Food Craving Or
Hunger Test
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1. Do you get a gnawing feeling or pangs in your stomach?
2. Do you get a hollow feeling in your stomach area?
3. Does your stomach growl?
4. Do you feel lightheaded, dizzy, or foggy after not eating for several hours?
5. Do you get headaches before eating?
6. Do you feel tired or fatigued when you haven't eaten for a while?
7. Do you have trouble concentrating or focusing on your tasks?
8. Do you become irritable when it's close to meal time?
9. Even after a large meal, do you still want dessert?
10. When someone mentions food you love, do you feel like eating?
11. When you drive by certain fast food restaurants, do you feel like getting something from there?
12. Do you still want to eat the food you originally wanted even after eating something else?
13. When food smells good, do you suddenly want some?
14. Do you want certain foods just because you know it's available?
15. Do you want to eat whenever you feel stressed, anxious, frustrated, lonely, bored, sad or some other common emotion?
16. Are there certain foods that almost always cheer you up and help to get over those emotions?

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Total 'Yes' Craving Symptoms (out of 8 possible)

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