Questionnaire – Emotional Eating
Many of us turn to food for stress relief, comfort or to reward ourselves. Often this is junk food, sweets, or other comforting but unhealthy food. The questionnaire below is designed to help you find out if you may be an emotional eater.
Score Values: 0 = Never, 1 = Sometimes, 2 = Generally, 3 = Always
Click and drag the buttons on the slider to enter your score values.
Score between 0 – 5
This score indicated that your emotions are not connected to your eating behaviour. You eat when you are hungry and stop when you are full, regardless of external factors or emotions.
Score between 6 – 10
You occasionally try and solve problems with food, and this score would indicate that you are a low emotional eater. However you may feel that certain foods affect your will.
Score between 11 – 20
This score would indicate that you are an emotional eater. Your responses indicate that to some extent your emotions influence your diet. Feelings and mood in some moments of your life determine how much and how you eat.
Score between 21-30
You are a very emotional eater. If you’re not careful, food will control your life. Your feelings and emotions constantly rotate around your food.