Diet for personality type

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The personality type diet is a diet developed by Dr. Robert Kushner that helps dieters identify what kind of eating, exercising, and coping habits they have to help dieters achieve weight loss and better health through personalized incremental change.

The personality type diet was developed by Dr. Robert Kushner. Dr. Kushner is a practicing physician who specializes in nutrition and weight loss. He developed the diet to meet the needs of the average dieter with a busy schedule. He used the information and insights he gained during many years of helping people lose weight. Dr. Kushner designed the diet to be a long term aid in the fight against obesity that was personalized enough to be meet each dieters unique needs.

Dr. Kushner attended medical school at the University of Illinois Medical School in Chicago, Illinois. During this time he became interested in obesity and weight loss. After completing his medical degree in 1979 he completed his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and specialized in internal medicine. He also completed a fellowship in clinical nutrition at the University of Chicago in 1984. He is the Medical director of the Northwestern Memorial Hospital Wellness Institute and the president of the American Board of Nutrition Physician Specialists. He authored the American Medical Association’s “Obesity Treatment Guide for Physicians,” as well as numerous scientific papers on obesity, weight loss, and nutrition. Dr. Kushner is also the head of the expert support team for His book “The Personality Type Diet” was written with his wife Nancy Kushner who is a registered nurse.

Personality type diet

Unguided grazerTends to not think about food very much
Night-time nibblerEats more than half of food intake at dinner or even later
Convenient consumerMay eat regular meals, but rarely cooks
Fruitless feasterMay eat regular meals, but tends to leave out two important food groups: fruits and vegetables
Mindless muncherSnacks constantly throughout the day, usually in addition to eating a full breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Hearty portionerMay eat three meals a day, but tends to eat far too much at any given sitting
Deprived snackerConstantly on a diet

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The personality type diet is designed to be useful to normal people who are trying to lose weight, but have very busy schedules and do not have the time or energy to devote many hours each day to weight loss. Before beginning the diet there is a 66 question questionnaire that the dieter takes to determine what type of dieter, exerciser, and coper the dieter is. The questions address eating and exercise habits, as well as stress and coping mechanisms. Dr. Kushner believes that identifying the way that a person eats, exercises, and deals with problems is the first step to successful weight loss and healthy living. He provides information directed at particular types, as well as general information and tips. The seven types of eaters are:

Unguided grazer

Unguided grazers tends to not think about food very much. They will eat at various times during the day but rarely stop to have a meal or think about what they are eating. Usually eating is an afterthought to a very busy schedule, so foods tend to be whatever is around and easily available. Often this person eats while doing other things, so portion size can vary drastically depending on what is available or what size package is sold.

Nighttime nibbler

Nighttime nibblers eat more than half of their food intake at dinner or even later. Instead of eating regularly throughout the day they might not eat at all until dinner time. Sometimes the nighttime nibbler


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doesn’t even eat dinner, he or she just snacks after work until going to sleep.

Convenient consumer

Convenient consumers may eat regular meals, but they barely ever cook. Because they don’t cook meals at home, most of the foods that they eat are packaged or are from restaurants, often fast food chains. Convenient consumers may also eat a lot of microwave meals.

Fruitless feaster

Fruitless feasters may eat regular meals, but they tend to leave out two important food groups, fruits and vegetables. Instead the fruitless feaster eats lots of meat and carbohydrates.

Mindless muncher

The mindless muncher snacks constantly throughout the day, usually in addition to eating a full breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Often the snacking is done without actually being hungry, and is done instead out of habit or for emotional reasons.

Hearty portioner

The hearty portioner may eat three meals a day, but tends to eat far too much at any given sitting.

Sometimes this may occur because they let eating go for too long and then are ravenous when they sit down to eat, and end up eating too much.

Deprived snacker

Deprived snackers are often people who are constantly on diets. They crave foods that they feel like they shouldn’t eat, and then overeat alternative foods instead. This is often a vicious cycle of making resolutions and then eating in ways that may fit the specific rules, but violate the spirit of the diet.

Dr. Kushner believes that helping people to identify the ways in which they eat is an important first step in helping them change their eating behaviors. Paying attention to what is being eaten may even help to reduce negative patterns on its own. Dr. Kushner suggests specific techniques to help each type of eater overcome their specific type of problem. For example, for the healthy portioner, learning the basics of how much should be eaten at each meal can be very helpful. Also, adding a small snack or two throughout the day can help to ensure that the dieter is not so hungry by mealtime that he or she overeats.

There are also different types of exercisers, such as the hate-to-move struggler and the no-time-to exercise protester. Dr. Kushner provides ideas for making incremental changes to help achieve regular healthy exercise habits. There are also different types of copers, including cant’t-say-no pleaser, and the emotional stuffer. There are suggestions about ways to put better coping mechanisms in place, and to deal with the problems that the dieter encounters.

Dr. Kushner believes that the best way for most people to make changes is by making one small change at a time along a single dimension. This may be helpful for many people because it can be frustrating to try to make complete lifestyle changes all at once when there are many other things that take attention each day such as a job and family. By focusing on one small change at a time the dieter can feel as if he or she are accomplishing things without the stress of complete change all at once. It is also a program that provides suggestions for ways to deal with accidental back sliding, that in any long term diet and exercise program is bound to occur occasionally. Dr. Kushner believes that when changes are made slowly over time, healthy eating and better exercising will lead to weight loss, without the dieter having to constantly focus on it. Instead of taking the spotlight, weight loss becomes a secondary result of better, healthier living. Some people who have follow! ed this diet reported that it was not very much like being on a diet, which made it easier to follow over a long period of time.

The personality type diet is intended to help the dieter make incremental changes that are sustainable for a lifetime. Although weight loss is the primary function of the diet, it is only a secondary concern and is expected to take place as a natural consequence of the incremental changes for better eating and health that take place during the diet. Better eating, exercising, and coping strategies are expected to lead to weight loss and better health and well being that lasts a lifetime.

There are many benefits to losing weight and being more fit. The benefits of weight loss can be very significant, and are even greater for people who are obese. People who are obese are at higher risk of diabetes, heart disease, and many other diseases and disorders. The risk and severity of these disorders is generally greater the more obese a person is. Weight loss, if achieved at a moderate pace through a healthy diet and regular exercise, can reduce the risk of these and many other obesity-related diseases. Increased exercise can also reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and other diseases. An additional benefit of the Personality Type Diet is that it may lead to a perception of increased control over life in general as the dieter learns to identify and correct problem behaviors and patterns and take more active control of his or her eating and weight.

Anyone thinking of beginning a new diet should consult a medical practitioner. Requirements of calories, fat, and nutrients can differ significantly from person to person, depending on gender, age, weight, and many other factors such as the presence of diseases or conditions. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should be especially cautious because the diet of the mother influences the nutrients that the baby receives.

There are some risks to following any diet. The Dr. Kushner diet encourages the dieter to eat a wide variety of healthy foods, and does not completely restrict any food group. For this reason the risks associated with this diet are probably not as significant as with many other diets. However, a multivitamin or supplement may help ensure that the dieter receives


  • Would a multivitamin or other dietary
  • supplement be appropriate for me if I were to begin this diet?
  • Is this diet appropriate for my entire family?
  • Is it safe for me to follow this diet over a long period of time?
  • Is this diet the best diet to meet my goals?

all the necessary nutrients and vitamins required each day for good health. A dieter my want to ask his or her physician about an appropriate vitamin or supplement before beginning the diet. Vitamins and supplements have either own risks and women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should be especially cautious. There are no known risks specifically associated with the personality type diet as it suggests slow, incremental change and a balanced diet.

Although the personality type diet has not been studied specifically, there is a wealth of scientific evidence that suggests that a diet low in fat and high in vegetable and plant products is healthful. There is also a large quantity of evidence that suggests a generally balanced diet is important for weight loss and good overall heath.

It is also generally accepted that weight loss can significantly improve overall health. Obesity is associated with many different health problems. These include diabetes, sleep apnea, and cardiovascular disease. Studies have shown that the more overweight a person is, the more likely they are to have these and other obesity related health problems. Losing weight can significantly reduce these risks and may reduce the severity of the symptoms if the problems have already occurred.

Dr. Kushner has authored many scientific papers about obesity and weight loss. He is the author of the American Medical Association’s “Obesity Treatment Guide for Physcians”. His views on what constitutes a healthy diet and what the best ways to help patients control their weight are generally accepted by the medical community, and in some cases have set the standard in care for treating obese patients seeking to lose weight.


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Helen M. Davidson

The Perfect Diet for Your Personality Type

There isn't just one diet that works for everyone. The number one rule is, you be you.

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Assess yourself

The number one rule of dieting: No one size fits all. “I tell people to stay in their own lane. We’re trying to compare ourselves to others, but when you find out what works for you, you cruise along,” says Susan Albers, PhD, author of 50 More Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food.  Don’t automatically assume that what worked for your sister, coworker, or friend is going to work for you. Go for the plan that meshes best with your personality, likes and dislikes, and lifestyle. That’s just one of the 15 worst weight-loss tips that docs wish you would stop following. See if you recognize yourself in one of these common dieting personality types:

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You live in the past

If you’re the type of person who spends a lot of time remembering the past, it could set you up for diet failure. You might go into every new attempt thinking: “Here we are again. I’ve tried this dieting thing before and it didn’t work or I wouldn’t still be here.” But let’s reframe that, and put your nostalgic personality to work for you. “Think back to a time when you were successful with healthy eating. There are helpful gems to be found in those experiences,” says Albers. For instance, if you know eating a protein-rich breakfast controls your hunger until lunch, but you’ve let that habit slide because of a busy schedule, strategize how to bring healthy breakfasts back into your life. Maybe it’s by batch-cooking a whole bunch of whole-wheat breakfast burritos and stashing them in the freezer. Make-ahead meals that you whip up on the weekends can help you stay the course. Or, if you’re strapped for time, consider ordering food from a meal plan service, such as Nutrisystem, that you can always have on hand. Here are 13 more tips weight-loss coaches won’t tell you for free.

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You tend to over-think things

This diet personality type—someone who is over-analytical—tends to sets unrealistic expectations. And this describes most female dieters, according to CSIRO, an Australian research organization. For this personality type, a proven plan like Weight Watchers, which was ranked as the top diet for weight loss, according to US News & World Reports, will give you lots of nutrition counseling, including helpful strategies for overcoming challenges. These are the eight clear signs you’re on a bad diet no matter what your personality is!


You’re a rule follower

Do you like knowing exactly what to eat and when? “If your brain works better with a structured, formal plan, having a daily guide to know what to eat and when is helpful and can do wonders for people. This is called ‘set it and forget it’ mode,” notes Vicki Shanta Retelny, RDN, author of Total Body Diet for Dummies. Many highly rated commercial diets like Jenny Craig or the Flat Belly Diet offer this kind of structured eating. Don’t miss: 50 secrets of people who lost weight—and kept it off.

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You’re a social butterfly

Prepackaged diet plans are generally not flexible enough for extroverted personality types. If being able to share meals with family and friends is important to you, you’d be better off learning diet tips that will give you the know-how to make healthier choices, especially when eating out. Yes, you can still eat out! “Choose your social outings wisely and say no to some things,” advises Retelny. You may have to scale back the socializing to two nights a week instead of four and eat light on the nights when you’re at home. Or you could learn to fill your plate with more vegetables and salads—and savor the company more than the food. Or commit to always bringing half the plate home.  The Volumetrics Diet, which emphasizes low-calorie swaps that add volume to your meals and fill you up, could arm you with the knowledge you need to make your own healthy choices.


You’re a rule breaker

If you are someone who doesn’t like being told what to eat and when, mindful eating may hold a lot of appeal to you, says Albers, a mindful-eating expert. Mindful eating—while not a “diet”—asks you to tune into your body and hunger, slow down as you eat, and savor every single bite. Here are 7 subtle things that mindful eaters do at every meal. The great thing about the mindful eating approach is, there are no “off limits” foods, including sugar, and no shame around eating it. “This approach is very freeing for [some] people,” says Albers.

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You’re emotional

Overeating isn’t always a product of our emotions. Though many people ascribe episodes of overeating to sadness, research in the journal Appetite shows that this way of thinking may predispose us to the behavior. When you’re feeling emotional and ready to take solace in food, it helps to hit pause before reaching for that snack. Check in with your hunger and know your reasons for eating, says Albers. Emotional eaters don’t do well with super strict diets that cut out whole food groups or favorite foods. That can just increase cravings, according to the Mayo Clinic. Emotional eaters may want to consider something like the Mediterranean diet, which isn’t so much a diet as a lifestyle—a way of eating that offers you nutritious fare without deprivation. Here are 9 tips to make your diet more mediterranean.


You’re impulsive

If you reach for chocolate or ice cream without a second thought, you have the type of personality that benefits from keeping trigger foods out of the house (or desk, when you’re at work), advises Retelny. This doesn’t mean you can never indulge. The key is to purposefully work in indulgences into your day. For instance, if you’re in the mood for ice cream, plan to have an ice cream bar after dinner, she says. The fact that it’s portion controlled can help you feel, well, in control of your cravings. In this instance, an 80/20 approach works well. That’s eating healthfully roughly 80 percent of the time and enjoying fun foods the other 20 percent of the time. 80/20 eating can help impulsive people feel sane—and not guilty—around food.



No matter the type of eating plan you choose, sure you’re not looking for a quick fix. “The desire to choose healthy, whole foods has to be a daily agenda, whether it’s super structured or not, you have to be ready to commit to a healthy lifestyle,” says Retelny. “It’s a continual, day-to-day journey of conscious eating choices.” Every food decision is just one decision to make in a day filled with food decisions. The trick is to know yourself, and choose a plan that works for you. You might be interested in learning the healthy diet plans nutritionists themselves use to lose weight.

Originally Published: April 27, 2018

Personalized Weight Loss Methods by Personality Type

If you've been trying to lose weight again this year with no results, chances are you're making the common mistake of using methods that aren't right for you. Understanding how nature, biology, and modern lifestyles are interconnected and affect the body can help restore inner harmony and achieve what you have been working for so long and unsuccessfully - a healthy weight. This is even more important now, as it is inextricably linked to metabolic health. nine0004

From my experience as a Doctor of Integrative Medicine, I can conclude that sustainable weight loss comes from optimizing diet, hormone levels, training, and even mindset—that is, restoring the balance of individual body chemistry.

The Benefits of a Personalized Weight Loss Approach

A plethora of nutritional advice is tiring, whether it's trying to find the right ratio of macronutrients in the diet or finding the perfect diet - keto, vegan, or something in between. But all these diets have one thing in common, namely: they do not take into account the most important thing - your personality. nine0005

Determining your personal weight loss pattern can give you insight into what diet, lifestyle and practices are right for your body and personality. That is why I have created five unique types of weight loss, based both on the teachings of Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine, and on clinical knowledge about weight and weight loss.

In the Eastern systems of medicine, absolutely everything is taken into account: the general level of energy, the type of personality and physique, nutritional needs. When we add new technologies, laboratory tests and scientific research to this, the results are truly magical. nine0005

Types of weight loss

Each of the following types needs to follow different instructions to restore balance in the body and find your personal healthy weight:

1. Warrior

cope with all stressors - until your strength is exhausted. When you're overloaded, tension builds up in your stomach, leading to indigestion and inflammation. People of the Warrior type should pay special attention to the health of the liver, since it is this organ that can be the most vulnerable for them. nine0005


Warriors would benefit from eliminating protein sources that have the potential to cause inflammation, such as gluten and dairy, in favor of healthy fat sources, such as avocados, olive oil, nuts, and seeds , coconuts. If you're a Warrior personality type, you'll likely be fine with a combination of high-intensity workouts followed by more calming movement practices like yoga and tai chi. nine0005

2. Protector

People of this type are usually of medium or large build and in most cases have difficulty losing weight. In a family, Defenders tend to put the needs of others ahead of their own. If you are a Defender type, you may have an overgrowth of Candida bacteria or another similar bacterial imbalance in your gut that leads to discomfort due to bloating.


Defenders can lose weight by cutting back on sugar, refined carbohydrates and alcohol, which helps reduce Candida bacteria. Limiting sugar intake also contributes to the achievement and maintenance of healthy insulin levels, which are the most important for a healthy weight in Defender individuals.

3. Anchor

If your type is Anchor, then you, like the Protector, often put the welfare of others before your own, but in addition, you are distinguished by purposefulness, and in society you are always at the center of events. This duality often causes stress, which can lead to hormonal imbalances and affect your weight. You should pay special attention to symptoms of hormone imbalance, such as waking up at 3 am, fat deposits in the abdomen and chest, or hair loss on the head. Anchor individuals find it difficult to lose weight if their cortisol, estrogen, and insulin levels are out of the normal range. nine0005


Intermittent fasting and increasing the amount of proteins and healthy fats in the diet will help Anchors achieve mental clarity and a healthy weight. In addition, Anchor types are suited to a low-carb diet, so they should try the keto diet.

4. Creative

Creative individuals, medium to slight build, more creative and intuitive, need a regular diet and protein throughout the day. Creative types are also prone to anxiety, difficulty concentrating, and are prone to spikes in blood sugar throughout the day, which affects their overall mood. Cortisol is a risk hormone for Creative personalities and can cause hard-to-remove belly fat, afternoon drowsiness, as well as arousal at night and tiredness during the day. This type is not recommended to practice intermittent fasting. nine0005


In addition to protein, you need to get enough iron, which nourishes the adrenal glands and helps to avoid mood swings. For Creative types, a Paleo diet that contains complex carbohydrates, such as those from sweet potatoes, quinoa, or other gluten-free grains, works well. Physical activity that promotes adrenal balance and does not increase cortisol levels, such as walking, yoga, Pilates, or swimming, will also be helpful. nine0005

5. Pathfinder

The most energetic of all types combines the qualities of the Warrior and the Creative type. Pioneers, being both innovators and motivated individuals, often choose professions that require multitasking - an entrepreneur or project manager. If you're a Pathfinder type, you probably often feel like you're burning a candle at both ends and have a hard time feeding yourself properly. In your case, the key to success is a clear daily routine. nine0005


Intermittent fasting is not a good fit for pioneers and is much better off eating a balanced, protein-rich meal about every four hours. Green smoothies and healthy fats are recommended to support liver function. If you're a Pathfinder type, opt for an anti-inflammatory Paleo diet that combines protein, healthy fats, and plant-based foods.

If you are interested in knowing your type of weight loss - take the test

Things to keep in mind during an individual weight loss program:

Balance your energy

Have you ever tried to do so many things at the same time that you ended up unable to do so many things at the same time? A similar situation occurs when you are trying to lose weight without bringing your body into a state of balance.
For example, if you are a Creative type, exercising vigorously is likely to demotivate you, and when you need to cook meals or do self-care practices, you will not have enough energy to do it. On the other hand, if your type is a Warrior, high-intensity workouts will fill you with energy for the whole day. nine0128 Maintaining an optimal balance will allow you to properly distribute energy and pay attention to all aspects of healthy weight loss, and not overdo one at the expense of another.

Be aware of your type's weaknesses

Depending on your type of weight loss, your body is more prone to certain imbalances or problems that can slow down weight loss or contribute to weight gain. One of the most common mistakes people make when trying to improve their health or lose weight is neglecting a good night's sleep. With a lack of sleep, all types experience symptoms such as sluggish digestion, increased cravings for unhealthy foods, and fat deposits in the abdomen. Personalities of the Creative type and Pioneers are most prone to this. nine0128 Digestive function is also key for all types, and especially for Defender, Anchor and Warrior types who are prone to developing yeast or inflammation in the intestines - both of which can lead to weight gain.

Eat according to your type

I often advise anyone who is trying to lose weight, regardless of type, to eliminate gluten and dairy products from their diet, as they can cause inflammation. nine0128 Anti-inflammatory foods are also very important for improving hormonal balance and digestive function, especially for Warrior, Anchor and Pathfinder types. Start by cutting out foods your body is sensitive to and eating more anti-inflammatory foods and spices like turmeric, ginger, blueberries, pineapple, and celery.
For Anchor individuals, protein is a key macronutrient to support adrenal function, while Defender individuals can limit red meat intake in favor of proteins that are more easily digested. nine0128 If you suffer from an overgrowth of Candida bacteria, and Anchor and Defender types are most prone to this, it is worth giving up sugar, refined carbohydrates and alcohol. This type of fungal overgrowth can cause bloating, fatigue, joint pain, and weight gain—it's often a latent infection that goes unnoticed in doctor visits.

Optimize your lifestyle and habits

Are you curious about what lifestyle and activities will promote weight loss and improve health for your type? nine0005

Training and movement is an essential part of finding balance in life in general and losing weight in particular, and you can enjoy the movement if you know what activities are optimal for your type. It's possible that you don't need to force yourself to do grueling high-intensity workouts because your type is more suited to exercises that develop mobility and flexibility, such as the Creative type and the Trailblazers. Warrior and Anchor types benefit from alternating high-intensity workouts with adrenaline-reducing exercises such as yoga or tai chi. nine0005

Self-care is important for all types, as stress can spike both insulin and cortisol levels, increasing visceral fat (fat that accumulates in the abdomen and around internal organs) and hindering even the best weight loss plans. Set aside two to three hours a week for stress-reducing and cortisol-reducing activities, such as acupuncture, massage, yoga, or just walking.

To summarize

Regardless of your type of weight loss, I always advise you to listen to your body. Your type serves as the basis for creating a weight loss program that will help you achieve your goal, but in addition, understanding the characteristics of your type helps to correctly interpret the reactions of the body.

Healthy weight is not only about looks. Optimizing your diet, training, hormonal balance, and digestive function will help you feel your best, achieve your goals, and achieve your well-being in life. nine0005

Author Taz Bhatia, M. D.


Translation from English Victoria Davydova

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The opinion of the editors may not coincide with the opinion of the author. In case of health problems, do not self-medicate, consult a doctor. nine0205

Weight loss by personality type – HEALBE Blog

How to lose weight forever?

Using a computerized brain scan, Dr. Amen conducted a study according to which there are 5 types of people who are prone to being overweight. They differ from each other in their perception of life and temperament.

Determination of the type of personality will help you forget about the jamming of emotions, it will be easier to introduce into your life habits that promote weight loss and love healthy food.

1. Compulsive overeating

Such people often become obsessed with thoughts about food and feel an obsessive desire to eat something even without feeling hungry.

This type of people has an increased activity of the frontal part of the brain. This is due to low levels of serotonin, which calms the brain.

To cope with their problem, these people need to find a natural way to increase its level.

2. Binge Eating

People of this type have difficulty sustaining attention, are easily distracted, and often mindlessly grasp at food. nine0005

Their CT scans show low activity in the frontal area of ​​the brain, which helps to refrain from impulsive statements and rash decisions.

This is due to low levels of dopamine in the brain. Overweight smokers, coffee drinkers, and people with ADHD tend to be this type as well.

The problem is solved by increasing the level of dopamine. Typically, this type requires a high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet, as well as exercise and certain stimulant medications or nutritional supplements, such as green tea or L-tyrosine. nine0005

3. Compulsive-impulsive overeating

These people have traits of both types. The problem is solved by increasing the level of serotonin and dopamine.

4. Emotional overeating

People of this type overeat, calming the storm of emotions. Their tomograms show a high activity of the limbic system - the emotional instance of the brain. To stop overeating, it is important for them to optimize their vitamin D levels.

5. Anxious overeating

People of this type eat anxiety. Their CT scans show too much activity in the basal ganglia. nine0005

This area of ​​the brain is associated with a person's level of anxiety. Best Solution: Calm the brain with meditation or hypnosis, and take a combination of vitamin B6, magnesium, and GABA.

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