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.

14-16: Your relationship with food is definitely a problem. Click here for strategies experts recommend to help get your eating under control. For more information about eating disorders, visit the National Eating Disorders Association.

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)

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