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Metabolic Typing Test

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For this quiz, circle the response A, B, or C for the answer that best applies to you. You may not immediately know the answer off the top of you head. Make sure you really think about the question. Take a couple of days if you need to so you can analyze how different foods affect you body. Don't answer on what you think you "should" be eating. Be honest about your preferences, tendencies, and habits. The more honest your answer is, the better chance you'll achieve the results you want.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the morning, you:
    • A. 

      Don't eat breakfast

    • B. 

      Have a light meal like fruit, toast, or cereal

    • C. 

      Have a very heavy meal like eggs, bacon, ham, and hash browns.

  • 2. 
    When at a buffet, you go for:
    • A. 

      Light foods like fish and chicken, salads and vegetables, small helpings of different desserts.

    • B. 

      Mix of A and C

    • C. 

      Heavy, fatty foods like steak, pork, ribs, cheese, and creamy sauces.

  • 3. 
    At lunch, your appetite is:
    • A. 

      Not very hungry

    • B. 

      Normal

    • C. 

      Very hungry

  • 4. 
    At dinner, you feel
    • A. 

      Not very hungry

    • B. 

      Normal

    • C. 

      Very hungry

  • 5. 
    How does caffeine make you feel?
    • A. 

      Great, it helps me focus

    • B. 

      Doesn't really do anything for me.

    • C. 

      Makes me feel sick and jittery.

  • 6. 
    Your cravings consist of:
    • A. 

      Carbs and fruit

    • B. 

      A and C

    • C. 

      Fatty foods, i.e. salty foods, cheeses and meats

  • 7. 
    For dinner, you usually want:
    • A. 

      Chicken or fish, rice, salads and vegetables

    • B. 

      It changes everyday

    • C. 

      Heavy, fatty foods like steak, pastas, potatoes

  • 8. 
    After dinner you:
    • A. 

      Crave or need something sweet

    • B. 

      I don't really need or crave anything

    • C. 

      Crave or need something salty, like popcorn

  • 9. 
    The sweets I like are:
    • A. 

      Candies like skittles or hot tamales

    • B. 

      Doesn't really matter, as long as its sweet

    • C. 

      Ice cream or cake

  • 10. 
    Fatty foods before bed like meat and cheese:
    • A. 

      Upsets my sleep

    • B. 

      Doesn't really bother me

    • C. 

      Helps me sleep

  • 11. 
    Eating something sweet before bed:
    • A. 

      Doesn't interrupt my sleep at all

    • B. 

      Sometimes makes me restless before i go to sleep

    • C. 

      Prevents me from sleeping

  • 12. 
    How many times do you eat each day?
    • A. 

      2-3 meals without any snacks

    • B. 

      3 meals with maybe one snack

    • C. 

      3 meals and I'm constantly snacking

  • 13. 
    Eating carbs like breads and crackers before bed:
    • A. 

      Doesn't help me sleep; lighter foods help me sleep

    • B. 

      Doesn't really affect me

  • 14. 
    How do you feel towards food?
    • A. 

      I sometimes forget to eat.

    • B. 

      Food is very enjoyable for me and i rarely miss a meal.

    • C. 

      Food is wonderful - it's a central part of my life

  • 15. 
    After skipping a meal, you feel:
    • A. 

      Fine, normal

    • B. 

      I don't perform at my best but it doesn't really bother me.

    • C. 

      Weak, irritable, shaky and tired

  • 16. 
    Fatty foods; how do you feel about them?
    • A. 

      I don't really like them

    • B. 

      I kind of like them

    • C. 

      I definitely crave them

  • 17. 
    If your breakfast or lunch was fruit salad, you feel:
    • A. 

      Satisfied

    • B. 

      Okay but i would probably need a snack between meals.

    • C. 

      Still hungry and not satisfied.

  • 18. 
    What foods drain your energy?
    • A. 

      Fatty foods

    • B. 

      No foods really drain my energy or affect me in this way.

    • C. 

      Sugary foods like candy or confections and fruit give me energy but I then crash.

  • 19. 
    The amount of food you eat is:
    • A. 

      Small, less than average

    • B. 

      Moderate, average -- i eat the same as most people

    • C. 

      Large -- usually more than most people

  • 20. 
    What are feelings about potatoes?
    • A. 

      I don't really care for them

    • B. 

      Doesn't really matter to me

    • C. 

      I really love them.

  • 21. 
    How do you feel after you eat red meat?
    • A. 

      Tired, lethargic

    • B. 

      Doesn't really affect me.

    • C. 

      Strong.

  • 22. 
    After eating a salad for lunch, you feel:
    • A. 

      Healthy and energetic

    • B. 

      Fine, but it really isn't the best food for me.

    • C. 

      Sleepy

  • 23. 
    How do you feel about salt?
    • A. 

      A lot of foods are too salty for me.

    • B. 

      I don't really notice salt

    • C. 

      I definitely crave salt and usually salt my food

  • 24. 
    When eating a snack, you usually choose:
    • A. 

      Something sweet but I don't really snack.

    • B. 

      Anything, i don't really have a preference.

    • C. 

      Something meaty, cheese, eggs, or nuts but I definitely need a snack.

  • 25. 
    How do you feel about sour foods like pickles, citrus-y foods, or vinegar?
    • A. 

      I really don't like them

    • B. 

      They don't really bother me but I'm not entirely fond of them..

    • C. 

      I like sour foods.

  • 26. 
    When just eating sweets, you feel:
    • A. 

      Completely satisfied.

    • B. 

      Not completely satisfied but they don't bother me

    • C. 

      Not completely satisfied and often crave more sweets.

  • 27. 
    When you eat meat for breakfast, you feel:
    • A. 

      Sleepy, lethargic, irritable

    • B. 

      It varies on what day it is.

    • C. 

      Completely satisfied and I don't usually need to eat anything until lunch.

  • 28. 
    Out of these three choices for dinner, you would choose:
    • A. 

      Fish, salad and rice

    • B. 

      A mix of both A and C

    • C. 

      Pork chops, cooked carrots, and baked potatoes

  • 29. 
    After eating fatty or heavy foods, you feel:
    • A. 

      Sick or irritable

    • B. 

      Doesn't really affect me

    • C. 

      Often makes me feel less angry or irritable

  • 30. 
    When you feel anxious:
    • A. 

      Fruits and vegetables make me feel better

    • B. 

      Pretty much any food makes me feel better

    • C. 

      Fatty foods make me feel better

  • 31. 
    You focus best when you eat:
    • A. 

      Fruits and grains

    • B. 

      Nothing really affects my concentration

    • C. 

      Meat and fatty foods help me focus

  • 32. 
    You feel more depressed when you eat:
    • A. 

      Heavy, fatty foods

    • B. 

      No food really affects me like this

    • C. 

      Sweets, breads, or fruits

  • 33. 
    You notice that when you gain weight:
    • A. 

      It's because you eat fatty foods

    • B. 

      No foods in particular make you gain weight; I gain weight whenever I overeat

    • C. 

      It's because you eat fruits or carbs.

  • 34. 
    What type of insomnia, if any, applies to you?
    • A. 

      I rarely get insomnia from hunger

    • B. 

      I rarely get insomnia, but if I do, I usually need something to eat to help me go back to sleep.

    • C. 

      I often wake up during the night and need something to eat. Eating right before bed helps me sleep through the night.

  • 35. 
    Your personality type is:
    • A. 

      Withdrawn, hermit-like, or aloof

    • B. 

      Neither withdrawn nor overly sociable

    • C. 

      Very sociable

  • 36. 
    Your mental and physical performance is better when you eat:
    • A. 

      Light proteins like egg whites, chicken, fruits or fish

    • B. 

      Any wholesome food

    • C. 

      Fatty, heavy foods

  • 37. 
    You prefer what kind of climate?
    • A. 

      Warm or hot weather

    • B. 

      Doesn't really matter to me

    • C. 

      Cold weather

  • 38. 
    Do you have problems with coughing or chest pressure? (if no, skip this question)
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Yes

  • 39. 
    Do you have a tendency to get cracked skin or dandruff? (if no, skip this question)
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Yes

  • 40. 
    Do you have a tendency to get lightheaded or dizzy? (if no, skip this question)
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Yes

  • 41. 
    Your eyes tend to be:
    • A. 

      Dry and itchy

    • B. 

      Normal, don't really notice either way

    • C. 

      My eyes often tear up

  • 42. 
    Your complexion is often:
    • A. 

      Noticeably pale

    • B. 

      Average in color

    • C. 

      Pink or often flushed

  • 43. 
    Your finger nails are:
    • A. 

      Thick and healthy

    • B. 

      Average

    • C. 

      Thin and frail

  • 44. 
    Do you have a gag reflex?
    • A. 

      It takes a lot to make me gag

    • B. 

      Normal

    • C. 

      I gag really easily

  • 45. 
    You get goose bumps:
    • A. 

      Often

    • B. 

      Occasionally

    • C. 

      Very rarely

  • 46. 
    Your body is more prone to:
    • A. 

      Constipation

    • B. 

      I don't have any stomach problem

    • C. 

      Diarrhea

  • 47. 
    When insects bite you, your reaction is:
    • A. 

      Mild

    • B. 

      Average, normal

    • C. 

      Strong

  • 48. 
    Your body type is:
    • A. 

      Short and stocky

    • B. 

      Average, normal

    • C. 

      Tall and thin

  • 49. 
    Your nose is:
    • A. 

      Dry

    • B. 

      Normal

    • C. 

      Runny