Articles, Videos and treatment options for Orthorexia
Orthorexia nervosa (also spelled “orthoexia”) is not a traditionally recognized eating disorder but it does share some characteristics with both anorexia and bulimia. It is a fixation on eating “pure” or “right” or “proper” food rather than on the quantity of food consumed.
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Gain a better understanding of orthorexia, a disorder that affects people who take healthy eating to the extreme. More Videos
Healthy eating taken too far can be unhealthy, and lead to eating disorders. Even though some people may think that focusing on good food is healthy, it can lead to health problems. More Videos
Learn more about orthorexia nervosa and what can happen when someone takes healthy eating to the extreme. More Videos
Trying to be healthy and eat well is good, but it can go too far. When someone becomes obsessed with healthy food and takes healthy eating to the extreme they could have orthorexia. More Videos
Jordan Younger was known as the “blonde vegan”, blogging about plant-based, clean eating. Younger talks about how she once took clean eating too far and was obsessed and consumed by vegan and organic foods. More Videos
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