Tuesday, March 11, 2014

New Eating Disorder

An extreme approach to diet led to a new eating disorder classified as "Orthorexia Nervosa or Healthorexia.

McKenzie  says "Orthorexia can start out as an innocent attempt to eat more healthfully, but can quickly lead to an unhealthy obsession over food quality or a fixation on “righteous eating,” according to the National Eating Disorder Association"

Read more http://www.nourishrds.blogspot.com/2014/02/the-dietitian-is-in-do-you-stick-to.html

read the full article by Mary MacVean, “For those with orthorexia, diet can never be 'pure' enough” http://articles.latimes.com/2014/feb/14/health/la-he-orthorexia-20140215