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Orthorexia Nervosa is An Unhealthy Obsession With Healthy Food

Orthorexia Nervosa is An Unhealthy Obsession With Healthy Food | casaveneracion.com

People who refuse to eat sufficiently are anorexic. Those who binge then purge (via induced vomiting, consuming laxatives or excessively exercising) are bulimic.

But did you know that if you are fixated on the quality and purity of the food you eat, you might also be suffering from an eating disorder?

It’s called Orthorexia Nervosa, an eating disorder that afflicts people who have an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating.

See also: How to eat oatmeal (and why I don’t read “skinny” blogs).

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