Metabolic Typing Assessment
For each of the following questions please choose the answer that best applies to you.
It may take a while to complete this assessment but, be sure to take your time and read them through before you answer them. Accuracy is important so don’t rush through things.
Anger and Irritability: Sometimes we all get angry "for good reasons". But for some people, feelings of anger or irritability occur frequently or even daily, and are specifically influenced by what is or isn't eaten.
When I feel angry, eating meat or fatty food seems to make it worse.
Sometimes eating relieves my anger and it doesn't really matter what I eat,
I often notice that feelings of anger or irritability have abated after eating something heavy and fatty like meat.
Does not apply to me
Anxiety: Some people have a tendency to be anxious, apprehensive or worried. In many cases these feelings are increased or lessened by the kinds of foods that are eaten. Check which applies best: When I feel anxious...
Fruits or vegetables to calm me down
Eating almost anything helps alleviate my anxiety
Heavy, fatty food improves the way I feel and lessens my feelings of anxiety
Does not apply
Ideal breakfast: Some people say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But this simply isn't true form a metabolic perspective. Actually, every time you eat anything, what you eat is very important, because your ability to function depends on the kind of fuel you provide your "engines of metabolism". What kind of breakfast gives you the greatest energy, sense of well-being, peak performance, and satisfies your hunger the longest?
Either no breakfast or something light like fruit and/or toast or cereal: and/or milk or yogurt
Eggs, toast, fruit
Somethign heavy like eggs, bacon, or sausage, hash browns, toast or steak and eggs.
Meal Preference: Pretend it's your birthday and all rules and restrictions for dieting and good health are thrown out the window. You're ready to cut loose and treat yourself to your favorite foods and jsut have a good time. If you went to a sumptuous buffet tonight, what kinds of food would you choose?
Lighter foods such as chicken, turkey, light fish, salad, vegetables, and I'd sample various desserts.
Heavy rich fatty foods: roast beef, beef stroganoff, pork chops, ribs, salmon, potatoes, gravy, few vegetables, or maybe a smal salad with vinaigrette or blue cheese dressing: cheesecake or no dessert
Combination of A and B.
Climate, temperature and environment can all make a big difference in a persons sense of well-being, energy levels, productivity and moods. Some thrive in the heat while others wilt. Some come alive when it's cold, while others retreat and "hibernate". For others, temperature and climate don't seem to make much of a difference. Which best describes you.
I do best in warm or hot weather. Can't take the cold.
Temperature doesn't matter that much. I do pretty well whether it's hot or cold.
I do best in cool or cold temperatures. Can't take the heat.
Chest Pressure: Some metabolic types commonly experience "chest pressure", a distinct sensation of pressure in the chest area. It often makes people feel a though a weight is on their chest, and tends to inhibit the ability to breathe.
I have a tendency to get or have problems with chest pressure
I do not have the tendency to get or have problems with chest pressure.
Coffee: Coffee, when organically grown, properly prepared and not misused, is an acceptable beverage for some metabolic types. Of course, anything that is overdone can be bad for you. Nonetheless, coffee affects different people in different ways. Please indicate how coffee affects you.
I do well with caffeine as long as I don't drink too much
I can take it or leave it.
I don't do well with coffee. It makes me jumpy, nervous, hyper, nauseated, shaky or hungry.
Appetite and Breakfast: Appetites vary dramatically from person to person, from ravenous to normal to very little. Of course, your appetite can vary from day to day by what is being asked about here is your over all tendency. A "normal" appetite is to feel hunger around regular mealtimes but not a noticeable extreme in either direction. My appetite at breakfast is typically:
Low, weak, lacking
Normal. Don't notice it being either strong or weak.
Moticeably strong or above average.
Appetite for Lunch: For many, appetite changes from breakfast to lunch. For others, it remains pretty much the same throughout the day. Please choose the answer that best describes your typical tendency.
Low, weak, lacking
Normal, Don't notice it either being strong or weak
Noticeably strong or above average.
Appetite for Dinner: For many, their strongest appetite is at dinner. For others it's jsut the reverse. How does your appetite at dinner compare to your appetite at toher times of the day? Choose the answer that best describes your usual appetite around dinner time.
Low, weak, lacking
Normal. I don't notice it being either strong or weak.
Noticeably strong or above average.
Concentration: Concentration or intense mental activity actually uses up a lot of energy and thus requires sufficient fuel. But it also requires the right kind of fuel-to enable individuals to maintain mental clarity and stay focused. the wrong kind of fuel can make your mind hyper, causing a flood of uncontrollable thoughts. OR you could feel spacey or sleepy, or experience thoughts that seem to dissipate as soon as they arise. What foods worsen your ability to concentrate?
Mean and/or fatty food
No particular kind of food seems to disrupt my concentration.
Fruit ad vegetables and grain-based carbohydrates
Coughing: Ususally we think of coughing as something associated with illness. BUT some people naturally cough, easily and often and do so every day, even when they aren't sick. Typically, the cough will be dry and usually short in duration. It often worsens at night or soon after eating. Are you one of these people?
Yes. I tend to cough every day.
No. I do not notice any daily cough.
Cracking Skin: Some people have a problem with their skin cracking for no apparent reason. this typically occurs on the fingertips or on the feet, especially the heels. The problem can show up any time of yer, but tends to happen more often in the winter. Are you one of these people?
Yes. I have a tendency to have problems with my skin cracking.
No. I do not have any problems with my skin cracking.
Cravings: Please indicate which type of foods you tend to crave.
Vegetables, fruits, grain-based products ( breads, cereal, crackers)
Salty, fatty foods ( peanuts, cheese, chips, meats)
Dandruff: Dandruff is the exfoliation, or shedding of skin on the scalp in the form of dry white scales (EEWWW). Do you have the the tendency to have dandruff?
Depression: Like other emotional issues, depression can arise from many possible causes. Yet depression is often alleviated or worsened by what you eat. If you suffer from depression and have an emotional connection to food, select the appropriate choice the pertains to you
I seem to feel more depressed after eating meats and fatty foods and less depressed after eating fruits and vegetables.
I seem to feel more depressed after eating fruits and vegetables and less depressed after eating meats and fatty foods.
Desserts: Foods provide various combinations of the 6 tastes; sweet, sour, salty, bitter, astringent and pungent. We like to experience each of these efffects from time to time, and they all have beneficial roles to play in our health. For example, everyone likes sweet foods, but not the same degree and in the same quantity. What's your general feeling or attitude toward having desserts after meals?
I really love sweets and/or I often need something sweet with a meal in order to feel satisfied.
I enjoy dessert from time to time, but can really take it or leave it.
I don't really care for sweet desserts that much: I may like something fatty or salty instead.
Desserts preference: What are your favorite kinds of desserts? Which would you choose most often? Even if you don't particularly like desserts, if you were forced to choose, which kinds would you gravitate towards?
Cakes, cookies, fruit pies, candies
Truly no preference, I'd choose different kinds each day.
Heavier, fatty types like cheesecakes, creamy french pastries
Ideal Dinner: Thi rg=ight kind of food at dinner can provide great energy and well-being for the entire evening. Whereas the wrong dinner for your type can leave you feeling exhausted, and initiate a strong case of couch potatoitis. What kind of meal works best for you at dinner time?
Something light like skinless chicken breast, rice, salad and maybe a little dessert
Most foods work fine for me
I definitely do better with a heavier meal
Ear Color: The query is concerned with blood flow to the ears. In some caucasians, the ears are bright red, while in others, they're noticeably pale. Darker or lighter ears can be seen in people of color. Please select the response that best describes your ear color.
Pale lighter that my facial tone.
Same shade as my face
Pink, red or darker than my facial tone
Eating Before Bed: Eating before bed helps some people sleep better, while it clearly disrupts other peoples sleep. For some, it depends on what they eat. For others, eating anything at all is a problem. This question refers to the latter. Eating just about anything before bed:
Disrupts and worsens my sleep
Doesn't seem to make a difference: I can take it or leave it.
Usually helps me sleep better
Eating heavy foods before bed: Please indicate what reaction you would typically have to eating heavy foods before bed. "heavy food" refers to protein foods or fatty foods like meat, fowl or cheese.
It prevents or disrupts my sleep
It's usually ok, as long as it isn't too much.
It improves my sleep
Eating sweets before bed: People have quite a range if reactions to sweets and sugars. Some can eat sugar before bed and note no ill effect: it doesn't stop them from sleeping or disturb their sleep in any way. For others, sweets can cause insomnia, prevent them from sleeping soundly, or cause them to wake up, needing to eat something in order to go back to sleep. How do sweets affect your sleep?
Sweets don't interfere with my sleep at all.
Sweets sometimes bother my sleep.
I clearly don't do well eating sweets before sleep
Eating Frequency: How often do you eat each day? The answer to this question should reflect your need to eat. For maximum energy and performance, some people need to eat more than 3 times a day. For others, twice a day is plenty. How often do you need to eat in order to maximize your well-being and productivity?
2-3 meals a day, and either no snacks, or light snacks
3 times a day and no snacks, usually
3 meals or more a day and snacks, often something substantial
Eating Habits: Different types of metabolizers have different feelings towards food. Some people are very focused on food. They think about it a LOT. they imagine what they'll eat long before the meals happen. They enjoy talking about food, particularly about their likes and dislikes, or recounting stories of great meals or restaurants. These are the "live to eat" types. For others, food is almost the last thing on their minds, even to the point of forgetting to eat. They tend to view food as more of life's unavoidable necessities, as compared to one of lifes real pleasures. Having to eat is bad enough, but talking about . foos is an uninteresting waste of time. They're the " sat to live" types. What's you attitude towards food?
I'm unconcerned with food and eating: may forget to eat: rarely think about food: eat more because I have to than because I want to
I enjoy food, enjoy eating, rarely miss a meal, but don't really focus on food in any way.
i love food, love to eat, food is a big part or central part of my life.
Eye Moisture: Like most functions in the body, eye moisture is something we really don't notice unless it's out of balance. Everyone's eyes at some point will feel dry, or perhaps produce excessive moisture and tearing. But some people have a noticeable tendency in one direction or the other. Which of the following best describes your eyes?
My eyes tend to be dry.
I don't notice one way or the other.
My eyes tend to be very moist, even to the point of tearing.
Skipping meals: Some metabolic types hardly notice when they haven't eaten. They often just happen to look at their watch and realize that it's long past the mealtime. But other metabolic types don't do well at all it they miss a meal. Their bodies let them know in no uncertain terms that it's time to eat. If they miss a meal, their performance drops dramatically. What happens to you if you go 4 or more hours without eating or skip a meal altogether?
Doesn't really bother me. I can easily forget to eat.
I may not be at my best, but it doesn't bother me, really.
I definitely feel worse, getting irritable, jittery, weak, tired, low on energy, depressed or other negative symptoms.
Facial Coloring: The combination of thickness of the skin along with blood-flow level can produce variability in facial coloring. Increased blood flow can produce a pink, red flushed, ruddy appearance, while decreased blood flow can produce a noticeably pale look. how would you characterize your facial coloring?
I'm noticeably on the pale side.
I have average coloring
I'm noticeably darker, or pink, flushed or ruddy
Facial Complexion: Some people simply have a very bright look to their face. The skin may appear noticeably clear, translucent, shiny. Others may have the opposite look: noticeably pasty, chalky, unclear, dull. Most fall somewhere in between. Where would you say you are?
More dull or pasty
Bright, radiant, and clear
Fatty Food: Contrary to popular opinion these days, fatty foods are not bad for everyone. They're actually beneficial for certain metabolic types. How do you feel about fatty foods? How much do you like or dislike fatty foods in general?
I don't really like fatty foods.
They're find in moderation
I love them or crave them and would like them often if I knew they were good for me.
Fingernail Thickness: Fingernails have a lot of properties: size, shape, moon or no moon, ridges or smooth surfaces and so on. They can even develop troughs or they can curl. But this question pertains only to thickness. How would you describe the thickness of your finger nails?
My nails tend to be thick, strong, and hard
Seem to be of averagae thickness
I have thin and weak nails
Fruit Salad: How would you tend to feel after eating a large fruit salad with a little cottage cheese or yogurt for lunch? There's a method to this madness, I promise.
It would satisfy me. I do well and don't get hungry until dinner
I do pretty well, but usually need a snack before dinner
Pretty bad. I would get sleepy, tired, spacey, and irritable/or hungry as a result of eating that for lunch. I'd need to eat something before dinner for sure.
Gaining Weight: When you eat foods that are wrong for your metabolic type, what usually happens is that the food does not get fully converted to energy but it gets stored ad fat instead. Which of the following options best describes your tendency to gain weight?
Meats and fatty foods cause me to gain weight.
No Particular foods cause me to gain weight, but if I eat too much and don't exercise, I tend to gain weight
I tend to gain weight eating too many carbs ( bread, pasta and other grains, fruits and/or vegetables)
Gag Reflex: Sensitivity to the gag reflex varies dramatically from one person to another. Some people gag often and easily while others hardly gag at all. How would you describe your gag reflex?
I rarely gad, if ever.
I probably have a normal gag relflex
I gag easily and often
Goose Bumps: the formation of goose bumps is a reaction produced by the nervous system. They often appear on the arms and legs as a result of fright, or a sudden chill, or a light brushing or touching of the skin. Some people get goosebumps very easily and often, while others seem to get them. Are you prone to goose bumps?
Energy Boosters: Food is our fuel for life. Different foods have different energy-boosting effects on different metabolic types. Most people know how to boost their energy using either wholesome foods or quick pick-me-ups like sugar or caffeine. What kinds of foods generally boost your energy?
Fruit, and candy would give me a boost of long lasting energy
Just about any food restores lasting energy for me
Meat or Fatty food restores my energy and well being
Heavy-fat-meal- Reaction: Liking fat is one thing, but now how you react to it is another thing. NOTE: this is a question that concerns how you FEEL after eating fat, NOT whether you think fat is good fo you. Please consider the option that best describes how you would react to a high-fat meal.
Decreases my well-being and energy, or makes me sleepy or too full, or causes ingestion.
Causes no special reaction one way or the other.
Increases my well-being: makes me feel good, energetic, satisfied, like "I had a good meal."
hunger Feelings: Getting hungry can produce a variety of symptoms.ranging from occasional thoughts of food, to all-out hunger pngs, even to the point of nausea. what kind of hunger signals do you typically get from your body?
I rarely get hungry or feel hunger, or have weak hunger feelings that pass quickly, or can easily go long periods without eating, or can forget about food.
I have pretty normal hunger around meal times or when I'm late for meals.
I often feel hungry, need to eat regularly and often: may get stronger hunger sensations.
Energy Drain: What kinds of foods take your energy level down a notch or two instead of giving you the boost you're looking for
Meat or fatty food generally makes me more tired, lowers my energy levels even more.
No foods in particular seem to take me down on a regular basis.
Fruit, pastry, or candy makes me worse, usually giving me a quick lift, then a crash.
Insomnia: There are many kinds of insomnia. but with a certain type of insomnia, people routinely wake up in the middle of the night for reasons other than having to use the bathroom. Typically with this type of insomnia, people need to eat something in order to fall asleep again. With that in mind, do any of the following choices apply to you?
I rarely or never get this kind of insomnia.
I occasionally wake up and need to eat in order to go back to sleep.
I often wake up and need to eat in order to go bak to sleep. Eating something before going to sleep helps this problem or shortens the time that I'm awake.
Itching Eyes: From time to time, everyone experiences itching eyes. This can happen when you have a cold, or hay fever, or candida overgrowth, or allergies. But for many people, itching eyes can be common occurrence even when the above conditions are not present. This is the focus of this question.
I tend to get itching eyes often, even though I don't have a cold, allergy, or candida problem
I do not tend to get itchy eyes
Itching Skin:This question concerns itching skin that is not due to bites or stings. Everyones skin itches occasionally. But some people find that their skin itches on a regular daily basis, typically the scalp, arms, or calves. Because they're so used to it, they may not even be conscious of their frequent scratching.
My skin tends to itch often
I do not tend to have itchy skin
Meal Portions:Most everyone eats at leas three melas a day. But the amounts at each meal can vary dramatically. Some people eat a lot of food, and may even have two ow three helpings. Others eat very little but still feel full as a result. If you're not sure, think of it this way:When you eat out, do you usually eat less than others, more than others, or about the same as others?
I don't eat that much. Definitely less than average. Doesn't take much to get me full.
I don't seem to eat more-or less0than other people.
I generally eat large portions of food, usually more than most people
Noes Moisture: Normally, we're not aware of the content of the skin inside out nostrils. It's only when the nose becomes too dru or to moist (runny, watery)) that we're likely to think about it at all. Please select the option that best descibes the way you are when you're not ill or not suffering an allergic reaction
My nose often seems too dry.
I don't notice my nose being too dry or too moist.
My nose often tends to run.
Fruit Juice Between Meals:If you're hungry, say between meals, how does drinking a glass of orange juice (or other fruit juice) affect you? Overall, is it a good effect or a bad effect? Does drinking fruit juice satisfy your appetite and leave you feeling well until your next meal? Or does in result in some kind of adverse reaction?
It energizes me, satisfies me, works well to nourish me util my next meal.
It's ok, but isn't always the best snack for me
Overall bad result . Can make me light headed, hungry soon after, jittery, shake, nauseated, anxious, depressed, etc.
Personality:People have distinctly different personality traits, and many of these traits are related to, or easily influenced by, one's biochemical makeup.Which of the following choices best describes your natural tendency in social gatherings, or your preference with respect to day-to-day interactions with other people.
I tend to be more aloof, withdrawn, a loner, or introverted.
I'm pretty average, neither introverted nor extroverted.
I tend to be more social, a "people person," or extroverted.
Potatoes:Potatoes are a wonderful food and they have many excellent nutritional attributes. But they aren't the best for for all metabolic types. Whether or not you thing that potatoes are good for you, how do you feel about potatoes?
I don't really care for them that much or don't like them at all.
I can take them or leave them
I really love them, could eat them almost everyday.
Red Meat:Contrary to conventional wisdom, red meat is a healthy food choice for some metabolic types. When you eat red meat-like steak or roast beef-how do you normally feel after ward? Here we are seeking your reaction to red meat, not your belief as to whether or not you think its good or bad for you.
It decreases my energy and well-being. Can make me depressed or irritable.
I don't notice one way or the other
I definitely feel good or better when I eat red meat.
Pupil Size: Your pupils are black, center portion of your eyes. The iris is the colored portion that surrounds the pupil. This question concerns the size of the pupil relative to the size of the iris. Average means the pupil and iris are basically the same size. Larger means the width of the pupil is clearly larger than width of the iris. To answer, first look in a imirror, but do so in an average lighted room- not dark, not bright.
Larger than my iris
Average. The same size as my iris
Smaller than my iris
The size of my pupil tends to be...
Salad for Lunch: If you eat the wrong foods for lunch, you're likely to tank in the afternoon. Instead of being productive, you may find that you can barely keep your eyes open, or that you need coffee or candy to try to stay alert and focused. If you ate a large vegetarian salad for lunch, what effect would it have on your productivity through the afternoon?
I do pretty well with that kind of lunch.
I can get by, but it isn't the best type of food for me.
bad result. Makes me feel either sleepy, tired, lethargic, or hyper, nervous, irritable
Saliva Quantic:Many people have had the experience of their mouth becoming very dry when frightened or nervous, such as when they're about to give a speech. In contrast, most of us have experienced our mouths “watering” when we encounter the aroma of good food. However, for some people, these conditions are their natural tendency for no apparent reason. Please let the option that most accurately characterizes your saliva
My mouth tends to be dry a lot of the time.
I don't notice that I have too little or too much saliva.
I tend have a lot of saliva, or I have a tendency toward drooling
Salty foods: salt, like sweet, is one of the six taste. And like sweet, people have a varied reaction to and interest in salt. Some people salt their food heavily And seem to crave salt. All there's really aren't that interested in it and actually find that many prepared foods tastes too salty. Whether or not you feel that's all is good for you, how do you feel about salt?
Foods often tastes too salty, or I like my food salted only lightly.
I don't really notice salt one way or the other. Really seems like too much or too little. Just use an average amount on foods.
I really love salt, or crave it. Like a lot of cell on foods, to the point that others think my food is too salty.
Snacking: Assume for this question that you eat 3 meals a day. If this is the case, do you typically need to snack, or to eat something between meals? Or are those three meals all the food you need for peak performance.
I rarely never want or need snacks.
I occasionally want or need to snack between meals.
I often want or need to snack between meals.
Snack Preference: A good snack should provide you with lasting energy and improve your emotional well-being, in addition to satisfying your hunger. It should also not produce a negative effect, such as a craving for sweets. With this in mind, which of the following choices best describes your preference for snacks?
I generally don't need snacks, but if I do have one, I usually prefer and do well on something sweet.
I sometimes need snacks and do well I'm pretty much anything.
I definitely want and need snacks in order to be at my best. Do poorly on sweets, but do well on protein and fat (meat, chicken, cheese, hard boiled egg, nuts).
Sneezing: usually think of sneezing in connection with colds or allergies. But some people sneeze daily as a matter of course, even when they're not sick or plagued With allergies. For example, some people sneeze routinely after eating. this question pertains to brief sneezing attacks composed or just one or two sneezes- not continuous, prolonged sneezing attacks. with that in mind, please select the option that best describes you.
I almost never sneeze unless I'm sick or have allergies.
I do sneeze from time to time when not sick or allergic, but not regularly.
I often regularly tend to sneeze and/or usually sneeze a little after eating.
Sociability:Many people believe that social Tendencies are learned behavior. But one need only look at siblings and a family to see that people have innate Tendencies with regard to social Mobility, even though these Tendencies are influenced to degree by life experiences. how would you describe your natural, innate tendency toward social ability, apart from the way your family or friends may have influenced you in this regard?
I tend to be a little "antisocial," in that I enjoy being alone, feel akward at social gatherings or parties, and usually prefer to leave quickly or not to go at all.
I'm in the middle-not really antisocial, but also not particularly compelled to be with others.
I tend to be very social, a "people person," and love company and to be with others, prefer not to be alone.
Sour Foods: Sour, like sweet and salty, is one of the six tastes. Some people really like, love, or even crave sour foods like pickles, sauerkraut, vinegar, lemon juice, or yogurt. Others have an aversion to sour foods, or just don't like them all that much. Which of the following best describes your reaction to sour foods?
I generally don't care for sour foods.
I don't feel one way or the other, particuarly. Don't like or dislike them much more than any other food.
I definitely like (some) sour foods or crave them.
Physical and Mental Stamina: Stamina refers to physical endurance, or the ability to preserve or work long house with out exhaustion. This capacity is greatly dependent on what we eat. Some foods optimize physical and mental stamina, while other foods noticeably reduce it. What type of foods best supports your stamina?
Lighter foods like chicken, fish, fruit, vegetables, grains.
Pretty much any wholesome food.
Heavy foods, fatty foods.
My stamina is better when I eat:
Consuming Sweets: There's hardly anyone who doesn't like sweets form time to time. But this question isnot concerend whether r not you like sweets. Rather, how do you react when you eat something sweet all by itself (e.g., cake, cookies, candy, etc.)?
Sweets don't bother me even when I eat them by themselves. Generally sweets satisfy my appetite and don't produce bad reactions.
I'm sometimes bothered when eating sweets by themselves, and often they don't satisfy my appetite.
I usually don't do well eating sweets by themselves. They usually produce some manner of bad reaction and/or create desire for more sweets.
Meat for Breakfast: In this question, meat refers to flesh proteins like ham, sausage, bacon, steak, hamburger, and salmon. How do you feel after consuming meat for breakfast, as opposed to going without it? Remember, this question does not include eggs, milk, or cheese as a substitute for the other animal proteins listed above.
I don't feel as well as I do without it. Tends to make me feel more tired, sleepy, lethargic, angry, irritable, thirsty, or causes me to lose my energy by midmorning.
I can take it or leave it, varies
I feel much better with it: more energetic, have good stamina keeps me going without getting hungry before lunch.
Red Meat for Lunch: In this question, red meat refers to flesh proteins like beef or lamb. How do you feel after consuming some red meat at lunch, as opposed to going without it? This question does not include eggs, milk, or cheese as a substitute for the other animal proteins listed above.
I don't feel as well as I do without it. Tends to make me feel more tired, sleepy, lethargic, angry, irritable, thirsty, or causes me to lose my energy by mid afternoon.
I can take it or leave it, varies.
I feel much better with it: more energetic, have good stamina, keeps me going without getting hungry before dinner.
Red Meat for Dinner: In this question, meat refers to flesh proteins like beef or lamb. How do you feel after consuming some red meat for dinner, as opposed to going without it? This question does not include eggs, milk, or cheese as a substitute for the other animal proteins listed above.
I don't feel as well as I do without it. Tends to make me feel more tired, sleepy, lethargic, angry, irritable, thirsty, or causes me to lose my energy .
I can take it or leave it, varies.
I feel much better with it: more energetic, have good stamina, keeps me going without getting hungry before bedtime.
Pretend you are on vacation in the American West next. It's night time you're driving across the Death Valley desert. You just spotted a sinuses Diner head. 10 miles. Next eating Place, 150 miles. You're hungry, so you decide to pull into the diner. There you find that there are only three choices on the menu - dinner plates 1, 2, and 3. Since you have a long drive ahead of you, it's essential for you to eat the kind of food that will keep you awake and energized. Which dinner plate would you choose to give you the best stamina, energy, and alertness?
Dinner plate 1 - skinless chicken breast, rice, salad. Apple pie.
Dinner plate 2 - a combination plate including a little of everything from plates 1 and 3.
Dinner plate 3- Pot roast cooked with carrots, onions and potatoes, served with biscuits and gravy. Cheesecake.