A Guide to Assessing and Controlling Hunger vs. Cravings

“Identifying and observing hunger and satiety must be defined and used before and after each time drink or food is put in the body. The hunger/satiation scale is a two-part scale used to measure and define the physical sense of urgency to eat, as well as the volume and symptoms of excess after hunger is gone. Here [Robin Phillips Woodall] uses [her] own words. Throughout the process. Participants should use [his or her] own words. Remember, hunger is in terms of urgency and fullness is in terms of physical sensation.” (Woodall, 2011, pgs. 76-81)


Woodall, R. P. (2011). Weight-loss apocalypse: Emotional eating rehab through the HCG protocol. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse.