ARE YOU A FAT-BURNER OR A SUGAR-BURNER?


How are you fueling your life? 

Take this 2-minute quiz to find out which type of metabolism your body prefers and how it’s working

for—or against—you!


How many meals do you eat daily?

  1. 6 small meals every 2-3 hours

  2. 3 meals plus a snack or two

  3. 3 square, balanced meals.

  4. 1-2 meals. I'm often not hungry.

Are you hungry between meals and snacks?

  1. Yes! This is why I eat more than 3 meals per day.

  2. Sometimes. I will usually grab a snack until my next meal.

  3. No, I can often go at least 5 hours without eating.

How many servings of dietary fat do you eat per day? (good fats like avocado or olive oils, nuts, quality cuts of meat, avocado, cheese)

  1. 0-2

  2. 3-5

  3. 6-8

  4. 9+

How many servings of carbohydrates do you have per day? (all carbs like potatoes,  fruit, breads, pasta, crackers, rice, oats, cookies, candy)

  1. 9+

  2. 6-8

  3. 3-5

  4. 0-2

Do you experience energy slumps or get tired in the middle of the day?  (without caffeine =)

  1. Always

  2. Sometimes

  3. Rarely

  4. Never

Do you ever feel dizzy or light-headed?

  1. Often

  2. Sometimes, especially standing too quickly

  3. Never

Do you wake up in the middle of the night?

  1. Yes, it takes at least 30 minutes to fall back to sleep

  2. Yes, always go right back to sleep

  3. Sometimes

  4. Rarely

  5. Never

How do you feel when you wake up in the morning?

  1. Like I got hit by a truck

  2. Wishing I could sleep a few more hours. Coffee please!

  3. Pretty good most days

  4. Rested and ready to take on the day!

Does your skin break out?

  1. Yes, my skin is a constant struggle.

  2. Mainly just as a PMS symptom.

  3. Sometimes, but nothing major.

  4. No, my skin is always clear.

Do you have hormonal symptoms? (like cramps, water retention, mood swings, cravings) If menopausal/post-menopausal, do you have hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, weight swings, water retention?

  1. Yes, that time of the month is rough.

  2. Sometimes, but it's manageable.

  3. No, it comes and goes easily.

  4. I'm menopausal and yes, I have hormonal symptoms

  5. I'm menopausal and no, it's been a breeze!

Scoring:

Scores 27-40: Consider implementing an intermittent fasting routine for minimally 3 weeks and see how your body responds.

Scores 16-26: Consider implementing an intermittent fasting routine, and addressing lifestyle factors such as sleep, stress, restoration/relaxation, and activity.

Scores 10-15: Consider implementing suggestions above. Please also seek consultation with functional medicine provider.


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*Note this quiz is meant for informational purpose only and is not meant to replace any professional diagnosis or advice. If you have any health condition, or plan to change your diet, please consult a doctor first.