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When Healthy Eating Turns Unhealthy

Two plates are side by side, one with a couple of peas, the other broken into pieces.

Orthorexia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by an ongoing preoccupation with the “quality” of food, resulting in severely restricted diets and a strong need to maintain the “perfect” diet. The term was first coined in 1996 by the doctor Steven Bratman. Unlike anorexia nervosa, restriction is not a motivational factor, but a consequence of…

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Body Issues and Eating Troubles during Lockdown: a.k.a. why is okay to put on weight!

Body Issues and Eating Troubles during Lockdown: a.k.a. why is okay to put on weight!

Anna thinks about how lockdown affected people with eating disorders and why it’s okay to be wrong. – Anna The effects of the corona virus have caused people around the world to reevaluate how we can protect our physical health, to stay clean and hygienic, and to protect each other from the transmission of viruses….

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