Tree of Life Center US –
Fast/ Slow Oxidizer Profiles
© Conscious Eating, Gabriel Cousens M.D.

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Slow Oxidizer Profile

1. Do you eat to live? ¨Y¨  N
2. Can you go a long time without eating? ¨Y¨  N
3. If you skip meals, is it easy for you to maintain energy and a sense of well being? ¨Y¨  N
4. Are you generally not concerned at all with eating? ¨Y¨  N
5. Do you have a minimal appetite for lunch? ¨Y¨  N
6. Do you have a minimal appetite for dinner? ¨Y¨  N
7. Do you love sweets and need something sweet with a meal to feel satisfied? ¨Y¨  N
8. Does eating before bedtime worsen sleep? ¨Y  ¨N
9. Does eating fatty foods like lots of seeds or nut butters make you feel lethargic? ¨Y¨  N
10. Does eating a high protein meal drop your energy afterwards? ¨Y¨  N
11. Does eating sweets or fruits restore lasting energy and give you a sense of well being? ¨Y¨  N
12. Does apple or orange juice alone energize and satisfy you for a long time? ¨Y¨  N
13. Do high carbohydrate, low protein, low fat vegetarian meals (salads, fruits) make you generally feel well satisfied and energized? ¨Y¨  N
14. If you could eat anything you wanted (what you like) at a buffet, would you sample all the salads and leave room for the desserts? ¨Y¨  N
15. Do you handle juice or water fasts well? ¨Y  ¨N
16. If you feel low energy, does eating sweets or fruits restore lasting energy? ¨Y¨  N
17. Are you particularly fond of potatoes? ¨Y¨  N
18. Do you have a sense of sustained well being after eating sweet foods? ¨Y¨  N
19. Do foods taste too salty? ¨Y¨  N
20. Does eating red meat decrease energy and well being? ¨Y¨  N
21. If you are a vegetarian, can you remember what happened when you used to eat red meat? ¨Y¨  N
22. Do you get sleepy or lethargic eating a high protein, high fat meal such as one that is high in seeds, nuts, tofu, spirulina or chorella? ¨Y¨  N
23. Do you particularly care for sour foods such as lemons? ¨Y¨  N
24. Do you rarely want snacks? ¨Y¨  N
25. Is it easy for you to go more than 4 hours without food? ¨Y¨  N
26. Is the traditional low protein, high carbohydrate diet easy and natural for you? ¨Y¨  N
27. Do you feel good and energetically sustained after eating grains (those which you are not allergic)? ¨Y¨  N
28. Has your general health and well being improved since becoming vegetarian or avoiding high protein foods? ¨Y¨  N
29. Did you grow up having any aversions to flesh foods? ¨Y¨  N
30. Did you grow up having any aversions to fatty foods? ¨Y¨  N
31. Does eating primarily fruits and vegetables give you a sense of emotional and mental well being? ¨Y¨  N
TOTAL:
Y
N

 

 

Fast Oxidizer Profile

 

1. Do you have a strong appetite for breakfast? ¨Y¨  N
2. Do you have a strong appetite for lunch? ¨Y¨  N
3. Do you have a strong appetite for dinner? ¨Y¨  N
4. Do you need to snack frequently? ¨Y¨  N
5. Does a high carbohydrate diet with fruits/veggies/sweets make you feel worse or not satisfy you? ¨Y¨  N
6. Do you feel satisfied after a high protein meal like tofu, beans, spirulina, nuts, seeds, or chlorella? ¨Y¨  N
7. Do you feel better after a high protein meal? ¨Y¨  N
8. Do you crave flesh foods? ¨Y¨  N
9. Does a high protein meal give you a sense of increased energy and well being? ¨Y¨  N
10. Does going 4 hours without food make you feel jittery or weak? ¨Y¨  N
11. Do you need to snack often to feel okay? ¨Y¨  N
12. Do you live to eat? ¨Y¨  N
13. Do you prefer fatty foods over sweets? ¨Y¨  N
14. Does eating sweets throw you out of balance? ¨Y¨  N
15. Does eating sweets deplete your energy within an hour? ¨Y¨  N
16. Does eating before sleep help you sleep? ¨Y¨  N
17. Does eating before sleep help you to sleep through the night? ¨Y¨  N
18. Does having orange or apple juice alone make you feel light headed or hungry? ¨Y¨  N
19. Does eating a high protein or fatty meal (seeds or nuts) restore lasting energy and a feeling of well being? ¨Y¨  N
20. Do you like to eat potatoes? ¨Y¨  N
21. If you are vegetarian, can you remember if eating red meats used to give you energy? ¨Y¨  N
22. Does eating fruit, pastries or candy make you feel worse? ¨Y¨  N
23. Is it hard for you to fast on juice or water? ¨Y¨  N
24. Do you really not care for sweet deserts, but may enjoy something fatty or salty? ¨Y¨  N
25. Do you feel worse after eating grains? ¨Y¨  N
26. Do you like sour foods? ¨Y¨  N
27. Do sweet foods seem too sweet? ¨Y¨  N
28. Do you get a quick lift, and then suddenly drop of energy from sweet foods? ¨Y¨  N
29. If you skip meals, does it cause you to be weak, jittery, low energy and unbalanced? ¨Y¨  N
30. Do you love or crave salty foods? ¨Y¨  N
TOTAL:
Y
N
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