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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While the most commonly known eating disorders are anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, there are many others that are prevailing, such as binge-eating disorder and orthorexia.
It's called orthorexia and it's an obsession with eating only the healthiest foods.
When enmeshment and family isolation are present, orthorexia can show up as a folie a famille (Heru, personal experience).
Dr Bratman coined the term Orthorexia, which in Latin translates to 'nervous about correct eating' or an obsession with healthy eating.
15 article on orthorexia, I would like to make one point strongly: Orthorexia is real.
Welcome to the world of Orthorexia nervosa, an eating disorder that, as the Greek root indicates, means "fixation on right eating".
For instance, there is orthorexia, in which patients become obsessively preoccupied with eating healthy foods, eventually morphing into anorexia.
Washington, Mar 25 ( ANI ): Orthorexia is a relatively new term for a disorder where a person becomes obsessed with the "perfect diet," the cleanliness of food and eating on a highly regulated regime.
Disorders range from orthorexia - an obsession with healthy food - to purging disorders, binge-eating and muscle dysmorphia - an obsession with not being muscular enough.
Huge success for the agency this week, more or I less inventing a condition which doesn't really exist - orthorexia - and getting the Mirror to cover it in detail.
For both Anding and Swistak, the line between "normal" and "disordered" eating has a name: orthorexia ("correct appetite").
Orthorexia nervosa: This is not necessarily anorexia, but people with this disorder are obsessed with what they eat, a slang term being "health food junkies".