orthorexia


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orthorexia

(ˈɔːθəˌrɛksɪə)
n
(Medicine) a disorder characterized by a morbid obsession with eating healthy foods only
[C21: from ortho- + (ano)rexia]

orthorexia

- An obsession with eating only "healthy" food.
See also related terms for healthy.
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Summary: Worrying about food can lead to stress, anxiety and depression, and is one of the defining features of the condition known as orthorexia.
LGBT communities have been impacted by the rise of trends such as extremely healthy and clean eating, which can lead to orthorexia, as well as an obsession with fitness and compulsive exercising.
When the school guidance counsellor suggests that Clara may be battling orthorexia, tensions grow as mother and daughter become more cognizant of their eating habits.
She said she was seeing growing numbers of people with orthorexia - obsessive behavior in pursuit of a healthy diet in which followers do not eat enough.
For some specialists, the problem is a modern eating disorder called orthorexia nervosa.
Aloria provides care for individuals with food and body related issues as well as all eating disorder diagnoses including anorexia, binge eating disorder, body dysmorphia, bulimia, compulsive overeating, orthorexia, and co-occurring issues.
Meanwhile, orthorexia - an eating disorder involving an unhealthy obsession with eating healthily - is on the rise.
I used to think you could have anorexia, bulimia, or orthorexia (an obsession and anxiety over healthy eating), but now I realise there's more of a spectrum, and I definitely was on the spectrum of that.
I used to think you could have anorexia, bulimia or orthorexia (an obsession and anxiety over healthy eating), but now I realise there's more of a spectrum, and I definitely was on the spectrum of that.
Many victims have orthorexia - an obsession with healthy food.
We all know about anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, orthorexia [obsession with eating healthy food] but there are so many more which are not classified.
She cited orthorexia as an example of a condition fuelled by the internet.