Deepak Chopra, MDHealth Blog - Wellness

Ask Deepak: Body-type questionnaire

Published on 2009-04-28 by Deepak Chopra, MD

I wish to determine my Dosha so that I can eat correctly.  I have seen several questionnaires on the internet and do not know exactly how to answer the questions.  The reason is because I have been sick for over 15 years and I had a totally different energy level and physical condition and appearance than now.  Do I answer the questions from my natural and healthy experience of my condition right now?  I am located in northeast Tennessee and cannot locate an Ayurvedic person, and if I did, could not afford their advice because my husband has been out of work since last October.  This a lot to ask of you but if you have any advice on how I can help myself I would sincerely appreciate it.
You can answer to the questionnaire based upon your present status, since your previous state was a not a state of health or balance. Your current state of health is the proper reference for answering the questions to determine your dosha profile. The results of the test will be enough of a guide for you to make some general dietary decisions.

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