Dr. Cates believes the quality of your skin provides an excellent indication of the health of your entire body. When you restore health, your skin glows. To help you achieve glowing skin and vibrant health, complete this quiz and get your skin score.

Sex (Gender):
Age:
Ethnicity:
How would you describe your skin? (check all that apply) :
Dry
Oily with tendency to acne
Reactive/Sensitive
Aging (with fine lines and/or wrinkles)
None of the above

Check All That Apply

I do not wear sunblock or sunscreen regularly.
I have been sunburned before or I go to tanning beds.
I have thin, dry, or cracking skin.
My skin lacks tone or firmness.
I am a vegetarian or I am on a protein-restricted diet.
I live in a dry climate and/or drink less than 6 glasses of filtered water daily.
I have fine lines or wrinkles.
I have smoked in the past or I have had long-term exposure to second hand smoke.
I consume caffeine and/or alcohol daily.
I have been exposed to hazardous materials, chemicals, toxic metals, or recreational drugs.
I sun bathe, spend a lot of time outdoors without sun protection, or use tanning beds.
I regularly consume sugary treats, fried food or processed foods (anything that comes in a box or bag).
I eat less than 8 servings of vegetables daily.
I have lived or worked in a highly populated city or an agricultural area for more than a few months.
My skin gets irritated easily (rashes, redness, or itching) or sunburns easily.
I regularly have digestive symptoms such as constipation, diarrhea, unformed stools, gas, bloating, or abdominal pain.
I have an inflammatory health condition such as asthma, chronic sinusitis, celiac disease, crohn's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, heart disease, or cancer.
I have taken a course of antibiotics and/or steroids in the past.

Check All That Apply

I have allergies, sensitivities or intolerances.
I have had a skin condition such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, hives, acne or rosacea.
I consume processed foods (anything that comes in a box or bag) or more than 3 servings daily of animal protein daily (examples of servings = 2 eggs, 1 cup milk, cheese, yogurt, or ice cream, 3 ounces beef, chicken, or other meats) daily.
I have a fasting blood sugar of 85 or higher.
Someone in my family has or had pre-diabetes, diabetes, or PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome).
I have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes, insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) or gestational diabetes.
I notice extreme changes in my energy level and/or mood after eating sugar or high carbohydrate foods.
I consume fruit juice, sodas, candy, cookies or other sugary drinks/foods every day.
I eat more than 3 servings of fruit daily (an example of 1 serving = 1 cup of berries or 1 banana, apple, orange, etc).
I eat more than 3 servings of grains daily (an example of 1 serving = 1 slice of bread or 1/2 up cooked rice, pasta, oats, etc.).
I am highly or easily stressed or I get less than 7 hours of sleep each night.
I experience 2 or more of the following symptoms regularly: difficulty sleeping, fatigue, difficulty losing weight, feeling cold, dry skin, and/or constipation.
I experience 1 or more of the following symptoms: low sex drive, infertility, or (for women) migraine headaches or irritability before my periods, hot flashes, night sweats, heavy periods, or irregular cycles.
I have a stronger than typical reaction to medications, caffeine or chemicals (perfumes, gasoline, new car smells, etc.).
I eat non-organic meats and dairy products regularly.
I have taken steroids or other medications for hormonal concerns (such as for thyroid, adrenal, fertility, sexual performance, menopause problems), or birth control pills in the past.