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Orthorexia

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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Healthy eating taken too far can be unhealthy, and lead to eating disorders. Even though some peopl...
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Trying to be healthy and eat well is good, but it can go too far. When someone becomes obsessed wit...
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Gain a better understanding of orthorexia, a disorder that affects people who take healthy eating t...
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Learn more about orthorexia nervosa and what can happen when someone takes healthy eating to the ex...
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Some people are obsessed with healthy eating that is controls their lives More Videos
By Stefanie Lein Orthorexia nervosa (also spelled "orthoexia") is a term coined by physician Steven...