ARE YOU A CHOCOHOLIC?
Lots of people say they are, but how can you be sure?
A chocolatologist has developed a fool-proof test that separates the true chocoholics from the wannabes… Just check your answers to the following questions (be honest), and add up your score.
(Note to cheaters: Want to increase your score? Nibble on some chocolate as you take this test. That way, you can’t help but pick the right answers.)
1. Why do you eat chocolate?
a. It’s a nice snack now and then.
b. It’s a good way to indulge myself in sensual pleasures.
c. It’s the fifth major food group, are you kidding?
d. It’s my reason for living.
2. How much chocolate do you consume every day?
a. Less than two pieces (chocolate deficiency).
b. Three or four pieces (chocolate fix).
c. Five pieces (heavy user).
d. Six pieces or more (chocoholic material).
3. When is your favorite time to eat chocolate?
a. After a good meal.
b. Between meals.
c. As meals.
d. All of the above.
4. With whom do you share your chocolate?
a. Friends, family, co-workers, or whoever is around.
b. Close friends and family only.
c. Only with loved ones, and only if they’ve been good.
d. Share my chocolate? Are you kidding?
5. What is your favorite way to consume chocolate?
a. By nibbling a bit now and then throughout the day.
b. By swallowing whole chunks at a time.
c. By intravenous injection.
d. I dive into a 100 gallon vat and slurp.
Give yourself one point for every “a.” answer, two points for every “b.” answer, three points for every “c.” answer, and four points for every “d.” answer. Add them up and compare your score with the definitions below.
5 – 8
You’ve got a lot of catching up to do. Start with a daily intake of chocolate.
9 – 12
You’ve got the makings of a chocoholic, all right. You just need a little nurturing. Prescription: Increase daily dosage of chocolate.
13 – 16
All you need is a little push to get you to come out into the open. Some chocolate just might do the trick.
17 – 20
A True Chocoholic
As a matter of fact, you’re looking a little peaky and your hands are starting to shake. Must be time for a fix! Have some chocolate right away!