you burn only 2,000 of those calories, you’ll put on weight. Becoming more active is an effective way to speed up your metabolic rate so that you can burn more calories than you eat.




Regular exercise has a great many health benefits too, including helping to combat diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and osteoporosis. Also, as your body releases natural feel-good chemicals when you exercise, this can boost your mental and emotional wellbeing, helping you to combat stress and feel happier. Remember to consult your doctor before you start an exercise programme.