Orthorexia


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Obsessiveness about the quality of the food being ingested, ensuring that it is the most healthy, the most organic, etc.
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EDRS provides transitional recovery support for all eating disorders including anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, emotional eating, avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder, orthorexia, bigorexia and unspecified feeding or eating disorder.
The word orthorexia is derived from the Greek ortho, meaning right or correct.
It should be noted that orthorexia comes in many varieties.
Bratman, himself, once fell victim to orthorexia nervosa.
Swistak sees signs of orthorexia when young dancers keep overly meticulous track of their food intake.
Holistic physician Steven Brat-man coined the term orthorexia nervosa more than a decade ago.
Holistic physician Steven Bratman coined the term orthorexia nervosa more than a decade ago.
And although it is not yet recognised as an officially classified eating disorder by the medical profession, over the past ten years orthorexia has become accepted as a condition that could be linked to obsessive-compulsive disorder.
And the problem is about to get worse with the arrival of the latest Hollywood food fashion - orthorexia.
Topics new to this edition include the impact of eating disorders on different multicultural populations, surgical procedures for obesity, and orthorexia nervosa; other topics have been revised to reflect recent research.
But as you gorge on yet another plate of pie and chips washed down with a fizzy drink, don't despair - at least you're not suffering from orthorexia nervosa.
But as you gorge on yet another burger-and-fries meal don't despair - at least you're not suffering from Orthorexia Nervosa.