(click to keep score)

After a full breakfast, do you get hungry before it's time for lunch?

Do you have a difficult time stopping, once you start to eat starches, snack foods, junk food, or sweets?

Do you sometimes feel unsatisfied even though you have just finished a meal?

Does the sight, smell, or even the thought of food, sometimes stimulate you to eat?

Do you sometimes eat even though you are not really hungry?

Are you sometimes unable to keep from snacking at night?

After a large meal, do you feel very sluggish, almost drugged?

Do you get unexplainably tired and/or hungry in the afternoon?

Have you at times continued eating even though you felt uncomfortably full?

Have you been on diet after diet, only to lose weight then regain it again?


(Count your "yes" answers)

0 - 2

You do not appear to be carbohydrate addicted.

3 - 4

You appear to have a mild carbohydrate addiction which, at times, you may be able to control (although not at all times) and with some difficulty.

5 - 7

Your score indicates that you are moderately addicted to carbohydrates. At times you may be able to control your eating but you may find that stress, premenstrual changes, tiredness, boredom, unexpressed anger or pressure may increase your carbohydrate cravings.

8 - 10

You have scored in the severe carbohydrate addiction range. You may be struggling to control your eating without realizing that your body has been fighting you, literally driving you to eat and then storing the excess food energy as fat.

If your score* indicates that you are a carbohydrate addict (mild, moderate, or severe), you are not alone. Carbohydrate addiction affects millions of people (up to 75% of the overweight and many others as well). Often it goes undiagnosed and, of course, uncorrected. Most carbohydrate addicts have a strong or recurring desire for breads and other starches, for junk food and snack foods, or for sweets. Carbohydrate addicts have a tendency to put weight on easily and, when they are able to lose weight, they usually regain the weight over time. Most carbohydrate addict do not know that they have a physical disorder, an excess of insulin, and wrongly blame themselves for their lack of control and their weight struggles.

Our carbohydrate addict's programs are designed specifically to correct the cause of the addiction itself and, without deprivation or sacrifice, to bring insulin and blood sugar levels back in balance. By correcting the cause of the addiction itself and including a daily Reward Meal®, our programs virtually eliminate the desire to "cheat" and can help carbohydrate addicts discover the freedom of an easy, struggle-free weight loss, often for the first time in their lives.

*A more detailed test and analysis may be found in the following books:


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