Example:visualisation of past weight gain. Title of the graph: 'Your weight: now and in the future. On the y-axis: 'bodyweight in kg', on the x-axis: 'time in years' (from present until 5 years in the future). The black dot on the left represents: 'your weight at present', and the upper black dot on the right represents: 'your weight in 5 years, increased because of weight cycling'. The lower black dot represents 'your possible weight when weight gain is prevented'.
van Genugten et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:649 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-649