What the Numbers Mean:
0 to 4: You may have a few eating issues, but they probably don’t interfere with your life.
5 to 13:
Eating problems may be on the horizon—or, if you’re in the upper levels of this
range, you have mild to moderate problems with eating.
Click here for strategies experts recommend to help get your eating under control.
17 and up: Your eating issues are compromising your health and well-being. See a physician or
mental health professional for help. For information on finding a health professional in your area, visit
www.nationaleatingdisorders.org or call The National Eating Disorders Association: 800-931-2237.
Adapted from Runaway Eating: The 8-Point Plan to Conquer Adult Food and Weight Obsessions by Cynthia Bulik, Ph.D.,
and Nadine Taylor, M.S., R.D. (Rodale 2005)