What Is Your Metabolic Type?

By: Steven Miller
Estimated Completion Time
4 min
What Is Your Metabolic Type?
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About This Quiz

Determining your metabolic type can help you to better understand the foods that best support your personal biochemistry. Take this quiz to determine which metabolic type you are.
Do you prefer salty or sweet foods?
Salty
Sweet
A mix of both
A little more salty than sweet

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How strong is your appetite?
Somewhere in the middle
Weak
Strong
Weaker than average

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How often do you experience fatigue?
Rarely
Regularly
From time to time
Occasionally

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How anxious would you say you are?
I'm anxious from time to time.
I'm very anxious.
I'm rarely anxious.
I'm extremely anxious.

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How ambitious are you?
I'm not very ambitious.
I'm highly ambitious.
I'm somewhat ambitious.
I'm extremely ambitious.

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How dependent on caffeine are you?
I'm somewhat dependent on caffeine.
I'm highly dependent on caffeine.
I'm not very dependent on caffeine.
I'm mildly dependent on caffeine.

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Do you struggle with weight issues?
Yes
From time to time
Not really
No, I don't.

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How outgoing are you?
I keep more to myself.
Very outgoing
Somewhere in the middle
I'm more of a loner.

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How talkative are you?
Very talkative
Not very talkative
Somewhere in the middle
Somewhat talkative

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How organized are you?
Somewhere in the middle
Very organized
Very disorganized
I'm a mess.

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Which snack sounds most appealing: milk chocolate candy bar or potato chips?
Milk chocolate candy bar
Both sound equally good
Potato chips
I like both, but I would prefer the candy bar.

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How big of an eater are you?
I am a big eater with a strong appetite.
I'm somewhere in the middle.
I don't really have that big of an appetite.
I'm a decent eater with a decent appetite.

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How often do you crash in the middle of the day?
All the time
Rarely
Some of the time
Fairly regularly

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How likely are you to start a new project?
It happens from time to time.
It's highly likely.
It's not particularly likely.
There's an excellent chance.

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How jittery would you say you are?
Only if I've had too much caffeine, which is somewhat likely.
I can be somewhat jittery from time to time.
I am a pretty anxious person in general.
It happens occasionally.

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What are you like before your morning coffee?
I'm alright, maybe not as sharp as I will be after.
I'm fine.
Don't talk to me before I've had my coffee.
I'm pretty normal.

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How would you describe your body type?
I'm thin.
I'm overweight.
I'm a pretty average body size.
I've got a few extra pounds.

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Are you an extrovert or an introvert?
A little of both
Introvert
Extrovert
Slightly more extroverted than introverted

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How good of a listener are you?
I'm an excellent listener.
I'm somewhere in the middle.
I do more talking than listening.
I'm not a great listener.

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How much stress is in your life?
An average amount
A moderate amount
A ton of it
I'm very stressed

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Which taste description sounds most appealing?
Savory
Sweet
Balanced
Slightly more savory

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How likely are you to leave food on your plate?
It happens occasionally
It's almost a given
It's unlikely
It happens very rarely

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How good does a midday nap sound to you most days?
I don't need a nap, I've got things to do.
Some days it would be pretty appealing.
It sounds wonderful.
It doesn't sound very appealing.

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How often do you struggle with feeling burned out from doing too much?
This can happen from time to time.
That's not really a problem I face.
This is a common issue I have.
Not very often, but it does happen occasionally.

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On a scale of 1 to 10, what score would you give your average levels of anxiety?
Above a 7
Below a 4
4 or 5
6 or 7

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What would you be like if you didn't get your usual jolt of caffeine?
I might be a little grumpy.
You would not want to be around me.
It wouldn't make that much of a difference.
You wouldn't notice a difference at all.

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How frequently do you think about needing to go on a diet?
A lot
The thought occurs to me occasionally.
I rarely think about dieting.
All the time

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How likely are you to be the life of the party?
I don't know if I'd be the life of the party, but I'd be fairly social.
I'm very outgoing, it is pretty likely.
It's not going to happen.
It's a given.

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Do you like to talk on the phone?
I love it.
Not really
I'm somewhere in the middle.
Not at all

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How full is your daily schedule?
Somewhere in the middle
It's packed.
I keep it pretty open.
It's moderately busy.

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